Last week, 20 of our Year 5 and Year 6 athletes competed at the Lewisham Sportshall Indoor Athletics Tournament. After competing in a number of track and field events, the children placed 5th in the borough! Not only did the children develop their athletic skills throughout the day, but they showed great determination and teamwork, […]Read More Year 5 and 6 Indoor Athletics
We have been blown away with the level of support you have all shown and how many volunteer slips have been handed in for International Day. The prizes are still up for grabs and the slips have been transferred to sign up sheets. If you want to add your name to the food or craft […]Read More You can still be in with a chance to win!
I’m really glad to hear that you are all talking about it! It’s going to be a lovely celebration. Here are some answers to your questions and I will be back on Monday if you’d like to come and talk to me about it. Is it a festival? Well, the children will be doing activities […]Read More International Day Update
Year 5 went to Manor House Gardens this week to identify different trees based on their observable characteristics. We took our identification sheet used it when looking at leaves we found as well as buds and bark. For any unidentifiable leaves, we gathered them in a bag and took them back to the classroom where […]Read More Yew Tree or not yew tree? that is the question.
Years 5 and 6 have been studying the effects of temperature, moisture and type of bread in regards to how mould grows. First, predictions were made using prior knowledge of mould and other fungi. Then, the experiments were meticulously planned. Each group only changed one variable, in order to keep the test fair. Some groups […]Read More UKS2 Science
Year 5 have been practising backhand in table tennis. After working on forehand shots for the past few weeks, we were ready to move on to backhand. We even managed to squeeze in a few games! In Year 6, we felt ready to move on to competitive doubles games using both backhand and forehand. We […]Read More UKS2 Table tennis
Year 5 have been modelling our writing on the portal story The Time Slip Scarab (ask them to tell it to you with the actions) to create our own stories of transportation. We’ve had characters going back in time to 70s music festivals, characters being zapped into space and characters being sucked into books. Each […]Read More Remarkable writing in Year 5
Years 5 and 6 began to plan and construct their final DT projects this week. The bridges must be able to hold 500g of weight at any point and must be able to stand unsupported – no mean feat when taken into account that they have to be made out of lolly sticks, dowel rods, […]Read More UKS2 DT – Construction begins!
Yesterday we took a trip to the British Museum to see the Benin exhibit, which enriched our learning about Ancient Benin. It was a fantastic opportunity to see real artefacts from the Benin Kingdom, such as the mask of Idia, the coral beads, the Benin ‘bronzes’ and the dancer mask. The children were extremely excited […]Read More Year 5 Trip to the British Museum
Wondering what board games you’ll be playing during the holidays? Worry no more – Years 5 and 6 know how to make their own! This week in Science, UKS2 investigated how to make a matching game using card, split pins, wires, a battery and a buzzer or bulb. We first devised questions and answers to […]Read More UKS2 Science