This week we have looked at newspaper articles and how to plan our own. We have also enjoyed our Maths topic on fractions and finding equivalent pairs and simplifying fractions. Next week we are looking forward to the visit of the Astrodome to complete our Space topic.
We have really enjoyed our first whole class ukulele session with a tutor from Essex Music Services. Every child had access to a ukulele and learnt the chords C and F so we could play the Bob Marley classic ‘Three Little Birds’. We also enjoyed Trigolf taster sessions and getting fully involved in our Space […]
This week we have been working on conversions between 12 and 24 hour time. We have also been matching digital to analogue time. In English we have been studying ‘A Christmas Carol’. Next week we are looking forward to our Design and Technology Day where we will be designing and stitching Viking slippers out of […]
This week we have been doing work connected with Anti-Bullying Week. We have created a large jigsaw with each piece being about each of us: things we like, who we are, etc. We have also been discussing how we could help someone who is being bullied. Next week we will be making our Viking shield […]
We have written out our own Norse myths this week after studying Norse creation stories. Next week we are looking forward to Science experiments on dissolving different substances in liquid. Miss Hughes.
Despite the unfortunate absence of the animals for ‘Zoo Day’ at very short notice, the Year 5 children rose to the occasion and showed off all their work they had done during this topic. There was a lovely display of leaflets, posters, poetry, fact files, maps, banners and powerpoints and the children thoroughly enjoyed sharing […]
This week, as part of our work leading up to Zoo Day, we have been looking at rhyming couplets, as seen in Rudyard Kipling’s “How the Whale got it’s Throat”. We then wrote our own rhyming couplet poems about our zoo day animal. We are really looking forward to making cardboard animals next week with […]
The highlight of the week has been the visit to Kentwell Hall in Long Melford. The children were very well behaved and enjoyed finding out about Life in Tudor times. Next week we will be participating in the iSing Pop work, beginning on Monday. It should be lots of fun!
This week, Year 5 will be starting in a Digital Healthy Schools Programme. This is a great opportunity for children to combine their interest in technology and apps with an interest on their health. Please take the time to look at the pages on the link below to find out more information and how […]
In science we have been looking at parts of a plant including those used for reproduction. We have been learning how to draw and interpret line graphs in Maths and trying to improve our batting and fielding technique in rounders and diamond cricket. After the holiday we will be investigating the lives of the […]