Year 5/6


Grammar Terms

Y6 working together in Boosters to match up Grammar terminology and their definitions: We can even explain some of them now in our own words. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 11 April 2017

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Mean and Average

Y5/6 Maths Group have been finding the mean and average of a range of measurements.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 March 2017

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Be Yourself Assembly

All the practising paid off and Y5/6 presented a fabulous assembly with an important message: How important it is to celebrate our unique talents and differences. Well done Y5/6, the acting, singing and clearly spoken parts were fabulous.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 8 March 2017

Category: Year 5/6

Fire Service Vist

Year 6 enjoyed a special visit from the Manchester Fire Service. 

I think we have some budding Future Fire Fighters ! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 8 March 2017

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Can you guess our book characters? Part 4

Such amazing characters -but do you know who we are?

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 5/6

Can you guess our book characters? Part 3

Such amazing characters -but do you know who we are?

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 5/6

Can you guess our book characters- Part 2

Such amazing characters -but do you know who we are?

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 5/6

Can you guess our book characters?

Such amazing characters -but do you know who we are?

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 March 2017

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World Book Day creativity

Well done to all year 5/6 and your amazing creativity. 

You never cease to amaze me how talented you ( and your families) are! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 5/6

World Book Day Activities

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 5/6

X Factor Finalist

Good Luck, Harrison ! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 December 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Party Time

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 December 2016

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Xfactor

Second Act : Chequred Moves well done! 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 December 2016

Category: Year 5/6

X Factor

Well done, Lily. 

Starting the show off! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 December 2016

Category: Year 5/6

The Angle Game

We played a fantastic angle game where we had to draw our angle and guess the size. Excellent measuring USA protractor. 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 7 December 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Great attitude today from Annaleyse - trying really hard to improve!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 1 December 2016

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Netball Celebrations

Cake and cheers at netball club tonight.

well done to the Year 6 girls for winning the league!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 29 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Week

For your great expression reading your part of the poem during Mass, Zach. 

Very proud of you! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 25 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Mass

An excellent Mass today - thank you Year 5/6 for making it so thoughtful.

Thank you to Father Michael for making it so personal in church and inviting us to share our Mass on the sanctuary.

Readings were excellent and made us so proud.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Year 5/6 Mass

Well done, Year 5/6. 

A beautiful Mass celebration in church this morning. Thinking of all those displaced people and refugees around the world. 

 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 November 2016

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Star of the Day

Well done Zach- our star today for beautifully saying your line in the poem for Mass. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 22 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

A fabulous day for Michael today! Especially lots of hands up and working well with his Talk Partner.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Google Expeditions

We have been to the Moon and visited the Borneo Rainforest today! 

Thank you to Miss Moran for organising Daniel from Google to visit and take us on a virtual reality expedition. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 11 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Stars of the Day

Cydney and Matt are our Stars of the Day today for a superb Justice acrostic poem in their Religion topic.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 8 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Fraction Week Day 2

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 8 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

A well deserved Star today. 

Superb contributions in our Religion topic ! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 7 November 2016

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Fraction Week

Year 5/6 Maths Group have been finding equivalent fractions, decimals and percentages to describe the different decorated parts in our Fraction Week title page. 

The mathematical vocabulary we described was extensive!!! 

Well done - and we are only on day 1!! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 7 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

STARS of the Day

Well done to BOTH our stars: 

brilliant rugby skills from Charlotte and EXCELLENT answers in her deductive reading skills of Boy in he Striped Pyjamas.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 3 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Outstanding Star of the Day

Amy has been an OUTSTANDING Star of the Day. During Mass, Father Michael suggested the children should find out about a Saint that shares a Feast day with their birthdays. Amy was the ONLY person in the class who  independently completed this research!!! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 2 November 2016

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Star of the Day

Fabulous work and attitude in ALL SUBJECTS today, Samuel.

Well done! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 1 November 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Macbeth Spells

Great Halloween fun and spells happening in Year 5/6 today.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 31 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Pupil of the Week

Fabulous, Sam! 

A very thoughtful Holocaust poem!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Drama

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 17 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Hockey Stars

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 17 October 2016

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Pupil of the Week

well done, Liberty. 

