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2020-2021

As part of Romanian Week, we made a traditional Romanian cake today called Boema. Tomorrow, we will make ganache to top our cakes with.

We invested how the voltage impacts how the components of a circuit function.

Our final virtual visitors for Science Week we’re a group of scientists who work for the Christie Hospital. We were lucky enough to have three amazing scientists for this session.

Our second virtual visitor for Science Week was one of our favourite people... Mrs Redding! Mrs Redding taught us all about different densities by getting us to make a lava lamp. We also discussed how the lava lamp works and which reactions take place.

One of the first things we did once we were all back together was make prepare our Mother’s Day cards. We used watercolours to create a background wash and flowers.

We worked as a class to create a new display for the front of school. We have represented all of the countries which make up our school community on the display. What a diverse bunch we are!

World Book Day was a real highlight of our year so far. We did lots of wonderful things including a virtual visit from Dan Worsley, being read to by the Y5 staff and bringing some of our favourite books to life. Our favourite part was the Books, Biscuits and Brews meeting on Teams to end the day.

We had a virtual meeting with two representatives of parliament today! We learned all about the House of Commons and the House of Lords.

As part of our Chinese New Year celebrations, we used our Teams meeting to make spring rolls. Chef Holman gave Gordon Ramsey a run for his money!

We were asked to submit an entry to a competition being hosted by Leigh Centurions. We were asked to design a warm up top for their players to wear before every game this season. Here is our final entry... keep your fingers crossed for us!

We had a lovely time at our Christmas party. We played ‘Burnsey’s Bingo’ with the rest of KS2 (virtually) and had slow cooker hot chocolate part way through.

We composed our own pieces of music to represent the Great Fire of London.

We made lots of Christmas cards for the patients of Whiston Hospital.

We played an all time classic, charades, for our Christmas party.

We put in a brilliant effort at the Y6 cross country trials despite the challenging weather.

Getting ready to record our Christmas performance!

We were very lucky to get to do Bikeability in the current circumstances.

We met (virtually) with Mrs Haworth. We asked her lots of questions about her role as a governor.

We worked hard to complete Miss Fallon’s maths challenge during Maths Week.

We made diva lamps to end our Hinduism unit of work.

As we had to isolate, our investigation lasted a lot longer than we planned for. Here are our very mouldy results! Apologies as some of the images appear to be upside down.

Spending our superclass time doing creative activities.

Setting up our scientific investigation.

For World Mental Health Day, we talked about the qualities, values and characteristics which we think the world needs more of. Then, we learned about Tibetan prayer flags. These aren’t prayed to God or gods but are messages which are put out to be carried by the wind. We made our own flags using collating techniques.

We researched the scientific classification of animals.

Using historical facts to identify wether Oliver Cromwell was a saviour or usurper.

We used atlases in our history lesson to locate where battles in The English Civil War were fought.

Macmillan Marathon

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