Author: Miss Ings


Where in the world?

As part of our Geography topic, we have been looking at the locational knowledge of Europe. The children have been using maps to identify the different countries and then look in depth at the United Kingdom; in particular county border lines. We look forward to learning more about Europe and …

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Posted on 26 September 2018

Category: Year 4

Class 4 go back in time...

As part of our Science and PSHE topic, Class 4 paired up with Bramham Primary School and went on a school trip to Thackray Medical Museum. 

We had such fun exploring the museum and the streets of Leeds as they once were. We also took part in a workshop abouth the human body and eating…

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Posted on 21 May 2018

Category: Year 5

Ready? Steady...COOK!

As well as fun in the classroom, Class 4 have had the opportunity to work alongside Mrs Greenfield and learn some cookery skills. The children made shortbread biscuits (if you weren't lucky enough to try them, they were delicious!)

They weighed the ingredients out to be exact and then…

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Posted on 9 May 2018

Category: Year 5

P.E

Mr Brotherton took Class 4 outside for their P.E lesson. They were being taught how to pass the ball to their team mates, manouvre around each other and work together. Class 4 are really enjoying their P.E lessons and being outside using the new goals and marked out pitches. Their netball…

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Posted on 4 May 2018

Category: Year 5

A lot going on in our allotment!

Our SMSC question this term is 'Can I make a difference?' Mrs Kennett took Year 4 to their allotment patch to make a difference in the environment. They had to rake the old soil over, section off the different areas and plant the seeds. This term, we are growing beetroot - just in time for the…

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Posted on 25 April 2018

Category: Year 5

Where in the world?

Year 4 are looking at map skills and fieldwork in Geography. 

We got the globe out and the class set of maps and atlases to locate different countries and see who they bordered and if there were any other features we noticed. We also discussed whether having borders and controls was fair.…

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Posted on 18 April 2018

Category: Year 5

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm!

WOW! What an adventurous yet tiring day. We got the coach in the morning to the farm and spent the full day there learning about habitats and minibeasts to help with our science topic. Robert and Mick planned some great activities for us; a minibeast hunt (it was like an episode of I'm a Celebrity…

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Posted on 19 March 2018

Category: Year 5

World Book Day 2018 #whodunnit

WOW! What an amazing day we had! As part of World Book Day 2018, the children participated in a day of developing their reading inference skills; using clues to find out which suspect (members of staff) had stolen the first edition Harry Potter book, worth £40,000! Every child made such an…

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Posted on 15 March 2018

Category: Year 5

Anglo-Saxon Performance

Class 4 have been working so hard every Friday afternoon with Miss Crawley. They created a fantastic Anglo-Saxon showcase; singing songs and creating dances. As it was so great, we thought their hard work should be shared and they presented it to the whole school! Well done Class 4, it was…

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Posted on 9 March 2018

Category: Year 5

Oreo Fractions!

Year 4 have spent a few sessions looking at eqquivalen fractions, we struggled with this at first. However, using oreos and other concrete resources such as Numericon and Cuisenare rods we were really able to see the relationships. Class 4 now understand equivalent means the same as or equal…

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Posted on 26 February 2018

Category: Year 5

Chinese New Year!

 

Kung Hei Fat Choi from Class 4! 

We celebrated Chinese New Year today during R.E! We tasted different traditional foods, learnt how to use chopsticks and all about their traditions and celebrations. We noticed there were similarities to our New Year's celebrations too. In their…

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Posted on 23 February 2018

Category: Year 5

RSPB Birdwatch

Across the country (and federation!) each class has taken part in the RSPB Birdwatching activity. On Thursday, the children put their coats on and went out onto the school field to see what birds they could identify. They recorded this information as a tally and then we collected it together…

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Posted on 22 February 2018

Category: Year 5