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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. 

M and M productions: the brilliant The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Royalty at North Petherton Primary!

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Wedding prep and the ‘Royal’ wedding 🎩 👰🏻🤵

Sharing the excellent Ancient Greek artefacts. What a talented class!

Royal wedding maths extravaganza!

Ria checking everyone is okay during Maths.

Ria checking everyone is okay during Maths. 1
Ria checking everyone is okay during Maths. 2

Maths Fluency: improving our times tables knowledge with Bingo and dominoes.

Jayden won player’s player as voted by his rugby team mates. Well done superstar!

Jayden won player’s player as voted by his rugby team mates. Well done superstar! 1

Our amazing Ancient Greek trip to the Museum.

Mrs Noah’s Pockets - another amazing storytelling experience.

Fitness training for the golden mile. Well done super stars!

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Kestrel class fitness test for the golden mile. Super running for 4 minutes.

Superstar Evan with his football trophy for commitment and effort. Well done!

Superstar Evan with his football trophy for commitment and effort. Well done! 1

Rounders: Kestrel v Kingfisher

Rounders: Kestrel v Kingfisher

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Ariadne (Becca) walking through the conscience alley. What would you decide to do?

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The Minotaur (Oliver) walking through the conscience alley. What would you decide to do?

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Theseus (Lewis) walking through the conscience alley. What would you decide to do?

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Another Kestrel art masterpiece with Mrs Gray. Welcome to Ancient Greece, our topic for this term.

Another Kestrel art masterpiece with Mrs Gray. Welcome to Ancient Greece, our topic for this term. 1

Reading with Ria our class Pets As Therapy dog.

Science: Living things - the role of the egg. We’ve experimented with chicken’s egg and were surprised to find so much inside.

Science: Living things. In this experiment the class are artificially recreating asexual reproduction. Well done super scientists!

Area and perimeter of the fort - a determined effort for all of the groups to measure the fort accurately. Well done everyone.

Area and perimeter of the fort - a determined effort for all of the groups to measure the fort accurately. Well done everyone. 1
Area and perimeter of the fort - a determined effort for all of the groups to measure the fort accurately. Well done everyone. 2
Area and perimeter of the fort - a determined effort for all of the groups to measure the fort accurately. Well done everyone. 3

Year 5 fire safety talk

Sport relief Friday

Sport relief Friday: the video

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Amazing story telling of Tom and the Forbidden Box.

BBC Radio Somerset’s Claire Carter came in to discuss politics with Raffety, Harriet, Megan and Noah.

BBC Radio Somerset’s Claire Carter came in to discuss politics with Raffety, Harriet, Megan and Noah.  1
BBC Radio Somerset’s Claire Carter came in to discuss politics with Raffety, Harriet, Megan and Noah.  2

The amazing Easter egg treasure hunt!

For our RE topic, Christianity, we went to the church to further our understanding of the Easter story.

Decimal addition problem solving. Can you solve this problem and build your dinosaur in 10 minutes?

World Book Day artwork linked to the books ‘Into the Forest’ and ‘Only one you’.

World Book Day photos.

Please see BBC Somerset’s Facebook or Twitter page to see Eleanor, Noah and Ria.

Please see BBC Somerset’s Facebook or Twitter page to see Eleanor, Noah and Ria. 1

BBC Radio Somerset's interview with Eleanor and Noah.

BBC Somerset Radio - Noah and Eleanor’s interview about Ria, our read to dog. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05xxm8d

BBC Somerset Radio - Noah and Eleanor’s interview about Ria, our read to dog. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05xxm8d 1 Time to listen: 1:55:52 to 1:59:48

The three Pets As Therapy dogs that will be visiting Kestrel class throughout the year. From left to right: Ted, Ria and Indie.

The three Pets As Therapy dogs that will be visiting Kestrel class throughout the year. From left to right: Ted, Ria and Indie. 1

Drama: mime scenes from the book ‘Into the Forest’.

Our trip to Hinkley Point - photos from the internet.

BBC Somerset with Eleanor, Noah, Ria and Dan. Link to follow shortly to hear and see their interviews.

Kestrel Maths: equivalent fractions. Can you solve the question?

Kestrel Maths: equivalent fractions. Can you solve the question? 1
Kestrel Maths: equivalent fractions. Can you solve the question? 2
Kestrel Maths: equivalent fractions. Can you solve the question? 3
Kestrel Maths: equivalent fractions. Can you solve the question? 4

Noah and Eleanor independently interviewing Kestrel class about their views on Ria our Read2Dog. Part 1.

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Noah and Eleanor independently interviewing Kestrel class about their views on Ria our Read2Dog. Part 2.

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Mr Bagg - a great class visitor with super hats.

Mr Bagg - a great class visitor with super hats. 1
Mr Bagg - a great class visitor with super hats. 2

Splash, splash, splosh. Amazing art work Kestrel class completed with Mrs Gray.

Art: line, tone, shade and 3D effects. This is amazing!

Art: line, tone, shade and 3D effects. This is amazing! 1

Murphy Pitman, our latest gorgeous dog visitor.

Murphy Pitman, our latest gorgeous dog visitor. 1
Murphy Pitman, our latest gorgeous dog visitor. 2

Reading with Ria. There were scary books today that made Ria pull super faces!

