Puffins

Welcome to Puffins’ class page!

On our new-look page, you will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Take a look at our parents leaflet to find out more about classroom routines.

We will be posting our new Knowledge Organiser next week after the children have completed their Knowledge Harvest.

Routines in Puffins Adults in Puffins
PE (Indoor) – Monday Miss Gomersall
PE (Outdoor) — Wednesday Mr Winters
Mrs Dolan
Mr Parvin/Miss Naylor

 

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

Y5 and Y6 SPRING MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS!

Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework and Knowledge Organiser – Click the title for more.

UKS2 Homework grid and Knowledge Organisers

Homework grid weather and climate Knowledge organiser – Weather and Climate English – Spring 2 and Summer 1 – Cycle B Summer 1 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Knowledge Organiser – The Art of Living  

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

Year 5 Muddy Puddle/Exit Point Information

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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Puffins become designers!

In our Computing lessons this year, we are learning how to become 3D Designers. We started off by researching famous building and we even did a scavenger hunt using Google Maps. We then have started using a new programme called SketchUp, where we can build and design houses. It’s made us think about the dimensions …

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World Book Day in Puffins

As today was World Book Day, our day has been filled with fun reading activities. These have included World Book Day quizzes, to sharing our favourite book, to participating in a live lesson. Everyone had made such an effort with their costumes! We also met up with our buddy class, Eagles, and shared a book …

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Chocolate fractions in Puffins!

As a start to our Fractions topic, we used chocolate to help us understand the importance of sharing things equally and what it means by equivalent fractions. We had to decide what fraction of the chocolate we would get, depending on which chocolate bar we stood behind. It changed with every person that came in! …

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Y5 and Y6 SPRING MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS!

Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

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Puffins Open Morning

A huge thank you to all the parents and family members that came to visit our class last Friday. The children loved welcoming you into our class. Whilst our visitors were here, we tested out different materials and discussed their properties, rating them from 1-5. We also showed them to how to use Times Tables …

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Eagles and Puffins become buddies!

Today was the day that our two classes met for the first time. We have been paired up as a class and each pupil was given a buddy. We loved meeting them and we split off to learn about each other. We read a book together and talked about our likes and dislikes. Looks like …

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Puffins become Perimeter Professors

Over the past week, we have been looking at perimeter in Maths. To start off our topic, we looked at what perimeter was and how we could work it out. We then went on a hunt round the classroom to see if we could find objects that have various different perimeters. Have a look!

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Year 5 Muddy Puddle Day and Exit Point

This week, Year 5 have been doing lots of different Space activities. We made our own rockets in groups and then went out with Mr J to launch them. Some were more successful than others!! We also had a visit from a travelling planetarium and we learnt all about Space and what it looks like …

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Homework Upper Keystage 2 Year 5&6

Doves -1.  Create a list in the style of Bradley’s list from the story of ‘There’s a boy in the girls’ bathroom’  2. Learn the song words for the Xmas production. Kingfishers – 1. Learn the song words for the Xmas production. 2. Complete the reading comprehension set by Mrs Tate. Puffins – 1. Learn the song …

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Puffins become a human line graph!

To round off our topic on line graphs, we all went out onto the playground and discussed the type of data that we might see in a line graph. We decided on ‘The Amount of Goals a Football Team Scored Throughout the Season’ and we even came up with our own football team, Gandalf FC. …

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Year 5 Venture down to Esholt Woods!

As our exit point for our ‘Express Yourself’ topic, all of Year 5 ventured down to Esholt Woods to become artists for the morning. We were very lucky with the weather and we found a perfect spot when we walked down. Once there, we split into groups and created insects and other art pieces using …

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Puffins go Circuit Mad!

Our Science topic this half-term is Electricity! We’ve discussed what kinds of things use electricity, how it is powered and the symbols for the different parts of a circuit. We made our own circuits in groups, using trial and error to get the bulbs and motors working, then drew them out using the correct scientific …

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Year 5 officially become Worm Charming experts!

On a windy day, Year 5 braved the weather and became Worm Charmers for the morning. In groups, they each had a small pitch where they used various different equipment to try ‘charm’ the worms. We had pitchforks, garden trowels, drums and even saxophones. The results varied from group to group but we definitely all …

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Ephemeral Art, Puffins style!

As part of our Express Yourself topic, we have been exploring different emotions and feelings. We looked at Ephemeral Art and created our own pieces. We created two different compositions, the first brief was ‘Anger’ and the second was ‘Fear’. I think a few could rival Andy Goldsworthy. See for yourself!

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Welcome to the new academic year!

A big welcome to all of our families, both old and new, for the new academic year. We hope you have all had an enjoyable summer and that the children are rested and ready for another action-packed year. Your child’s class pages will be updated over this week and each phase will publish the usual …

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PTA Afternoon Tea Treat for Puffins

Today, Puffins class enjoyed a fantastic afternoon tea provided by the PTA. This was won by a member of the class in the raffle at the Summer Fair (thanks Mr Verity-Smart)! We thoroughly enjoyed our sandwiches, sweet treats and tasty drinks. It also encouraged debates as to how you pronounce the word ‘scone’. Thank you …

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Puffins get in on the World Cup fever!

As it has been World Cup day today, we have been getting on the England hype! We made flags, created a fact-file about our sweepstake country, solved some Maths mysteries, completed a penalty shoot-out and joined in a football sing along. I think we are definitely prepared for the excitement (hopefully) of tonight! COME ON …

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UKS2 Not-so-muddy-puddle walk!

All of the children in Upper Key Stage 2 thoroughly enjoyed our walk to Otley Chevin yesterday. We spent time this week planning our route, understanding OS maps and the symbols of things we would see on the way and learning about different rights of access. Out on the walk, we looked at the local …

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Puffins’ Class Assembly

A massive thank you to all the parents, carers, relatives and friends who came to our class assembly this morning. We hope you enjoyed learning about all our different topics including the Titanic, the Stone Age, plastic and healthy lifestyles. If you were unable to make it, have a look at some of our pictures!

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