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Welcome to Year 5, Class 6!

 

Here you will find details of all the exciting activities and lessons that J6 take part in throughout the year. We will keep you up to date with important events, successes and reminders – as well as give you a class-eye-view of life in Year 5. So come with us down the rabbit hole and find out what wondrous things await.

Monday 27th November 2017

J6 would like to catch you up on a few of the exciting things we have been doing over the past few weeks.

Firstly, we have been learning all about the English Civil War and how it started. We have learnt about the argument between Charles I and Parliament that lead to the Civil War, through the capture of the King and his execution. But we didn’t stop there, we then found out that Oliver Cromwell took over the country as Lord Protector of England. Did you know he banned sports, colourful clothes and CHRISTMAS? We are now looking forwards to learning all about Charles II and his rule, we hope it goes better than it did for his dad!

 

We have also been on an exciting trip to the Rainforest Roadshow, that was hosted by Flixton Girls’ School. We hear all about some of the amazing and exciting creatures that live there. We got up-close and personal with some giant creepy crawlies including a scorpion and a bird eating spider!

 

On Friday 24th November we were very lucky to be able to take part in a golf taster sessions with a golf player from a local club. Even though it was a bit chilly we took to the playground with lots of enthusiasm and really enjoyed our session. We are looking forward to doing more super activities like this!

 

Having a great time learning to play golf!

 

Friday 13th October 2017

 

Wow! What a busy and fun time we have had in year 5 over the last few weeks. We have had amazing fun this afternoon with a very strange fluid – if we left it alone or moved it gently it was like water but when we grabbed it, rolled it or smacked it, it turned into a solid! It is called a non-Newtonian liquid – it is FANTASTIC!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zoTKXXNQIU

 

Everyone gets a turn

 

 

It’s fun to get messy with Science, at Golden Time

 

Wednesday 13th September 2017

 

Happy Roald Dahl Day everybody!

 

We have had a great time dressing up as some of our favourite characters, reading some fantastic books and so much more.

 

Happy Roald Dahl Day!

 

 

Friday 8th September 2017

What a fantastic first week we have had! it has been great fun getting to know some new faces and catching up with others I have met before. Well done to everybody for working so hard and demonstrating so many of our school values. The first newsletter of the year is now available to download – just click on the link to get your copy. Year 5 Curriculum – Autumn2017

 

I would also like to say a massive congratulations to the winner of our first Bee Award. Well done Cameron!