Year 5 had a taste of the Amazon last week when they visited Regent’s Park Zoo to learn about the rainforest and the creatures in it. Pupils were shocked to learn about how endangered some of the world’s species are but were pleased to hear about the zoo’s efforts to conserve these animals. We […]
On Monday, Year 5 began the final week of this academic year with a visit to Hampstead Heath. We had a wonderful time orienteering. Our task was to find posts around the heath using maps and compasses as our guides. We enjoyed games of cricket and rounders so all in all, a healthy and […]
On Monday, 5KA had an opportunity to visit the City Learning Centre for a workshop in robotics. Using robots created by LEGO, we programmed them to move, sense obstructions and even identify colours. We had a wonderful and insightful day which increased our coding knowledge and gave us the chance to use new coding programs.
Last week, years 4 & 5 had the wonderful opportunity of relaxing by the pond for our Beach Party. This was the launch of our Young Readers Programme; the first of three events where each child gets to take home their very own book! We began by opening our reading taster menus and exploring the […]
On Thursday, Year 5 went to watch Miriam, our recorder teacher, perform a selection of music for different types of recorder with her quartet. The children were engrossed in the performance whilst also having the opportunity to get involved by clapping and tapping along with them.
This week, year 5 had another visit from our friends at Next Jump. This week was the turn of the fitness track. We began the session by revising the knowledge we had learnt from the last two sessions before moving into exploring new body weight exercise including: burpies, squats, push-ups, planks, lunges, leg raises and […]