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Year 5 Table Fair

This afternoon, Year 5 held a table fair as part of their independent learning project to raise money for Kenya. The children planned and marketed their stalls before making and/or sourcing the products they sold. From books and ice-cream to toys and hot dogs, there was a wide range of things on sale. We are Continue reading

Sky Walk and Tobogganing – Year 5

Today, Class 5 had a fantastic action-packed day at Folkestone Sports Centre. We tackled the Sky Walk high rope course and spent time whizzing down the ski slope on inflatable rings! We also ate our lunch outside in Radnor Park and had our break on the play equipment! We had a super day!

Horse Riding – Year 5

This week, year 5 had the opportunity to visit Minnismoor Stables and take part in a range of activities with the horses. Not only did we ride horse in the riding school but we also learned how to groom, rode on a ‘horse simulator’, led ponies by the lead, toured the stables, rode through the Continue reading

Class 5 trip to Wildwood

Today Class 5 visited Wildwood animal park. We started with a guided tour of the park and learned many amazing facts about the animals and the conservation work of Wildwood. After lunch we also had time to visit the adventure playground area which was lots of fun. It was a brilliant day!

Year 5 – Term 6

Dear Parent/Carer, During term 6, Class 5 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Shape, space and measure, data handling and problems solving. Literacy:     ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar, diary writing, survival guide instructions and reading comprehension techniques Science:      Life Cycles and Changing States Geography: Rivers and Coasts / Nature & the Environment Continue reading

Year 5 Sky Walk

This week, Class 5 went to the Sky Walk activity at Folkestone Sports Centre. We had a fantastic time and everyone completed the course. Many of our class had to bravely overcome our fears and push ourselves to success. We also visited Radnor Park to enjoy some time playing in the sunshine. It was a Continue reading

Year 5 – Term 5

Dear Parent/Carer, During term 5, Class 5 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Factions, decimals and percentages, problems solving. Literacy:     ‘Fabled Lands’ by Dave Morris, branching stories, setting descriptions, instructions and reading comprehension techniques Science:      Changing States Geography: Rivers and Coasts ICT:              Website design, research Continue reading

Year 5 Rocket Launch

As part of our topic Earth and Space, we designed, built and launched water pressure rockets using card, glue and 2 litre water bottles. We thought carefully about how to streamline and balance the rocket with cones and fins. Our rockets were launched using a specially designed launch pad and a bike pump. Pressure was Continue reading

Year 5 – Term 3

Dear Parent/Carer, During term 3, Class 5 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Factions, decimals and problems solving. Literacy:     ‘Rose Blanche’ by Christophe Gallaz and Roberto Innocenti, ‘Goodnight Mr Tom’ by Michelle Magorian, WW2 newspaper reports and reading comprehension techniques Science:      Earth and Space History:      World War II ICT:        Continue reading

Year 5 – Autumn 2

Dear Parent/Carer, During the second Autumn term, year 5 will be covering the following topics: Numeracy:  Multiplication and division, problem solving and statistics. Literacy:    ‘Cogheart’ by Peter Bunzl, Victorian Christmas literature and reading comprehension techniques Science:      Keeping healthy History:      Victorians ICT:             Coding, presentation applications PE:       Continue reading

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