Category: year5

Our Trek into the Wilderness – the Rainforests at Kew Gardens

Year 5 visited Kew Gardens to learn all about rainforests, as we had been learning about South America, rivers and the Amazon Rainforest. It was an amazing day with so many experiences: travelling on the train, walking amongst the plants in the giant greenhouses, taking part in workshops about products from the rainforest, exploring the …

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Year 5 visit Hogwarts

Year 5 were invited to a Harry Potter themed day at Merchant Taylors’ School during which they took part in several lessons all themed around wizardry and witchcraft. They made potions & slime as well as casting spells in the science lab; created spooky hats and wands in the technology block and tried their hand …

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Camp Out

Last week, Year 5 were fortunate to spend a day and night at York House School. We spent  24 hours outdoors, eating and sleeping under canvas. It was certainly a fun packed 24 hours with some of the activities we took part in were: orienteering, scavenger hunt, STEM, shelter building and feeding their animals.

Mini Police Project

In Year 5,  our local PCSO has been visiting us on a weekly basis, teaching us about our community officers and their role. We have learnt  what Anti-Social Behaviour is and how the Police deal with it.  We have located our nearest Police Station and what to do if we need the Police in an …

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St Helen’s Visit

We were fortunate to be  invited to St Helen’s School to experience some of their facilities and resources on offer. We spent the day in their Science Lab – firstly looking at cells which are the basic building blocks of all living things. Next we learnt about the skeleton and the names of our bones. …

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1950’s Rations

We have been studying our local history ‘South Oxhey’  and found out that the estate was built to house people from London who had been bombed. The London Council felt South Oxhey was a perfect spot to build houses, not only did it have a lot of land to build houses on but also a …

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A World Of Work

In Year 5, we experienced what it would be like to be an adult for the day by visiting the World Of Work – Kidzania. We had to undertake a variety of jobs to earn our money (Kidzos). After working through jobs like: car washing, delivery person, shelf stacker in a supermarket, fireman and police, …

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Queen’s Jubilee Fun

We celebrated the Queen’s 70th Year on the throne by playing lots of traditional games along with a tea party! After singing ‘The National Anthem’, we tucked into the delicious sandwiches which we made earlier. Lots of FUN was had by all!

Red Nose Day

We came to school wearing something ‘red’ to symbolise the charity Red Nose Day! To mark the day with a bit of fun, we had a Red Nose and Spoon Race, along with telling some terrible jokes to make Mrs Day laugh. “Why didn’t the skeleton go to the dance?” Because he had nobody to …

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Tag Rugby

Year 5 took part in a Tag Rugby Festival with local schools. Due to the heavy rain the previous day, it made the game more difficult to run the pitch, to score a try and tag opponents. On the other hand, it sure was fun sliding on the muddy field. Team C came 1st in …

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