Class 5 Blog

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  • 25
    Jun

    Production Props

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    With year 6 being away sunning themselves at Camp, year 5 took the opportunity to get started on some props ready for the end of year production. We spent time deciding what props we needed, what materials are required and how big we would make them. The children came up with some brilliant ideas, and plans. Well done guys!
  • 23
    Jun

    Debate!

    Posted by Miss E Fitzgerald
    In my literacy class, the Year Fives have been using 'The Day the Crayons Quit' as a motivation for persuasion in the form of a debate. I was umming and ahhing whether they were going to get into it or think it was a bit too young for them but we had a very passionate debate from them in Friday's lesson. Oliver Crossman wanted to speak for the whole time, Matty wanted to speak for the whole time, Olly Young came in with some passion and drive. Alex made some outstanding points, Sam made sure his ideas had been heard. Daniel at one point even slammed the table! Who knew that the boys would be so engrossed with debating if crayons should quit?
  • 22
    Jun

    Scatterball

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    Children in year 5 were due to have a tennis lesson, Friday afternoon. Sadly this was postponed. This did however provide us with the chance to play a new game. Scatterball is a game where 5 balls are hit, and needed to be fielded as quickly as they can. They children understood the rules quickly, and a few mastered it. The children competed effectively, and we had a chance to discuss tactics after the first game. This meant a steady improvement in the second game. Well done guys. A fun afternoon!
  • 21
    Jun

    Somewhere over the rainbow

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    5 girls from year 5 have been working hard to prepare a wheelbarrow of flowers based on the film, "The Wizard of Oz." The girls have been working hard to plan and create a beautiful flower arrangement for Berkeley show on Sunday. Get on down to Berkeley show to show support the year 5 girls and their creation! Well done guys. A brilliant effort!
  • 21
    Jun

    Refugee Week

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    As part of Refugee week, year 5 (and year 6) discussed many aspects of refugees. We talked a lot about the issues the refugees face, and looked at some case studies, to develop empathy and understanding. The children gave some great responses, and we had a fascinating discussion. We also discussed the fabulous work of the Red Cross.
  • 21
    Jun

    NSPCC Stay safe, speak out

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    Year 5 and 6 were extremely lucky to have Tim from the NSPCC to talk to us about the stay safe, speak out campaign. The children learned a lot about ways they can stay safe, and finding adults they trust to speak to. The children discussed scenarios and came up with brilliant ideas. Many thanks to the NSPCC and Tim.
  • 18
    Jun

    Swimming

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    Year 5's have enjoyed swimming for the first two weeks in school. They have enjoyed some excellent team work with some relays and spent time practising front crawl. Like to take this opportunity to thank the parent/grandparent supporters that allow us to conduct swimming lessons.Thank you very much!
  • 11
    Jun

    The Day the Crayons quit.

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    Children in the whole school were introduced to a new topic ... all about colour. Children were introduced to the book, "The day the crayons quit," during assembly and a buzz shot through the school. We will be working on a range of things from Mathematics to Art, focusing on colour. Look out for further information.
  • 08
    Jun

    Yellow Brick Road

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    The talented and creative girls' in year 5 have won the competition to present a flower presentation at Berkeley Show. The girls' will be on site, talking to the guests about their design, which is based on the Wizard of Oz. The girls with Mr Williamson's help have created a brilliant design. Well done guys!
  • 08
    Jun

    Singing practice has begun!

    Posted by Mr A Hart
    Work has begun on our end of year production of Roald Dahl's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Children are still be selected for roles and have made a brilliant start to learning the songs. The enthusiasm is there, and we are all excited about the challenge ahead. Well done guys!