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  • 21/05/21

    Water Resistance

    In Science, we are investigating forces. We made boats to test their water resistance and found out that the boats that were streamlined had less water resistance acting upon them. 
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  • 23/04/21


    As part of our World War 1 topic, the children have made periscopes. Periscopes were used in the war to allow soldiers to see what was happening above the trenches without putting themselves in danger by looking 'over the top'.
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  • 26/03/21

    The Amazon Rainforest

    The children have loved learning about the Amazon Rainforest. They have researched about the animals, habitats and foods that come from the rainforest, and made fantastic posters to demonstrate their learning.
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  • 25/02/21

    Messages from Rainbow Class

    Hello, Year 5! In Rainbow class we have been doing a lot of fun stuff as well as learning. We are learning lots of new things just like you. There is a really fun game called 'Taco, Cat, Goat, Cheese, Pizza' and people, like me, have learnt card tricks. One of the best things about Rainbow C...
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  • 18/01/21

    The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

    One of our favourite parts of the school day is settling down to share a story together. When we read, we can escape to different places, learn about different people and imagine what it would be like to be one of the characters in the story. Unfortunately, we can't have that special time togeth...
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  • 20/11/20


    In Science, we have been learning about properties of materials. We have conducted different experiments to investigate the properties of solids and liquids. We have found out that salt and sugar dissolve, but sand does not. The children used vocabulary such as soluble and insoluble to describe the...
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  • 16/10/20


    This half term, we have been developing our independence in Year 5. The children have shown us that they are eager and ready to learn, and have made a fantastic start to the year. Although next half term we will be focusing on a new Learning Behaviour, the teachers are still looking to see the child...
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  • 25/09/20

    Stop motion animation

    This half term, the children are creating their own stop motion films based on the Roman myth, Jupiter and the Bee. They have had to use their art and DT skills to create a story board, sculpt their characters and design their sets. The children then used a series of photographs to create a fil...
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  • 05/06/20


    We hope that you are all well and that you are being kind to yourself and others.  What kind act will you do today?
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  • 14/02/20

    Fun With Fractions

    A fantastic time was had by all at the Fun With Fractions evening. We enjoyed exploring different resources that could support children in their learning of fractions, including pizza and chocolate. Watch this space for the next parent event. 
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  • 16/01/20

    Maya Workshop

    On Tuesday, the children had a special visitor, a real Maya archaeologist; in fact, the only Maya archaeologist in the UK! The children started off the day with a presentation from Dr Davies, where the children learnt about the ancient but advanced civilisation. The Maya's built beautiful p...
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