Another week and another set of superstars in Amethyst class! As you know, we have been working on place value in Maths as well as times tables, while in Literacy and Topic we have been learning about the Vikings vs. the Anglo-Saxons and Alfred the Great. Here we have out Mathematician of the week (left) … Continue reading This Week’s Superstars
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!
Our regular readers will know that this half term we have been learning about the struggle between the Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons, and that we have written some fantastic fiction and non-fiction about this topic. Well yesterday, it Year 5's turn with Andy the story teller, and what a treat it was! First Andy asked … Continue reading Viking Stories
Amethyst class had a P4C lesson yesterday about bravery as part of Black History Month. First we were shown some photographs of Martin Luther King Jr giving a speech in Washington, D.C. While we looked at the photographs, we listened to some music from a recent film that was based on the freedom march from Selma … Continue reading What Is Bravery?
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
We've reached the end of another amazing week in Year 5. In Literacy, we have been writing non-chronological reports about Alfred the Great, linked to our Viking vs. Anglo-Saxons topic, and in Maths we have been challenging ourselves on place value. Here we have the Mathematician of the Week (left), who has demonstrated superb effort, … Continue reading This Week’s Superstars
Our History topic right now is the Vikings vs. the Anglo-Saxons, so we have been building on our previous knowledge. Here's a sample of some of the research we did to start us off: After this work, we wrote descriptions of a Viking called Bjorn, and we used some of our fantastic WOW words and … Continue reading Vicious Vikings!