Fabulous Religion work. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Well done, Anya. 

Super History work today. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 10 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Well done, Sam. Impressive work on the anti Jewish laws today!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 10 October 2016

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Star of the Week

Anna is our Star of the Week for always doing her best in everything that she does. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 7 October 2016

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Recorder Practice

It's beginning to sound good with all the practice. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 6 October 2016

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Hockey Matches

Today was the first day we used our skills to play a game of hockey. 

Big improvements seen every week. Well done!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 6 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

For always listening to feedback and never giving up.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 4 October 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Well done, Annaleyse.

Impreoved attitude and for great slide passes in Hockey. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 3 October 2016

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Star of the Week

Keep up the fabulous entreprenirial spirit, Callum. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 30 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Josh is our 'Star' today! 

In recognition of the unrelentless conscientious attitude he approaches ALL his work with!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 26 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Our New School Councillors

Year 5/6 have held their School Councillor elections. 

Anna K and Shannon have been elected by their peers to represent us this year.

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Reading Race Track

Well done Year 5/6 

EVERYBODY has set off on their reading journey! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Pupil of the Week

A super working week for Katie. 

Well done!

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Think Friday

Amazing thinking during our 'negative numbers magic squares' Think Friday task. The concentration on everyone's face was a picture! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2016

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Star of the Day

Anna gets her 'Star of the Day' title today for her selfless act of kindness! 

Everyone needs a friend like you Anna. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 22 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Anne Frank Biographies

We have been busy turning our notes into biographies about Anne Frank.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Excellent, conscientious learning attitude from Liberty today.

Well done, Liberty! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Stars of the Day

Not one but TWO stars today. 

Well done Harrison and Zach for fabulous descriptions.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 20 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Circuit Training

Working VERY hard to improve our scores during circuits.

EVERYBODY left very red faced. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 20 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Today, Leo is our STAR. For showing resilience throughout the day! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 September 2016

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Star of the Week

Our very own 'Mr Dictionary' . 

Fabulous ambitious vocabulary used by Dominic this week!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 16 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Printing Dots

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 16 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Dot Day

We've been 'making our mark' on DOT DAY!!! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 16 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Prayer Leaders

Thank you to Sam, Macy and Shannon. 

We are very proud of you for offering to give up your time and become the school's prayer leaders this year. 

We look forward to you leading us in our prayers and reflections. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 15 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Hockey

Enjoying the sunshine and learning how to use a 'slide' pass. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 15 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Well done, Michael!

You created an AMAZING sentence in our English lesson today. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 15 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Well done Amy!

You followed the structure of a warning story and created a great plan for your story. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Finding Ambitious synonyms

Busy finding our synonym group for our ambitious derelict places adjectives. 

We really up levelled our vocabulary. 

Well done- not so 'ominous' or 'impenetrable' now. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Anne Frank

In Talk Partner groups, Year 5 have been using their Anne Frank homework to 'harvest' lots of facts that we have found out about her for the beginning of our topic.

Well done for collecting such great facts!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Shannon is our 'Star of the Day' today - chosen by Mrs Jackson.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 13 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

The New Year

Well done to the new Year 5/6.

keep up the great start!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Week

For an amazing start to your new year, Thomas! 

Well done! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 9 September 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Phone a Friend

Phoning a main character to re-tell our warning story.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 7 September 2016

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Exploring Salford Quays

Y5 Enjoyed eating their pizza in the Blue Peter garden then explored the Media City and the Quays. 

We even spotted two Coronation St characters and a 'Princess Karen' picked us up in the mini-bus! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 July 2016

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Pizza Express

Year 5 have had an pizzatastic time at Pizza Express! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 July 2016

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Reading Detectives

Year 4/5 and Year 5 have become Reading Detectives today investigating the mysterious events of David Wiesner's 'Tuesday'. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 28 April 2016

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The Queen's 90th Birthday

Singing the National Anthem to celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 April 2016

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Stations of the Cross

Year 5 and 6 have been reflecting on the Stations of the Cross with Father Michael. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 18 March 2016

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The Trojan War Comes to St Hughs

A fabulous Trojan War re-enactment with Year 4/5 and 5 walking in the footsteps of the Ancient Greeks and the Trojans. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 18 March 2016

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Musical Leap Year Day

Warming up for our musical extravaganza! 

