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Category Archives: Year 5

A Day at the Farm

On Wednesday 21st March, Year 5 visited Matfen Farm. First we went to the sheep farm, where all of the pregnant ewes were ready for lambing. We were lucky enough to see three lambs being born, with the help of Matthew the shepherd. It was amazing seeing the tiny lambs take their first steps after only a few… Continue Reading

Year 5’s Godly Play

On Tuesday 20th March the children took part in a Godly Play session with Mrs Cooper. After greeting the children, she began by telling them the story of the Good Shepherd, which linked to our topic of Memorial Sacrifice. The children did a lot of wondering and asked and answered questions throughout. They were then… Continue Reading

Les Miserables at St Mary’s

Year 5 were lucky enough to be invited to St Mary’s Secondary School to watch their production of Les Miserables. The children, along with other local primary schools, got to see the premiere performance. The show was amazing and the singing was fantastic! All of the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. We can highly recommend going… Continue Reading

Year 5’s Prayer Spaces

On Monday 19th March, Year 5 attended a session in Prayer Spaces, run for the school by the Vineyard Church. The children were able to take part in many interesting activities around the theme of the Good Shepherd. We started by singing a song together then the children chose the activity they wanted to participate… Continue Reading

Y5 Countryside Visit

As part of our extremely well valued partnership with The Countryside Trust, Y5 got to visit Matfen Farm on 20 March. It is lambing season, so the children got to see Malcolm, the farm’s shepherd in action. We were fortunate enough to see a number of live births even though it is early in the… Continue Reading

Year 5 Toy workshop

As part of our Design Technology topic, Year 5 designed and made a toy with moving parts. The children learnt about all the different parts inside a moving toy, and the movement they would create. Pupils then designed a polar scene as the front of their toy, and watched with joy as their polar animals… Continue Reading