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Term 4

Year Five had an exhilarating visit from the Radley College P.E. Department this morning! 🏋️‍♂️ They delved into a myriad of new skills encompassing power, strength, coordination, agility, and speed. The selected students chosen by Radley College will have the opportunity to partake in a course on Saturday mornings at Radley College, where they will explore a variety of new sports. 🎾🏀 A heartfelt thank you goes out to Pete, Nathan, and Mia from Radley College, as well as Grant, Finn, and Romy from The Oxford Academy for this enriching experience!

Term 3

What an incredible term it has been for Year 5! 🌟 Their trip to Jack Peers was a highlight, where they immersed themselves in the wonders of camouflage and concealment amidst nature’s beauty. 🍃 Back in the classroom, they’ve been engaging with innovative learning methods like secret code marking, honing their problem-solving skills in a fun and interactive way. 🕵️‍♂️🔍 Additionally, their exploration of Spanish vocabulary, including the four seasons (Las Estaciones), has been both enriching and exciting. 🌷🍂 And let’s not forget the joyous celebration of their attendance achievement with a lively party for ten consecutive days of full attendance! 🎉 Here’s to another term filled with growth, learning, and unforgettable experiences!

Term 2

Year 5 absolutely crushed it in term 2, capping it off with an unforgettable Stone Age Day! 🎉 Imagine the scene: berry stew simmering over crackling flames, the aroma wafting through the air, while students embarked on a daring woolly mammoth hunt—channeling our ancient ancestors like never before. 🍲🔥 Not to mention, the Christmas Fair was a roaring success! Both classes hustled hard, crafting stalls that attracted hordes of visitors and heaps of profits, all earmarked for exciting future educational escapades. 💰💪 And guess what’s on the horizon? Brace yourselves, because next term, we’re embarking on a thrilling journey through the realm of togas and temples: Ancient Greece, here we come! 🏛️🌟 Get ready for a whirlwind of myths, legends, and epic adventures! 🌿🔱

Term 1

This term in Year 5, we have been getting stuck into our Stone Age to the Iron Age topic and using it as a focus across our work.  We have created clan staffs, named our own wolf cub and worked on cave paintings.  Amongst non fiction texts such as instructions and adverts, we have been reading the book ‘Wolf Brother’, a fantastic Stone Age set story that has excellent vocabulary and inference for a Year 5 child.  They have been busy in Art designing and testing out their print making skills to eventually create a pencil case and for Black History Week, we created a poster all about the England squad’s first black player, Laurie Cunningham.  Next term, we’ll be moving on to the Bronze and Iron Ages and learning more about how the world changed over this huge and significant period of time.

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