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Year 5’s Great Home Learning Debate

Having watched the news last week, which stimulated conversations about home learning, the children decided they would like to have a debate about whether we should have home learning or not. Children formulated their arguments for and against, then collaborated to share their opinions on the value of home learning. It was enlightening to hear […]

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PE at Ladywell Arena

This half-term Year 5 have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to use Ladywell Arena for some of their PE lessons. The children have been able to enjoy the use of the 400m track, sand pit and large green space for games and athletics activities. They have also been introduced to the game of […]

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Liverpool Class perform at Blackheath Halls

Liverpool Class were lucky enough to be a part of Lewisham Live Music at Blackheath Concert Halls. We performed the Djembe drumming sequence we have learnt this term with Remi. We all really enjoyed it and were very grateful to all the parents and carers who came to support us.

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Stone Carving

York class have been busy

The children have been learning the new skill of stone carving as part of their Viking project. York class also had the opportunity to enjoy an athletics session with Dannish Walker-Khan, a GB athlete. During Science week the children learnt about sublimation as part of a Science Boffins workshop.

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Gymnasts perform for the Mayor

Year 4 and 5 gymnasts performed alongside the Rathfern drummers for the Mayor last half term. Unfortunately the photos do not do the performance justice! The gymnasts showed a variety of individual skills, as well as collaborative gymnastics. They received a fantastic reaction from the audience and the Mayor commented on how much he enjoyed […]

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Year 5 Gymnastics – Vault Practice

Year 5’s current topic is Flight. This topic explores a range of different take-offs, landings and different ways to display flight in composed sequences. In todays lesson year 5 were using a springboard, vault and large crash mat. The children were challenged to move from the springboard onto the vault table on their knee or […]

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Buddy Reading

Liverpool and Manchester class are really enjoying their buddy reading sessions.  Both classes are enthusiastic and bonds are beginning to form between the year groups. This week Year 5 read some of their English stories to Year 2, who were attentive listeners. Miss Roach and Mrs Warren love hearing all the questions that the children come up with!

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Using Poetry as a stimulus for creative sequence composition

In celebration of National Poetry Day on the 8th of October, Year 5 were set a gymnastics challenge that would spread over 3 lessons. Children were provided with a poem called ‘Fireworks!’ as stimulus for planning a creative sequence. Their challenge involved children creating movement material to convey the words of the poems and use […]

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The Natural History Museum

On Monday 18th January, at the start of Global Learning Week, York and Liverpool Class went to the Natural History Museum to support their learning on ‘Disasters’. Year 5 have been contemplating whether or not all natural disasters are as ‘natural’ as they seem and have been asking many questions about our impact on the world.  We were […]

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