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Survive the Amazon Rainforest Workshop 13 May 2019This week Year 5 took part in a workshop to see if they could survive being in the Amazon Rainforest. They had to decide if there were any plants...
Debating about deforestation06 May 2019This week Y5 have been debating about deofrstation and the impact it has in the planet. The children became really involved and passionate about...
Brazil23 Apr 2019This week year 5 have been focusing on their new topic - Brazil and the Amazon. The children have become really interested in the tribes who live in...
Residential Residential 18 Apr 2019Year 5 had a fabulous time at Nell Bank for their residential. The kids were fantastic and all the staff had a great time...
Matilda and Rewind to Easter 18 Mar 2019This week Year 5 were lucky enough to go out twice! Yes! two trips! On Wednesday we went to the Alhambra in Bradford to see Matilda the musical. It...
Liverpool World Museum 11 Mar 2019This week Year 5 went on their big trip to Liverpool World Musuem. The children were able to explore some levels of the museum - but the main event...
St David's Day

A huge thank you from Monk Bretton to Gethin Jones for his thoughtful gifts of flowers for Miss Dawson and homemade biscuits for the children in his class. Very thoughtful and well received.

St David's Day
First week back 25 Feb 2019Year 5 have arrived back in school refreshed and ready to learn. Both Y5 teachers have been impressed with the effort the children have been making...
Planning a newspaper report for a new tomb discovery 04 Feb 2019The children have been planning to write a newspaper report about a new tomb discovery - where they are the archaeologist that found it! They have...
Stepping into the shoes of Howard Carter

The children of Y5 explored the newly founded tomb of Tutankhamen. The children stepped into the footsteps of Howard Carter and were able to understand the excitement Howard Carter felt back in 1922.

Stepping into the shoes of Howard Carter
Creating leaflets 21 Jan 2019This week the childrne have created leaflets about the Valley of the Kings. The children have researched using a range of resources and even...
Ancient Egypt07 Jan 2019This week Year 5 have immersed themselves into our new topic - Ancient Egyptians. They have researched aspects of life, religion and the pyramids....
Christmas fun and carols 10 Dec 2018We are starting to feel extremely festive in Year 5. We have started to practise our carols for the carol concert next week and have been busy...
Our very own adventure story ending 03 Dec 2018The children wrote their own ending to our focus text for the half term 'George'e Secret Key to the Universe'. How will George save Eric...
Space in the media 26 Nov 2018This week Year 5 have been researching about past events in history related to space and how time has changed how the world found out about these....
w/c 19.11.18 Robot Workshop

This week Year 5 took part in a Robot Workshop where they used coding to move their robot and make it talk. The ,oney raised from the cake sale paid for this and the children loved it!

w/c 19.11.18 Robot Workshop
Trip to Bradford Media Museum 12 Nov 2018Year 5 finished their newspapers this week about the alien invasion at our school. On Friday they enjoyed a day at the Bradford Media Museum. The...
Alien invasion at St Margaret's!Alien invasion at St Margaret's!05 Nov 2018The children arrived at school on Tuesday to find an alien invasion. We have no idea why the alien came and destroyed our reset room. Year 5...
The end of our Harry Potter theme 26 Oct 2018The end of our Harry Potter topic is upon us. This week the children have designed their own broomsticks and written an advert to persuade others to...
Ballet workshop 15 Oct 2018This week, Year 5 have been working with Northern Ballet in a workshop that excited all the children. They learnt skills and worked together doing...
Writing poems 08 Oct 2018This week Year 5 have been writing their very own poems about the Sorting Hat. There have been some fabulous ideas and the we are looking forward to...
Yoga and Mindfulness 01 Oct 2018This week the children have been taking care of their wellbeing through Yoga and meditiation in...
Quidditch24 Sep 2018The four Hogwarts Houses battled it out on the Quidditch pitich. First up was Gryffindor vs Ravenclaw - Ravenclaw won! Next up was Hufflepuff -...
The Sorting Ceremony 17 Sep 2018This week the children have been very excited as they recieved their very own invitation from Hogwarts. The chidlren arrived at school ready for the...
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