Year 5


The children in year 5 have thoroughly enjoyed the final week of their science topic on forces. They have been learning about how mechanisms such as levers, gears and pulleys can be used to reduce the amount of force needed to move something. Levers are made up of a rigid beam and a fulcrum which ca


Today was an exciting day at school as an order of books arrived for the Accelerated Reader scheme. As a school, we are committed to providing the children with the opportunity to enjoy books and to read for pleasure. In the Accelerated Reader library we have fiction and non-fiction books; books fro


Is it too early to think about Christmas? Definitely not! Dark nights = curled up reading all cosy in the house! I love the new books that come out each year at Christmas and have developed quite a collection of picture books and chapter stories that are annually read during the festive period – and


This half term, Year 5 are looking at vector drawing in Computing. To do this, the classes are using drawing tools within PowerPoint. Firstly, the children were introduced to vector drawings and began to develop an understanding that they are made up of simple shapes and lines. Following this, each


Over the last few weeks, it has been lovely to hear so many children talking about the books that they are reading in school and being asked for recommendations and authors, so that they can read more at home. This week’s books actually come from recommendations from Mr Allen’s son – one that he tho