Author Archives: Conor Gallagher

Year 5 Summer 1 week 5

The week got off to a ‘tracking’ start in cycling profficiency. Children had the opportunity to stretch their tyres and show their skills. Well done to all of you who achieved level 1 cerification. The rest of the week was … Continue reading

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Our Prime Journey Into The Amazon With No Express Exit.

A long four day week, but what a journey it has been! In English, the children have landed in the Amazon Rainforest and are describing beautifully, the setting around them. Through topic we have been staying in the same geographical … Continue reading

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Year 5 experience life in Medieval Britain

This week got off to an exciting start, with our class trip into the big city – London.  In the Musuem of London we were treated to a range of galleries but we were particularly interested in the middle ages … Continue reading

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And so the Legend goes: ‘Whosoever pulleth out this sword will be crowned right-wise king or queen of Year Five’.

  The traditional tale starts with mindfulness. Over the past two weeks in school, the children have taken ownership and are now delivering the mindful minute to each other. They have really engaged with this and We’re going to have … Continue reading

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Year 5 light the way to their mission

In class this week we had been learning about the persuasiveness of adverts and what makes them so appealing. The children inherited a 14th Century Apothecary and were trying to sell their goods, some were more convincing than others. In … Continue reading

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As we don our flippers and oxygen tanks, we take a closer look at the oceans seven

This week in Year 4 we have dived right in to our topic ‘Blue Abyss’… In English this week we started our new topic reports by looking at newspaper reports. We started off by investigating non-fiction and fiction books, looking … Continue reading

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Travelling back to a time of death, disease and darkness;Year 5’s launch their new topic.

In our topic launch there was a time travelling Plague Doctor, who came to visit us! I happened to miss it but when I returned the children did a marvellous job telling me about  him. We had a chance to … Continue reading

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Year 5 say goodbye to Stargazing and hello to Christmas.

Despite this week got off to a snowy start, we managed to squeeze a whole lot of learning and fun in! We had our School Christmas lunch on Wednesday and the hats were the best I’d seen Then on Thursday … Continue reading

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Five decimal divisions, four written newspaper articles, three Advent lessons, two arithmetic papers and a trip to Mass today.

In Maths this week the children have been counting down to small decimal numbers by dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. Nearly all the children have tricks and methods to figure out, now they won’t be needing me! In English … Continue reading

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