Author Archives: Conor Gallagher

Autumn 2, Week 1

Great first week back in year 5! Glad to see all the children are maturing and their readiness to learn is becoming better everyday. In Maths this week we finished up dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000, exploring how … Continue reading

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What? No pens? Whatever shall we do?

In year 5  this week we got off to an investigation…in the library! Mrs. Kings visited us and taught us all the way to find books and she even had a brief moment to read to us. Here are the … Continue reading

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Great suspense is…

In maths this week we had a short sequence of negative numbers to learn about and the children aced it! I was proud of their efforts and even when they haven’t fully understood, they were able to make their own … Continue reading

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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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