Year 5

19 Jun

Budding Poets in Year 5

In Year 5 we have been working on a unit of Poetry over the past couple of weeks. The children have read a wide range of poems, shared opinions, identified key features and performed their favourites. This week they have been writing their own poems on the theme of ‘Water’ to link to our IPC unit. Please enjoy some of their poems below. Water water everywhere Water water everywhere                       ...

08 Jun

Water Entry Point MP3

Last week Milepost 3 spent two days getting involved with lots of fun activities to launch the new ‘Water for Everyone’ IPC unit. The children were able to explore their creative sides while designing water-themed kitenge patterns, upcycling water bottles and producing art pieces with the title ‘The First Rains’. Enjoy some pictures of their marvellous creations below!   ...

04 Jun

Online learning in art

In year 5 students have been creative in art lessons during our online learning journey. They learnt about different art styles, movements and techniques. Here is our Year 5 art gallery.                                             Abstract art by Xavier                                                 ...

22 May

Year 5 Exit Point – Being Human

Year 5 have really enjoyed engaging with the IPC unit ‘Being Human’ over the past few weeks. They have researched lots of fascinating information about the human body and now have a better understanding of the systems within the body and how these different features, such as the digestive system, circulatory system and muscles, work. As the Exit Point to this unit, the children were asked to conduct some research into healthy eating and the importance of a balanced diet....

07 May

Year 5 are learning about ‘Being Human’

In Year 5 our current IPC unit is called Being Human. The children have been doing a super job of researching fascinating information about the human body and how it works. They have been developing their research skills while finding out the answers to specific questions about systems within the human body. Enjoy some of their work below. ...

03 Apr

Online Learning Week 2

Year 5 have adapted well to using Google Classroom as a platform for their online learning this week. In Maths they have had the opportunity to get creative while investigating rotational symmetry and tessellations this week. We were really impressed with some of the examples which were shared with us and can be seen below.  In English  the children have been working hard to write their new Ugandan versions of existing well-known stories.  A good example of a story opening...

27 Mar

Online Learning in Year 5

The children in Year 5 have really impressed us this week while showing adaptability and adjusting to the new system of online learning.  They have shown resilience, independence and maturity while taking responsibility for their own learning. In Maths they have been learning about plotting, reflecting, rotating and translating shapes. In English we are in the early stages of planning a new version of an existing story with an emphasis on characters and settings. IPC tasks have encouraged the children...

25 Feb

Safe Internet Day 11th February, 2020

On Tues 11th Feb, the children from MP1, MP2 and MP3 were involved in a rigorous discussion on how to be safe and responsible internet usage in school and at home under the theme “Together for a better internet”. I am so proud to say that the information shared by the children was very relevant and indicating the children/parents are taking smart steps towards safeguarding themselves while using the internet. We wanted to say our thank you to Internet Society...