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9 11, 2018

Autumn in the wildlife garden.

By | November 9th, 2018|Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

As the trees shed their leaves and bare their branches, our thoughts today came for the birds and providing some food shelter for the winter ahead.  We have 4 bird boxes so we had a look to consider which trees would be ideal for them.

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6 11, 2018

Reversible and irreversible changes

By | November 6th, 2018|Science, Year 5 2018-19|

Today the year 5 scientists created an experiment based on their thinking about reversible and irreversible changes. Although they have just begun this subject, year 5 already had some good ideas about the changes that might occur.  They had 4 substances including oil, water, vinegar and bicarbonate of soda and had to devise an experiment […]

6 11, 2018

Why is a squared number called a squared number?

By | November 6th, 2018|Mathematics, Year 5 2018-19|

Today in maths we were exploring squared numbers.  We discovered that squared numbers make squares on the multiplication grid  for example 2 across and 2 down (2×2) made 4, 3 across and three down (3×3) made 9- all squares. We then saw a pattern going diagonally across the multiplication grid and could predict the next […]

2 11, 2018

What does Africa mean to you?

By | November 2nd, 2018|Year 5 2018-19|

 

This week year 5 have shared their thoughts on what Africa means to them.  We were impressed with the […]

2 11, 2018

Helping hands

By | November 2nd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

 

Today in the garden, the Wild Things were planting in preparation for next year.  Turnips and spinach were carefully planted and given some extra nourishment in the form of their compost and extraordinary fertiliser.  The Wild Things are expecting some superb produce in 2019.

 

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19 10, 2018

Tasty experimenting in Year 5.

By | October 19th, 2018|Year 5 2018-19|

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19 10, 2018

Pre-half term clearing afternoon at Wild Things

By | October 19th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 Home Learning, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

It was a beautiful day in the garden and the Wild Things made plenty of discoveries today  Berries and roots ……

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12 10, 2018

International Day of the Girl in year 5.

By | October 12th, 2018|Year 5 2018-19|

In year 5 we have been thinking about the issues surrounding girls in the developing world as well as our own.  We thought about Nya, the character from our class novel, A Long Walk to Water and how she spends her days walking to fetch water for her family and does not go to school.  […]

12 10, 2018

One tomato, two tomato, red tomato, green tomato….

By | October 12th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 1 2018-19, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

Today the Wild  Things harvested the remaining tomatoes and began preparing the beds for a new set of seedlings. Some continued to create a barrel of fertiliser  –  all you need are some weeds and some water and let nature take it’s course. Luckily we have some knowledgable Wild Things to check on the progress

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5 10, 2018

A busy week in Year 5.

By | October 5th, 2018|Year 5 2018-19|

Our week has been inspired by the wonderful sights and tastes of Sudan.  We created Dinka masks and cooked a traditional Sudanese spicy stew.  We also lit […]