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5GS create Greek Pottery!

Following our study of Greek pottery designs from last week, 5GS started on the first stage of making their clay pots. They had to follow a series of steps to make sure the pots were neat and smooth so that there would be no cracking when the pots go into the kiln on Monday.

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Peace Day in 5MC.

The whole school came together today to celebrate Peace Day. In class, we discussed why we have Peace Day and what we can do to bring peace to our school. This linked in really well with the character strength respect. I would like to give a special mention to Dasha, Matteo and Sarute for their […]

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5KP have fun with Newton meters

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5JK – Rounding Games & Investigating Friction

We had fun playing this rounding game. Click here to see how to play at home. Remember to challenge yourself with rounding to the nearest 100, 1000 and 10,000 (not just 10). Here is another great way to practise rounding PAC-MAN style! We were investigating friction by testing the grip of different shoes. Here is […]

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Weekly Review – 14.09.18

Dear Parents, This week we’ve been celebrating Roald Dahl day and running in the Cross Country Inter-House Championship. Well done to everyone who took part and our winners. Here are some shots of them on the finish line. This Week’s Notices Ancient Greek Day: This year our Greek Day will be held on Tuesday 9th October. […]

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Happy Roald Dahl Day from 5KP

The 13th September was International Roald Dahl Day and 5KP celebrated in a range of ways – from reading some of Dahl’s Dirty Beast poems and reenacting the Crocodile poem, to discussing our favourite Roald Dahl stories and creating Party Hats with our favourite Roald Dahl characters on to celebrate the occasion!

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Happy Roald Dahl in 5GS!

5GS thoroughly enjoyed learning about the life and work of Roald Dahl today. Using his well-known poem ‘The Crocodile’, the children identified how Dahl intended each line to be read before giving very entertaining group performances to their class.    

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Perfect Potters, Charitable Children and Passionate Poets

We have had another busy week in Year 5 and I am so impressed with the way the children have taken each challenge on board. We began with a very mature discussion about the Shrewsbury Food Drive and the children showed a great deal of empathy and understanding.  Most importantly, they were very generous with […]

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5MC Explore Ancient Greece!

5MC really enjoyed being archaeologists for a lesson this week. They were able to share their ideas about what certain artifacts were used for, using their prior knowledge of Ancient Greece to help them.

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5GS explore numbers to 100000!

This week, 5GS have been looking at the value of each digit in numbers up to 100000. They have identified 6 digit numbers shown in a range of representations and found out what happens to a number when 10s, 100s and 1000s are added using their knowledge of place value.  

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