What a musical lot we are! Year 5 had a lovely session working with Nikki (from Artbeat) using a range of Samba instruments.We even managed to perform our piece outside, in the sun, in the F1 Garden adding to the real carnival atmosphere.We are busily...
Ilam YHA May 2013
Year 5 had a great time in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside whilst on their Residential trip to Ilam Youth Hostel. Despite some rain, spirits were high and the children loved the outdoor activities - the scavenger hunt, orienteering, the eco-art and the team-building activities kept them busy...
The children in Y3, 4 and 5 took part in a morning of electronic Lego. Throughout the morning, the children learned how to build a Lego house and were then given artistic licence to build their own Lego village. Then came the electronics. Lights were added to light up the houses, football...
Children in Year 5 have been busy working alongside children in Year 2 and Year 3 in preparation for the development of the school pond. Year 1 were able to collect some frog spawn from the pond and are looking forward to seeing the tadpoles develop and change into frogs so they...
We celebrated the end of our topic (The People's War) by studying the painting VE Day by L S Lowry. Using viewfinders to focus on sections of the painting we enjoyed sketching, painting and working with modelling clay to create some Lowry-style scenes.
Our family assembly on Tuesday morning was brilliant! We had great fun sharing our knowledge and talents with the whole school, parents and grandparents. We had a mix of everything:- recounts of our great trip to Eden Camp, a play about Evacuation, singing and even dancing (including Mrs Hatton...
Trip to Eden Camp
Year 5 had a fantastic (but very cold) day at Eden Camp in North Yorkshire. It was a long journey but everyone agreed it was well worth it. The class travelled back in time to wartime Britain. We visited different huts with interactive displays on different aspects of World...
Oh What Fun We Had!
During the recent snow Mrs Cumberpatch joined Year 5 sledging. It's hard to tell who enjoyed it the most - we'll let you decide for yourselves!!
Year 5 Creative Homework
During this term Year 5 are going to be learning about their new topic - The People's War. Here are some examples of the brilliant creative homework they have produced and shared with the class. We are all looking forward to being transported back in time when we visit...
Life is never dull at Abbey Gates - in Assembly children were treated to a brief demonstration of Fencing as Tyrone, in Year 5, showed his expertise and put Mrs Cumberpatch's skills to the test!