Year 5 Find their Brave!

Year 5 Find their Brave!

Year 5 have enjoyed ‘finding their brave’ today, discussing what being brave means and thinking about times (big or small!) that they have been brave. The children shared these with each other as a class. We discussed how bravery can come in all shapes and sizes and...
Fun with Filtering!

Fun with Filtering!

Year 5 have had fun with filtration this afternoon! Each group had a different water mixture to investigate, such as sand and water or glitter and water. We used conical flasks, funnels and filter paper to do this. The children discussed particle size and the...
Five Meet Four!

Five Meet Four!

Year 5 have explored the Chinese art theme of the Four Gentleman. They have honed their skills beautifully by focusing on their brush strokes to create some fantastic artwork. The Four Gentleman are 4 plants – bamboo, orchid, chrysanthemum and plum. Each session...
Debates in Year 5

Debates in Year 5

Year 5 have worked hard this week to use our class novel ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ to find evidence to help us plan a debate about sailing around the world. Everyone made sure they used quotes from the book to support their argument for and against. The...
Traditional Chinese Art

Traditional Chinese Art

Year 5 have explored ancient Chinese art in the style of The Four Gentleman, which focuses on linear drawing. The children used watercolours to follow a step by step guide of how to effectively paint bamboo and experimented with their brushstrokes. Their work was...
Vicious Vikings!

Vicious Vikings!

Year 5 had great fun learning all about the brutal and vicious viking invasion of Lindisfarne in AD 793. They researched the reasons and motivations for the raid and the impact upon the Anglo-Saxons and monks living in the monastery. Having gathered their facts, the...