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Kestrel Class Y5

Welcome to Kestrel Class!

 

Weekly timetable

Monday  

* All reading records to be handed in.

* Lunchtime help with Maths homework.

 

Wednesday

* Maths and English homework to be handed in to class teacher.

 

Friday

* Maths and English homework handed out.

 

If you are having a busy weekend, please let us know if it's easier for you to have your homework earlier in the week. 

Year 5 girls: Women's international cricket

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Science: learning about the role of an egg in a bird's lifecycle.

Enterprise week: Year 5 visited Junction 24 and asked Robert Venner many questions about how to make a successful enterprise.

Junction 24: The auction followed by Toby and a cow competing to ask a question!

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Food tasting for our Ancient Greek topic. I'm not sure everyone wants to go back in time and eat these foods daily!

Alice won the competition set by Bridgwater job centre. Well done Alice!

Alice won the competition set by Bridgwater job centre. Well done Alice! 1

Ancient Greek Museum - aren't the artefacts amazing!

Ancient Greek Museum - aren't the artefacts amazing! 1

Dragons' Den homework - to be handed in Wednesday 14th June 2017. Good luck entrepreneurs!

Living things and their habitats: taking plant cuttings to show asexual reproduction.

Patrick (Toby's friend) came in to talk about his life and nearly being in the Olympics! It was a very interesting talk. Thank you Patrick.

Patrick (Toby's friend) came in to talk about his life and nearly being in the Olympics! It was a very interesting talk. Thank you Patrick. 1

Two videos of STOMP! A sneaky preview from assembly today before we show our parents at a date to be announced.

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The start of our amazing sculpture project with Mrs Tainton.

Sgt Tom Miller (Marine) came into Year 5 to complete a team building and core strength session.

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Mr Furse came to talk to us about his trip to South Africa. It was great!

Mr Furse came to talk to us  about his trip to South Africa. It was great! 1

Fantastic Friday: today's focus is on Computing. We explored Algorithms, QR codes and a designed a digital leaders badge.

Summer term curriculum.

Highlights of the Kestrel Class talent show.

A video highlight of today's talent show.

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Internet safety presented by the Space theatre. We really enjoyed getting involved and learning a lot.

A quick video of our internet safety workshop.

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Come and Sing at Wellington School - what an amazing event!

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3 fabulous snippets of the children singing.

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Video 3

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Ria the police sniffer dog came to visit with Mr Hopwood. I think we all want to keep her!

R.E - Mrs Begum came in to talk to us about being a Muslim. It was very informative.

Beautiful artwork completed with Mrs Tainton.

St Patrick's Day parade by Kestrel class in our assembly. Well done everyone!

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Photos from our assembly telling the story of St Patrick.

Our amazing costumes for World Book Day.

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World Book Day - making our new reading corner and designing bookmarks.

Buddy reading with Year 2.

Our amazing trip to Frogmary Green Farm. What a great day to learn about science and geography.

Mary (who used to come to our school) came in to talk to us about being at university and training to be a doctor. It was great!

Mary (who used to come to our school) came in to talk to us about being at university and training to be a doctor. It was great! 1
Mary (who used to come to our school) came in to talk to us about being at university and training to be a doctor. It was great! 2

Baby Harry returns to Year 5!

Our first visitor (all the way back in September) was back to see Year 5 again.

 

We loved seeing how much Harry has changed in the last four months. He was much more lively and even showed us a few smiles!

February - today Yr 5 had a fire safety talk and learnt a lot about the fire dangers in our homes.

February - today Yr 5 had a fire safety talk and learnt a lot about the fire dangers in our homes. 1
February - today Yr 5 had a fire safety talk and learnt a lot about the fire dangers in our homes. 2

Making plastic!

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Today we looked at irreversible chemical changes. We mixed 250ml of warm milk with a tablespoon of white distilled vinegar. It was so exciting!

