Year 5 have been enjoying using clay to create their own lighthouses, inspired by our class text ‘Letters from the Lighthouse’.
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On Wednesday, some Year 4 choir children and some of the Year 2 dance group visited the Guardian Care Home for them to perform to the residents there. The occasion was enjoyed by all – well done!
Year 5 have been investigating air resistance by designing and testing their own parachutes. We dropped them out of a first-floor window and loved watching them work. Unfortunately for one lego man, a gust of wind caught his parachute and he is now residing on our school roof!
On Friday 27th, Year 1 had a Pirate day. A great day was had by all. Lots of activities took place, but we thought we would share a few! We decorated biscuits, made moving pictures, and played team games. We hope the children had as much fun as their teachers did!
Click on the link below to access a pdf with links to revision documents. They contain past SATs questions, with links to YouTube videos explaining how to answer them. KS2 SATs Maths Practice
Year 5 have been lucky to get to visit the science labs at Trentham Academy. We used circuits to test the conductivity go different materials and observed different chemical reactions – some fizzed, some got hot and some even got colder! Mrs O’Connor also made us jump by lighting a tiny amount of ethanol, creating […]
Today, we kicked off our shoes in support of World Down’s Syndrome Day. Thank you for all the contributions towards this cause. A truly amazing combination of odd socks!
On 13th March, our Year 5 pupils participated in the Societas Shakespeare Festival at the New Vic Theatre. Their performances of Hamlet were amazing! Take a look at some photos from the day:
In Maths we have been measuring plants in different ways, recording our answers as we find them out. we have also been using seeds as a discussion point for early division talking about halving and equal sharing. During literacy we have looked at instructional writing, re-telling known stories such as the enormous turnip and have written imaginative stories of where seeds […]
On 13th February, Reception went on a school trip to Leicester space center. There we learnt lots about different planets using interactive games and the information boards provided. We saw a real space rocket which we HUGE! and met a lovely astronaut called Georgie, whom we helped find different cheeky aliens in our solar system and when she […]