Author Archives: Conor Gallagher

Down the Rabbit Hole in Year 5

In Year 5 this week we had our first meeting with the Dragon’s Apprentice and had the delight and privilege of meeting some of the blind and visually impaired people that our fundraising will go to help. Here are some … Continue reading

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Lee Valley Litter-Picking

An amazing and harrowing day for all involved. As a class we discussed how proud we felt about tidying the local area but how ashamed that it was like that in the first place. Thank you to all the parent … Continue reading

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Year 5 Week 1 Spring 2

We had a productive and exciting start to the shortest and busiest half-term. On Tuesday we enjoyed the engaging experience Miss Entwisle organised for us, when the Set-Point workers came in to deliver science workshops – they were a success! … Continue reading

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Well-Being in Week 5 (Year 5)

This week was filled with peaceful and nurturing activities both inside class and around the school. Mental health awareness activities were provided by all different adults and I want to thank all the staff for their amazing efforts – I … Continue reading

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Housecoats and Hnefatafl in Year 5

Great week in English when we were exploring an ancient board game invented by the Vikings but very much so rooted in the rules and lay-out or chess. The children were writing instructions about the game and their writing work … Continue reading

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Year 5 Journey Through the History of Vikings

In year 5 this week we embarked on a journey through the history and beliefs of the Vikings through drama and games with the knowledgeable Viking chief Isabelle! Here are some pictures of our adventure. What an excellent day.   … Continue reading

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Celebrating Differences in Year 5

First full week complete now the action truly begins. In English this week we have carried on with our Viking Boy text. The children put their new mini-police skills to the test and wrote some eye-watering eye-witness accounts about the … Continue reading

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Year 5 – Our Truly Scandinavian Spring Begins!

What a fantastic start to the new year it was. This week, there were many things the children worked on and here are a few of the highlights. In English this week, we began our new text focus: The Viking … Continue reading

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Year 5 – Week 4

This week in Year 5 the children had been getting ready for the beginning of Advent and explored some tasks around ‘waiting’ in R.E. lessons. They wrote about a time when they had to wait for something important to happen … Continue reading

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