Year 5

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Quel temps fait-il?

What's the weather like? In French this week, we have been learning phrases that describe the weather. We learned how to answer the question Quel  temp fait-il? and wrote our own weather forecasts, which we presented to the rest of the class. 

All About Judaism

Year 5 have been learning about Judaism during this half-term. At the beginning of the topic they explored the reasons why we have rules and ranked the Boundary Promises in order of importance. Through drama, the children imagined what school would be like without any...

The Science of Salt

On Tuesday afternoon, a brisk walk in the summer sunshine took us to Aspire Academy. We were excited about the prospect of being able to work in a secondary school science lab. We were given instructions by one of Aspire's science teachers about how to conduct an...

Money, Money, Money – and Taxes!

On Tuesday we had an interesting visit from HMRC and learnt about who pays taxes, what the taxes pay for in the country and some weird facts about taxes! We learnt that people who earn over £12,500 pay 20% of their wages as tax, which the Chancellor of the Exchequer...

Culture and Diversity

We have been lucky to have  DJ Cash visit our school this week, who is a Sikh lady. She brought lots of artefacts for us to look at and discuss and we took part in a dance workshop celebrating the culture and beginning to understand about Sikhism. We all enjoyed the...

Summer 2 – Rocking Rivers

We had a Geography day and learnt all about Rivers. We talked about different rivers in the UK and the world and used atlases to find them. We discussed the impact of flooding and drought on people, the environment and businesses and created our own fact files on the...

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