Remember, Year 5- Don't stop believing!!!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 1 March 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Ash Wednesday

During Mass today, We have had the mark of the cross made on our foreheads to celebrate Ash Wednesday.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 10 February 2016

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Hobbies at Home

Jamie has been busy making a scale model of Manchester United's ground.

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 9 February 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Year 5 Judo Volunteers

Well done to our Judo assembly volunteers! You were very brave! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 1 February 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Judo

Well done, McKenzie for being SO brave demonstrating Judo moves!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 1 February 2016

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Star of the Day

Well done, Preston. Chosen today, by Mr Broomhead, as our Star of the Day. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 27 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Testing solubility

Fabulous experimenting with Mr Broomhead in Science today. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 27 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Soloists

Well done to Ailin and Anjali who played solos in this afternoon's violin concert. 

We now know how hard you have been working in your violin lessons. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 27 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Without doubt our Star of the Day today, Harry! 

For sharing your expertise and being so focussed.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 26 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Producing Leaflets

We've been busy using the IPads today to produce our own Ancient Greek leaflets. 

We have been particularly good at sharing our expertise. 

Can't wait to see the final results! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 26 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

One Body

Thinking how we all belong to one body in our liturgy today. 

 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 25 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Reading Competition

Don't forget to login and start reading Year 5 !

You can use the online books for your Reading Race Track too! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 22 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Week

A super week for Darcie. 

Well done for your mature, sensible attitude to school! 

You are a role model. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 22 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Assembly

Thank you Year 5 for all the effort you put into your assembly! 

Very proud of you! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 21 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

For explaining to her class the perfect definition of a prefix! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Asking questions in Spanish

Beautiful Spanish accent, Olivia!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 January 2016

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Talk Partners of the Week Trophy

Well Done, Ben and Eleanor for the first Talk Partner trophy winners! 

Thank you to Lennon's dad for donating the trophies!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 19 January 2016

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Star of the Week

Well done, Arran! For a much improved attitude to his work! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 18 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Negative Numbers

Mrs Jones' Maths group working with negative numbers.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 18 January 2016

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Star of the Day

Well done, Aden for being focuses, all day!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 15 January 2016

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Gaelic Football

Despite the cold weather, Year 5 enjoyed their first Gaelic Football training session with Andrew.

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 January 2016

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Yesterday's Star of the Day

Excellent team work, Luke.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 January 2016

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Spanish Games

Rock, Paper, Scissors Spanish style.

Well done Freya and Sean who were the finalists! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Circuit Training

Keeping fit with aerobic and core strengthening exercises. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 January 2016

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Today's Star of the Day

For your excellent 'Plank' exercise in Circuit training!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 January 2016

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Yesterday's Star of the Day

 Well Done, Lennon.

For always being a role model and working well.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 12 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Week

Well done Grace for being our first Star of the Week  in 2016. 

For already making a big improvement to her work. 

Keep it up! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 10 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Today's Star of the Day

Well done, Jade!

Today's Star of the Day:

Your Maths work was so well set out. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 7 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Today's Star of the Day

Eleanor thought of an excellent synonym for happy: EXULTANT!!! 

Well done, Eleanor!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 6 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Today's Star of the Day

Well Done, Olivia, for your super contractions poem. 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 5 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

Star of the Day

Well Done, Freya for being the first 'Star of the Day' for 2016.

You have come back as focussed and ready to learn. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 4 January 2016

Category: Year 5/6

X Factor

Good Luck to Year 5 X Factor representatives!!!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 15 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Talk Partners of the Week

Well Done Erin & Flynn for working together as a team and being GREAT 'Talk Partners' .

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Silver Trail

Last day for Silver Trail! 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

X FACTOR AUDITIONS

WELL DONE EVERYONE WHO AUDITIONED FOR X FACTOR & to our judges and compairs! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Star of The Week

Well done, Jamie!

Our Star of the Day!

