Year 5 Blog
Well done to all of Year 5 for their wonderful singing, acting and reading during the Advent service.
Click on the links below for the words to practise for the Advent service. Year 6 words Year 5 words Year 4 words Year 3 words You were all very good today practising at the church. Keep practising your songs …..all voices count! Mrs McNamara
Once again it has been a very busy week in Year 5. We started our week with a trip to the woods at Dame Alice Owen’s School, where we gathered evidence of wildlife including mini beasts, lichen, trees and birds. We also identified different trees, measured their girth and estimated their ages. Using our evidence […]
Our Advent Service will soon be taking place. Please use the resources below to help you learn the songs which we will be singing on the night. The words that we will be saying are also linked below on the powerpoint attached (**) If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask me. Happy […]
We were honoured to be visited by two lead scientists from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) this week, who explained how they research, develop and test drugs. We investigated the effects of performance enhancing drugs on Olympic athletes and how they are tested. Over the past three weeks in gymnastics, we have been working […]
The past couple of weeks have been filled with science experiments, football matches, cross country, gymnastics, multiplication, story writing and a class Mass! The children have performed and approached all these activities with a positive attitude and enthusiasm. The children also enjoyed an anti bullying theatre production and raising money for children in need.
Nicola White GB Hockey Olympic and European Gold medal winner visits Pope Paul! Wednesday was a very exciting morning at Pope Pope as Olympian Nicola White came to visit. First, she led an inspiring assembly about her sporting success and answered a host of the children’s questions. The choir then sang, ‘Try your best, work your […]
The children have immersed themselves in the wonderful world of India this week. Our first challenge was to locate India on the world map and label its rivers, surrounding oceans, countries and bays. We then researched its climates and different terrain (land). In maths we planned exciting trips to India, selecting flights, hotels, activities and […]
This week has been another interesting one. We have been working hard in Maths to apply our existing knowledge, when solving puzzles or number problems. On Wednesday, we carried out a Maths Investigation and discovered that ‘making a list’ enabled us to solve mathematical problems. Working in pairs and using conjecture allowed […]
Author of the month Jeremy Strong is our author of the month. We have explored lots of his books and will be writing in his humorous style over the next few weeks. Dog Trust This Tuesday we were visited by Dog Trust. Dog Trust are an animal welfare charity in the United Kingdom, which specializes […]