Author Archives: Conor Gallagher

Year 5 transform their plot…

IN the first week back the children started the beautiful story ‘Farm Boy by Michael Morpurgo during guided reading. The topic of corporal punishment came up and it was interesting to hear their responses to how teachers and parents would … Continue reading

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Year 5 – Week 4

Hello and welcome to another week of this short half term. Firstly, well done to the Year 6 class for finishing their SATs. I’m proud of you for making it through. On that point can I also say how impressed … Continue reading

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International Day Celebrations 2019

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Year 5 Summer 1 – Week 3

Despite it being another short week, the children have achieved quite a lot. Starting with English, the children had the opportunity to discuss in a ‘conscience alley’ reasons for and against the murder of King Duncan at the hands of … Continue reading

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All Hail Year 5…

‘All hail Macbeth, Thane of Cawdor…’ As we delve deeper into the mind of Macbeth, we discover the twisted mind of his wife – Lady Macbeth. Does she have the power over him? This week we will be exploring Macbeth … Continue reading

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Year 5: Summer week 1

After a long and deserved break, the children have dived straight back into work with our new English study text: Macbeth. The tale is grizzly and tragic. The children planned and produced great writing this week based on the first … Continue reading

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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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More for Science Week – Cargo

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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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