Year 5

Class Blog

Year 5 – Year Group Debate on Saving the Rainforests

This week in IPC, Year 5 took part in a debate on whether the world should save the rainforests or not. Each child took a stance, either for or against three topics that are at the forefront of issues concerning the rainforests: Illegal logging, cattle ranching and urbanisation. Take a look at the children really ...

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Owl Class – Trip to Colchester Zoo

Owl class had the pleasure of taking a trip recently to Colchester Zoo where we learned about different species of animals and habitats. We also had a workshop to talk about how different animals adapt to different environments around the world. And what a unique opportunity we had to hand feed the giraffes…

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Owl Class – Sports Day

Owl class celebrated their Sports Day this week. Great time was had by all and lets not forget, it’s not the winning, it’s the taking part that counts!

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Robin Class – Week Update

This week has been really busy for Robin class. We’ve had sports day, a school trip to Colchester Zoo and our Music concert! The whole class has worked really hard all week, well done Robin class!

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Year 5 music concert – Hummingbird class

Year 5 have been working hard all year learning to play a musical instrument. Hummingbird class have been learning to play the trumpet alongside Robin class, whilst Owl class have been having trombone lessons. We’ve enjoyed our Friday lessons each week and many of us have even taken our instruments home to practice! Today we ...

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Year 5 Hummingbird Class

It has been a very busy week for us in Year 5! We had Sports Day and also went on our year group trip to Colchester Zoo. Both days were really good fun.         After walking around the zoo and looking at all the animals, some people were very, very tired…

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Owl Class – Nature Walk

We have really been ‘at one with nature’ this week in Owl Class, where in IPC, we went on a nature walk to take bark and leaf rubbings to categorise different trees that grow locally to us. Take a look at what we found…

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Owl Class – Science: Dissecting Flowers

We became scientists for out latest IPC lesson, where Owl class worked in pairs to dissect plants in order to categorise and label its different parts; everything from the petals to the stamen, to the carpel! (Your genius children will tell you what all these parts are.) Have a look to see how we got ...

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Owl Class – Art Day

We had lots of fun in Owl class for art day! We brought in lots of junk modelling and together created pieces to put towards out pond life display for our topic on Living and Growing and our text, A Tadpole’s Promise. Take a look at our photos…  

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Robin Class – Art Day

For art day we created an art installation for our book corner based on the book, ‘The Tadpole’s Promise,’ by Jeanne Willis. We made a pond, trees, plants and showed the life cycle of a frog and butterfly.     

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Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

E-mail: office@parsloes.bardaglea.org.uk