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Holy Trinity CE Primary School

Holy Trinity CE Primary School

Learning and caring together, building a firm foundation for the future

Year 5

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  • 15/02/19

    Trips, trips glorious trips

    What a busy last few weeks of term 3 for year 5! We have enjoyed a few learning experiences that have taken place outside of school. Firstly our visit to Wildwood. It made us think about conservation work and the role of zoos in preparation for our debate at the end of the week. We learnt about t...
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  • 31/01/19

    Sprouting into Spring time

    For the past two weeks year 5 have been growing garlic, snowdrops and potatoes. We only put a small amount of water on them and they have made massive progress. Also every child has a bean growing for themselves in a plastic cup with a tiny bit of water. Our task was to see how long it would take to...
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  • 28/01/19

    Global citizens

    Year 5 have had a busy start to term 3 and are looking forward to the term ahead. In our English learning we are beginning to enjoy our book 'Rooftoppers' by Katherine Rundell and have created some great rooftop scenes following on from our visualisation work. We have been starting to thi...
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  • 07/12/18

    Why Christmas?

    This week, year 5 were fortunate enough to be invited to St George's Church, Gravesend to attend an event led by 'Churches Together'. We were told the story of Christmas through chocolate bars, made mince pies and did a quiz to test our knowledge.
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  • 10/11/18

    Festival of Light Lanterns

    Year 5 were extremely fortunate this week to have a visiting artist come and make lanterns ready for the Festival of Light parade. We had a great day of joining our bamboo together to make the frame ready for the tissue paper and PVA mix. Miss Baker was brave enough to give up her classroom...
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  • 08/11/18

    EVACUATE!

    Wow! What a way to start our week learning all about being evacuated! We started off by chopping up our root vegetables and placing them in the slow cooker ready to slow cook throughout the day. The aromas were mouth watering. We were lucky enough to have Mrs Venison with us to make some dumpling...
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  • 02/11/18

    Keep Calm and Get Ready for War!

    Welcome back to term 2! We hope that you had a relaxing mid-term break. Year 5 have been preparing for War! This week in our topic we have discussed what we already know and what we would like to find out about World War II. What did you learn from someone else's holiday research homew...
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  • 16/10/18

    Victorian Day

    Our day started with a finger nail inspection. Too long or dirty and we wouldn't have been allowed to attend a Victorian school. We found it strange that we had to pay 1 penny for our education (we're sure our teachers are worth more than that #bargain). Our lessons included using...
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  • 05/10/18

    Musical emotions

    We have had a busy week in year 5 this week. We have been mastering various number patterns with a rule of adding/subtracting various amounts of ten thousands/hundred thousands whilst creating our own patterns to challenge a partner. In RE this week we have been thinking about the importa...
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  • The school’s Christian values of love, honesty and respect are well expressed through its caring atmosphere. This impacts positively on the strong sense of belonging and supporting relationships evident across the school.

    SIAMs 2016

  • Teachers inspire pupils to learn.

    Ofsted 2018

  • Teachers model skills effectively across the curriculum and instil a desire to succeed.

    Ofsted 2018

  • There us a culture of aspiration and improvement across the school.

    Ofsted 2018

  • Relationships are strong and pupils’ good behaviour is reflected in a happy and caring atmosphere, with attendance that is well above the national average.

    SIAMs 2016

  • Provision for pupils who speak English as an additional language is strong.

    Ofsted 2018