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Year 5 News – Terrible Tudors!

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!

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Digital Healthy Schools

  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 […]

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Year 5 News

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 […]

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Zoo Day

On Wednesday 19th October 2016, Year 5 once again held their very popular Zoo Day. The children in Year 5 were able to celebrate and show the super work they have been doing over the past six weeks to the rest of Key Stage 2. The children really enjoyed talking about their work and sharing […]

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Terrific Tudors

What a fabulous day Year 5 had at Kentwell Hall on Friday.  As part of our history topic, we visited this wonderful building in the town of Long Melford to experience its annual grand recreation of Tudor life. After exchanging modern money for Tudor currency, the children (who all looked amazing dressed in their Tudor outfits) […]

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Our Scientific Adventure

Today, Year 5 said goodbye to the three teachers at Clacton County High School with whom we have been working over recent weeks. Miss Millard, Mr. Woodward and Miss Morgan have been wonderful with the children, helping them to understand some of the skills they will need at secondary school and developing their understanding of the Year 5 […]

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What’s been happening in Year 5…

This week we have been learning about the reproduction of plants. We have been planting seeds and also trying to propagate plants from root and leaf cuttings. In English we have been learning about the use of structured and free verse. In Maths we have been converting units of measurement. In computing we have been […]

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Brilliant Buggies

Over the course of this week, Year 5 have been designing, building and testing our own buggies. First we planned our designs using simple diagrams, cross-sectional diagrams and expanded diagrams.  Then we translated these diagrams into simple chassis by measuring and sawing squared wood strips.  We held these frames together using glue and bracing triangles. […]

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What’s been happening in Year 5

This week we have been studying the classic poem “The Highway man” by Alfred Noyes. In Maths we have been learning about fractions  and calculating fractions of a number. In Science have continued our work on forces, learning about gravity and friction. In PE we have started our unit on Summer Games by playing tennis […]

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What’s been happening in Year 5…

This week we have been writing mystery stories reflecting on our visit to Burwell and our ongoing time at Holland Park. In Maths we have been learning about time and reading timetables. Next week we will be starting our unit of work on The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes to tie in with World Poetry Day. We […]

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