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Queen’s Green Canopy

The year 5 children were lucky enough to head into the local community last Friday, namely to King George V playing fields, for the town council led tree planting, celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. It was a great morning, although the weather was not our friend! We walked down and listened to Nailsworth’s Mayor and…

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Year 5 Trip to Jenner Museum

Year 5 had the best day ever today on our school trip to the Edward Jenner museum in Berkeley. We have been learning about lots of science through our topic this term and Edward Jenner has provided some really valuable science and history learning so the children were thrilled to see where he lived and…

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Science in Year 5!

Year 5 were excited to move our science learning on today through looking at the molecular structure of solids, liquids and gasses. We began by discussing the particles in the three states of matter to understand how they behave and the qualities they possess. We then set up our solution separation experiments (round 2) to…

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Year 5 reading with FGR!

Year 5 have been lucky enough to receive the invaluable support of our local and much-loved FGR with reading this week. Some of the academy players came to the classroom to listen to our year 5 children reading, which was both exciting and hugely beneficial for them all. It is great to have the support…

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Hello from Year 5!

The year is now in full swing since returning from our PGL residential trip. It is my pleasure to say that all the children that attended the residential trip represented school so, so well. The instructors that helped make our trip amazing ALL said just how lovely, polite, helpful and caring the children are –…

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Year 4 Roman pottery ‘take two’

We have been really focussing on returning to our work to improve in year 4 this year and our Roman pottery making had given us a great opportunity to do just that. The children have all designed a new and improved pot, with lots of discussions about how to make them look more ‘Romany’, we…

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Year 4 St George’s Church visit!

On Tuesday 13th July, year 4 were lucky enough to be invited down to St George’s Church in town by Rev. Caroline. We decided to walk down and we had the most lovely time. In the church, we split into small groups and Rev. Caroline had prepared some lovely activities for each group to have…

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Year 4 DT day – Roman Cooking!

Year 4 were lucky enough to enjoy a great day in the kitchen at school on Thursday this week. We spent the morning researching and designing a Roman themed menu before using the rest of the day in the school kitchen making our own humus and flat breads. The children were really keen to taste…

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Year 4 Forest School

Today in Forest School the children took part in an enormous times table treasure hunt! All of the children in the class really impressed me with their attitude and approach to the task, which Mrs Wingfield had arranged and delivered for us. Making strong links between times table knowledge and other subjects and alternative activities…

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Year 4 Maths!

We love maths in year 4 and have been practising our skills lots recently. We have the Year 4 times table tests coming up next term and have been having a really big push on improving our skills with them. You will have noticed lots of talk about using TTRS – Times Table Rockstars as…

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