Our class motto is: Shoot for the Moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among stars!
5....4....3....2....1.....!!!! We have blasted off Year 5 with our spectacular subject, "Stargazers". The children have been very busy learning useful mnemonics to remember the order of planets. "My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Noodles! We have been amazed by how tiny our planet really is compared to the Sun. Also, we've been having fun with fruit to investigate the relative size of planets and an afternoon has been spent with hoola hoops and toilet rolls to make a practical model to show the distance of all our planets from the Sun.
We had an absolutely amazing time at the National Space Centre in Leicester. We really immersed ourselves in the wonders of space travel.