Year 5 visit Warwick Castle Year 5 were very excited to visit Warwick Castle this week where they first solved the riddle of the Horrible Histories maze, before venturing off through the castle entrance and into the central courtyard. The children got to 'ooooh' and 'aaaaah' at the sight of the Birds of Prey show [...]
Some of our Year 5 were providing a fun dramatic production of the Good Samaritan during their RE lesson. This type of learning is great fun as you can see!
Life Cycles This term year 5 are learning about life cycles in science. We started the subject by looking at plant structure and which parts of a plant we eat. Most children were surprised to learn that vegetables are in fact different parts of a plant; root, stem, leaves or flower. We surprised the children [...]
This week 5Mc had their assembly in chapel. We decided to do an assembly about heroes; what a hero is and who their heroes are. We also chose to incorporate this month’s value of humour too. We started with a scene familiar to most children at some time; a group of pupils struggling to do [...]
On Wednesday 1st March, year 5 went to Think Tank in Birmingham to help develop their understanding of the science topic: Earth, Moon and Sun and to explore technologies of the future. When we arrived we were swiftly directed into an amazing exhibition of automatons created by Rowland Emett. The children were completely wowed by [...]
Year 5 have recently been extending their academic study in a more practical way. They donned their red, white and blue clothes, berets, cravats and striped Breton shirts and acted out a French café scene. They recorded their efforts and later critiqued one another in quality of pronunciation and variety of dialogue. The children also tasted breads, cheeses, pâtés, pastries, [...]
Year 5 historians prepare for a World War II Gas attack As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure and in Great Britain in September 1939 some 38 million gas masks had been given out, house to house, to families. However, they were never needed but nothing could be predicted about what was going [...]
In English, Year 5 have been studying classic narrative poetry. We have focused on Alfred Lord Tennyson's beautifully poignant poem of "The Lady of Shalott". The children looked carefully at the vocabulary in the poem, picking apart the old fashioned language and creating images of what was being described. We then looked at the story [...]
Thank you to Mrs O'Brien for organizing this year's house music competition and for Mr Parren-Smith for visiting us to judge our winners. Congratulations goes to Oaks for winning the house cup and for our overall musician of the year... Ellie. Well done to all of you who took part - you were brilliant!