For being kind and thoughtful to EVERYONE in class, not just his advent friend! 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 11 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Investigation Winners

Well done to our fantastic Year 5 Scientists! 

CONGRATULATIONS Preston  who ran away with it: designing a paper boat that held 150 glass beads!

 WELL DONE to our runners up:

Savannah, Ben and Chloe who achieved the most on their tables! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 10 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Netball Practice

Well done to the netball B team for practising on into the dark! 

Your hard work is paying off, especially after last week's match! 

Keep it up girls! 

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 9 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Investigating Forces

With Mr Broomhead, Year 5 are busy investigating which boat designs, made from paper, will hold the most glass beads in the tank of water.

Happy Launching Year 5

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 9 December 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Y5 Mass

Well done to Year 5 for a very thought provoking Mass! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 25 November 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Victorian Dining

Year 4 and Year 5 all stepped back in time this morning and experienced eating 'Gruel' just like Oliver Twist.

Well done all those children who got into role and were brave enough to try the Gruel!

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 24 September 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Making sentences

More fabulous Noun, which, who, where sentences. Well done Year 5. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Making sentences

In English this week, we have been making 'Noun, who, which, where' sentences so that we can improve our writing. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Pupils of the Week

Well done to Luke & Erin, our first two 'Pupils of the Week'!

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Independent Learners of the Week

Well done to Luke, Grace & Ben, our 'Independent Learners of the Week'!

(for the past three weeks so far)

 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2015

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Street Child

Year 5 are really enjoying reading Street Child by Berlie Doherty. They have been finding out all about 'Jim Jarvis' and his unfortunate life in the Victorian era. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 23 September 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Pizza Express

For a class treat and as part of looking at instructions/recipes, Year 5 visited Pizza Express. They had a fabulous time making their own pizza and had a even better time eating them.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 9 July 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Stretford Grammar School Visit

Year 5 had a great visit to Stretford Grammar School. They were challenged to solve volume and area problems.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 6 July 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Space

Year 5 had a visitor from John Moores University yesterday to teach them about the Solar System. Doctor Stacey let the children use playdoh to make models of each planet, they had to follow instructions and divide the playdoh into pieces to make a scaled down version. This allowed the children to…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 21 May 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Earlier today,

Year 5 had to match the fronted adverbials today and write interesting sentences. Hopefully, the children will use these in their creative writing.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 14 May 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Keen to Be Green

Since learning about how we can become better recyclers, Year 5 can't stop planting! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 May 2015

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Emailing Jeff

Year 5 decided to email Jeff (a character from 'There's a Boy in the Girls Bathroom') as he hasn't been very kind to Bradley. Luckily the Year 5s could advise Jeff how to be a better friend.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 May 2015

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Recycling Centre

We learnt lots about recycling today. Such as, what things go in the correct bins, one day the world will suffer if we don't recycle properly and some of our rubbish turns into electricity. We also found out about MBT ( big metal tummies) that digest our waste! Year 5 loved the VIP pass they got…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 7 May 2015

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Cricket on Tuesday

Children in Year 5 enjoyed their first cricket session of the year.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 4 May 2015

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Earth Day

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 April 2015

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Well done!

Well done Roy and Maisie!

Roy got his first tennis trophy and Maisie got a distinction in Tap dancing!  

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 April 2015

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The Importance of Prayer

Year 5 have been learning about the different times Jesus is with us. We have talked about prayer and at home the children made their own prayer areas for reflection.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 23 April 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Symmetrical Patterns

The sun was shining so Year 5 went to investigate symmetrical patterns outside! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 23 April 2015

Category: Year 5/6

There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom

We can't wait to find out more about Bradley! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 April 2015

Category: Year 5/6

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Hope Tree

Leading up to Easter the children wrote Lenten Promises. We decided after listening to the story of the Resurrection, Jesus coming back to life gave us great happiness and hope. As this is our last term the children wrote their own hopes for the future. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 April 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Rethink your Drink!

