Entries by Aurezza Dunque

Goodbye Mr Frost

Year 5 have been developing their Learning Power all week, showing determination, team work, resilience and positive attitudes across the curriculum and on the playground. Mr Frost Year 5 led Mr Frosts retirement assembly on Tuesday, which they helped plan and write a song for. We will miss Mr Frost very much but wish him […]

A Week Full Of Science

Year 5 have been developing their scientific skills this week. They started the week with two ‘Big Questions’ about spiders. 1. How do spiders avoid getting stuck in their webs? 2. How do spiders eat their prey with such a small mouth? After making some excellent predictions the children carried out a series of investigations […]

Rockets, The Haka, mysteries and snow!

It has been action packed in Year 5 this week. We kick started the week gathering synonyms, verbs, adjectives and adverbs to help us write a mystery! The children have been very creative, selecting vocabulary for effect and creating a very mysterious setting. ‘A light broke the darkness, owls and bats scattered as I tiptoed […]

Trip to Greenwich Observatory

On Thursday Year 5 visited Greenwich observatory, where they investigated the stars and planets in the amazing Planetarium and met an astronaut! They saw and stood across the meridian line! It was a wonderful experience and the children behaved brilliantly. Thank you to Mrs Charalambous for accompanying us.

National Tree Week, Advent Rehearsal and Home Learning

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 […]

7th – 14th November

   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.

Class Trip to the British Museum

It was a pleasure taking the class to the British Museum on Tuesday to explore the museum’s Ancient Egyptian wing. The children looked for clues and artefacts and worked on some beautiful sketches A huge thank you to our parent helpers: Mrs Avery, Mrs Porto and Mrs Burke

Olympian visits our school

On Wednesday we had the privilege of welcoming Nicola White, double Olympic champion hockey player, to our school. After sharing an assembly, the children had their photo taken with Nicola. The children asked very sensible questions and were beautifully behaved. Thank you to Miss Pringle for organising this, once in a lifetime, opportunity. Thank you […]

Y5 Olympic Visitor!

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 […]