22 May

Year 5 visit the Butterfly House

As part of our learning about the Amazon Rainforest and life cycles, today Year 5 visit the butterfly house. They learnt about and saw the different stages in the life cycle of a butterfly, including the beautiful blue morpho butterfly which is native to the Amazon. They also had the opportunity…

8 May

Year 5 Cricket in the Sunshine

At last, the sun has been shining and Year 5 had a great PE session with Mr Lofthouse, learning and using cricket skills. Our bowling and batting skills have really improved this half term - well done, Year 5!

30 Apr

Year 5 sow wild flower seeds

Some children in Year 5 have been busy sowing wildflower seeds on the banking next to our playground. We look forward to watching them grow and to seeing the wildlife they attract.

25 Apr

Year 5 lead our Celebration of the Word

Year 5 led our whole school Celebration of the Word with great reverence, creating a lovely prayerful atmosphere. They helped us to reflect on the story of Jesus meeting some disciples on the road to Emmaus after his resurrection. They reminded us that Jesus is always walking alongside us, even…

17 Apr

Life Cycles Learning

As part of this term's science learning, Year 5 have been researching and exploring the life cycles of some rainforest animals. They worked in pairs to show what they have learnt as life cycles diagrams. Well done, Year 5!

26 Mar

Year 5 make CAM mechanisms

Year 5 have done a wonderful job with this term's design technology project. They have designed and made a toy with a moving part which uses a cam mechanism. Look at their end-products below:

21 Mar

Scientists and Inventors in Year 5

What an interesting class of scientists and inventors we had for our dress-up day today. We had Albert Einstein, Archimedes, Isaac Newton, Marie Curie and many more. It was wonderful that the children could tell everyone a little bit about the inventor or scientist they had dressed up as. Well…

19 Mar

Year 5 at Borwick Hall 2024

What a fantastic week Year 5 had at Borwick Hall from 11th - 15th March. We were so proud of how they approached a wide range of activities including climbing, canoeing, caving, walking, archery. The talent show on the Tuesday night confirmed what we already knew - this class have some amazing…

5 Mar

Year 5 Ukulele lessons

All the children in Year 5 have been given a ukulele on loan until February 2025. We are very lucky to have weekly lessons with Mr Lupton from Lancashire Music Services. Well done to all those children who have already been practising at home - I can see we are going to have some super ukulele…

5 Mar

Year 5 Big Lent Walk

Year 5 had a lovely walk up to Williamson Park this morning in the Spring sunshine. This was part of our Lent fundraising for CAFOD. Thank you to all parents and carers who sponsored their child £1 or more to complete this walk.

28 Feb

Year 5 Andy Warhol Art

In Year 5, we have linked our learning about Space to our study of Andy Warhol's pop art to create paintings of planets in the style of Andy Warhol. The children explored the qualities of watercolour and poster paints and used a combination of these in their paintings. They created a series of…

20 Feb

Year 5 lead Stations of the Cross

Today, some children from Year 5 led a lunchtime Stations of the Cross prayer group for children in Key Stage 2. It was lovely to see so many children give up five minutes of their lunch break for this special time of prayer during Lent.