Year 5 found out about the amount of sugar in drinks. Using scales they measured out the sugar. They were shocked at how much sugar there was! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 April 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Eggshellent Designs

Well done Year 5 great ideas! They were smashing! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 1 April 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Prize Giving

Year 5 children presented their prizes to the winners during school assembly. Great prizes Year 5, you are most definately STARS! I am one very proud teacher!

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Posted by Year 5 on 28 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Fundraising Fair

What a fabulous fair the Year 5 children organised. A big thank you to all the children who organised the games, baked cakes, made posters, bought super prizes and of course to all the parents who supported this event. The children raised a very grand total of £210. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 28 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Prayer Leaders

Thank you Harvey and William for the lovely prayers and beautiful music during prayer time. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 26 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Greek Temple Exhibition

All the school came to look at our Greek Temple Exhibition. The teachers couldn't believe that the Year 5 children could make such realistic creations. Definitely architects and designers of the future! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Ancient Olympic Games

We turned into Olympians when we took part in javelin throwing and long distance running.  We learnt lots about the original Olympics. All we needed was chariots to race around the playground. 

 

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Posted by Year 5 on 25 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Greek Food Tasting!

We felt very sophiscated today lunching out on olives, hummus, pitta bread and oranges with honey drizzled over!  

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Triangles Problem.

Year 5 wanted to find out if Pythagoras was right that all triangles added up to 180 degrees. To prove this they drew different triangles and ripped them into three pieces. If they added to 180 degrees all the pieces would make a straight line. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Pythagoras - triangular numbers.

We found out that the Ancient Greek mathematicians believed that some numbers were beautiful or ugly, male or female. They also believed that numbers meant something. Year 5 found out about triangular numbers and looked for patterns, they also tried to find out if there was a formula that could…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 March 2015

Category: Year 5/6

Tags: 4

Pythagoras

As part of Greek Day we investigated a famous greek mathematician's theories. We found out about triangular numbers and triangles adding up to 180 degrees. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 March 2015

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Greek Day

Year 5 surpassed expectation with their fabulous Greek Temples. They are so good that they need to go in a museum dedicated to Greek architecture. Well done!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 March 2015

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Our Slovakian Friends.

We were visited by our Slovakian friends. We learned lots of things about their country and their school. 

 

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Posted by Year 5 on 16 March 2015

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World Book Day

Great costumes! Well done Year 5!

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Posted by Year 5 on 5 March 2015

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Making New Friends!

Chatworth High School came to visit Year 5! We showed our new friends our favourite apps and taught them new Spanish songs! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 3 March 2015

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It happened on a Tuesday!

Year 5 have begun reading Tuesday on Tuesday!! I wonder if there are any weird things going on! Maybe Year 5 might have to investigate!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 2 March 2015

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Adding and Subtracting Decimals!

The children worked in pairs on this maths board game! Using the dice the children worked their way around the board adding and subtracting money amounts. The winner was the one with the most money at the end of the game!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 2 March 2015

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Daresbury Labs!

Wow! What a great trip that has inspired us to become future scientists, engineers, designers and many more! Year 5 children were invited to make rockets, learn about the stars and find out about meteorites! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 3 February 2015

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Bobacus the Great!

Little did the Year 5's know that Bob aka Bobacus is a real life Hero who springs into action when everyone is asleep!  

Bobacus wanted to defeat the truly terrifying Slion, the year 5 mythical beast that was terrorising the people of Athens!!! Go Bobacus!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 29 January 2015

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A Snow Bob!

The Year 5 children love Bob so much that they made a snow statue in his honour!

Such a well loved hamster!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 29 January 2015

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The BIG clean!

Thank you Roy and Adam for cleaning Bob's home. It was a great help and Bob is all cosy in his clean bed! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 23 January 2015

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Read for My School

We have started this great reading competition today. Let's hope we read lots of great books to inspire us to write fabulous stories. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 19 January 2015

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Year 5s new classmate!

Year 5 had a lovely surprise when they came to school this morning. They were greeted by their new furry friend Bob! 

Bob can't wait to visit all his new friends houses. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 19 January 2015

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Percy Jackson

Year 5 have started to read Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief. We have discovered that Percy has got special powers. We can't wait to find out what happens next! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 January 2015

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Green Fingers!

