In October, Year 5 pupils visited Holt Hall for a three-day residential trip. The focus was on the environment and team-work with the children working towards NOLA (National Outdoor Learning Award.) We visited Wells beach and pine woods to make sand sculptures and write poetry and based ourselves back at Holt to look at invertebrate … Read more
On World Book Day we came to school in our pyjamas, we shared our favourite books and read with our buddies in class 1BW.
During Science Week, Year 5 enjoyed a visit from the ‘Science Bus.’ – Year 7 students from Thorpe St Andrew School visited and lead a series of exciting scientific investigations for them.
This term the children in Year 5 have been learning about the bio-diversity of tropical rainforests and considering the importance of protecting them.
The traditional Year 5 Cooking Day with a sprinkle of maths and creativity. The children made pizza, stained glass window cookies, fraction fruit kebabs, Christingles and more.
Year 5 had a wonderful residential experience in the beautiful North Norfolk Countryside and grounds of Holt Hall. The sun shone the entire time as we explored the inhabitants and food webs of the lake, camouflage and adaptation under the leaves and survival, fire lighting and den building in the woods. We ventured further afield … Read more
We have had a busy time in Year 5.In Maths we have worked hard making cocktails whilst practising our measuring and proportion skills. We have also learnt about squared and cubed numbers. Learning about Peru has been a highlight, and we tasted avocado, quinoa and Peruvian potatoes. A major project this term has been to … Read more
This term, across the school we have been busy exploring and learning how to use the ipads in Years 1-6. The ipads were purchased by the FRIENDS of Hillside Avenue School. We were very excited to use them and now we have become more confident we can’t wait to use them for our learning next … Read more
Year 5 have had an extremely active half term: we started with a pizza box! This enquiry led us to explore fractions with a pizza theme. We designed pizzas, ate pizzas and created our own pizza delivery firm. This was followed by science investigations related to materials, their properties and uses. We made towers to … Read more