Y5C Blackout Poetry – The Lost Words

Y5C have been enjoying their transition picture book, The Lost Words. Our book is a collection of all the words that have been taken out of the children’s dictionary. Today, […]

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Sports Day 2022 🏀🏃🏾‍♂️🎾🏃🏼‍♀️⚾️⛹🏼

Wow! What a fantastic morning Herringthorpe had participating in their Sports Day! Despite the rain, our spirits were not dampened and we all showed a tremendous amount of teamwork and […]

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Y5 DT 🧵 🪡

Today Y5 brought their Viking pouches to life! Using their RUBRIC and plans, the children stitched their material together using blanket stitch, running stitch and over stitch. They even added […]

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Y5 Viking immersive day at Locke Park 🛡🗡

Wow! What a fabulous day Y5 have had visiting the Viking Festival at Locke Park. The children fully immersed themselves into learning all about the Vikings. We explored Viking weapons, […]

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Sewing techniques to join – Y5

Developing sewing skills for design is a different skill to sewing with the purpose of joining materials. We noticed in our DT product analysis of different bags and pouches, that […]

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Y5 product analysis in DT

To kick off our new DT project for this term – creating Viking pouches to take on our upcoming visit- y5 have today begun looking at different existing products and […]

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How do rivers flow? Y5 geography 🌍

Today, y5 generated their own geographical investigation based around the question: why don’t rivers run straight? When asked to each draw a river, we noticed how everyone created bends and […]

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Y5 Life Cycle Animations

This afternoon Y5 have been exploring life cycles. We discussed amphibians and how their life cycles can differ to insects. We then created our own life cycles of a frog.

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Sensory circuits

Sensory circuits aim to facilitate sensory processing to help children regulate and organise their senses in order to achieve the ‘just right’ or optimum level of alertness required for effective […]

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Outdoor explorers

Today we linked the outdoor explorers to the Jubilee – some children made a leaf bunting, others did the collages of the Queen and then they re-potted their sun flowers […]

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Cresting visual texture using pencil in y5

Paying close attention to detail, we recognised the definition of texture and how visual texture can be created in art. As artists, we replicated some of these visual textures with […]

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Football Freestyle with World Champion Jamie Knight ⚽️ 🎥

Today, Herringthorpe Junior School were lucky enough to meet football freestyling champion Jamie Knight! Jamie, who is currently one of the top 10 football freestylers in the world, came in […]

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