SPACE VR Experience - May 2023
On Monday 22nd May, Year 5 took part in a virtual reality experience for our Remember Remember topic SPACE. Year 5 loved consolidating their understanding of the universe and also learning some new cool facts about our solar system. We discovered what it is like to be inside the International Space Station, how the Mars Rover travels and looked at the inner workings of gas giants and planets alike. Take a look at some of our busy learning and live reactions to this amazing technological learning opportunity!
Linking Project: Trip to Castleshaw with Mayfield School - May 2023
On Tuesday 16th May, Year 5 took part in the Linking Project with Mayfield Primary School. As part of the Linking Project, both Year 5 classes were tasked with working together in a range of activities. We had to map read, solving tricky orienteering tasks around Castleshaw, and we also had to classify different organisms in a pond using our scientific knowledge. All children enjoyed their day and making new friends. A real hit was playing in the adventure park and feeding the goats at the end of the day. Check out our photos...
Make You Feel My Love - April 2023
After half term, Year 5 completed their Music topic 'Make You Feel My Love'. The children thoroughly enjoyed comparing different covers of this Adele classic, looking at the differences in genres, musical styles and dynamics. Year 5 particularly enjoyed learning musical notation and composing, whilst following a score. Check out some of our busy learning...
World Book Day - March 2023
On Thursday the 2nd March, Year five took part in World Book Day. The children enjoyed dressing up as either their favourite book character or an interesting 'wow' word. There were some fantastic costumes on show - including Mr Leighs! In the afternoon, we wrote a persuasive advert about becoming a Witch, linking to our whole-school writing activity based on the children's book 'Room on the Broom'. Year five certainly came up with some WICKED and MAGICAL responses...
African Art - February 2023
Continuing with our African Art topic, Year 5 then created their own traditional African Mask. The children had to plan which design they wanted to make by researching design processes and traditional African Masks. Once the children made their masks, they were tasked with evaluating their final designs. Check out our work ...
African Art - January 2023
During our topic African Art, Year 5 took part in a variety of skill and knowledge based activities. First, we looked at different artists from Africa (Including Esther Mahlangu), learning to recreate pieces of art in her style. Next, the children learnt a wide array of sketching techniques and were tasked to apply them within their final piece. Check out some of our results ...
Bikeability - January 2023
This week Year 5 have completed their Bikeability Level 1 & 2 Proficiency Training. Each day, 6 children took part in a full day’s training in and around the school area learning how to be safe on the road. The children took onboard the information from the instructors, understanding the rules of the road. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed this weeks learning! Check out the photos ...
May the Force be with you - November 2022
Whole School Archery Taster Day - November 2022
Stone, Bronze and Iron Age Assembly - November 2022
Stone, Bronze and Iron Age - October 2022
Starry Night - September 2022
Experience Harvest - September 2022
SPACE The Final Frontier - September 2022