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Category Archives: Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

Year 5 had a fantastic first day yesterday. The children quickly settled into their new class. We started by discussing what we want our Golden Rules to be. A favourite of mine is ‘Show kindness, tolerance and respect in everything we do and treat others as you want to be treated!’

The children then took part in a classroom treasure hunt, where they got to find out all about the new class, equipment, resources and routines.

   

In the afternoon we made our time capsules. Each child put together their own pack showing a snap shot of their first day in Year 5. They will get to open them at the end of the year to see how they’ve grown and progressed over the year.

All of the children came in with an excellent attitude and worked really hard. I think it will be a great year!

Year 5 Class Liturgy

Year 5 had their last class liturgy this morning. It was lovely to see lots of parents, who came along to support the children. The children planned the four parts of the liturgy: Gather, The Word, Response and Going Forth. They had lots of lovely ideas about how to share our learning from our Stewardship topic. We… Continue Reading

Y5 @ Broomley Grange

As part of the class end of year dojo reward, Year 5 spent the day at Broomley Grange yesterday. What an amazing experience! We started the day off with a tug of war. The children then got to further test their strength and stamina on an obstacle course. They also flew through the air on a zip… Continue Reading

Wonderful Residential Trip

31 children from Year 5 & 6 had a fantastic time at the school’s residential trip to Borrowdale in the Lake District. They took part in a variety of activities including rock climbing, kayaking and ghyll scrambling. The youngsters, and teachers, really pushed themselves to the limits in the Lake District sun, during the 3… Continue Reading

Y5 Visit to St Mary’s

Year 5 had a fantastic day at St Mary’s on Tuesday. First of all, the children took part in a Q & A session with some Year 7 boys, who are almost at the end of their first year. They found out all about life at St Mary’s: what the lessons are like, the times… Continue Reading

Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan

The children of St Lawrence’s dressed up in red, white and blue today to celebrate the forthcoming royal wedding.  We enjoyed learning all about royal weddings from the past and traditions which have passed down through generations.   We’re looking forward to the big day tomorrow and send a huge royal wave to the happy couple!… Continue Reading

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