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Year 5 News of The Week

Space Exploration

Year 5 have been learning about space exploration in history and our solar system in science this half-term. Even our art work has been space themed with bright abstract backgrounds created using pastels.

We have then painted a rocket silhouette to really stand out in the foreground. We now know why we experience day and night on Earth; why we have seasons; the phases of the moon and the other planets in our solar system including some fascinating facts about them.

Did you know a day on Venus is the same as 116 days and 18 hours on Earth?