Year 5's Art Day

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Year 5 had an amazing art day where they engaged in a variety of creative activities. From sketching a house to exploring architecture created by Zaha Hadid and Friedensreich Hundertwasser.

To start off the day, the students sketched a house. This exercise allowed them to practice their drawing…

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Year 5's day at Chester Zoo

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On Friday, Year 5 had a fantastic day at Chester Zoo!

Children got to explore plenty of exhibits as we went through the zoo. We caught glimpses of resting snow leopards and we observed young giraffes with their mothers. Earlier on in the day, we could hear the bellows of a lion echo through the…

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Year 5 Online Safety

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This half term, Year 5 have worked together to create their own stories about how to stay safe online.

They've pulled together from class discussions, real-world situations and previous safety lessons to help plan fantastic stories.

Well done Year 5!

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Year 5's Chester Zoo Workshop

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Year 5 students had a unique opportunity to learn about UK native animals through an engaging workshop at school conducted by Ashley from Chester Zoo. This educational visit is part of Chester Zoo's outreach initiatives, which aim to inspire and educate young minds about wildlife conservation and…

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Year 5 and The Paperbag Prince

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This half term in our literacy sessions Year 5 has been reading "The Paperbag Prince".

In the enchanting world of children's literature, Colin Thompson's "The Paper Bag Prince" stands out as a powerful tribute to the rejuvenating force of nature. The story revolves around an unlikely…

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Year 5 and Chrome's Music Maker

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Year 5 students have embarked on a creative journey with Chrome Music Maker, a free online tool for music creation.

They’ve learned about musical loops, a short piece of music that repeats indefinitely, and used a variety of instruments to create their own. The project encouraged collaboration,…

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Using Google Earth to explore a timelapse

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Year 5 students recently embarked on a digital expedition with Google Earth’s Timelapse feature to witness the profound effects of climate change. This powerful tool allowed them to see the Earth’s surface changes over time, revealing the stark reality of environmental transformations. From the…

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Year 5's Body Percussion

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Year 5 explored the concept of looping in music through the engaging medium of body percussion. They learned to create sounds using their hands, feet, and bodies and then looped these sounds to form rhythmic patterns.

By layering these loops in groups, they composed intricate musical pieces.…

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Fly Me To The Moon

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The Earth-Moon Distance

The first stop on their cosmic journey was understanding the distance between the Earth and the Moon. The children learned that this distance is approximately 385,000 kilometres

 

The Height of the ISS

Next, the children turned their attention to the…

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Year 5 debating - Should we use plastic?

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In our Year 5 class this morning, students engaged in a spirited debate on plastic use after learning about ocean pollution from videos such as Blue Planet II.

They ranked everyday plastic items by necessity and discussed the material's pros and cons.

The debate highlighted the urgent…

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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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