Year 5 talk from Humberside Fire and Rescue

Year 5 had an important afternoon of learning when they were joined by Humberside Fire and Rescue experts. We were told about the important of basic fire safety and how it was essential to not try and fight the fire but to get out safely.


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Can you label the parts of a plant?

5M observed the parts of a plant and discussed their features. We looked at real plants to support us with our understanding and discovered how plants reproduce as part of our topic on lifecycles.


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5M Celebrate The Royal Wedding

We had a fantastic day!


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And they're off! Sunflower power!

5M planted their sunflower seeds this morning as we prepare to move towards our new topic of lifecycles. The class will be monitoring the progress of the plants carefully and measuring their growth carefully. We will then graph the growth on a line graph and declare an overall…

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5M Air Resistance Lesson


  • Design and build your parachute. What do you need to think about? Would a larger parachute work better than a smaller parachute?
  • Record the time taken for your parachute to drop from a height. You’ll need to drop the parachute from the same height.

The Science Bit

If you…

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5M Gymnastic Balances

5M have been consistently working hard on learning how to travel around the gymnasium and perfect balances using counter-balance and counter-tension. Mr. Mickleburgh has been so impressed we thought we'd document the children's achievements with some photographs showing just how much ability the…

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Year 5 visit the National Space Centre

On Tuesday 24th April Year 5 went to the National Space Centre in Leicester, it was out of this world! Please have a look at all of the fun things that we got up to! What a superb day! Thank you to Mrs. Turrell for letting us go and all of the parents/carers support for the costs and ensuring that…

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5M Easter Family Homework

5M's family Easter competition entries.


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The tastiest science lesson ever !

5M have been learning all about the 8 phases of the moon and found an exceptionally delicious way of modelling the moon as it orbits the earth. Thankfully, after we completed this team activity, the oreos orbited our mouths instead!

An excellent fun way of thinking about the moon phases. Great…

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Wear something yellow for Marie Curie

To support Marie Curie 5M wore yellow, we also discussed Marie Curie and how her scientific ideas helped find two elements in the periodic table. We encouraged the girls to believe in their own power and likened this to our own female leadership at the Academy. Finishing off with an art activity…

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World Book Day 2018

Year 5 were proud to dress up as characters from Ted Hughes Ironman and other such titles. Parents gave us some superb support with some outstanding costumes - inparticular our very own mini Ironman.

Thank you to everybody at Welholme Academy from everyone in Year 5.

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5M Singing A Round

5M learned a two part round. Check out the video below.


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