Northern Ballet School visit

Year 5 have had a fantastic afternoon with professional dancers from the Northern Ballet School. It was the first of our dance workshops, which is leading to performances at the Bridgewater Hall and the Hallé St Peter’s. The children grew in confidence during the session, used their growth mindsets and Read more…

Game-creators

Year 5 are becoming confident game-creators in our computing lessons and are really enjoying designing and creating their own Egyptian themed games. We have reviewed games other children have made and used these evaluations to help with our own designs. Today we began creating our own by adding scenery and Read more…

Year 5 Hour of Code

Year 5 had a fantastic time taking part in the hour of code session last week. We have been learning about coding in computing lessons and we were able to use these skills to produce some amazing computer programs. The children loved the Star Wars theme and enjoyed testing the Read more…

Crater formation investigation

This afternoon, year 5 researched craters on Earth and on the Moon and compared how they were different. We then discovered how they were formed. We then designed and conducted an investigation to find out how to create the biggest craters. We thought about how to control variables to ensure Read more…

Fragrance workshop

As part of the Hallè orchestra project, year 5 were lucky enough to be involved in a fragrance workshop. Perfume creators from PZ Cussons came into class and we got to smell lots of new fragrances. We created our own imaginary planets based on the fragrances, played a fragrance guessing Read more…

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