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  • 08/09/21

    And they're off...

    Year 5 have started the school year brilliantly and are showing excellent enthusiasm for the year ahead. They have been demonstrating lots of our behaviours for learning during the first week back and tackled the challenge to design and race a balloon-powered car with curiosity, determination a...
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  • 12/07/21

    One Small Step

    The children in Year 5 have written stories to narrate the video 'One Small Step'. In their writing, they have demonstrated many grammatical skills including relative clauses and expanded noun phrases. Their stories have been imaginative and enjoyable to read. A huge well done to the childre...
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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

    Periscopes

    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

    Science

    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

    Independence

    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

    Kindness

    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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