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Ancient Egyptian Day

Year 5 had a fantastic day yesterday being transported back to Ancient Egypt for the day. We did a quiz and learnt lots of new information. We had the opportunity to handle lots of artefacts from Ancient Egypt and discuss … Continue reading

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Commando Joe

Welcome to the new Birch class blog. Here you will find information about what we have been getting up to in lesson time recently. Today, we had our second Commando Joe session of the term. We had to make an … Continue reading

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CM Sports Fundraising for Uganda

Nick and the CM Sports team came in yesterday to do a water challenge with us. This was to raise money to buy sports equipment to take to Uganda when Nick and Ash go out with Mr Stanley in the … Continue reading

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Basketball tournament

Last half term Year 5 were learning Basketball skills in their lessons with CM Sports. On Monday this week we held the Year 5 Basketball tournament with children competing in their house colour teams in both basketball games and an … Continue reading

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Pizza making

In DT this term we have been testing, designing and making pizzas. We taste tested a range of different pizzas, looking at appearance, smell and taste. We then looked at the eatwell plate and decided which food groups were included … Continue reading

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Snowmanotron

This half term in English, Birch class have been writing explanation texts. We have been using the Wallace and Grommitt Cracking Contraptions cartoons to write explanations of how the machines work. First we looked at the features of good explanation … Continue reading

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Year 5 Snow day work.

Education city – there are activities set on Education City to complete. Take pictures of your activities over the day and write a poem/ diary/ letter to one of the pupils in Kafuro about your day. Try to make it … Continue reading

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Spellings for this week.

Here are the spellings for Year 5 to be learnt this week and over half term. persuade physical prejudice privilege profession The children will also have five personal spellings of their own to learn. These are words they have needed … Continue reading

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School Grounds Day

The weather was very kind to us today and we’ve all had a fantastic day. Our job this year was to renovate the old bug hotel (which some of the class helped make two years ago) and build a new … Continue reading

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Spellings and Homework

Last week in Year 5 we started our next unit of English on narrative writing. We were intrigued by a picture which was revelled to us on Monday. We wrote descriptive phrases for it and decided what the four children … Continue reading

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