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 [...]

2 02, 2024

Graceful Gymnastics

By |2024-02-01T12:36:37+00:00February 2nd, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Graceful Gymnastics

Great Gymnasts Throughout this term, year five have benefitted from the skills and knowledge of Mr. Clarke in our P.E. lessons. He has expertly guided them around using the gymnastic equipment and I recently had the opportunity to see - first hand - how much progress they have made in this area. The class [...]

31 01, 2024

Budding Bird Watchers

By |2024-02-01T12:35:49+00:00January 31st, 2024|Class 5|Comments Off on Budding Bird Watchers

Bird Watch Last Friday, the children in year five took to our school grounds to take part in the annual Bird Watch survey. The children had immense fun and came dressed for the occasion! Welly boots, binoculars and a great deal of patience were all on display as we observed and recorded dilligently. Of [...]

21 12, 2023

Artistic creations from class five!

By |2023-12-28T15:18:04+00:00December 21st, 2023|Class 5|Comments Off on Artistic creations from class five!

Artistic Creations To get in the mood for Christmas, we've been singing carols in the hall, taking part in Christmas quizzes and painting some wonderfully creative pieces of festive artwork. We spent a Friday afternoon carefully listening how to blend watercolours to create our amazing backgrounds, simulating the night's sky. Afterwards, we drew our [...]

20 12, 2023

Year 5 are authors

By |2023-12-28T15:23:38+00:00December 20th, 2023|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5 are authors

Authors Over the past two weeks in year five we have tirelessly planned, drafted, edited, reviewed and finally published our very own books. We've been inspired by the 1,001 Arabian Nights series of short stories, most notably: Aladdin, Ali Baba and The Anklet. From this, we've identified key themes and created a piece of work [...]

20 10, 2023

Year 5’s History Focus

By |2023-10-31T16:19:29+00:00October 20th, 2023|Class 5|Comments Off on Year 5’s History Focus

History in Year 5 - Autumn Term 2023 Following on from our fantastic trip to Lincoln Cathedral we've returned to school eager to find out even more about the Venerable Bede's manuscript that we saw first hand at Lincoln Cathedral. As such, the class set about reading all about the Viking's arrival at Lindisfarne. [...]

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