Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to be invited to the book festival at The Quarterhouse this morning. The author delivering the workshop was Onjali Q Rauf, author of The Boy At The Back of The Class. She shared with us how her real life experiences have shaped the writing of her books as … Continue reading
Last week, Year 5 were lucky enough to take part in an art workshop at Block 67. The session started with a short discussion on mark making and how we can make a range of different marks with the same tool. They used pencil, sharpie, pastel and finally charcoal (which proved to be a firm … Continue reading
In PE last week, Year 5 worked extremely hard in their gymnastics session. They were able to move around the apparatus safely and sensibly and demonstrate good communication skills within group work. In small groups they choreographed a short routine. They had to include a clear starting pose, a balance and be able to show … Continue reading
Dear Parent/Carer, Welcome back to Term 2. I hope that you have had a lovely half term. Topic: Our topic for this term is World War II. We will look at life in the 1930s; Why the war broke out; Who the allies and axis were; What role did women play in the war; Evacuation; Rationing … Continue reading
To end our literacy unit on Travel Writing, Year 5 took part in a ‘Travel Round the World Day’. For our journey, we started our day with some delicious warm spring rolls kindly brought in by Pixie. It was a traditional Filipino recipe and her mum got up extra early in the morning to make … Continue reading
Today Year 5 were treated to an amazing musical experience – we all had the wonderful opportunity to participate in a composing workshop with professional composer John Woolrich and the fabulous Sacconi Quartet! We explored lots of different ideas about what makes music, what we like and don’t like to hear, experimented with mixing up … Continue reading
This week Years 4 and 5 took part in a hockey workshop with a specialist teacher. They practised their passing and shooting skills and thought carefully about controlling the ball. This was week one of four so we are extremely excited to see how their skills progress during this time.
Today in science, Year 5 created concept posters to explain how and why day and night happens. The children successfully explained that we get day and night because the earth rotates on an imaginary line called an axis and different parts of the planet are facing towards the sun or away from it. The children used … Continue reading
This week Year 5 have created some amazing rainforest animal art linked to our class novel, The Explorer. The children used oil pastels and bold colours to capture the vibrant nature within The Amazon Rainforest. I think you will agree from the pictures that Year 5 are a very arty class. Well done Year 5!
Dear Parent/Carer, Welcome back to Year 5! I hope that you have had a restful summer and are now ready to start the new school year. I am very much looking forward to getting to know your children and having a fun filled year! Topic: Our topic for this term is The Maya Civilisation. We will … Continue reading