Year 5 Memory Poems

Today, year 5 have written some fantastic poems reminiscing about their time in year 5. I thought it was important to take this opportunity to share our happy memories with everyone and publish our very last blog for this year. Take a look at their excellent poems below.

Year 5 trip to Bolton Museum.

Today, year 5 children to a trip out to Bolton Museum to study the Ancient Egyptians. Children learnt more about mummification, the afterlife and explored real life artefacts from thousands of years ago. We even saw a real life mummy! A fantastic day out! Well done to all the children, Read more…

Spelling Bee Competition

This morning, children from different schools in the Arch Alliance took part in a Spelling Bee competition. This event was held at Milnrow Parish and was a great success! Four children from year 4 to 6 represented Heap Bridge very well. Well done to all the children who took part Read more…

Mummification!

In English this week, children have written some gory instructions on mummification. It was very important to Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs that the human body was preserved. The method they used was called mummification and it was developed by the Ancient Egyptians back in 3200 BC. Mummification was a complicated and lengthy process Read more…

Egyptian Necklaces in Year 5.

In art this week, year 5 have designed and created their own necklaces. For noble Egyptians, like queens and pharaohs, the Egyptian jewelry was made from precious metals, minerals, gems, and coloured glass. While others wore, jewelry made from rocks, bones, clay, animal teeth, and shells. We used a range of materials Read more…

Year 5 Egyptians.

This week, year 5 have been enjoying their Egyptian topic. Children have been looking at the discovery of Tutankhamun. They explored different sources, primary and secondary, and then went on to write a short newspaper article reporting Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Children also designed a story board showing Read more…

Dans ma ville

In year 5, children have been practising their French learning about places in their town. We listened to lots of audio clips to support our speaking and listening and then went onto identifying the different places in our town. Then, we started to construct and write our own sentences in Read more…

Year 5 Class Assembly

This morning, year 5 performed their class assembly on Earth and Space. What a fantastic job they did. Children spoke and sang clearly, bringing the story of the Great Space Race to life! As their class teacher, I am extremely proud of their super effort. What a performance!

Recycling talk in Year 5

This afternoon, year 5 children had a visit from Recycle For Life from Rochdale Borough Council as part of the Recycle4schools programme. Children learnt lots about recycling! They looked at which bin is for which material and took part in an activity sorting waste items into the correct household bins. Read more…