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  • 16/05/22

    My Year 5, what great writers you are!

    This half-term we started a new topic in English, which was called 'A Twisted Tale'. Basically, what we did is we chose a fairytale/ childhood story e.g. Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs etc. and we changed it. In my tale, I twisted Jack and the Bean...
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  • 23/03/22

    Fun with Fractions

    Year 5 have been continuing to develop their skills when working with fractions this half term. They have learnt how to add, subtract, find equivalent fractions and simplify. Now they are moving on to learning how to multiply fractions by whole numbers. Curie Class created a matching puzzle where th...
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  • 10/01/22

    Happy New Year!

    Year 5 have returned to school with an excellent attitude to learning and a positive mindset. They have been enjoying the start of our South America topic and have already been finding out about amazing places on that continent, such as the Amazon Rainforest. They have also been discussing what they...
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  • 20/12/21

    A busy half term!

    The children in year 5 have done themselves proud this half-term and have produced some excellent work in history and writing. They have all really enjoyed the World War 2 topic and many of them were able to share family stories of great-grand parents during the war. We have enjoyed reading differen...
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  • 22/10/21

    Football fever hits Year 5

    The children in year 5 had a great time joining in an online quiz with KS2 and lots of other schools around the country. They astounded their teachers with their knowledge of football and reading, getting lots of the questions correct. It was a real inspiration for them to see authors Tom Palme...
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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


    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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