Author Archives: L Platt

Playtime Equipment!

Bradford Bulls brought us some new playtime equipment into school today. This was gratefully received by year five. They hope you all enjoy playing with the equipment and look after it!

Year 5 – Spring 2

This half term in year five our topic is Ancient Greece!

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Translation, Reflection, Perimeter & Area, Angles, Properties of Shapes and Improper Fractions
  • English – Riddles, Portal Stories (Pandora’s Box) and Information Texts (Wikipedia Entries)
  • Topic – Ancient Greece
  • Science – Living Things and Their Habitats
  • PE   – Football
  • ICT – Internet Research and Web Design

Mr Platt 🙂

Fencing!

Key Stage Two were treated to an hour of fencing on Wednesday. Here are some photos from year five’s session.

Who would be interested in a fencing after school club?!

Mr Platt 🙂

Space!

This half term, in year five, we have learnt all about space. This was in  science and topic! In science we learnt all about spherical bodies, the planets, night and day, the sun, earth and the moon. We learnt about Sputnik, the space race and different astronauts in topic! We also performed an assembly all about space. Here are some photos from it:

Mr Platt 🙂

 

Year 5 – Spring 1

This half term in year five our topic is Space! As part of our topic, a space dome will be visiting St Paul’s!

For most of the half term we will be joined by Miss Goodwin, a student teacher from Farfield who is coming to us to gain experience of working in another setting.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Multiplication, Division, Fractions and Decimals
  • English – Winter Poems, Journey Stories and Explanation Texts
  • Topic – Space
  • Science – Space
  • PE   – Gym
  • ICT – Audio

Mr Platt 🙂

Manchester Airport

Last week, year five visited Manchester Airport to enhance our topic of flight! Everyone had a great day as we were shown around by two fantastic hosts – Neil and Elaine. There are some photos from our day below. I will be choosing our best recount of the trip and posting it on the blog within the next few days!

Mr Platt 🙂 

 

Kick-boxing

As part of our Future Learning Partnership, four children from year two had a go at some kick-boxing today. They went up to BBEC and did lots of different warm up activities, learnt lots of different kicks, and then put some of the moves that they had learnt into combinations. Here are some pictures from the afternoon:

Mr Platt 🙂

Year 1 & 2 Children in Need

Here are some photos of years 1 and 2 taking part in children in need.

We had lots of fun completing activities and raising awareness for the charity with Mrs Kilmartin.

Year 5 – Autumn 2

This half term in year five our topic is flight! We will be visiting Manchester Airport as part of our topic.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Multiplication, Division, Factors, Multiples and Fractions
  • English – List Poetry, Losing/Finding Stories and Persuasion Texts
  • Topic – Flight
  • Science – Forces
  • PE   – Dance
  • ICT – Flowol

Mr Platt 🙂

Viking Visitor

Year five were joined by a Viking today! He told them all about what life was like living as a Viking and the children got chance to ask lots of different questions.

Mr Platt 🙂