Team 5 visited  the Imperial War Museum. We learnt more about The Second World War and what life was like for a family on the home front. We also found out what it must have been like to take shelter in an Anderson shelter.     … Read More

Team 5 are learning to fluently add and subtract numbers up to 1,000,000 as well as exploring the relationship between these two operations. Before moving on to more formal written methods, we explored the what it means to carry over and to exchange using number counters. Now we have a good understanding of this these… Read More

Team 5 have been analysing propaganda posters from World War Two to find out more about  the importance of propaganda during the war. We looked at the different designs and analysed the features . This will help us to create our own propaganda posters.… Read More

Team 5 have begun our diary learning journey. We began by discussing diaries and what we already know about these. Then we carefully read examples of diaries and picked out the WMG features, highlighting examples and discussing the reasons for including these. After learning some more about these features we have begun planning our writing.… Read More

Team 5 enjoyed our learning in music this week. We impressed our music teacher, Mr Heely, with our use of our Learning Muscles. Our love of learning and willingness to give it a go meant that we quickly moved from following written music to performing with drum sticks. What fantastic learners we are!… Read More

Team 5 had a thought provoking morning learning about the important topic of radicalisation. The children learned new terminology and reflected on the causes of terrorism. All of the children participated in a lively and engaging session and were rewarded with certificates to commend their hard work and understanding.… Read More

Team 5 have got off to a great start and have been exploring what it means to have a growth mindset. We have discussed what makes a good learning partner and have enjoyed role-playing being in the different learning zones. We are already  enjoying our  class novel for this term, ‘The Lion, The Witch and… Read More

Team 5 really enjoy using our fantastic school library. Each week we spend time in the library, giving us a chance to read, borrow and return books. We have a brilliant and wide selection of books, so please make sure you always have one you enjoy to read at home. A wonderful afternoon Team 5, thank… Read More

Team 5 recently visited the Natural History Museum to learn more about earthquakes. We enjoyed learning more about the causes and impacts of earthquakes around the world, and got to experience this natural disaster when on the Earthquake Simulator. This then helped us write in character of a child in an earthquake, as well as… Read More

Team 5 were fortunate enough to have a a visit from a former pupil, and now a maths professor, Andrew Fitzharris. Andrew kindly led a session in which Team 5 had to break codes and learn how maths can help create secret messages. This really helped us develop a love of learning as Andrew’s challenges… Read More