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Year 5 Victorian experiences

Year 5 visited Scaplen’s Court in Poole, which is a Victorian experience museum for children who are learning about Victorians. We travelled by coach in Victorian costume.  When we arrived at Scaplen’s Court, we walked up to a big door and knocked on it.  Mrs Jelly, in Victorian character, opened the door and shouted at us read more »

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Year 5 enjoy sports day!

Key Stage 2 had their sports day on Tuesday 4th July. It was a hot day but not so hot that we had to cancel.  At 9.30am we were all on the field with our grown ups cheering us on! Year 5 were split into small teams within their House groups to compete in different events.  Our favourite events were relay racing, read more »

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Year 5’s Jurassic Journey!

Year 5 travelled on two coaches to Lulworth. We visited the village of Lulworth and were shown round by a guide. The guide pointed out the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks and fossils around the village and explained how the stones were formed.  We learnt that chalk is a very strong sediment rock and can filter read more »

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Year 5 slam poetry

We have been learning about slam poetry which is a form of poetry that is performed in front of an audience and judged. We have read some examples of slam poetry and watched some videos of poets performing their work, for example Michael Rosen and Lemn Sissay. Working in our classes, we created our own read more »

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Year 5’s Big Ancient Write

For our ‘Big Write sessions, we have been learning about the importance of the River Nile to the Ancient Egyptians. We were given titles for paragraphs and throughout the week our teachers gave us internet links for us to research videos and information about each subject.  These subjects included farming, fishing, hunting, transport, trade, pyramids and read more »

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Year 5 enjoy World Book Day

On World Book Day, we came to school dressed in costumes to celebrate the 20th anniversary of World Book Day.  We all dressed as characters from Roald Dahl books. When the register was called, we had to stand up and explain our character.  We had to write down as many Roald Dahl books as we read more »

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Year 5 science and French trip

Year 5 walked to All Saints School for a science and French day. A teacher from All Saints helped us to conduct lots of scientific experiments and tests.  These included: Exploding balloons: the teacher filled the balloons with hydrogen and tied them to a tap.  He then lit a long stick with a wick on it and read more »

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