Author Archives: Miss Randal

Amazing Human Bodies

As an introduction to our new science topic on the human body, class 5 were challenged make a plasticine model of what they thought went on inside our bodies.

Here are some of our great ideas:

Y5/6 Knex Challenge

Last Monday our Year 5 and 6 children took part in an amazing STEM Challenge. The challenge was set by Gloucestershire Stemworks to design and build a piece of multi-use play equipment for a children’s playground. Our children worked in pairs or threes to put their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills to the challenge.… Continue Reading

Autumn in Class 5

Dear Parents and children, Welcome to the Autumn term in Class 5. Here is an overview of what we’ll be learning about. ENGLISH Reading  Reading remains a huge focus in Class 5 and this term we’ll be enjoying a variety of different books – our first being The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie. This is… Continue Reading

Year 5 and 6 enrichment day

On Monday 18th September, our Year 5 and 6 children will be participating in some enrichment activities. Year 6 will be spending the day at South Cerney Outdoor Education Centre with other Year 6 children from our cluster. They will be enjoying lots of interesting water sports activities and interacting with new children. What a… Continue Reading

Calculating Your Carbon Footprint

CLASS 5 HOMEWORK – March 21st  Calculating your family’s CARBON FOOTPRINT  As part of our Geography and environmental studies, we are trying to find ways to make our school a greener and more eco-friendly place. What is a carbon footprint? Your carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide released into the environment as a… Continue Reading

Online Safety Update – March 2017

Childnet has a lot of free advice for parents and carers regarding online safety. The downloadable leaflet below give parents and carers advice about how to talk about the important issues such as: CONDUCT – Helping children understand the impact that their online activity has on themselves and others. CONTENT – As parents, carers and teachers,… Continue Reading