Poetry spoken in French. Thank you Mme Wilson.

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A selection of amazing art and poetry from our Kestrel class book.

Spelling patterns learnt in Year 5 - information for parents

The amazing Year 5 quiz. Thank you to Miss Bradford's Mum.

Christmas jumper day 😀

Target shooting

Our amazing advert for the The Battle of Maldon.

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Reading with Ria. She is improving so much with her sounds. Thank you Kestrel class.

The Kestrel class winner of the best tasting cake. Well done Evan!

The Kestrel class winner of the best tasting cake. Well done Evan! 1

Let the Bake Off tasting commence!

The Year 5 amazing Bake Off. What a fantastic display of our maths measuring targets! Well done everyone.

Scott Laird (footballer) very kindly taught Kestrel class some football skills.

Year 5 visit to St. Mary's Church in North Petherton

Spelling Bee competition 2017

Royal Marine Tom Miller came in to talk to Kestrel class. He will be returning to teach a Marine's style P.E lesson. We can't wait!

Royal Marine Tom Miller came in to talk to Kestrel class. He will be returning to teach a Marine's style P.E lesson. We can't wait! 1

Phoebe's parents came to visit and we had to ask many questions to find out what they did. Well done Kestrel class for super questioning.

Phoebe's parents came to visit and we had to ask many questions to find out what they did. Well done Kestrel class for super questioning.  1

Testing for the most streamlined shape. Well done Kestrel class.

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Gracie and her Mum came in to talk about their guinea pigs.

Lillie brought Nibbles in to visit.

Lillie brought Nibbles in to visit. 1

Ria's first meet and greet visit before she starts the Read2dogs program with the class.

Mental maths games chosen by Kestrel set.

Rev Jane came in to talk to us about what it means to belong to a religion. The questions asked were amazing. Well done Year 5.

Rev Jane came in to talk to us about what it means to belong to a religion. The questions asked were amazing. Well done Year 5. 1

P.E taught by Mr Wright (our P.E specialist)

Our cinema trip to see the amazing Beauty and the Beast.

Our cinema trip to see the amazing Beauty and the Beast. 1

Oliver's Mum, the Hermann tortoises and a hamster. Our lastest class visitors.

Oliver's Mum, the Hermann tortoises and a hamster. Our lastest class visitors. 1

Our winning playscript writer - as voted by Kestrel class. Well done Hannah!

Our winning playscript writer - as voted by Kestrel class. Well done Hannah! 1

Discovering the effects of upthrust.

Mr Pitman was our class visitor and answered so many questions! Thank you.

Mr Pitman was our class visitor and answered so many questions! Thank you. 1

M and M productions: Beauty and the Beast. This was a hilarious production!

Jessica's Grandad came in to talk about his life as a submariner when he was in the Navy.

Jessica's Grandad came in to talk about his life as a submariner when he was in the Navy. 1

Science: more air resistance

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Science: air resistance

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Anglo Saxon art work with the amazing Mrs Gray.

Anglo Saxon art work with the amazing Mrs Gray. 1

Our super cross country runners.

Our super cross country runners. 1

Noah's Gran (Mrs Marks) came in to talk to us and has inspired our entrepreneurial skills.

Noah's Gran (Mrs Marks) came in to talk to us and has inspired our entrepreneurial skills. 1

Science: we were measuring the force of gravity pulling on objects. It was amazing!

Noah and Alfie telling us about their amazing football match on Saturday. Noah was man of the match.

Noah and Alfie telling us about their amazing football match on Saturday. Noah was man of the match. 1

Will and the ferrets. We were very lucky to be be able to hold the ferrets and ask lots of questions.

Eleanor's parents and their tortoises: This was amazing and who knew that tortoises were such good climbers?

Hayley's Grandad came to visit to tell us about his job at Hinkley Point. I think we may now have a few future engineers in the class.

Hayley's Grandad came to visit to tell us about his job at Hinkley Point. I think we may now have a few future engineers in the class. 1

How to add using column addition.

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How to add using the column method.

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Performance poetry: for No Pens Friday, we entertained Lamb class.

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Performance poetry: for No Pens Friday, we entertained Lamb class.

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Scot Laird (footballer) came to visit us and promised to come back to teach us some football skills!

Scot Laird (footballer) came to visit us and promised to come back to teach us some football skills!  1

Nikola teaching us Polish.

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Kestrel class speaking Polish.

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Callum teaching us Indian words.

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Kestrel class speaking Indian words.

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Kestrel class winning joke for the school competition

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Our second super, Kestrel class visitor: Adam from Costa Coffee.

Our second super, Kestrel class visitor: Adam from Costa Coffee. 1
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Super Hayley is this week's star writer.

Super Hayley is this week's star writer. 1

A great morning experiencing modern foreign languages at Robert Blake.

Our first super, Kestrel class visitor: Mrs Clews

Our first super, Kestrel class visitor: Mrs Clews 1

Yoga - Kestrel class are very flexible.

Our first winners of 'Best Kestrel class writers'. Well done boys!

Our first winners of 'Best Kestrel class writers'. Well done boys!  1
Our first winners of 'Best Kestrel class writers'. Well done boys!  2

Autumn curriculum newsletter.

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