Future Maths Teachers

This week we have been developing our understanding of decimals. The children enjoyed working with a partner and taking on the role of the teacher to show their understanding of the topic. We used coaching and peer-support techniques to round decimals to the nearest whole number and the nearest…

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Remembrance Day Celebration in Year 5

Today the whole school invited parents, grandparents and the local community into school to look at all the work that they have been doing on WW1. In Year 5 we looked at which countries where involved as an Allied force or as a Central Power. The children also made poppies and wrote messages to…

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Judo

We had a great time this week during our first Judo lesson.

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Pre-Learning Afternoon

 

This week we invited parents into school to take a step back in time as we began our 'pre-learning' work.  The children and myself loved having parents and family members in the classroom, supporting them with their learning.  Children and adults alike enjoyed researching and finding out abut…

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Flying Gorillas Workshop - Year 5

 

Today the whole school enjoyed watching the ‘Flying Gorillas’ music and dance workshop.

I have never seen Year 5 sit so quietly as they did when listening to music played on the cello and the violin.

The children also got to see a range of acting performed to the…

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Area Outdoors

We had so much fun with maths outdoors last week, that this week we decided to do it all again! This time we calculated the area of the shapes using our knowledge of multiplication.

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Handwriting Improvements

We've been working on improving our presentation and handwriting.  The children have been excited to see their own improvements.  Can you spot the difference in just four weeks?  

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Egg-citing Science

This week we have been learning about forces and air resistance.  We enjoyed learning about the effects of air resistance through exploring parachutes.  We have planned our own investigations and made parachutes ready for our 'egg-citing' parachute launch. 

 

The children have been set the…

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Wonder in the Wonderful Outdoors

Today we have enjoyed reading our class text, Wonder by R.J. Palacio' , in the outdoor learning classroom and willow dome. 

We enjoyed the fresh air whilst finding out about Auggie's first day at Beecher Prep.  We are really enjoying reading the book and are looking forward to finding out…

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Amazing Artists

 

Over the last few weeks in Year 5, we have been busy exploring how to make different natural shades.  Inspired by Georges Seurat, we have focused on shades of blue and green, ready for our water reflection paintings that will feature in our Outdoor Art Exhibition. We are looking forward…

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Welcome to Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

 

It has been a busy two weeks in Year 5.  All the children have settled in well and have enjoyed learning about the famous french artist Georges Seurat.  Today they worked hard to write a biography on Georges Seurat using their new knowledge of relative…

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Music afternoon

On Tuesday we had our music afternoon in Year 4. 

Thank you to all the parents who came to watch the children. They sang their hearts out and performed their instruments so well. 

Well done Year 4. 

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Category: Class of 2013