Year 5 watched an incredible moment in British history
Year 5 gathered in the hall at 11am on Tuesday morning to witness a rocket blast off into history! This was no ordinary flight, on board was Tim Peake – Britain’s first official astronaut! He must have been feeling quite nervous, however he showed a courageous and jolly thumbs up to viewers at home! It must have been worth the wait after 6 years of gruelling training! Year 5 certainly enjoyed this historical moment, especially as we have been learning about Earth, Sun and Moon in class! He will spend 6 months aboard the International Space Station – which is 248 miles above Earth! He will be accompanied by flight engineer, Tim Kopra and Soyuz Commander, Yuri Malenchenko. I hope they don’t get too close to the sun!