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Welcome to the wonderful world of Year 5!

Book review link for the books read at home: Book Reviews

Year 5 - We look forward to reading your fortnightly reviews and discussing the different books that you have been reading at home with you!

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  • 20/03/20

    Being Thankful

    It’s been a very surreal yet busy week in Year 5 this week. The children have been creating posters about things that they are thankful for and wrote inspirational and positive quotes and messages to their friends and family in light of the current situation of COVID-19. They have all bee...
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  • 12/03/20

    Victorian Prison Life!

    Thursday 12th March 2020 Today, we came into the classroom and had to the most boring tasks, such as counting string and standing up and sitting down – in complete silence! We later learnt that this was to represent the monotonous tasks Victorian prisoners did day in and day out in order to...
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  • 05/03/20

    World Book Day - Thursday 5th March 2020

    What an amazing World Book Day! Alma became a school filled with factious story characters! We learnt about Lewis Carroll and his amazing stories and poems. We explored the poem ‘Jabberwocky’ and created our own idea of what a Jabberwocky looks like using clay! We went to a really exciti...
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  • 28/02/20

    RSHE: Economic Wellbeing

    We learnt a unit on ‘Economic Wellbeing.’ 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 choices we make about how money is used. We shared the things we like...
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  • 25/02/20

    Internet Safety Day at Alma 25/02/20

    Year 5 participated in a very interesting and thought provoking workshop led by James from OpenView Education. We started off by playing a quick game to ascertain how our class uses the internet and what types of apps and games we use. James showed us some simplified Terms & Conditions from Inst...
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  • 13/02/20

    Jewish Learning and Our Planet

    Year 5 have created their own ‘perfect place’ artwork inspired by the work of Chris Jordan and the quote: ‘See to it that you do not spoil or destroy my world for if you do, there will be no one to repair it.’ Midrash Kohelet Rabbah, 1 on Ecclesiastes 7:13 We have been...
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  • 31/01/20

    Celebrating individuality and diversity

    On Thursday 30th January 2020, we had a visit from Daniella, who works at ‘Camp Simcha.’ She came to talk to us about ‘The Treehouse at Number 9’ books, which were written to celebrate diversity and disability. We read ‘Meet the Genies’ together and worked th...
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  • 17/01/20

    Thursday 16th January 2020 - Our School Trip to The British Museum

    We had a fantastic trip to the British museum. We had an interactive workshop all about Greek temples and were given a budget to manage and use to create our own temple. We then spent some time walking around the Greek exhibition galleries, exploring the pots, temple remains and Greek gods and godde...
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  • 17/12/19

    Trip to The British Libray

    Y5 had a great time at the British Library
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  • 21/11/19

    Is there more happiness or sadness in the world?

    We were presented with the question about happiness and sadness and thought long and hard about what this means. Look at our insightful thoughts and feelings about happiness and sadness.
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