Year 5 developed the role of the characters in the text through drama.
We are excited to start reading our new class text: Shakelton’s Journey. The text is based in Ernest Shakelton’s expedition.
A great team building activity in our new Kagan teams. Peach group made a rocket out of paper, this might sound easy but the rocket had to hold a uncooked egg.
Year 5 combined the work they’ve been doing in literacy with DT and art. We were also inspired by some of Dali’s work on surrealism.
Well we certainly had a treat today with Miss Wyatt and her friends performing for us! They played some music by a composer called J.S.Bach – it was incredible. Thank you Jo and Steve for visiting us 😃
We held a competition for the best dressed character from Nursery to Year 6. Take a look at our winners: Ladybird in Nursery Tiger in Reception Cat in the Hat in Year 1 Mary Poppins in Year 2 Goth Girl in Y3 Willy Wonka in Year 4 Hetty Feathers in Year 5 […]
As we blogged a few months ago, Year 3 and 5 were extremely fortunate to have been involved in an exciting photography project entitled “I am me; We are us” in collaboration with Mark and Esther from INFUSE dance. Today was the culmination of all that hard work! We were invited to the MAC to […]
This morning, we were treated to another amazing show from Riverside Performing Arts, featuring singing, dancing and amazing acrobatics! Which was your favourite song? What messages did the play teach us?
Friday morning singing practise with Mrs Baker, we can’t wait for our nativity.
Year 5 planning their for and against points for their balanced arguments.
Today we had the privilege of seeing some professional ballroom dancing from Miss Meah’s younger brother. They were incredible and have definitely inspired some of us to start dancing. Our chins were literally on the floor. They were amazing!!!
Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to The Barber Institute of Fine Arts today. We enjoyed a tour around the museum, learnt more stories about different myths and legends and even created our own clay models.
What a great workshop with our year 5 & 6 parents/pupils today. This was a great opportunity for parents to take part in some reading activities with their children. Thanks for coming.
This year, to raise money for BBC Children In Need, children from every year group dressed up their bears in all sorts of different outfits. We were SO impressed by your creativity and imagination, and awarding prizes was verrrrry difficult. Thank you all for your generous donations – we hope to have the total added […]
We have started reading the poem; The Highwayman this week and we have come across lots of different language features during our reading lesson.
Creative writing in the hall. We used drama to help us understand the key characters in the poem.
Today we had a magical maths assembly and the clubs will be starting again in January. The clubs will be after school every Wednesday for 6 six weeks. You can join by visiting the website or calling the telephone number on the flyer that was handed out today. There is a cost for the workshops. […]
We are a few weeks into our DT project, where we are designing and creating our own soft toys based on our topic: myths and legends. Today we practised cutting and stictching.
Can you beat the clock? Great job on our skimming and scanning activities today in year 5.
The McMillan coffee morning was a success this morning – thank you to Mrs Matthews for organising it and all the staff that helped set up. A huge thank you to all the parents/carers/staff and children who donated cakes and biscuits in order to make it successful. We had a good turn out and we […]
Year 5 are loving their dance/photography sessions with Mark from Infuse Dance. Check them out.
What a great success our ‘reading buddies’ sessions have been with year 3. We have started a new morning session (once a week) where half of the class swap rooms and listen to and read our books to one another. Children have been great role models and readers in both classes, well done.
We are loving our new class text: Macbeth this half term. We are currently writing a balanced argument highlighting for and against Macbeth’s decision to kill King Duncan. Year 5 can’t wait to find out what happens next.
Year 4 and Electives Clarinet Concert 27 March 2017 Just a quick reminder that on Monday 27th March 2017 at 9:15 am there will be an opportunity for Year 4 and the electives from Year 5 and 6 to perform their clarinet pieces in their first concert of the year. We hope you can join us!
Year five really went to town with their costumes this year! The Hogwarts group: Wonder Woman and Captain America: From ‘Brave’ and Hetty Feather Matilda with an Oompalumpa and Charlie with his golden ticket:Merida: Dennis the Menace and WallyFrom Minecraft and Star Wars: Jim Jarvis, Simone Biles and The Big Bad Wolf: A certain tiger also came […]
Here is the recording of the song “It’s Up To Me To Choose” that Mrs Baker has taught and recorded with KS2 last week. Have a listen Song taught from the Singing Connections resource.
Last Friday Y5 and Y6 gardeners were very busy painting pots for our bulbs we planted and researching Bug Hotels and thinking about how we will design our own one for the field.
Year 5/6 have started the new term by going back in time! Here we are experiencing what life was like in school for Victorian children – what an experience it was!
Year 5 & 6 had a blast at their Christmas disco. Mrs Arshad learned a few new moves:-)
Wow we had the most amazing travelling to the theatre by train and going The Alex theatre to watch George’s Marvellous Medicine. The show was great and we even had a special visitor come with us too, Mrs Rahul 😝
We had the most amazing assembly to start a Monday morning, we had a famous visitor from China that did calligraphy in Arabic and Chinese. He spoke in Chinese and had a translator to help us understand what he was saying. He called up children to copy his writing. They were amazing!!
Super Choir were super excited to perform live for BBC Children In Need at The Black Country Museum on Friday 18th November. What an experience for us all.
Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic day at Cannock Chase Museum today as we explored what life was like on the home front during WW2. We spent the day at the museum and discovered life during: the blitz, rationing, evacuation as well as life at home throughout the war.