Mindset, Multiplication and Maps

As always the children in Year 5 have been working extremely hard. It is lovely to see the children are growing in confidence and becoming more independent with how they approach their work. At the start of the week we revisited the messages from the Growth Mindset workshop. The children thought about the skills needed […]

Olympic enquiry fun!

It’s been such a busy time with so much going on in school. The children have been working incredibly hard…creating amazing batik artwork, writing persuasive letters to Mrs Reynolds and thinking about our Olympic enquiry. We started the week with writing letters to Mrs Reynolds persuading her to consider replacing exercise books with iPads and […]

Busy, busy, busy

  [easy-image-collage id=13729] It’s been a busy few weeks in Year 5.  The children returned to school fresh after the Easter break and raring to go. We made an active start to our Science enquiry, where we will be looking at how plants grow.  We had fun clearing out the overgrown Edible Garden and preparing […]

Great things happening in Y5

What a great end to a busy term. The children in Y5 have impressed me with their hard work and effort right up to the very last week. In Science, the children have been thinking about the human life cycle. We talked about what happens as we grow old. The children shared stories about their […]

Field trips and hockey sticks

It has certainly been an eventful week. The week began with Year 5 going to Heaton Park to carry out fieldwork. Having worked out where we were on the map, our first task was to gather information about the human and physical features around the park. The children created their own symbols and key for […]

Myths, Maths and Maps!

What a great week we’ve had. I have been amazed with the growing confidence with which the children are tackling their work. The children are working brilliantly with each other and are supporting each other in their learning. We started the week with sharing our brilliant mythical stories which the children enjoyed writing. I spent […]

A tearful end to the week!

Emotions were high in Y5 this week as we said goodbye to the chicks yesterday. The children had become attached to the little chicks. They really did enjoy caring for the chicks, cleaning the brooder box each day and ensuring they had clean water and food.  We were surprised with how rapidly the chicks were […]