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The Highwayman

The Highwayman

Year 5 have loved studying The Highwayman - a poem by Alfred Noyes. They have been very creative and produced some impressive work, from outstanding character descriptions to moving diary entries. Year 5's favourite lesson was performing their character monologues in...

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Let’s Sew a Coin Purse!

Let’s Sew a Coin Purse!

Year 5 have worked very hard in Design Technology, designing and sewing an innovative and functional Anglo-Saxon coin purse. The children thought carefully about the design criteria they wished their finished product to match. Some of the criteria included: is my...

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Year 5 – Hockey Family Festival

Year 5 – Hockey Family Festival

Ten pupils from Year 5 took part at the festival. They had a fantastic and active afternoon developing their technical and tactical skills. Our team finished in 2nd place out of the seven schools taking part. Congratulations to all the pupils for their achievement!!

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The Seder Plate

The Seder Plate

Year 5 did a wonderful job learning all about Judaism. They asked lots of thoughtful, insightful questions and approached all of their learning with reverence and respect. We particularly enjoyed learning about the items on the Seder Plate and their significance with...

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Autumn Term in Year 5

Autumn Term in Year 5

Year 5 made a very happy, settled start to the Autumn Term. They approached all of their learning with heaps of enthusiasm and interest. In English, we all fell in love with the novel ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar; learning lots of new, effective vocabulary to help us make...

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Y5 Science… Forces…

Y5 Science… Forces…

In science this week, Y5 children have been continuing their study into different types of forces. The focus was on upthrust - the force that is involved in keeping things afloat. We learned to use newton-meters to measure force and found that objects seem to weigh...

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Y5 Science… Friction…

Y5 Science… Friction…

Happy New Year to all our readers! Y5 scientists are straight back into the swing of things and have been working as consultants to a firm of Adventure Playground Engineers, Don T Falloff & Partners. Their brief was to investigate a range of materials and...

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Air Resistance… Science… 16th December

Air Resistance… Science… 16th December

In Y5 we have begun a new science topic on the subject of Forces. We know there are two types of force: a push and a pull. We know gravity is a force which pulls everything on Earth towards the centre of our planet. But can anything work against gravity, we wondered?...

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Merry Christmas Year 5

Merry Christmas Year 5

Hello Year 5, it’s Miss Shackford here. I would just like to say a great big well done to you all for your hard, hard work this term. I’m immensely proud of every single one of you and everything you’ve achieved. Our term together has been a true joy. We’ve all had so...

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Making a flask… Science… 3rd Nov

Making a flask… Science… 3rd Nov

Y5 children have been learning about materials which conduct heat and materials which can act as insulators to prevent heat from escaping. They were challenged to use this knowledge to make a flask to keep 200ml of water as warm as possible for as long as possible....

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Chemical changes in science… 13th October

Chemical changes in science… 13th October

Having worked out a way to retrieve salt which has been dissolved in water (by evaporating the water, of course!), and having used filters to separate a mixture of 15ml of water and 2 tbsp of school field, our intrepid Y5 scientists turned their attention to creating...

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Separating mixtures (2)…Y5 Science…

Separating mixtures (2)…Y5 Science…

This week in science, Y5 have been having a closer look at how filters work. We dissolved a vitamin C tablet in water and tried to use a filter to remove the orange colouring from the water. This didn't work. When we evaporated the water, however, guess what was left...

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