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Today, Year 5 were able to take part in a fantastic Science lesson where they were given the opportunity to dissect a pig’s heart and lungs. The children were really brave and had a go. A huge thank you to Mrs Bowman for coming in and helping with her expert skills. If you’re particularly squeamish, …

As part of our Science topic on the human body, we discussed how important blood is and the functions it has. We also discussed the make up of blood. To help us visualise this, we made a blood smoothie. We used raspberries for the red blood cells, marshmallows for the white blood cells, hundreds and …

To start of our new topic ‘The Time Tunnel’, we made a human timeline. First, we had to think of five personal achievements, some of our ideas were playing football for the first time, memorable holidays and big birthdays. We then looked at various important events that had happened from 2007 all the way to …

Welcome Back! | 03 Sep 2019

Welcome back! We hope that all of our families have had a wonderful Summer break. The children have come into school this morning looking extremely smart and have been excited to move into their new classes with their new teachers. The school has been a hub of activity with PE lessons, writing, maths and so …

Top Secret Visit from the Moon! | 20 May 2019

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

As part of our science topic, ‘The Art of Living’, we looked at lots of the different vocabulary that we are going to be using. We had to work as a team to match up the correct word to the correct definition. Feel free to test us on some of our words at home!

We have now finished reading our class book, War Horse, which we have really enjoyed! To celebrate finishing this, we chose our favourite part from the book and recreated them into a freeze frame. Have a look and see if you can guess what we were acting out!

On Wednesday, we had our entry point for our new topic, Weather and Climate. All of the children went up onto the banks and tried to survive in different climates. They were given two different scenarios and asked to use their resources that they brought from home to see how they would survive. We had …

On Wednesday (24/4/19), Year 5 will be taking part in their entry point for this half-term. Please could your child come to school with a backpack filled with items they think they would need for extreme weather conditions. They need to think about all different climates when choosing their items. Please do not go out …

A memo was sent home today regarding our Year 5 Muddy Puddle/Exit Point as the end to our recent topic. This is planned for tomorrow, Wednesday 27th March 2019. We have asked that children come in their own clothes where possible, ready to partake in a range of outdoor activities.
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