Our Mathematician of the Week got a personal best on her times-table test this week. She has also been super helpful in Maths. Our Star of the Week, meanwhile, has been amazing. He has improved his spellings, showed an impressive understanding of rainforests in Guided Reading, and sung his heart out during Mrs Lohoar's French … Continue reading This Week’s Superstars
This half term, we are learning about rainforests. Next week, we will write a report about them, so today we worked with a partner to do some research using the Oddizzi web site. We worked on our note-taking skills, and Mrs Lohoar and Mrs Kirk were really impressed with our co-operation and team work. If … Continue reading Rainforests
Welcome back to our newsroom. We have finally published our reports on the sinking of the Mary Rose. Henry VIII was crestfallen as he watched his prized vessel capsize, he told witnesses at the scene. In other news, the king solemnly sat for a portrait following the tragedy. The Mary Rose will be sorely missed.
Welcome to our busy newsroom! Year 5 have been learning all about the Tudors this half term, and as part of our Literacy learning, we have been working on news reports. Just this week, our cracking team wrote news stories about the sinking of the Mary Rose, Henry VIII's favourite battleship. Here are a few … Continue reading Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
We have been studying the Tudors this half term, and today we were posed a question by Mrs Lohoar: What makes a good leader? We have learned a bit about King Henry VIII and what kind of leader he was. We know that some people think he was one of the greatest monarchs in British … Continue reading What Makes a Good Leader?
Welcome back, everyone. Here's hoping you had a fantastic half-term break. What a great first week back. It was wonderful to see everyone at school and ready to learn. While the weather may indicate otherwise (hailstones??), we are now in the Summer term. Please see click the link below to find out what we will … Continue reading What’s Happening This Half Term
Did you know that it is just coming to the end of Fairtrade Fortnight? Well today we in Amethyst class talked about where our food -- namely bananas -- comes from and how important Fairtrade is to small farmers. Did you know that banana growers receive only a small amount of the money we pay … Continue reading Fairtrade Fortnight