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Y5 Geography – Map Symbols

  Y5 have continued their Out and About Learning Journey by learning about map symbols, how they are used to mark features on maps and how they can be useful for interpreting maps and for planning or following a route. The children began by looking at different maps and getting to grips with the Ordnance […]

Y5 Music Learning – Glockenspiels

Over the past few weeks, Y5 have had an opportunity to develop their music learning by mastering glockenspiels. They learnt to play the Abba classic “Mamma Mia” and sing along to the lyrics at the same time. They showcased their learning for the whole school at Y5 Celebration Assembly and impressed staff and pupils alike […]

Y5 Shelter Building – Ridge-Line Shelters

Y5 have been developing their outdoor learning skills by building shelters using tarps, staves and rope. They learnt how to tie and lash using clove hitches and shear lashings; creating supported and free-standing shelters. They ensured that their rope-work was very tight, creating a rigid shelter that could keep out the wind and rain. Alongside […]