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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Year 5 Weekly Update – 01/10/21

Dear Parents, This week in school, the children have enjoyed creating Egyptian-themed dances, and planning their mystery stories set in Egypt. We have also been ‘reading’ a wordless picture book, called The Arrival, from which the children have had to make a lot of inferences in order to understand the plot. Next week, we will […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 24/09/21

This week, the children had the opportunity to write up their magazine articles in best and they look great! They also finished conducting their investigations into air resistance with Ms Groom on Wednesday. Unfortunately, due to unforseen circumstances, forest school will be on hold for now due to the provision changing. Next week in year […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 17/09/21

Dear Parents, The children in year 5 have enjoyed their day of wearing jeans to school today! Please note: The deadline for the Junior Travel Ambassador application is Monday. Next week in year 5, we will be learning: – About autonomy and consent in RHE/PSHE – continuing place value in Maths and embedding skills in […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 02/07/21

Dear Parents, We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the synagogue on Tuesday. Our host, Shoshana, taught us so much about the Jewish religion and life as a Jewish person. The children especially enjoyed seeing the collection of Torahs at the front of the room of worship. Next week: In Maths, we will start a unit […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 25/06/21

Dear Parents We are continuing to enjoy our Stargazers topic and this week we started reading our new yeargroup text, Cosmic, which we are all finding very amusing. We also recapped and revised the learning that we have done so far this year on internet safety. It was great to hear the children being able […]

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