Year 5 - Latest News!
Southend United Football Club! - Session 3
In their third session, Year 5 pupils learnt about how to try to keep healthy thinking about protein and fruit in their diet!
Southend United Football Club! - Session 2
Year 5 continued benefiting from Plumberow's links with Southend Football Club. In their second session, members of the club continued working with Year 5 pupils, talking about keeping healthy, exercise and diet etc. The visits consist of practical elements as well as some written activities. The second of these visits again concentrated on the importance and the benefits of exercise and on the theory side, all about bones!
Plumberow were visited by 'The Resilient Reader'!! Following a Parents' Meeting, KS2 pupils attended a fun filled assembly (photos of which can be viewed here)! There were also lots of reading based activities happening in classrooms, lots of book sharing and some absolutely FANTASTIC costumes! Everyone had a great day (including the staff!!) Thank you for your continued support in helping to make Powerful Learners of the pupils at Plumberow!
E-Safety Workshops - March 2018
Following a meeting for parents run by Debbie Schofield from ICT Inspires, Debbie went on to run workshops for our Year 5 & 6 pupils! Lots of sensible, valuable advice to stay safe when using the internet and social media!
Southend United Football Club! - Session 1
Year 5 are currently benefiting from Plumberow's links with Southend Football Club. Members of the club are working with Year 5 pupils for 6 weeks talking about keeping healthy, exercise and diet etc. the visits will consist of practical elements as well as some written activities. The first of these visits concentrated on the importance and the benefits of exercise!
Mrs Carr's Class (in Year 5) shared their terms' work with their 'buddies' in Year 2 (Mrs Atherton's Class)! They also shared their favourite books!
Space & Planetarium!
As part of their Space topic, each Year 5 class had an hour in a Planetarium when it came to Plumberow. An excellent morning full of space facts, looking at the planets, the solar system and the constellations! There were other Space/Rocket themed activities too!
The Christmas Treat for Year 5 this year was a DVD and Pizza!!
DT Challenge Day!
Along with pupils from the other local primaries, six children from Year 5 and six children from Year 6 took part in a Design Technology Challenge Day hosted by Greensward Academy. The day had a Star Wars theme and the children were introduced to new graphic art designing programs on the computer alongside 3d model making, toy packaging designing and watching demonstrations of vacuum forming, creating space craters. At the end of the day, the children put together a space scene including some of their creations from the day. It was a challenging and extremely fun day and all involved produced some excellent work!
Year 5 pupils experienced a day in Tudor life when they participated in their Tudor Day as part of their topic work!
Archery, the stocks, writing, a maypole and lots more, brought all their research and work in the classroom, to life!