Year 5 – Mrs Wilkins
Welcome to Serena Williams Class
This year, our theme for our class names was 'Sporting Icons'. We chose Serena Williams because she is such an inspirational tennis player.
We have done a variety of activities to celebrate Black History month. We've read about the achievements of Mae Jemison, who was the first black woman to travel to space. We've also talked about racism in communities - especially in sport. We discussed how important it is to challenge racist behaviour and treat everyone with respect.
Our Autumn topic : The Victorians
This term, we are learning about the Victorians and how life was different compared with today. We have learned about the Industrial Revolution and the importance of Isambard Kingdom Brunel who designed and built bridges and railways across the country.
We are going to visit Somerset Bridge and in our DT lessons we will be designing and making bridges of our own.
Our visit to Somerset Bridge
As part of our Victorians topic, we walked to Somerset Bridge. Isambard Kindgdom Brunel, who was a famous Victorian engineer, designed this bridge that was compelted in 1841.