Willow Tree Olympics 🥇🥈🥉 – Week 1 ✅

What a week it has been for HJS and the Willow Tree Olympics. Each day, all children across school have taken part in sporting events, showing determination and resilience throughout. […]

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Y5- Life Cycle of a Bird Animation 🎬 🦅

Today in Science, Y5 explored the different life cycles of living creatures. Some of us used animation to explain the life cycle of a bird. We then presented our findings […]

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Exploring wildlife in their habitats 🐸 🕷 🦋 🌾

This afternoon, as part of our science learning, y5 visited our wonderful conservation area to investigate and explore all of the wildlife there. We predicted what we might find there […]

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Obstacle course fun

To raise money for the LEAF centre, our amazing children took part in a fun filled morning of exercise. Dressed in our sports gear, we timed our efforts as we […]

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Y5 programming – Scratch

Earlier this week, year 5 investigated the Viking attacks on Lindisfarne in History and used drama to reenact the scenes. Today, we applied our understanding of this historical learning to […]

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Y5 Dragon Eyes

As we work towards our quest to build upon our artistic skills, we have begun to explore textures in y5 and how this can be achieved across many different media. […]

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Fitness Friday

From international dance tutorials exploring dance from another culture to continuing Captain Tom’s legacy through a sponsored circuit training, the y5 children have had a busy day.

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Science Ambassadors

This week, the science ambassadors have delivered their very own presentation about our scientists of the term: Isaac Newton. The children demonstrated excellent communication skills and a great deal of […]

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Dragon eyes in Y5

The y5 children have got off to a fantastic start in their sketch books this term. We have built on our pencil skills to add texture to our learning, using […]

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Y5 become Botanists

Today, y5 became Botanists as they used their understanding of ‘parts of a flowering plant’ to deepen their understanding of how the parts support reproduction. Using careful precision, and with […]

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The ultimate HJS Egg Hunt 🗺 🐣🍫 🔐

This week, all children in school have participated in the ultimate egg hunt challenge, using orienteering and teamwork. Children have had to solve a range of maths problems to help […]

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Y5 take their P4C discussions home

This week, Y5 focused on the ‘growth mindset’ story in PSHE and P4C and explored how, especially after this tricky year, we can develop a ‘can do’ attitude. We discussed […]

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Y5 observe and analyse textiles 🖼

Today, Y5 used their observational skills to analyse examples of art and textiles. They then created their own example of a Tudor pattern, using their sketching pencil.

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HJS super scientists

To end science week, HJS joined a live lesson with Sheffield Hallam University to take part in some mind boggling experiments. We used shaving foam and food colouring to replicate […]

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Dissolving investigation in y5

Today, we developed our scientific enquiry skills by first generating our own investigative question: How does the temperature of water affect the rate a substance dissolves? We followed our science […]

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End of lockdown reflections

As the time has come to return to school, y5 spent some time this morning reflecting on their time in lockdown and looking forward to what they want to achieve […]

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