Author: Miss Ings


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

Beowulf Drama

 

Year 4 have started their new history topic of Anglo-Saxons. This week we have been immersing ourselves in the text of Beowulf. We've looked at the language used, the structure and retelling the story. We had a great afternoon doing drama as our English lesson, where we worked in groups…

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Posted on 21 February 2018

Category: Year 5

Spanish Persuasion!

Our English focus this term is Persuasion and we have linked it with our geography topic of Spain. The children are building up to writing their own their own 'Visit Spain' persuasive leaflet. We had such fun researching what features to include using real-life holiday brochures. Class 4 are…

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Posted on 16 January 2018

Category: Year 5

Science Outdoors

We are learning all about Sound in Science. One of experiments was to see how the environment effects the distance of sound. We used a guitar, xylophone and drum and went to different areas of school. We predicted the instruments would be travel the furthest indoors rather than outdoors because…

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Posted on 8 January 2018

Category: Year 5

Christmas festivities!

What a great week we've had! The Christmas Carol Concert to start off, which was loved by all involved. Then, class 4 made Christmas cards by finger painting and they have turned out fabulous. They also made Christmas placemats and danced the afternoon away at the Christmas party, which was a…

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Posted on 15 December 2017

Category: Year 5