This week 5HJ have been working hard conquering the world of fractions. Here were are playing dominoes by matching improper fractions with their mixed number partner. What started out as a tricky task soon turned into a competitive game which deepened understanding!
This morning, Crew Cicero had a treat as they made their own pizzas in flexible Friday. The crew banded together ingredients, sharing cheese, pepperoni and ham as well as pittas for their pizza bases. Who needs Dominoes!
Christmas has officially hit 3LG with the arrival of our mischievous elf. Frederick the Elf brought the Christmas spirit and 3LG have offically got the Christmas bug! 3LG spent their Flexible Friday crew session decorating our Christmas tree and completing the exciting activities Frederick had brought us!
On Monday afternoon, we held our annual Christmas Crafts fair where children turned themselves into elves and created paper christmas trees and baubles. We had a fabulous afternoon and will be finding glitter around the classroom for weeks!
On Tuesday afternoon, we brought back the famous NJS Christmas Bazaar where children spent the afternoon going around the school and playing a number of different Christmas games. From pin the nose on rudolph to catch the snowball – NJS had all the Christmas games you could dream of.
Last week, year 5 had an awesome visit from Sam’s Safari who brought a vast assortment of rainforest animals for us to discover. The children understood the impact of deforestation on the habitats of animals ranging from leave cutters to millipedes and geckos. What a wonderful experience!
This week saw 5HJ take part in the TTRS battle England Rocks in aid of maths week. After 3 days of hard work, we were delighted to discover that 5HJ placed 192nd out of over 30,034 classes across the country. What an achievement! 🏆
Today, we spend or Flexible Friday crew session having Halloween fun. Check out our spooky mummies and awesome Jack O’Lanterns. After half term, Mr Carr will decide which Jack O’Lantern design is worthy of being carved on the gigantic pumpkin which was donated to school by a child in Y3!!
This afternoon, 5HJ needed some help with their upcoming DT project to find out which soft toys are popular. We visited Y2 armed with a host of different questions and carried out market research. We will use our findings to help plan and design our rainforest sort toys!
This morning Crew Gould enjoyed a number of sweet treats for their Bake Off! Well done to everyone who made cakes for their Crew to enjoy.
During Flexible Friday Crew, we played some traditional playground games such as Tig, Stuck in the Mud, and Piggy in the Middle! Children worked well in a team and supported each other – well done!
This week Yr 5 we’re practising dribbling skills in PE. The children used different parts of their foot to control the ball and enjoyed playing a range of games to develop these skills.