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21 05, 2024

Parachuting Perfection

By |2024-05-21T17:22:31+01:00May 21st, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Parachuting Perfection

3... 2... 1... Go! We've had an excellent afternoon in year five today. Our classroom was abuzz with sticking Sellotape, careful cutting and gloopy glueing. Firstly, our intrepid egg astronauts needing bringing to life (in some cases they arrived pre-painted!) After, the construction of our final parachutes and capsules was on the agenda. Finally, [...]

20 05, 2024

Fantastic Fantasy Football

By |2024-05-20T15:34:06+01:00May 20th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Fantastic Fantasy Football

What a year! The children who have attended my Fantasy Football Club have astounded me this year. Their commitment to coming each and every week has been a joy to witness. Their scheming, transfer dealings, musings and general desire to win has been a pleasure to be a part of. Of course, to cap [...]

1 05, 2024

Prototype Parachutes!

By |2024-05-01T08:38:41+01:00May 1st, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Prototype Parachutes!

Atmospheric Re-entry! The children worked tirelessly during our D.T. lesson this week to create their fantastic prototype space capsules. They used their creativity and imagination to engineer their re-entry vehicles. After a laborious construction process we tested our vehicles and detailed how we would seek to improve upon our initial designs in the next [...]

15 04, 2024

Year 5 Summer 1 Learning Letter

By |2024-04-15T13:26:01+01:00April 15th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5 Summer 1 Learning Letter

Summer Sun Easter eggs always look so appealing in the shops – bright, colourful and stuffed with chocolate. Having said that, I certainly think (as a household) we’ve consumed more than enough to see us through to next year now! Throughout the Easter break we’ve been incredibly busy. Day trips to faraway places, visiting [...]

28 03, 2024

Dukes Barn

By |2024-04-17T16:24:15+01:00March 28th, 2024|Class 5, Class 6|Comments Off on Dukes Barn

Dukes Barn The 5Cs of Willow Brook children are immediately apparent to both ourselves as staff and to adults outside of our school when undertaking residentials. This trip was of no exception and I'd like to take the chance to give you an overview of our trip along with some photos to enjoy viewing [...]

26 03, 2024

Year 5 Science Week

By |2024-03-22T08:04:57+00:00March 26th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5 Science Week

Serious Scientists During a recent Science week, year five have participated in a number of experiements and investigations, for instance: 'Can you make a pendulum clock' and 'Does being taller mean you're faster?' The class have really shone when participating in these lessons. The children were eager to measure, record, predict and then summarise [...]

25 03, 2024

Cracking Clay!

By |2024-03-28T10:28:48+00:00March 25th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Cracking Clay!

Move over Michelangelo As you know, our topic this half term has been all about time. We've studied the history of clocks, learned how to read, interpret and complete timetables in maths lessons and have used the book, 'Strangeworlds Travel Agency' as a stimulus for much of our writing. Art, of course, is of no [...]

22 03, 2024

The Year 5 Friday Debate

By |2024-03-21T08:34:15+00:00March 22nd, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on The Year 5 Friday Debate

Agree to Disagree? On our first Friday back to school, Year 5 engaged within a wonderful debate where we considered the following questions: Is 'better late than never' a good principle? 'There is no greater harm than that of time wasted' - agree or disagree? What do you think life would be like were [...]

13 03, 2024

Computing Whizz-Kids

By |2024-03-11T14:24:23+00:00March 13th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Computing Whizz-Kids

Conquering Computers Year Five have been in sensational form whilst learning about both coding and how to use Microsoft Excel. They've listened carefully and utilised real-world data to help them create fantastic pieces of work. Whilst learning how to use Microsoft Excel, the class has collected data, formed tables and created their own individual [...]

19 02, 2024

Year 5 Spring 2 Learning Letter

By |2024-02-19T07:58:00+00:00February 19th, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5 Spring 2 Learning Letter

Sizzling Spring How time flies when you’re having fun. Somehow, we are already halfway through the year. September seems like a distance memory and the daffodils are certainly poking their heads through the soil as (hopefully) those long winter nights are behind us. We have so many exciting things planned for this half term [...]

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