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Welcome to the wonderful world of Year 5!

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  • 28/06/19

    Dino-Tastic Alma!

    We had a dino-tastic day today when a rather large and scary guest came to pay us a visit! This was a really lovely school summer treat for us all as a well done for a successful year. We really enjoyed the workshop exploring fossils – there are some avid palaeontologists amongst us!
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  • 14/06/19

    Shavuot Learning Day

    On Friday 7th June , we had a really lovely Shavuot learning day, where we learnt all about the Oxford Jewish Community; different denominations of Judaism pray under one roof in their community. We explored the idea of coexistence and diversity within the religion and discussed the fact that there...
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  • 14/06/19

    Skateboarding

    On Thursday 13th June, we took part in a skateboarding workshop! We wore helmets, knee pads and elbow pads, learnt lots of tricks and fell off – A LOT! Miss Rosehill even had a go (with the help of the children of course)! We challenged ourselves and were resilient when falling!
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  • 24/05/19

    Mental Health & Wellbeing

    Mental Health Awareness Week - 13th-19th May 2019
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  • 07/02/19

    Homophones

    We have been working hard to learn how to use homophone words correctly!  Y5 challenge: Make some funny sentences using homophones of your choice. For example: * It is humorous to forget that you have a humerus. * Make sure your paws do not press the pause button on their TV control, wh...
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  • 07/02/19

    Heads Up

    Who has all the power - the bully, target or witness?
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  • 07/02/19

    PSHE - Economic Wellbeing

    Year 5 have been exploring ‘Our Planet’ and our role in ‘Tikkun Olam’ – repairing the world. We discussed what money is, why we need it, how we use it and the difference between wanting something and needing something. We explored, in depth, who and what influences the...
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  • 07/02/19

    Tikkun Olam Scrap Sculptures

    This week beginning 1st February, the children learnt about the artist ‘Chris Jordan.’ Chris Jordan creates sculptures and pieces of art made out of ‘junk’ as part of the campaign ‘Artworks for Change.’ With his powerful images of mass consumption, Chris Jordan is...
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  • 03/10/18

    Year 5 Writing

    Year 5 have had a busy half term using a musical video stimulus to create emotive pieces of writing from the perspective of a character. The children used drama and role play to imagine that they were an old man, playing the piano whilst reflecting on the poignant memories from his life. The video u...
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