11 Jul

Year 5 Mayan Workshop day!

Last week, for our history topic, year 5 took part in a Mayan workshop. They used sticks of various length to create a Mayan temple. Teamwork was key, to completing this task!

11 Jul

Year 5 go to the London Eye + Thames cruise!

In the spring term, while studying 'the UK' in geography, we took a trip to see some of our most beautiful landmarks, in this glorious city we are proud to  call home! The children were able to appreciate the landscape as we had such beautiful weather!


24 Feb

Year 5 - How to bake cookies

In the last 2 weeks of Spring term 1, Year 5 had been focusing on instructional texts. As part of their learning, they had to follow a simple recipe using the skills they had been developing over the week. With the ingredients provided, the children worked in groups to read and follow the recipe…

24 Feb

Spectacular Space!

In year 5 we have some amazing science topics, but one of our most favourite topics has been 'Earth, Moon & Space.' The children were given the opportunity to flex their creative bones and encouraged to think outside of the box when it came to their projects for this topic. They made miniature…

6 Jul

Ancient Civilisation Maya Year 5

As part of their history topic The Maya, Year 5 got very creative displaying their exquisite design and technology skills! Here are their recreations of Maya temples.


17 Mar

Baking Victoria Sponge Cake Year 5

Year 5 investigated irreversible chemical reactions through this fun baking activity. In groups, they baked a Victoria Sponge! They creamed the butter and sugar by hand until light and fluffy and combined the rest of the ingredients with a wooden spoon and a rubber spatula- no electrical whisks…

16 Mar

Changing Materials - Investigating Gases Year 5

As part of their science topic, Year 5 investigated chemical reactions and how to create gases. They mixed together yeast, warm water and sugar which released a carbon dioxide. As the gas filled up the bottle the balloon became inflated.


9 Mar

Changing Materials and Their Properties Year 5 Making Playdough

As part of their topic Changing Materials and Their Properties, Year 5 created playdough investigating irreversible chemical changes. In order to create the playdough they used flour, water, coloured paint and vegetable oil.

13 Oct

Year 5 Chris Ofili Art Project

Year 5 created a self portrait in the style of Chris Ofili - whose paintings question racial stereotypes and is anti racist. Here they used used pencils to draw their face, hair and clothes. Then they used oil pastels for the vivid colours. Excellent work Year 5!