Black History Month in Year 5

October is Black History Month in the Uk. Today we learnt about why Black History is celebrated, and about significant people within black history, including Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela, Mary Seacole, Barack Obama and George Washington Cava. We then created our own fact files.


For World Mental Health day we took part in #HelloYellow. The children looked great wearing yellow: We took part in lots of fun activities: mindfulness colouring, story meditation, funny videos of ‘talking animals’ and we made silly photographs using selfie props.  

Mental health Day

Today children and teachers dressed in yellow to support and learn all about mental health awareness. Year 3 have studied the mind today and have been looking at ways to keep your mind happy. Here are some pictures from today.

Feeling Peaceful

During our collective worship this afternoon, we thought about what makes us feel peaceful. This linked with World Mental Health day and we discussed how activities like reading, colouring and listening to music can help our wellbeing. We then talked about how Christians use prayer to let go of their Read more…

Random Act of Kindness

for our act of kindness, Year 6 started to lead into our new topic: Darwin’s Delights.   Much of Darwin’s research centred around bird, most famously the finches of the Gal├ípagos Islands. We created bird feeders from lard and seed mix and set them in cups around string.   the Read more…

Random act of kindness day

Year 5 decided to collect animal food for Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary this week to celebrate ‘Random act of kindness day’. Thank you to everyone who has donated. Miss Steele will deliver them this weekend. There has been lots of kind things going on in the classroom this week!  

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