Category: year5

Production of Porridge

This term, Year 4 and Year 5 performed a musical play called ‘Porridge’. We especially enjoyed learning the songs and dances as they were catchy and fun to sing. We had to work really hard to learn all our lines as well as when to come on and off the stage. Our parents enjoyed coming …

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Dance Festival

Year 4 and 5 were offered the opportunity to take part in a local dance festival at the Campus West Theatre. They used their dance lessons to create and learn a routine around the theme of the Olympics and chose to dance to the music ‘Chariots of Fire’. They loved the experience of performing on …

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Year 5 Parent Forest School activity

Year 5 parents and carers joined the class for two activities focusing on trees. One was to plant tree saplings donated by the Woodland Trust of rowan, wild cherry and silver birch along the field edge to increase biodiversity of the trees in that area of the school grounds. The second activity was estimating the …

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The National Gallery

Year 5 enjoyed their educational visit to the National Gallery in London.  After a coach trip in, past lots of sights, the group eventually arrived in Trafalgar Square.  On entering the National Gallery they got to appreciate many famous and priceless artworks in the flesh. The children were excited to see the different sizes, styles …

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Forest School and Science Activity

Year 5 have been very lucky to have enjoyed forest school this term.  Not one to waste a learning opportunity, Mrs Sutton decided to combine Forest School and Science, by making good use of the camp fire. The children have been building on their previous knowledge of materials and have been looking at reversible and …

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Class 5 have been very busy coding in computing this term.  First they learnt how to code the micro:bit, the children learnt how to use create an algorithm to turn the micro:bit into a graphical dice.  They had to create their own programme and design their own LED outputs to represent different digits.  Some of …

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Brass Concert

Over the past 12 months, Class 5 have been learning, practising and preparing with their brass instruments.  Initially they were practising in their three separate groups (two cornet and one baritone) and gradually integrated to create a brass orchestra.  The children have worked so hard and finally all their determination paid off culminating in a …

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Romeo and Juliet

Class 5 were lucky enough to take part in an interactive drama workshop based on William Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’.  Together with Class 6, the children played some of the parts and there were lots of conversations sparked about the themes and language used in the play. The workshop left the class enthused about studying …

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Learning Outside the Classroom Day

We investigated friction by measuring how far a toy car travelled on different surfaces.

Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies

The children in Year 4 and Year 5 worked incredibly hard to rehearse and perform this production to the school and their parents. The children enjoyed the rehearsals as well as learning the songs, dances and the DREADFUL JOKES. It was enjoyable for the children as well as the adults. Dreadful jokes and silly sock …

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