Stille Nacht

As part of out theme we learnt about the miracle of The Christmas Truce.To celebrate the wonderful event, we decided to perform the song Silent Night, in both German and English, to the school and parents at our Christmas Concert.

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 18 December 2019

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5B Remembrance Art

Over the last few weeks we have been reading war poetry. One of the poems we read was Flanders Field.

We were so moved by the words of the poem that we sketched some ideas of what John McCrae may have been looking at as he wrote the poem.

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 4 November 2019

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5B Solar System Half Term Project

For our half term project we were set the task of creating a model of the solar system.

 

We were allowed to use whichever materials we wanted.

 

Mrs Brunskill was very pleased with our efforts.

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 28 October 2019

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Year 5 Space Talk

This week, we had the pleasure of listening Ralph Timberlake. He told us all about the build up to the moon landing and historic event itself.

 

We also had the opportunity to purchase his book.

 

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 16 October 2019

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5B Glorious Greeks Day

On Monday 8th July, we welcomed the makers of history company into Year 5. They worked with us all day to consolidate our learning of the Ancient Greeks. We had a great time and learnt a lot more information.

We spent the weekend preparing our costumes.

Throughout the day, we learnt about…

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 8 July 2019

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5B Greek Pots

As part of our Ancient Greek Topic, we designed, made and then decorated Greek Pots.

 

We were very lucky to have the parents help us to decorate them during our Celebration of learning afternoon.

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 28 June 2019

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5B First Aid

We once again welcomed back Mr Riley, he taught us the basic first aid so we can help people in need.

We learnt how to: bandage; make a sling; put people in the recovery position and perform CPR.

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 26 June 2019

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5B NRG Percy Jackson Team Building

We were very excited to once again work with NRG. This time we completed team building tasks in the style of Percy Jackson.

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 24 June 2019

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5B VOLCANOES 2019

To consolidate our learning about volcanoes, we had a creative day making our own.

In a few weeks we will erupt them as part of our Science topic - Irreversible changes.

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 24 May 2019

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5B Minotaur Orienteering

On Monday afternoon, we once again had the delight of working with NRG. This time we were set the task of slaying the Minotaur. In order to do this we had to collect letters from different stations of an orienteering course. Once we had collected the letters we could collect artefacts that would…

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 20 May 2019

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5B Trench Project

To conclude our War topic, we asked the children to create a WWI trench box over the Easter break.

 

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 23 April 2019

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5B Ancient Greek Gods Quest

To kick off our new topic: Healthy Me: The Ancient Greek Way. We were given the task of finding all the pieces of our missing Greek Gods. They had all been hidden in the school garden. We had to use the orienteering skills that NRG taught us and combine them with teamwork and co-operation that we…

Posted by /blog/author/mbrunskill on 23 April 2019

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