Archive for the 'Learning Across the Curriculum' Category

Autumn 2: Week 2 Remembrance day

Reflection Autumn 2: Week 2 on PhotoPeach

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Author Visit

JD Welch, author of The Einstein Code Visits Y5J on PhotoPeach

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What Makes the World Angry? Y5J

Topic Work-What Makes the World Angry??? on PhotoPeach

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What makes the Earth angry?

We have made iMovies about natural disasters as the starter to our new topic. Below are some examples from Xariya, Shenae and Hooriya! IMG 1288 from Barlow Hall Primary on Vimeo. IMG 1456 from Barlow Hall Primary on Vimeo.

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Extra computing

Kyle and Sam created their own game on Scratch following on from the work we had done in computing! Have a go below…

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Examples of our games that we created during our computing sessions!

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Outdoor learning – music and drama

We have been working outdoors, experimenting with beats and rhythms in music after accompanying some viking music. We have also been outside doing some drama around a Viking myth that we are going to begin writing next week. Outdoor learning – music and drama on PhotoPeach

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Science investigations into friction and levers

Science investigations into friction and levers on PhotoPeach

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French Day

A big thank you to all the parents, carers and family members who joined us for the last part of French Day today. It was a full day of French, jam-packed with activities including: * Listening to a native French-speaking mum reading the story of Cendrillon (Cinderella) * Playing pictionary using key nouns from the […]

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Multiplication and division work

In year 5, over the past few weeks, we have been working on multiplying and dividing by 10,100 and 1000 as well as multiples of 10, 100 and 1000. It is important that, if they are going to be able to access this level of work, the children are comfortable with their basic times tables. […]

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Maths game to support our work on rounding!

We have been working on rounding numbers to the nearest thousand. You can get some more practice by following the link below: Rounding game

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Outdoor maths and spelling!

Today we spent nearly an hour and a half outside. Firstly, we got to grips with estimation and rounding using our ‘cone numberlines’ on the playground. After that, we went on a word beginning hunt to practice using the -cial and -tial suffix rules. Outdoor maths and spelling! on PhotoPeach

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Errin explains why the Vikings invaded Britain!

There are actually a number of reasons why they invaded Britain. One of the reasons is because the soil in Scandinavia, which was known as Viking’s country, was not fertile enough for growing the right amount of food for the people of Scandinavia. As for Britain, this country’s soil was ideal for growing crops. Another […]

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Maths Place Value Game

Here is a link to a game you could play to support our work on place value. Can you answer all the questions and get to the top of the money ladder? Place Value Game

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Science investigation into air resistance!

We competed to see who could adapt their piece of card to make it stay up in the air for the longest time. We will do a further investigation into what makes a good parachute in our next Science lesson! Air resistance investigation! on PhotoPeach

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WOW Viking Day!

Year 5 and 6┬áhad a visit from Njal, a Viking. He showed us lots of things from Viking life. He taught us how and why the Vikings invaded Britain. We even did our own reenactment of the raid on the Lindisfarne monastery in the quad. We got to see, first-hand, the weapons and clothes of […]

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