Y5 Planet Mnemonics! 🌎πŸͺ

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 […]

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Tom Percival – Author/ illustrator assembly

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 […]

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Express Yourself – World Mental Health Day πŸ’›

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 […]

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Y5 SUMDOG Challenge βž•βž–βž—βœ–οΈ

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!

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How do we get day and night? πŸŒŽπŸŒžπŸŒ“

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 […]

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Times tables support

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

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HJS celebrate National Fitness Day πŸ‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ§˜πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒπŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

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, […]

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Y5 P4C- Are we alone in the universe?

Today, Y5 participated in a P4C enquiry based on the text β€˜Here we are.’ We built our discussion around the question, β€˜Are we alone in the universe?’ What do you […]

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Holy books – RE Y5

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.

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β€˜Out of this world’ Science

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 […]

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Y5 describe the distance and movement of planets πŸͺ

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 […]

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Lunchtime Library πŸ“š

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 […]

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Y5 Dance by chance πŸ•Ί

Today, Y5 created their own β€˜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 […]

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Astronaut Training

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 […]

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Willow Tree Olympics πŸ₯‡πŸ₯ˆπŸ₯‰ – Week 1 βœ…

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 🎬 πŸ¦…

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 🐸 πŸ•· πŸ¦‹ 🌾

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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