Scientists and Inventors in Year 5
Today, Year 5 came into school dressed as the scientists and inventors they have been researching for this half term's homework project. It was fascinating to hear about what the children have found out about Albert Einstein, Jane Goodall, Nicolaus Copernicus and many more. Well done, Year…
Celebrating Neurodiversity in Year 5
This week, we have been reflecting on how we all have our own unique strengths and differences because our brains work differently. We celebrated the work of people who have been diagnosed with autism, ADHD dyslexia and dyspraxia who have achieved great things. We recognised that we all have the…
Year 5 lead collective worship
This week, it was Year 5's turn to lead the school and parents in a time of prayer. The children helped us to reflect on what Jesus wanted his followers to learn when he washed his disciples' feet. We thought about how we can serve others, just like Jesus did.
Year 5 Big Lent Walk
Today, Year 5 had a beautiful walk in Williamson Park as part of our Lent fundraising activities for CAFOD. Thank you to everyone who sent in sponsor money.
Year 5 Projects are 'Out of this World'!
The staff in Year 5 have been so impressed with the projects the children handed in this week. It is really wonderful to see the children take such pride in both the presentation and content of their work. Well done, Year 5!
Year 5 Art Sculptures
Year 5 have created 3-D models of the human body based on observations of sculptures done by Anthony Gormley. They used wire to create a 3-D frame and modroc to create the model. Well done, Year 5!
Year 5 celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes
Our children in Year Five joined children from the other Catholic primary schools in our area to celebrate the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes. Every child decorated a flower and wrote the name of someone they would like to pray for in the centre of the flower. These were placed around a statue…
Year 5 Poetry Performance
This afternoon, Year 5 enjoyed performing the poem 'The Months of the Year' by Sara Coleridge. You can watch their performance below.
Year 5 Class Mass
This morning, Father Steve came to celebrate Mass with Year 5 in our classroom. It was a really special time of prayer and reflection for us all as we thought about what it means to serve each other as Jesus did and as the apostles, St Timothy and St Titus did. We are grateful to Father Steve for…
Year 5 Learning about Christian Churches
Children in Year 5 have worked well together in groups this week to produce posters about some of the Christian Churches in Lancaster. We found out how much we all have in common, particularly in our commitment to following the teachings and example of Jesus.
Looking at historical sources in Year 5
For history day, Year 5 studied different sources of evidence about evacuation of children during World War 2. They considered the evidence from first hand sources and used it to form an opinion to answer the question, "Was it a good idea to evacuate children during World War 2?". Our opinions…
Chinese New Year in Year 5
Today, Year 5 enjoyed activities linked to Chinese New Year, including a workshop led by teachers from Lancaster University and Chinese tangrams (an ancient maths puzzle). We learnt how to say 'Happy New Year' in Chinese and why each year is linked to an animal. We hope all our families from China…