Thank you Mrs Karran for helping us plant daffodils. We had a very muddy time!  

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 January 2015

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Monty the Penguin Helps Year 5

Year 5 have been learning about personification and read books such as the Widow's Broom and the Snowman to help. Monty the Penguin advert was great at showing personification and sparked the children's interest. This week the children have been writing their own poetry based on a christmas tree…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 11 December 2014

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Super Space

What a fabulous lesson about Space! Year 5 were very lucky to get a visit from a Andy Newsham, a space scientist from Wirral University. 

We learnt about stars, how they are made and how long they last! Did you know they come in all different colours! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 11 December 2014

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The Universe

As part of Year 5's science topic, Space, we were lucky to have an expert in Space from Liverpool University to speak to the class about the Universe! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 2 December 2014

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Chocolate Fractions

Year 5 have been learning about fractions. They had to decide which table to go to to get the most amount of chocolate! Yummy! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 21 November 2014

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Remembrance Talk

Thank you Mrs Blackwell for telling us about your dad's adventures in WW2. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 11 November 2014

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Meteorite Measuring

Year 5 found out about meteorites and discovered that they can cause crators on planets if they collide. We wanted to find out if the size of a meteorite would determine the size of the crator. Would the weight be important or the distance it would be travelling from? We set up an experiment to…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 November 2014

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Silver Trail

Year 5 worked together as a team to carefully put their 5p coins in three straight lines! We have done our best! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 7 November 2014

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Well Done Year 5!

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Posted by Year 5 on 6 November 2014

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Gaelic Again!

The children are continuing with Gaelic until Christmas. They are now getting to grips with the sport. Well done! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 5 November 2014

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The mystery continues...

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Posted by Year 5 on 4 November 2014

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The mystery continues...

Year 5 came to school this morning with the shocking discovery of the mystery person. They found lots of clues to help them solve it. Such as a crown, a robe, servant uniforms and an empty glass. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 4 November 2014

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Who did it?

Year 5 came to school this morning to find this discovery! We need to become detectives to find out who we think it could be! Maybe it is linked to the story of Macbeth! But who is Macbeth, that is the question? 

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Posted by Year 5 on 3 November 2014

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Double double, toil and trouble!

Year 5 enjoyed listening to the witches spell today. They rehearsed the spell and created some gruesome spells. Let's hope they don't work! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 23 October 2014

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Chatsworth

Year 5 had a fabulous day at Chatsworth High School. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 22 October 2014

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12x table rap! Getting moves ready!

Year 5 have begun to learn their 12x table. They listened to a rap to help them and worked in groups to add some moves! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 13 October 2014

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Is there anyone out there?

Year 5 had a very special visitor today. Sue Andrews a specialist science teacher came in and taught us about Martian soil. We did lots of experiments as well! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 8 October 2014

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Practical Science

Year 5 had to investigate how to separate sand, salt and iron! They predicted, investigated and planned how to do this experiment. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 5 October 2014

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Gruesome Gruel

Today we had to taste gruel! This will help us understand more about the lives of children in the workhouse and the types of food they had to eat. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 2 October 2014

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European Language Day

We had a great time at St Anthony's today! Not only were we treated to a crossiant but also found out about countries and their languages. Thank you for a lovely morning!  

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Posted by Year 5 on 25 September 2014

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Lark Hill Museum

Year 5 loved learning about the Victorians and becoming time detectives when handling artefacts. They also found out that Queen Victoria visited Manchester! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 23 September 2014

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Chalky subtractions!

Year 5 decided to show their working out on the school playground! They loved making big jumps and working as a team! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 September 2014

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Manchester Dogs Home

I am so proud of my Year 5 children who made cakes to fundraise for Manchester Dogs Home. The children also brought in dog food and blankets to help the charity. 

Well done Year 5, a magnificent £41.08 raised. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 18 September 2014

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Street Child

Year 5 have begun to read Street Child. The story is set in victorian times and is about a boy called Jim who tries to escape the dreaded workhouse and find his family. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 18 September 2014

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Gaelic Football

The children enjoy their Gaelic football every week. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 18 September 2014

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Becoming Chrysalides!

