Week ending 11.9.20

Welcome back Year 5. We have had a great two weeks getting used to our new routines. I think we all agree that having two morning breaks is good. A later lunchtime definitely means there are some grumbling tummies by 12:45pm. (Toast or fruit can be eaten at break times)

Reading books have been…

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Happy New Year!

Happy new year to all, I hope you have had a lovely Christmas!  The children have certainly come back to school refreshed, focused and eager to learn!  We have an exciting term ahead where we are learning about Space and reading and writing Science Fiction texts.  We are also going to visit the…

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Merry Christmas

It has been a lovely festive week in Year 5!  We have finished our work on ‘A Christmas Carol’ and watched the Muppet version to draw comparisons.  We have also created Christmas themed maths problems for each other to work on. 

Of course, along side all of this we have enjoyed a delicious…

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13th December

We are certainly feeling the Christmas spirit in Year 5 !  This week we loved watching the Reception and Year 1 and 2 Nativity plays.  What fantastic singers and actors we have in the infants! 

On Tuesday we went to the theatre to watch the pantomime Aladdin.  It was very funny and we all…

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Friday 6th December

This week Year 5 have continued our Advent preparations.  On Thursday, we received the Sacrament of Reconciliation at St Bede's chapel.  Before the service, we thought carefully about the choices we have made and how we can grow closer to God as Christmas approaches.

Thank you to all parents…

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Advent

On Sunday, the season of Advent begins.  Thank you to all parents who have contributed to our class reverse Advent calendar, you have been extremely generous!  Next week, we will begin our preparations for Christmas by receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation at St Bede’s Chapel.

 

This…

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Week 3

This week has certainly been a busy and sports filled week!  On Wednesday we had Sports day, it was lovely to see Year 5 encouraging each other in the races, well done to you all!

This week Year 5  children have also represented the school in an athletics competition and a swimming…

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Week 2

This week we enjoyed a taster day over at St Bede’s.  The children got to solve a crime using scientific skills and they also got to improve their baking skills.

Thank you to he children who walked on Club Day!  It was a warm one this year and the children kept smiling all the way!

This…

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Week 1

What a first week back!  We have been finishing off assessments, creating figurative writing, thinking about what we gain from being in a community and solving problems with prime numbers and prime factors!  We also had our first 'Healthy Heads' session with Mr Larcombe, where we thought about…

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Week 6

We have had a busy week again this week.  We have been improving our writing, publishing on Purplemash and solving tricky problems involving adding and subtracting fractions.

Mrs Keegan has also been very pleased with the efforts that the children have put into their projects on the Mayans in…

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Week 5

We did it!! We completed the 6k sponsored walk in aid of ‘Walk 4 Water’.  All of the children put in a fantastic effort, carrying 2litres of  water in their backpacks, without a single complaint! We had a couple of trips and plenty of leakages but Year 5’s resilience and team work was lovely to…

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Week 4

Thank you to all of the parents who have sent in permission slips and bottles for the 'Walk for Water' if you have not done, please can permission slips be returned on Monday.

This week we have been writing news reports based on the events in Romeo and Juliet.  It has been lovely to see how…

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