Animal research

This week in English we have been using the laptops to help us research our chosen animals ready to write a non chronological report. We have a wide range of animals chosen, from mudskippers to gorillas. The children have spent lots of time finding out interesting facts ready to create Read more…

Shosholoza!

This week Juniper have put together a performance of our African song, ‘Shosholoza’. They have used their voices and some African dance moves to produce an amazing final piece. All the children have done a great job in keeping in time with each other and being precise with their movements. Read more…

3D Modelling

Juniper have worked so well today using a 3D modelling programme. They worked with 3D images, nets and templates to design a house and log cabin. Everyone thought carefully about what features would need to be included, and even made some ‘pattern fills’ to make the buildings look more realistic. Read more…

Fun Maths Roadshow

Juniper have thoroughly enjoyed our Fun Maths Roadshow today. What excellent use they have made of their maths skills. Everyone worked really hard to complete as many investigations as they could. There was some great application of maths skills and fantastic teamwork, wonderful shows of resilience and all round enjoyment Read more…

Arty architecture

This half term Year 5 will be studying architecture. This week our focus was was observational drawing. We used our observational skills to sketch basic house shapes. We had to look closely at the details and we learnt how to use our pencils to help as a guide for size Read more…

Forest school

This week the children really enjoyed the return of our forest school sessions. They had a fun, and very muddy, afternoon exploring the forest school area. They created their own artwork and found the biggest worm we have ever seen 😄

Brass Performance

Juniper have been learning how to play the cornet. This afternoon they performed all the songs they have learnt to play in front of a live audience! Parents and carers came to watch the children play their cornets. They were absolutely amazing! The class played 5 songs: Cha,cha,cha, Boogie Shoes, Read more…