Maths Week 2021

We have all had a busy week carrying out lots of different maths activities. We have taken part in a maths treasure hunt, played lots of fun maths games and represented numbers using bar models, part whole models, place value charts and place value counters. We also took part in a national times…


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Year 5 Art Workshop

Year 5 had a fantastic day at the Beacon studying Chardin’s painting of ‘The House of Cards’ which is on loan from the National Art Gallery. We practiced building a house of cards like the boy in the painting and soon discovered how tricky this is. We then designed our own playing…

the arts

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Year 5 Mayan Masks

Year 5 have been learning all about Mayan masks. They discovered that masks were often inspired by animals and were colourful and vibrant. The Mayas were sometimes buried with a death mask which was intended to protect the wearer on their journey to the afterlife. 

All  these facts helped year…


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Y5 Mental Health Awareness

Year 5 dressed in green to raise awareness of the importance of nature in keeping us happy and healthy. We talked about how nature can help with our mental health and heard lots of lovely stories of the things we do outdoors. We wrote these down and made a class poster so everyone can enjoy…


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