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Summer 1

Earth Day- Thursday 22nd April 2021


Year 5 carried out various activities throughout the day.


-We planted flowers at the front of the school

-We planted sunflower seeds to take home

-Took part in a climate change assembly

-Considered our own global footprint

-Made various bird feeders to hang amongst the school grounds

-Litter picked

-Took part in a habitat talk from the wildlife foundation 

-Measured the amount of water wasted when the tap is left on whilst brushing your teeth (16.5 liters!)

Learning the recorder

In music, we have started learning how to play the recorder. By the end of the term, we are hoping to have learnt a full song.

07.05.21 This week, on the recorder, we have learnt Hot Cross Buns...

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21.05.21 This week, we have learnt Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...

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Our topic in science this term is 'Scientists & Inventers'. We have been taking out research on different animals & creating our own David Attenborough style documentaries. We performed these in front of the class using all of our new animal knowledge. 

Skipping Workshop 13.05.21

This week, year 5 have taken part in a half hour skipping workshop. We had lots of fun!


Our Topic this term is Walls and Barricades. We have used the atlas to locate famous walls in the world: Berlin Wall, Great Wall of China and Hadrian's Wall.  See some of our great work below.

Pajamarama Day- 14th May 2021

The children loved wearing their pajamas to school today. This afternoon, we settled down to read a bedtime story. Even Ryan took on the teacher role & read to our class!

Athletics in PE

I.C.T & Design

In ICT we have been experimenting with the LEGO Education programme & creating water barriers relating to our current topic of 'Walls & Barricades'.

Our Maths Ambassadors in Action - setting challenges and supporting their peers

Maths 28.05.21

Today, we worked in pairs to investigate whether being given 1 million pounds would be a better option that having 1p doubled every day for a month.  Ask your child what they found out.

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