Year 5 2018-19

/Year 5 2018-19
4 12, 2018

Day of the Trivets!

By | December 4th, 2018|Outdoor Learning, PTA, Year 5 2018-19|

Varnishing trivets to sell at the Winter Fair is very serious business.  We had to make sure we were prepared and ready to take on the task!

3 12, 2018

Spiced Winter biscuits

By | December 3rd, 2018|Year 5 2018-19|

Measuring, rolling, cutting, baking, piping … and some delicious reindeer biscuits for the Winter Fair.  Thank you, year 5 cooks and Chef Amber.


3 12, 2018

Potting up herbs for fair

By | December 3rd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, PTA, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5s have been busy potting up herb seedlings to sell at our Winter Fair. Earlier this term, herb seeds were sown in the greenhouse. They used compost they sieved themselves from our own compost heap and painted plant pots too.

The children themselves will be selling coriander, parsley, dill and basil on their stall this […]

30 11, 2018

Prepare for the fair!

By | November 30th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2018-19|

It was all hands on deck today, the last Friday before the winter fair.  The Wild Things are preparing to sell a selection of items and were busy sanding, snipping, cutting and tying ribbons.  We’ve still some finishing off to do next week.  Look out for some hand crafted gifts on Friday.



29 11, 2018

Handling Benin artefacts at the Horniman Museum

By | November 29th, 2018|Year 5 2018-19|


Today Year 5 visited the Horniman Museum to find out more about the Benin Bronzes and other artefacts. We were able to handle replicas and found out that […]

23 11, 2018

Project Time for Wild Things

By | November 23rd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 5 2018-19|

Winter is almost upon us and there is a lot to organise and work together to achieve.


Firstly – Project Palette- I wonder what the nursery want them for …..

Look out at the winter fair for skillets, hand […]

22 11, 2018

Imagination Lab

By | November 22nd, 2018|Miscellaneous, Science, Year 5 2018-19|

Today in the Imagination Lab we learned about the 4 forces which kept an aircraft in the sky  they were – thrust, gravity or weight, drag and lift.  We were then asked what we thought aircraft would be like in the future.   We let our […]

21 11, 2018

I wonder what robot children do every day…..

By | November 21st, 2018|Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5 have been delving into their imaginations and coming up with creative and wonderful ideas about what a child robot might eat for breakfast or what lessons they might do at school. They even used the laptops to hear what a robot might sound like.  Have a look at some of their suggestions.


16 11, 2018

More Exploring..

By | November 16th, 2018|Mathematics, Science, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5 continue to be fascinated with making irreversible changes.  They have learned this week that mixing an acid with an alkaline will cause a chemical reaction and set about creating some.


Above they have mixed food […]

16 11, 2018


By | November 16th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

As we entered the wildlife garden, a very chunky squirrel ran up the tree at the back  we managed to follow it. I wonder what it’s been feasting on  there are a lot of tasty seeds on the ground and still some berries on the bushes


Some […]