26 Mar

Viking Longships

We explored the different features of a Viking longship before creating our own using paper and straws.

26 Mar

Anglo Saxon Protection

We finished the morning learning how the Anglo Saxons used spears to protect themselves.

26 Mar

Viking Fun

Could you decipher Viking runes like these children?

19 Mar


A very big thank you to Mr Weston and Mr Brown for joining us in R.E. today.  They came to talk to us about how Christians believe that Easter is a celebration of Victory.  They even attempted to create new life.  They were of course unsuccessful but it was a great way to reinforce that only God…

12 Mar

Viking Research and Presentation

In History, Y5 have now moved on to learn about the Vikings.  Our challenge this week was to work in teams to research one particular aspect of Viking life and then present everything we had learnt to the rest of the class.  Here we are sharing our posters.

9 Feb

The Digestive System in Action

Today in Science we looked at the digestive system of a Human. Some of us had lots of fun. Some of us were horrified. Take a look at our faces. 

2 Feb

The Great Scotforth Bread Bake Off

Mrs Walsh came to judge our bread. She chose 3 winners. 
Chloe made a cat, Danny made a hedgehog and Sophie made a tortoise. 
Well done to our winners. 

2 Feb

Making our own bread

We used our plans to mix, knead, shape, bake and decorate our own bread. We worked sensibly and safely and our finished products were very impressive. 

22 Jan

Y5 Circuit Training

In P.E. this half term we are working on improving our fitness.  Here we are completing seven different activities in our circuit training session.

18 Jan

Year 5 learn a basic bread recipe

Today in our DT lesson we found out which ingredients were needed to make white bread. Working in a small group we followed a recipe. Each person in the group had their own piece of dough to knead and shape. Our bread was baked this afternoon then we got to take it home to eat. 
Next lesson we…

12 Jan

Year 5 evaluate existing bread products

Today in Year 5 we looked at different kinds of bread and compared them. This was lesson 1 in our new DT topic. We used our sense of sight, touch, smell and best of all TASTE!! The evaluation of existing products is step one of the design process. Next week we will move on to look at baking basic…

16 Oct

NISCU visit

A very big thank you to Debbie Green for coming in to school this afternoon to help us with our learning about the Bible.  Never before have we ever seen such a large bible!