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Trip to the National Space Centre


Year 5 had a great time at the Space Centre on Tuesday. They explored every section with excitement and really enjoyed the planetarium experience! Mrs Will and Miss Cherry were very pleased with how the year group behaved and the enthusiasm everyone showed throughout the day.







In RE Year 5 took part in a lesson about forgiveness. They wrote something they were sorry for on a piece of paper and burnt them to release them of the burden.






In RE year 5 have been learning about the Christian concept of SalvationWhat did Jesus do to save human beings? They learnt about the 'Stations of the Cross' which depict events in the final few days of Jesus' life.


We used Drama to act out each of these events to help us fully grasp this important story. We will go on to explore why these events are so important to Christians.






The Vikings


As part of our topic, the great the bold and the brave, we have been making these fantastic viking boats.  







Charlie from Trinity school has been working with year 5 learning about friendships and maintaining friendships at secondary school.







Christmas is Forever


Year 5 have enjoyed rehearsing and performing their play 'Christmas is Forever'






We are Authors


The children have been writing and publishing their own stories. They then read their completed books to year 3.








The Great, The Bold and The Brave


For our topic entry point, we have been creating Parthenons using only newspaper and masking tape.  The children had lots of fun and produced some brilliant designs.







Making Froth!


In science, we have been experimenting adding different ingredients to yeast to see which would create the most froth.





Erasmus Visit


Year 5 were taught a dance and played games with the teacher from Latvia.







RE Role-Play


In RE the children created freeze-frames, through role-play, of the Buddhist Eight-fold path










Warwickshire Junior Book Awards



Some of our Year 5 children have been taking part in the Warwickshire Junior Book award. They have read the four short-listed titles and voted for their favourites. On 12th July they visited the Royal Spa Centre in Leamington for the award ceremony where the winning book was revealed. The event was attended by three of the authors and the children really enjoyed hearing from them and having the opportunity to get our books autographed. Look out for all four titles in the library from September.



Myton Maths Challenge


On Friday 7th July 4 of our year 5 children went to the maths challenge morning at Myton School. The acvtivities involved them working on there own, in pairs and as a whole team to complete a wide range of different logic and maths problems. 


The children performed brilliantly scoring full marks in one challenge and scoring really highly in others.  We were really proud of how they worked together and extremely pleased that they came first out of all the teams that attended.  Well done!






Visit to the Space Centre


To end their topic on space, year 5 had an exciting and very interactive day out at the Space Centre in Leicester on 20th June. Activities included a 'tour of the night sky' in the UK's largest domed planetarium, exploring the iconic rocket tower and visiting six galleries full of space suits, rockets, satellites and metorites.










Young Scholars Programme


On Wednesday 17th May selected pupils from year 5 visited Clare College in Cambridge as part of the Young Scholars programme.  They had an inspiring day out, touring the university and visiting the Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology.









Tug of War


As part of our new topic, forces, we played tug of war to help us experiment with different forces.  We used our exisiting knowledge to build the best and most effective team.  We thought about the following:  shoe size, number in team, length of rope, height of team and whether it made a difference if you were a boy or a girl.






St George's Day Assembly


Class 5DW did an assembly for St George's Day.  They explained who St George is, what his name day celebrates, and the stories about him.







Visit to Brandon Marsh


On Wednesday 29th March, year 5 visited Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve. We took part in 4 exciting activities, which link to our current science topic, ‘Living Things’, these were:

  • Den Building
  • Mini Beast Hunt
  • Pond Dipping
  • Orienteering





The children showed great inquisitiveness and team working skills throughout the day and some of them even overcame certain fears.





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