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  • 22/07/19

    End of the Year!

    What a fantastic year! We are so proud of the Y5 children. This year they have achieved so much, working harder than ever before. With the new learning behaviours, which they have worked on all year, to the impeccable behaviour during visits outside of school as well as around school th...
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  • 19/06/19

    Space Centre

    Year 5 had a fantastic time at the Space Centre! We were amazed by the models and artefacts that were on show. We walked 144 steps to reach the top of a rocket - most of us took the lift back down! By far, our favourite part of the day was a movie in the Planetarium, although it gave some of us moti...
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  • 01/05/19

    Maya Workshop

    This term we have been learning about the ancient Maya civilisation. We were lucky enough to have a Maya archaeologist and expert come to Stopsley to teach the children all that she has found in the central American rainforests. The children found out about the Maya number system, their calenda...
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  • 15/03/19

    Cracking Codes!

    As part of British Science Week, Year 5 were visited by Dr Davies. Dr Davies told the children about secret text messages that the teachers had been sending to each other. However, the messages were all encoded! The children worked as teams to decode the messages and reveal the secrets that the teac...
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  • 07/02/19

    Editing our own writing

    In Year 5, we have been practising editing our work. First we proof-read which is where we check for spelling and punctuation errors and then we change words and sentences to enhance the meaning of the text. Using a purple pen, we make our corrections above where we have written. We do this...
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  • 14/12/18

    WWI topic

    In year five this term we have been looking at WWI. Throughout the half term we have looked at the history of WWI as well as linked it through our English work. 
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  • 05/11/18

    British Museum

    Year 5 venture to London. On the 11th October Year 5 visited the British Museum. After a short coach trip we disembarked and made our way inside. The children were amazed at the size of the building and could not wait to go and find the Greek artefacts (although by the time we had got there...
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  • 21/09/18

    Back to school!

    The children have come back full of their adventures of the summer. All the children have settled well into the routine of school and are looking forward to the year ahead. Over the last few weeks they have been lucky enough to have had a few events to start of the year. One of those was a...
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  • 18/07/18

    Battle of the breads

    Baking bread turned out to be easier than we first thought! The children were shown a demonstration on how to make bread, working with the teacher on how to follow a recipe whilst considering the space needed, equipment and tidying away when possible (an often tedious task if left until the end...
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  • 21/06/18

    Space in Year 5

    This term in year 5 we are looking at Space in Science. We have been looking at the planets and their relationship to the earth. All the children are very excited about it and cannot wait for our trip to the Space centre in Leicester later this term. The children have also had the opportunity t...
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  • 23/05/18

    Read all about it!

    It’s been a busy time of late for Year 5. First of all, the students have been learning to write newspaper reports, based around our topic on the Battle of Hastings in 1066. There was a real focus on a number of key newspaper characteristics, including a catchy headline, the use of formal lang...
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