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A busy half term for Year 5!

Trip to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door On Friday 6th July, on the hottest day of the year (!), Year 5 visited Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door as part of their Jurassic Coast topic. The children were able to consolidate their learning by seeing the different rock formations in ‘’real-life’. They impressed the Rangers, by read more »

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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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Sports-Day

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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