Author Archives: Conor Gallagher

Year 5 try to send Mr Gallagher to the Moon!

In maths this week we tried to send Mr Gallagher to the moon. They had to solve each problem and come up with the solutions as groups. They may have figured out the maths behind the problem but unfortunately we … Continue reading

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Now that we’re in Year 5, we must be ANCIENT!

This week and last has been an awesome start to Year 5. We began by setting the expectation of work and behaviour attitude high. Here are the rules your children came up with:   Throughout the week we have been … Continue reading

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On your marks, get set… ART!

The week got off to a flying start. The children were ready to focus and work, despite the uncomfortable heat. In Maths this week we begun to look at reasoning and explaining how to solve word problems, using all four … Continue reading

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Year 5 vs The Ancients, in an Epic History Uncovering

In maths this week, the children have been practising multiplication and division word problems. They have come so far with their reasoning explanations and here is an example of how it’s done in year 5! Wow, what great effort. Throughout … Continue reading

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Arcimboldo’ver’ by art!

In year 5 this week we had year 4 and year 6 invaders during our Art celebrations and they did not disappoint. A fabulous french artiste came to join the event. Look out for him in the photos! The year … Continue reading

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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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