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Year 5 visit to the Tate Modern

Year 5 visited the Tate Modern this week. We loved the interactive Olafur Eliasson exhibition and enjoyed exploring the Turbine Hall, the Tanks and the Materials and Objects gallery. In the Turbine Hall, we looked at Kara Walker’s 13-metre tall water fountain which explores the interconnected histories of Africa, America and Europe. We could see […]

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Year 5 Clean Energy Art

Year 5 have been learning about clean energy in our art lessons this half term. We discussed the renewable power of the wind and sun, as well as the potential for harnessing the power of waves in the future. We tested out different art mediums – drawing, collage, oil pastel and watercolour painting.   We […]

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Year 5 Gymnastics – Bridges

This half-term Year 5 are learning about Bridges in Gymnastics. In this weeks lesson, we were challenged to form a range of different bridge shapes with our bodies, individually and in small groups. We experimented using different levels, and connecting our bridge shapes with smooth transitions. We started out using just mats, and later transferred […]

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Inter-Class Competitive Games

Year 5 have been enjoying participating in class Vs class matches this week. Classes faced each other in Football and Dodgeball games, in preparation for next week Sports Day. We enjoy seeing the children’s determination to win and do their very best for their class, as well as developing their ability to be humble in […]

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South African visitors in Year 5

Over the last few weeks, we were lucky to have some headteachers visiting from South Africa. We got to ask them lots of questions about their rural schools and their lives. We learnt about Nelson Mandela and his work to overcome Apartheid. As part of the visit, our visitors joined in with our Global Café. […]

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