Year 5 Weekly Update – 14/01/22

Dear Parents, This week in year 5, we have enjoyed another week on ‘Alchemy Island’. In maths, we have been multiplying up to 4 digits by 1 digit and 2 digits by 2 digits. In English, we have planned and written an opening to a fantasy story. We have been learning how to use a […]

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KS2 Parents – We need your help!

KS2 will be going to Church for Epiphany Mass on Thursday 6th January. Year 3 and 4 will go to St Peter’s Church for 10am Mass. Year 5 and 6 will be going to St Gregory’s for 1.45pm Mass. As always, we welcome offers of help to accompany us to Church. Please let us know […]

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Early Finish – Friday 17th December

The school will finish at 1.30pm on Fri 17th December. If your child is in Years 5 or 6 and is normally an independent traveler we will require permission, in writing, via office@stcatherines.barnetmail.net in order to let your child walk home independently. Please ensure this permission has reached us by the end of the day […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 05/11/21

Dear Parents We have enjoyed the start to our new topic on Peasants, Princes and Pestilence this week and the children took part in our Medieval experience on Tuesday Morning. Since then, we have been working on descriptive poetry about how the black death ravaged the world. Next week: In maths, it is Maths Week. […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 15/10/21

Dear Parents, It is lovely to see so many children wearing green today to support ‘Just One Tree Day’.  To celebrate this day, we used our reading skills to find out why trees are so important for our environment. This week we have designed an Egyptian amulet and made it using clay. We have also […]

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Harvest

Thank you dear parents and families for your generosity with your Harvest Donations over the past few weeks. Victoria and Sonia, who are volunteers from Chipping Barnet Foodbank came to collect our offerings. Chipping Barnet Foodbank is part of The Trussell Trust’s network of 428 foodbanks, working to tackle food poverty and hunger in our […]

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Reading Challenge

Dear Parents, Please find attached information about the separate KS1 and KS2 reading challenges for this year. The children have been informed about them in their assemblies today. The past two challenges have been immensely popular, so we hope that this year’s challenge will have the same success. Many thanks for your ongoing support with […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 08/10/21

Dear Parents, Thank you for all the Harvest Festival donations this week. The children enjoyed learning about harvest festivals around the world this week. They also really enjoyed creating Lego pyramids in DT! They have also worked extremely hard on their mystery stories.   The spellings to learn at home this week are unique to your child – […]

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