Y5 have been creating their own mnemonics to help remember the order of the planets. My Very Energetic Monkey Jumps Sideways Under Noodles! Can you think of your own mnemonic […]
Today, Y5 learnt about the Christian Creation story. We created a story board to present our learning.
Today HJS tuned in to a LIVE reading assembly today with the one and only , Tom Percival. We listened to an extract from his new book and then did […]
Today we turned the school yellow to raise awareness of mental health and raise money for vital work into supporting the mental health of children and young people. We embraced […]
This week Y5 have taken part in their own SUMDOG challenge. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed competing against one another and have loved earning our well deserved coins!
Year 5 have stepped into the shoes of astronomers today. We explored the historical misconceptionthat the Earth is at the centre of our universe and the Sun moves in the […]
We have had some fabulous learning opportunities going on in school today. Children learning their times tables using games to help them recall and remember
Today, HJS immersed themselves in a variety of activities for National Fitness Day. Each class participated in a circuit training session as well as completing other activities such as yoga, […]
Today, Y5 participated in a P4C enquiry based on the text ‘Here we are.’ We built our discussion around the question, ‘Are we alone in the universe?’ What do you […]
In Y5, we have been exploring the different sacred texts for a number of religions. We then looked closely at the Bible and it’s role in the Christian faith.
Year 5 have amazed us with their commitment to learning about the order of the planets and their distance from the sun. They have had to use scaling to represent […]
Today, Y5 completed some outdoor Science learning. We learnt about the order of the planets in the solar system and studied their size in relation to the sun. We then […]
Lunchtime library has resumed and it has been wonderful to have so many children attend. During the club, children have the opportunity to share books with a friend, recommend books […]
Today, Y5 created their own ‘dance by chance’ based upon Merce Cunningham’s take on dance where movements and sequences are created by random numbers. We used the school telephone number […]
Year 5 have had a fabulous day training to be NASA astronauts. We learnt all about life on the International Space station, did physical training challenges and then blasted off […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]