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Term 4 starts February 25th

Year 5 – Fox

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Tilly and Archie blog: We’ve been busy in maths learning improper and proper fractions, they are quite difficult. Today we are learning noun phrases in English. IN PE we’ve been playing dodge ball, it’s good fun. Our new topic is all about Africa, in PPA we made African pots out of clay and then when...
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Lily and Emily blog: We had a debate in class on the settling of the Native Americans.  It was a draw between the Settlers and the Natives. It’s Lilly’s last day today as she is going to her new school – we wish her well.  In RE we have been hearing about how Moses persevered...
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Archie and Ella blog: Its Challenge Day today, we went to the Well-Being Garden! We looked around and found some wicker huts, reflection pool and a prayer tree.  It was lovely there.  We’ve been multiplying and dividing in maths.   We are making totem poles in PPA out of clay and painting them.  The dream catchers...
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Ewan and Lily blog: In PPA we made totem poles out of clay, they are drying before we paint them.  We designed them using animals and what they represented to the Native Americans how we thought they would represent ourselves. In ICT we’ve been doing tessellations, this week we did illusions.  We looked at a...
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Aidan and Violet blog: We’ve made head-dresses and totem poles in PPA  because it is part of our topic this term Native Americans.  In science we’ve been looking at  DNA.  We were looking at what we inherit through generations. How we look like our mums and dads.  We thought about cross breeding: a dog and...
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Isaac and Reece blog: We’ve been writing stories all about a bear who stole the chinook! It is a warm dry wind that blows in the Rocky mountains of Canada.  In science we are learning chromatography: its how water travels up paper.  You wrap the paper around a pencil, then put it on top of...
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Lily and Fred blog: In Science we experimented testing water, glitter and sand.  We were trying to separate the glitter, sand and water. We used tights, sieves, bowls, spoons and filters.  On some it worked but others it didn’t. In PPA some of us went cooking and made soda bread and Irish soup as we...
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Jack and Reece blog: We had our Christmas play this week, ‘Bethlehem the Musical’ we performed it to our adults, families and friends.  We enjoyed performing it, it went very well.  We have been playing Monopoly in teams today, its been good fun.  In English we’ve written Santa letters, explaining why we’ve been good and...
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Alfie and Mia blog: Reverend Hans and his wife came in to do some art work with us: snowflakes and triangular pictures.  In science we had an experiment dissolving sugar.  We tried brown sugar, white and icing sugar into cold and warm water.  We then tested to see which one was the quickest to dissolve. ...
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George and Aiden blog: Yesterday six children from year five and six from six went to a volleyball tournament at Highstead school.  There were ten schools there competing for a volleyball trophy.  We really enjoyed going. We have been busy with maths and reading tests this week.  In topic we have been investigating how to...
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