The caterpillars have climbed to the top of the cup and are hanging in a 'j' shape. They will shed their exoskeletons one last time and harden into chrysalides. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 11 July 2014

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Growing up!

After a school assembly about growing up and getting ready for the next school year, we took delivery of five caterpillars. Everyday the Year 5 class have been looking carefully at how the caterpillars are changing and getting ready to become butterflies. A bit like the Year 5s going in to Year 6,…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 July 2014

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Quarry Bank Mill

A big thank you to all our parents who gave their children a Victorian make over! The children had a fantastic time and were so well behaved. Well done Year 5! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 30 June 2014

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Green Fingers!

As part of our Science topic the children began planting. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 June 2014

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Cafod cake sale!

Year 5 raised a magnificent £103 at their cake sale for Cafod. Well done to all the bakers and thanks to all the buyers! 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 25 May 2014

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Pack It In!

The Year 5 design department have produced some new nets which fold to make a cube for packing Easter Eggs in.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 April 2014

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Time Well Spent!

This week Year 5 have been studying the time. They have been retelling the time using the 24 hour clock, digital time and analogue time. Year 5 have also been problem solving using bus time tables and making time lines! 

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Posted by Year 5 on 2 April 2014

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Pool of Reconciliation

We have been talking about what reconciliation means and thought about situations in our life that we are sorry for. We wrote them on a piece of paper and placed them in the pool of reconciliation. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 1 April 2014

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Collective Worship

Year 5 and Year 6 came together to discuss the story of the blind man healed by Jesus. We spoke about taking our sight for granted and how fortunate we are to see God's creation around us. 

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Posted by Year 5 on 31 March 2014

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St Antony's Science Workshop

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Posted by Year 5 on 24 March 2014

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African Workshop

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 March 2014

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African Workshop

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 March 2014

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African Workshop

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 March 2014

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African Workshop

Mrs Donnelly a parent from our school who is from South Africa, came to talk about Africa to Year 5. We learnt about African history, food and culture.

Thank you Mrs Donnelly we had a great time!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 March 2014

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The Sun is Shining!

Year 5 enjoyed their Gaelic football lesson even more today as the sun was shining and they could play on the field! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 March 2014

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Dodgeball

Year 5 competed against many other schools in Trafford playing dodgeball. They had a great time. Thank you Mr Smith for organising it. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 February 2014

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Cafod

Year 5 and Year 6 welcomed Ann Wilson, a representative from Cafod to speak to them about the water issues in Africa. They learned lots of interesting information about water usage and how much water they use compared to a person living in a rural African village.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 February 2014

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Collective Worship

Year 5 and Year 6 came together this morning to pray and reflect on Sundays Gospel. They spoke about their understanding of what the 'Light of the World' means to them and the words 'Salt of the Earth'. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 February 2014

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Once upon a time....

Year 5 enjoyed retelling stories to Mrs Smiths Year 1 class as part of National Storytelling Week. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 February 2014

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National Storytelling Week

Year 5 are busy this week preparing props and actions to help them retell traditional tales to the younger children in Key Stage 1. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 3 February 2014

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Dancing Queen!

Year 5 are very proud of Ellie who won the 'Most Improved Dancer of the Year' award. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 January 2014

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Volcanoes

This week we are preparing our volcanoes by painting them. We have looked at all the different types of volcanoes and decided how we wanted to paint them. Hopefully we didn't get too messy! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 January 2014

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Chocolate Fractions

Year 5 had a very tasty maths lesson today. They had to decide what table to go to that would enable them to get the most chocolate! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 January 2014

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Fact or Fib!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 16 January 2014

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Teachers in Underpants!

Year 5 had a visit from Steve Hartley this morning. Steve Hartley is an author and came to see all the children this morning to talk about his books

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 16 January 2014

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Connor Moonwalks to Victory!

Connor showcased his dancing skills in front of the whole school! He did very well and we are very proud! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 20 December 2013

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Wassail Punch!

Year 5 made and tasted Wassail punch today. They all got in the festive spirit by making the Victorian drink! A big thank you to Mrs Neville who returned this year to make this Christmas treat. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 18 December 2013

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11/12/13

Year 5 became great problem solvers today. They worked out that the time would have to be 9:10 or 14:15.  It was also discovered that the next consecutive date would be 90 years away on the 1/2/3 (2103). Well done Year 5!  

