CLASS 5P 2018-2019
Welcome to Year 5! The teachers you will be working with this year are Mrs Powell, Mrs Harrison and Miss Francis. Our teaching assistants are Miss Williamson and Miss Wilkinson.
Homework is given out each Friday and expected to be completed and back in school by the following Wednesday. Spelling tests are every Thursday.
PE is every Wednesday, so please ensure kits are in school.
This term the children will be learning all about life in the Victorian times and a class trip to the Workhouse in Southwell will take place towards the end of the first half term.
In science, our main focus will be properties and changes to materials where the children will have opportunities to plan and carry out experiments.
For some of the year group, there is the opportunity for extra swimming lessons so please ensure swimming kits are in school every Tuesday. The children who do not go swimming will participate in a dance session instead.
Languages Trip to The University of Nottingham, April 2019
For our main geography topic this term we will be learning all about Forests. In science we will be studying the life cycles of animals and plants, including plant reproduction.
For the first half term we will be going ice skating every Monday afternoon for 6 consecutive weeks; please don't forget a change of warm clothes!
During the second half of the term the children will have plenty of time to learn all about Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with productions taking place during the last week of term.
Romeo and Juliet Production, April 2019
This term we will be studying Ancient Greece. In science we will be looking at Earth & Space and Forces.
Our swimming lessons start on Friday 14th September and finish on Friday 9th November. Please ensure that children remember their swimming kits and any earrings have been removed at home.
Parents evenings are on 9th and 10th October.
On Friday 23rd November, we will be going to Broadway Cinema to watch "Steamboat Bill Junior". Weather permitting, we will also be investigating classical Greek architecture in the city centre.
Ancient Greek Pottery Making
Searching for Ancient Greek-inspired architecture in Nottingham City Centre
CLASS 4A 2017-2018
We had the most amazing time camping at Newstead Abbey. We had so much fun building boats for our boat race, pond dipping, roasting some delicious marshmallows and listening to stories around the campfire!
CBBC Book Club!
We have been very excited this week as we have featured on the CBBC Book Club. 3M wrote some fabulous letters to Katie at the CBBC Book Club to tell her all about their favourite books. They also sent in some awesome illustrations. Follow the link below to watch us on the show!
Nottingham In Bloom!
3M have been super creative for the Nottingham in Bloom photography competition and have taken some wonderful photographs of plants in the school gardens.
Take a look!
A Journey Through China!
Take a look at our beautiful Chinese inspired watercolour paintings and personification poems.
Lights, Camera Action!
This term we have been learning all about black and white films. We have been super busy creating, acting, directing, filming and editing our own black and white movies.
Check them out!
The Great Orchestra Experiment- 22.3.2017
We had lots of fun playing our instruments at The Great Orchestra Experiment at the Albert Hall. Take a look!
Roman Day- 8.12.16
We had a fantastic day celebrating the Roman festival of Vulcanalia. This festival celebrates the Roman God Vulcan, the god of Fire and Volcanoes . The children all looked fabulous dressed in their splendid togas. We had a busy day creating mosaics, solving Roman numeral problems, writing poetry and taking part in an
archaeological dig of Pompeii.
Finally we finished the day with a fabulous Roman feast!
International Day- 29.11.16
Bonjour! During international day we studied the country France. We had a special visit from Mrs Barrett who taught us how to count to 10 and how to say ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ in French. We also learnt the fabulous song Léon le caméléon. It was great fun! We even designed our own scarves for our Parisian inspired fashion show and baked delicious croissants!