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17 May 2024

Year 5 Forest School

Group A enjoyed their final session of Forest school yesterday. They did what they love best; exploring, playing games, making fires, playing in the mud and chilling in the hammocks. A big thank you to Mia for teaching us lots of new skills. We have lots of adventurers in the making!

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9 May 2024

Water Resistance In Year 5

Year 5 have learnt that water resistance is the push that occurs when an object moves through water. They investigated whether the same piece of plasticine can sink and float. They discovered that the plasticine easily sank but it was more challenging to make it float. They thought about how they…

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3 May 2024

Year 5 Athletics

In athletics Year 5 have been learning how to sustain pace over short and longer distances when running. They practiced running as part of a relay team and learnt the skills involved in passing a baton. This involved passing the baton into their partner’s opposite hand and receiving it within a…

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2 May 2024

School Games Tri-Golf Festival

Year 3 and 4 had a fantastic time at the School Games Tri-Golf tournament at Whitehaven Academy today. They played lots of different games which allowed them to practice using golf skills such as holding the club correctly, chipping, putting and aiming the ball at a target. We have some young…

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2 May 2024

School Games Tri-Golf Festival

Year 3 and 4 had a fantastic time at the School Games Tri-Golf tournament at Whitehaven Academy today. They played lots of different games which allowed them to practice using golf skills such as holding the club correctly, chipping, putting and aiming the ball at a target. We have some young…

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25 April 2024

Air Resistance Experiment in Y5

Year 5 carried out two investigations to find out about air resistance. First of all, they walked and ran in pairs holding a large piece of paper to see what air resistance felt like. They discovered that when they ran they could feel the force of the air more. Secondly, they dropped a flat piece…

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25 April 2024

Dodgeball Tournament Y5

Year 5 attended a dodgeball tournament today. They have been practicing in after school club and enjoyed using the skills hey have learnt to compete against other schools.

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25 April 2024

New School Football Kit 2024

We are delighted to show off our new school football kit which will be worn by pupils attending sports tournaments. Earlier this year our School Councillors organised a toy sale in school in order to raise money to buy the kit. We raised a staggering £680 so we were able to go ahead and buy this…

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23 April 2024

Summer Term 2024 Beacons

We are delighted to introduce our class Beacons for the Summer Term. Congratulations to all the children who have been chosen as shining examples of our school values.

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19 April 2024

Year 5 Friction Experiment

Year 5 carried out an experiment to see how oil changed the effect of friction. Using chopsticks, they moved cubes of jelly from one plate to another. This was surprisingly hard as the jelly was very sticky. They then covered the jelly cubes in oil and repeated the test. They found that the cubes…

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18 April 2024

Year 5 Cricket

Year 5 enjoyed their first cricket session yesterday with Matthew. They practiced catching the ball and throwing it overarm in order to hit the stumps. They learnt how to hold the bat correctly and played some short games to improve these skills. 

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21 March 2024

Karate Taster Session Year 5

Today a former pupil Dylan Swarbrick came into school to deliver Karate taster sessions to each class. He introduced them to the Japanese Martial Art by demonstrating various techniques and explained how these develop both physical and mental strength. Year 5 had a great time performing striking…

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