STEM Day - Wednesday 19th December
UKS2 enjoyed a fantastic day of Science Technology Engineering and Maths learning today, which centred around an exciting science investigation and the opportunity to design and create a coded microbit. For this activity, they were tasked with creating a coded interactive Christmas decoration and all worked incredibly hard! Miss Kropman was especially impressed with the digital leaders (trained to be experts by Miss Buttle) who supported both their classmates and also the children in LKS2 throughout the day - well done Emily P, Francesca, Charlie, Hugo, Sami, Katie, Tilly, Alex, Christopher, Ben, Harry, Juliet, Maya S and Maya W!
Masorti Synagogue Visit
Year 5 have been having great fun this week making their D&T projects.
They started by sawing the wood to make their frames and then they measured and cut the dowels to attach the wheels.
Year 5 have now started to create the circuits to power their vehicles!
This week year 5 were news readers as they practised reading old newspaper reports about the the start of World War II.
Week commencing 24th September
This week we will be continuing to learn about World War 2 in History, Netball and Tag Rugby in P.E. and Reversible and irreversible change in Science.
We will be beginning to discuss our rights as part of P.S.H.E.
In Literacy we will be learning how to write a fiction stories including descriptive story settings.
In Numeracy we will continue with Negative numbers and recognising the place value of negative numbers.
Miss Shaw will be back this week and we will be having Art on Thursday continuing the study of Acrylics.
Music continues to be taught with a World War 2 theme and in French the children will continue to learn greetings and conversation.
Year 5 Running Festival
On Friday the year 5 children took part in a Running Festival at Monks Walk School. There was a Competitive run and also a Fun Run which all the children had the opportunity to take part in.
They ran between 2km and 4km depending upon which race they took part in.
In the competitive race we had a some success with Oliver came 2nd place in the boys race, Georgia came 3rd, Eva 4th and Enya 10th in the girls race. All the children who placed in the top 10 have qualified for the Partnership Finals next month.
In the fun run we had a number of top ten finishers.
Well done to everyone for excellent effort, results and running!
Week beginning 17th September
This week we will be splitting into our morning groups for Literacy and Numeracy. The areas we will will be covering this week are:
Literacy - Editing and writing our senses poems. Descriptive writing.
Maths - Place value
Science - Dissolving
Computing - Purple Mash
RE - Yom Kippur
History: The timeline of World War II
Music: Music of World War II
PE: Netball and Tag Rugby
On Friday 21st we will be taking part in the Year 5 Running Festival at Monks Walk School.
Our extra curricular clubs also start this week.