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Showing our respect for Remembrance Day

Showing our respect for Remembrance Day 1
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Showing our respect for Remembrance Day 3
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Showing our respect for Remembrance Day 5
Showing our respect for Remembrance Day 6

Class 11 have loved taking part in the national science project 'Swab and Send' in the hunt for new antibiotics.

Class 11 have loved taking part in the national science project 'Swab and Send' in the hunt for new antibiotics.  1

As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel

As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel 1
As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel 2
As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel 3
As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel 4
As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel 5
As part of our participation in the 'Swab and Send' project we looked at how easily germs travel 6

Y5 worked hard today returning the seeds to their correct biome so they could grow successfully,

Y5 worked hard today returning the seeds to their correct biome so they could grow successfully,  1
Y5 worked hard today returning the seeds to their correct biome so they could grow successfully,  2
Y5 worked hard today returning the seeds to their correct biome so they could grow successfully,  3
Y5 worked hard today returning the seeds to their correct biome so they could grow successfully,  4

What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you!

What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you! 1
What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you! 2
What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you! 3
What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you! 4
What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you! 5
What exactly is a biome? Y5 can tell you! 6

As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.

As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.  1
As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.  2
As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.  3
As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.  4
As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.  5
As part of our learning about Diwalli, we learnt a celebration dance.  6

Just some of the water colour artwork our children have produced as part of publishing their Rainforest poetry

Just some of the water colour artwork our children have produced as part of publishing their Rainforest poetry 1
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Finding the features by analysing their purpose has really helped us with our writing.

Finding the features by analysing their purpose has really helped us with our writing.  1

We have enjoyed publishing our research findings.

We have enjoyed publishing our research findings.  1

We have been practising using sources to understand history.

We have been practising using sources to understand history.  1
We have been practising using sources to understand history.  2
We have been practising using sources to understand history.  3

Using rounding skills to solve open ended investigations.

Using rounding skills to solve open ended investigations. 1
Using rounding skills to solve open ended investigations. 2
Using rounding skills to solve open ended investigations. 3
Using rounding skills to solve open ended investigations. 4

As part of black history month Y5 have looked at Rosa Parks and her impact on equality.

As part of black history month Y5 have looked at Rosa Parks and her impact on equality.  1

We made our own hieroglyphs to investigate Maya writing.

We made our own hieroglyphs to investigate Maya writing.  1
We made our own hieroglyphs to investigate Maya writing.  2
We made our own hieroglyphs to investigate Maya writing.  3
We made our own hieroglyphs to investigate Maya writing.  4

After developing a specification, conducting research, designing a product and going back and developing our designs, we really enjoyed making a chocolate product fit for a Maya god.

After developing a specification, conducting research, designing a product and going back and developing our designs, we really enjoyed making a chocolate product fit for a Maya god. 1

Tasting traditional Maya flavours led to some interesting reactions!

Tasting traditional Maya flavours led to some interesting reactions! 1
Tasting traditional Maya flavours led to some interesting reactions! 2

Please find further Maya information and ideas for fun things to do at home on Dr.Davies's website.

 

https://mayaarchaeologist.co.uk/

We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.

We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.  1
We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.  2
We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.  3
We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.  4
We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.  5
We were very lucky to have Dr.Davies work with us to support our learning. She spoke to teachers and designed the day around our learning needs.  6

After learning about Pok-A-Tok and comparing it to sports in other times we had to have a go at playing!

After learning about Pok-A-Tok and comparing it to sports in other times we had to have a go at playing! 1
After learning about Pok-A-Tok and comparing it to sports in other times we had to have a go at playing! 2
After learning about Pok-A-Tok and comparing it to sports in other times we had to have a go at playing! 3
After learning about Pok-A-Tok and comparing it to sports in other times we had to have a go at playing! 4

It was great to get outside and look at where the Mayans fit into wider history. We made human timelines to begin to study chronology.

It was great to get outside and look at where the Mayans fit into wider history. We made human timelines to begin to study chronology.  1

MISSION MAYAN: Escape room - We used our Mayan knowledge of key dates, places and figures to crack the code!

MISSION MAYAN: Escape room - We used our Mayan knowledge of key dates, places and figures to crack the code! 1

Jungle book

Jungle book  1

In Y5 we have been looking at Rudyard Kipling's Jungle Book. 

We are writing at atmospheric story opener and have become explorers and taken our own trip to the Indian Jungle. 

Y5 enjoyed consolidating their understanding of place value using concrete materials.

Y5 enjoyed consolidating their understanding of place value using concrete materials.  1
Y5 enjoyed consolidating their understanding of place value using concrete materials.  2
Y5 enjoyed consolidating their understanding of place value using concrete materials.  3
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Miss Toulson, Miss Wood and Ms Howard would like to wish all of our new Y5s a warm welcome.

 

Key information:

 

PE will be on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for both classes. 

Homework will be given out and collected back in on Tuesdays. 

Reading cards and books have been given to the children.