Two beautiful examples of artwork looking at the artist Georgia O'Keefe.

Two beautiful examples of artwork looking at the artist Georgia O'Keefe. 1
Two beautiful examples of artwork looking at the artist Georgia O'Keefe. 2

Our church visit to sketch the church and find out what happens in a service. Thank you Rev Jane.

A visit from Sgt. Tom Miller.

Sgt. Tom Miller came to talk to Year 5 about core values and having a positive mindset. We were also lucky enough to have a PE Session led by him which focused on developing our core strength!

Spring Term curriculum 2017

Christmas party games! Merry Christmas everyone

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Alice's Nan came in to visit us to tell us about breeding and rearing ponies. It was great and we all got to sit on a saddle.

The Year 5 Bake Off winner!

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The Bake Off! Wow, what an amazing day of baking linked with maths. Asa and Jake were the Kestrel class winners and Asa won over all of Year 5.

Jack won the Kestrel class members vote with his burger cake. Well done!

Jack won the Kestrel class members vote with his burger cake. Well done! 1

Kestrel class brilliantly singing their French song in assembly. Well done!

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Jake's Mum came to visit Kestrel class to talk about her job as a nurse. We really enjoyed it.

Jake's Mum came to visit Kestrel class to talk about her job as a nurse. We really enjoyed it. 1

Jake's Dad came in to talk to Kestrel class about his job. We all really enjoyed it.

Jake's Dad came in to talk to Kestrel class about his job. We all really enjoyed it. 1

Kestrel and Frog class sharing their amazing artwork with each other.

Malcolm Pyne came to visit Year 5 after receiving a letter from Toby.

As part of out Literary Heritage unit, we went to see the Jungle Book in 3D. It was amazing!

As part of out Literary Heritage unit, we went to see the Jungle Book in 3D. It was amazing! 1

Remembrance Day - We were visited from parents serving in the Royal Marines and competed in our own Invictus Games.

Rev Jane came in to speak with the Year 5s about what it means to believe in a religion.

Rev Jane came in to speak with the Year 5s about what it means to believe in a religion. 1

Gym and dance festival at Robert Blake.

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Here is a treat from Robert Blake showing some of the amazing activities completed by the children. Enjoy.

The Battle of Maldon in pictures.

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Celly's Grandma came to visit to tell us about her childhood. We all really enjoyed it.

Celly's Grandma came to visit to tell us about her childhood. We all really enjoyed it. 1
Celly's Grandma came to visit to tell us about her childhood. We all really enjoyed it. 2

Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class.

Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 1
Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 2
Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 3
Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 4
Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 5
Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 6
Place value revision games made by Miss Kinnersley's maths set and trialled by Miss Cunningham's maths class. 7

Maths coaches in action explaining how to solve a maths problem.

Maths coaches in action explaining how to solve a maths problem. 1
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Maths coaches in action explaining how to solve a maths problem. 5

Amazing 3D art work with Mrs Tainton.

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Amazing 3D art work with Mrs Tainton. 4

Our first visitor to Year 5 - baby Harry.

Our first visitor to Year 5 - baby Harry. 1

Wake and shake with Mr Furse.

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The winners of our first writing prize for applying to Mr Hobbs for an Anglo-Saxon job.

Slam poetry

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Kestrel class have worked really hard to learn this poem and then perform it. The Year 5s have returned from Kilve, produced amazing art work and now performed their poem in front of the school. Fantastic effort!

Autumn Curriculum Newsletter 2016

Kilve 2016

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Year 5 competition winners at Speaker's House

Year 5 competition winners at Speaker's House 1 The debate was led by John Bercow.

One minute video entry for Children's EU Referendum Debate

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After winning a place with the FirstNews competition to go to London on the 23rd May, Ben, Sam and Will are now battling with the other entrants to speak on the panel chaired by John Bercow. Best of luck!

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Picture 1 Dragons' Den finalists 2016
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