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Thursday 23rd June - This morning Year 5 enjoyed a Zoom call with Kooth! Kooth is a service supporting children's mental health and they talked about change and transition into Year 6. See the pictures for more information.

Wednesday 22nd June - Today we continued our work with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra! Following their last visit, they have now written the anthem for the Women’s Euro Football Championship using some of our ideas! Today we learnt the new anthem and in a couple of weeks time, some of us will be performing it at Old Trafford!

Friday 13th May 2022 - This afternoon some children in Year 5 acted out the Road to Emmaus scene from the Bible when Jesus appeared to two of his disciples.

Wednesday 27th April 2022 - We had a fantastic day out today at Lancashire County Cricket Club! We enjoyed learning about the stadium, playing word games, playing cricket and even Top Trumps! Thank you to the Lancashire Cricket Foundation for inviting us along! We all had a great time!

Thursday 7th April 2022 - Today we had an art day in Year 5. We studied the artist Frida Kahlo. We looked into her life, discovered her art, sketched out our ideas and finally produce a piece of art inspired by Frida. Take a look...

Wednesday 6th March 2022 - Year 5 enjoyed their computing lesson this afternoon. Using the 2Code software on Purple Mash!

Monday 21st March 2022 - 8 girls from Year 5 took part in the MUFC Foundation Inclusive Tournament this afternoon! They thoroughly enjoyed themselves! Well done girls!

Monday 21st March 2022 - We were lucky enough to have some members of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra come into school today to carry out a workshop with our class! It was fantastic! Take a look...

Wednesday 16th March 2022 - Today in science we carried out a shadow investigation in the car park at the front of school. We set up our experiment and monitored the position of the shadow cast by a rounders post throughout the day. We used the 8 points of the compass to show the shadow direction and the position of the sun. We measured the shadow length in cm. Our findings are in our Science books but we understood that this was proof that the Earth is spinning and this is what causes night and day!

Friday 4th February 2022 - Four of our children today taught the rest of the class about Islam. We have recently been looking at other faiths and Jassim, Zain, Jibraeel and Yusra were happy to help! Yusra even demonstrated a Salah to the class. Well done!

Friday 28th January 2022 - Today we carried out a science demonstration to learn how the moon orbits the earth, how the sun illuminates the moon and also the different phases of the moon and their names!

Friday 19th November 2021 - Today we discussed what a peacemaker is. As part of anti-bullying week, we worked in groups to act out a bullying scenario and how we can be peacemakers. We discussed why we shouldn’t be a bystander and how we need to make sure we always speak up about bullying. We all remembered how to make sure we followed this year’s theme for anti-bullying week by saying ‘One Kind Word’.

November 2021 - This month we have been lucky enough to take part in some online lessons with Chetham's School of Music! All the class have thoroughly enjoyed these lessons and hope to take part in more in the future!

Manchester United Women's players Ella Toone and Ivana Ferreira Fuso surprise visit

MU Women's Team players Ella Toone and Ivana Ferreira Fuso surprised young people from Manchester United Foundation partner schools at Old Trafford.

Wednesday 3rd November 2021 - 15 of our Year 5 children were lucky enough to be chosen to visit Old Trafford today and meet Little Amal! They had a great time meeting, playing and talking to her. Take a look at the photos and also 'The Walk' website to learn more about this exciting art project. Thanks to the MU Foundation for asking us along! #LittleAmal #MUFC #MUFoundation

October 2021 - Black History Month - We have created individual posters as well as group murals to celebrate Black History Month. We took part in the MUFC Foundation's competition too! Take a look at our fantastic murals!

Update Monday 8th November 2021 - Following our work with MUFC Foundation for the 'Big Green Week.' Our project won the competition! The children involved won tickets to watch a Manchester United home game, a trophy, a certificate and a badge to show they're our new school green leaders! Well done everyone involved! Monday 20th September 2021 - As part of the Big Green Week Campaign - we went out today and did a litter pick around the school site. We are working with the MUFC Foundation to raise awareness this week about 'being green!' We collected 10 full bags of rubbish in a little under an hour! We were amazed at how much rubbish is littered around school and will continue to raise awareness to the local community in order to reduce this! Well done everyone for your hard work!

Friday 3rd September 2021 - Year 5 did a welcome activity today. We all told the class a piece of information about ourselves whilst passing around a ball of string. We ended up all connected with a 'spider web'. This showed that we are all individual and unique yet we are all part of the new Year 5 team!

Friday 3rd September 2021 - Year 5 came up with their own ideas today for the Year 5 Class Contract! Once agreed, all children and teachers sign the contract to agree a set of rules for the year!

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