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 11 December 2013

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A Very Victorian Christmas!

Year 5 are finding out about how Victorians celebrated Christmas. They will be making crackers, carol singing and drinking punch! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 2 December 2013

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A Christmas Carol

We really enjoyed reading the first part of 'A Christmas Carol' today. We had to pretend we were Scrooge and not like Christmas! It was very difficult because we all love Christmas in Year 5! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 2 December 2013

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Marvellous George!

Well done George! Year 5 and the whole school are very proud of your fantastic achievement!!! 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 November 2013

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Party Squares!

Today the children extended their understanding of square numbers further by playing a whole class game called 'Party Squares'. They had to use their number and find another number in the classroom that when added together made a square number. They made 9, 16, 25, 36 and 49! After a little…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 21 November 2013

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Eggsperts Required!

Year 5 could not believe their eyes this morning when they saw the mysterious object on the playground. Many children had heard strange noises in the middle of the night and decided that these must be connected to the incident this morning. 

 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 November 2013

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Gaelic Football

Year 5 enjoyed their PE lesson today. For the next few weeks the children will learn how to play Gaelic Football. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 November 2013

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Volcanoes!

As part of our instruction week, the children are making their own volcanoes. They have been following instructions on how to build a volcano and will be erupting them soon! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 6 November 2013

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Play Your Cards Right!

This week the children have been focusing on instructions in their literacy lessons. They have compared different types of instructions and discussed what features instructions need. The children also played some card games following instructions. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 6 November 2013

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Something Spooky Going On!

This morning the Year 5 came to find their classroom had been covered in cobwebs, spiders and bats! Thunder echoed around the classroom as the children set to work writing their own spooky…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 October 2013

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Hola!

Year 5 enjoyed their Spanish lesson today. They met their new Spanish teacher Mr Romeo. The children will have Spanish lessons every Tuesday. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 October 2013

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Chalky Subtractions!

To find the difference between two totals, Year 5 used the finding the difference method. They drew empty number lines on the playground with chalk to show their understanding.

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 9 October 2013

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Gorgeous Gruel!

Year 5 ate gruel today as part of their work on Victorians. The children have been learning about the workhouse because Jim Jarvis in Street Child (the class novel) has just been taken there. Surprisingly some of the children liked the gruel. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 3 October 2013

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Year 5 School Councillors

A huge congratulations to Gaby and Alex who were elected to represent Year 5. I am sure they will do their best in their new role and do us proud! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 30 September 2013

Category: Year 5/6

P4C - Philosophy for Children

Year 5 enjoy their Philosophy lessons. This week the children listened to the story of Adam and Eve. They then discussed who they thought were at fault in the story. Some children said Eve, others said Adam, and God and the Snake were mentioned too! Great speaking and listening skills Year 5!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 30 September 2013

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European Language Day 2013

Year 5 had a great time this afternoon at St Antony's. They learnt about different languages, food from around the world and were tested on their knowledge of capital cities! 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 26 September 2013

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Think Friday

Every Friday children are presented with a mathematical problem. They work in pairs/groups to talk about the problem and decide which strategy to use. This weeks problem was particularly challenging however eventually it was solved! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 20 September 2013

Category: Year 5/6

Victorian Money

As part of our Victorian topic we have been looking at some shillings and farthings brought in by Master Garnett. The children took rubbings of the coins. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 19 September 2013

Category: Year 5/6

Amazing Authors!

In Year 5 we have just started to read 'Street Child' by Berlie Doherty. All we know so far is that it is about a boy called Jim Jarvis who is from the Victorian times. It sounds really interesting and we can't wait to find out what else happens! 

In Guided Reading we are studying the work of…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 September 2013

Category: Year 5/6

The BFG - Dream Bottles

Year 5 have been making dream bottles as part of their work on the BFG! They have also been looking at the language Roald Dahl used to describe the Big Friendly Giant so they can become better writers. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 September 2013

Category: Year 5/6