Year 5 Exploring Australia's trade routes and The Great Barrier Reef

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In our geography session this afternoon, Year 5 were asked a simple question - 'Do oceans matter?'

Our first task involved examining how we use our oceans and exploring how Australia imports and exports goods. Australia sends most of their top exports (iron, coal and petroleum gas) largely by…

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The Edible Cosmos: Year 5’s Oreo Moon Phases

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The Edible Cosmos: Year 5’s Oreo Moon Phases

In the quest to understand the celestial dance of our moon, Year 5 students have embarked on a deliciously educational journey. With a pack of Oreo cookies and a splash of creativity, they’ve transformed the classroom into a confectionery cosmos,…

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Year 5 Online Safety - Boys and Girls Online

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In our Year 5 online safety lessons, we delved into the world of media stereotypes. As digital natives, our students are exposed to a plethora of media content every day – from TV shows and movies to social media and advertisements.

By empowering our students with media literacy skills, we hope…

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Year 5 and the Terrible Tudors!

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This half term in history, Year 5 have been delving in to the history of the Tudors. 
We’ve studied various aspects of this moment in time, such as:

  • Was Henry VIII a fair ruler or a tyrant?
  • Why did Henry VIII have 6 wives?
  • What happened to the belongings of people during this time after…
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Year 5 and The Darkest Dark

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In our literacy sessions this half term, Year 5 have been reading the story ‘The Darkest Dark’ written by Chris Hadfield (former astronaut). 
 

We’ve learnt how, as a young boy, Chris was afraid of the dark but after watching the moon landings (1969) he conquered his fear of the dark and set…

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Year 5 are off to the stars!

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This afternoon, Year 5 have started to create their very own game in 'Scratch'. Children have create their own spacecraft to land on.

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Year 5 STEAM Festival

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Year 5 visited the National Waterways Museum to take part in a STEAM Festival. Pupils took part in several workshops including being crime scene detectives, building sprites for a game and then creating their own ideas for drones.

 

Brilliant work Year 5!

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Year 5 Art - Teis Albers

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Today in art, Year 5 were creating their prints ready for a piece of work based on space. They experimented with different materials to create textured printing plates.

 

Well done Year 5

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Year 5 Assembly

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Today, our talented Year 5 students put on an incredible assembly for their parents and the rest of the school, putting so much effort into showcasing their hard work. They truly outdid themselves!

Thank you to all who came to celebrate the class's hard work over the school year so…

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Year 5 Explores the Mojave: Creating Our Interactive Padlet

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Year 5 Explores the Mojave: Creating Our Interactive Padlet

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In an exciting cross-curricular project, Year 5 embarked on a journey to explore the Mojave Desert. Inspired by this unique and rugged landscape, they collaborated to create an interactive Padlet that captures their…

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Year 5 - Bringing our characters to life

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Today in Year 5, we used the power of AI drawing to create images for our main characters from the stories we've created in our literacy sessions.
Pupils used a special program that used artificial intelligence (AI) to generate images based on their descriptions.

The results were amazing!…

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Year 2 Online Safety

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Today in our Online Safety lesson, we looked at whether certain websites were appropriate for children.

Well done Year 2! Great work!

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