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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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  • 13/07/18

    Dressing through the ages!!!

    On Friday 13th of July, we had a brilliant half day down at the fancy dress/ party shop called Bustles and Breeches. The team at Bustles and Breeches were fantastic. We told them we were looking for certain changes in fashion from as far back as Shakespeare!! First up was Shakespeare himself...
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  • 05/07/18

    Drama and Categorising!

    This week, we have been analysing the key events that have happened so far in the novel, "The Garbage King". Here are some pictures of the great group work Puffins did to bring these events to life.   We've also been very busy investigating materials and their...
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  • 28/06/18

    Practice makes Perfect!!!

    Over the last few weeks, Farli and Olivia have been working with us on Thursdays during musical theatre to get ready for the end of year production! Here are some action shots of us practising!!     Remember to come and watch us on Thursday 13th July at 2...
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  • 21/06/18

    The Garbage King

    This term, Year 5 are reading a book called "The Garbage King" written by Elizabeth Laird. Working in a collaboration, using chapter one as our influence, the children were asked to write a line poem based on one of the main characters, Mamo. Rohan's group wrote: Ababa, Mamo'...
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  • 14/06/18

    Fashionistas

    Our topic this term is 'Fashion'. As our introduction lesson, the children were given a picture and based only what they could see, they had to write a back story for the person. Children were asked to write a definition for fashion. William said, "Fashion is about creativ...
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  • 24/05/18

    Jiggling Jellyfish...!

    This week in literacy, we have been studying non-chronological reports and identifying the key features of this genre. In groups of four, the children analysed an example of a good non-chronological report. Children, remaining in their groups, used these ideas to plan a non-chron...
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  • 18/05/18

    A Royal Occasion!

    On Friday, we came to school dressed in our party clothes in celebration of the wedding of HRH Henry of Wales and Ms Meghan Markle. During literacy, we came up with questions as reporters for Harry and Meghan. In Barn Owls, we had a competition as to who could come up with the...
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  • 10/05/18

    Getting to the point!!

    This week, we have been learning about a famous artist named George Seurat. He was an impressionist and he invented a technique called pointilism. "It was fun because you could muddle the colours so it looked beautiful..!" - Nojus "I thought it was creative and fun because w...
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  • 03/05/18

    Terrific Thursday Continues...

    During their guitar lesson today, Puffins learnt the intro cords for Adele's "Someone like you".   Today, Barn Owls were fortunate enough to be given the opportunity for a one off cheerleading/ street dancing session. The children had great fun choreographing their own danc...
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  • 30/04/18

    Paintings, Pictures and Photographs

    Our topic this term is Paintings, Pictures and Photographs. The children have been looking at some artwork from the "greats" such as Da Vinci, Monet and Van Gogh. This week the children were each given a painting and asked to explain why they thought the artist had painted their particular...
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  • 15/03/18

    A visit to St. George’s church to answer the question “Why Easter?”

    On Wednesday, Barnowls and Puffins visited St. George’s church in Gravesend to learn more about Easter. The church welcomed Year 5 with plenty of surprises! First, a short game to put the children in the mood. The two Jasons had a race, using their noses to push an easter egg across the fin...
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  • 08/03/18

    From Bee-Bots to computer coding!

    This week the children have extended their learning in coding skills from a four-button interface on a toy robot to a real coding program on a computer!   The children have used the simple coding program “FMS-Logo”. They have learnt how to input directions into the p...
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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

  • Pupils are interested in learning and attend school regularly. They feel safe and behave responsibly

    Ofsted 2016

  • Teaching contributes well to pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

    Ofsted 2016

  • Well established phonics teaching ensures pupils have a good grounding in the basic skills needed to write successfully.

    Ofsted 2016

  • 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

  • Teachers and teaching assistants provide effective support for pupils who speak English as an additional language.

    Ofsted 2016