On Friday, children (and staff!) across the school dressed up in animal-inspired fancy dress to support Wear It Wild Day and help raise money to protect endangered wildlife around the world. Here are the members of Amethyst class who chose to dress up. Be sure to check out the other class blogs to see what … Continue reading Wear It Wild!
This half term in Computing, Year 5s are learning about the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web and about Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web in 1989. We are also learning about how we collaborate online and how revolutionary the Internet and the World Wide Web have been. Today … Continue reading Evaluating Web Sites in Computing
Today, there is so much going on we just had to share it. Our children, across school are involved in so much today.
Our resident French teacher, Monsieur Barthelemy teaches all our KS2 pupils weekly. They are making excellent progress and today our Y5s were explaining what the weather was like in France.
Our pupils in our school learn to play the violin. The whole of Year 5 have just started to learn how to play and follow simple musical notation and some of our pupils have elected to study the violin for a second year and take part in a select group. Heather Cordwell is our resident music teacher.
Andy Messer (professional story teller and writer) spends a day in our school each week. He’ll be part of our school for the full year! We are so lucky to have our literacy sessions enriched with his skills and enthusiasm…
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Last week, several children put themselves forward for school council. Each of these children gave a speech about why he or she would best represent Amethyst class this year. We then voted for one boy and one girl, and the two who were short-listed were interviewed by Mrs Murch. There was some tough competition, and … Continue reading School Council
Today we continued our French learning. Did you know that in Year 5, we are already able to speak in full sentences in French? Here we are talking about the different ways people can get to school. Comment vas tu à l'école?
In Year 5, we get to learn how to play the violin. (Very exciting!) Today was our first day with Heather from the Sheffield Music Hub; she is our teacher. We started by learning how to keep a beat, and we sang some songs to practise this. Then Heather played a piece of music for … Continue reading Violins!
Welcome back, everyone! We hope you had a fantastic holiday. It has been so wonderful to see everyone in school again. Year 5 have definitely got right back into the swing of things, so watch this space for the usual updates. For now, take a look at our Newsletter Y5 Autumn 1 to see what … Continue reading Welcome Back!