Author Archives: Miss Lord

Smiley Reward – Crazy Golf!

This morning, we had our Summer 1 smiley reward which we earned for our impeccable behaviour and making the right choices. We went onto the astroturf in the lovely sunshine and Miss Lord put us into teams on 3. In our … Continue reading

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D.T.

In the Autumn term in year 5, we did two exciting D.T. topics, both linking to our history focus of Vikings. Next year, you will be doing some baking as part of D.T. and you will also get to design … Continue reading

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Art

We have recently started a new art topic in Year 5. Our learning question is: How did the great artists see themselves? We will be looking in particular at David Hockney and how he interpreted people’s faces to produce some … Continue reading

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Computing

This term we have been using Purple Mash to develop and extend our coding skills. 5L are already excellent at coding but this term we are introducing different and new commands. In the past couple of weeks we have looked … Continue reading

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Writing

Yesterday afternoon, we did some cross-curricular writing in our science lesson. We watched videos and researched information about Neil Armstrong, then used everything we had learned to create a fact file about this significant individual. This links to our science topic … Continue reading

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Spring 2 Smiley Reward

On the last day of term we had our smiley reward which recognises good behaviour across the school. Children who have earned enough stickers to fill their smiley chart are able to attend a treat organised by Miss Harvey. This … Continue reading

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Prestolee visit Oxford Grove!

Last Friday, we were visited by children from a Year 5 class at another school! Prestolee’s Year 5 came to visit to take part in an African drumming and singing day with our Year 5s. We worked hard all day … Continue reading

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Life Caravan

On Wednesday, 5L went into the Life Caravan! Our learning topic this year was friendship. First, we listened to the talking brain to learn about the effects of drugs and alcohol on our bodies. We then discussed how one of … Continue reading

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World Book Day

Today was World Book Day and in Miss Lord’s literacy group we celebrated this by discussing some of our favourite books. It was so lovely to hear so many children talk about how much they love reading! This is Bindi’s work. Her … Continue reading

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Fencing & Archery

Some children in Year 5 have started a new after-school club: fencing & archery! This is a brand new club to be offered to Oxford Grove children and we had lots of responses from children who wanted to take part. … Continue reading

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