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Year 5 - Heron

Heron Class get some exciting news! : May 2024

Two weeks ago in maths, Heron class put their statistic skills to the test to create and collect data in two way tables. They were finding out everyone's predictions on whether Mrs Bailey-Harris was having a baby boy or girl. Today was (finally) the day that they got to find out! Each child got their own scratch card where the news was revealed. It was such a pleasure to get to experience this excitement with the class. 



Cricket Workshop

World Book Day :  March 2024

Heron 2024 - World Book Day

 Happy World Book Day from Heron Class! 

Rocktopus - March 2024

A very exciting day across the whole school. Year 4 and 5 got together to create a song about the 6 times tables. Their rhyming skills were very impressive! You children have been sent home with a QR code which you can scan to watch them in action! 


Visit from CadCharacters - February 2024

 Year 5 had a visit from a real Anglo-Saxon warrior today! We learned all about life as an Anglo-Saxon including some of the punishments they received. They even had a battle with the Vikings!



Year 5 Bikeability - January 2024

Well done to the children in Year 5 who completed their Bikeability courses this week, in the seasonally cold weather!

Clare and Amy from Somerset Road Safety, who led the courses commented:

'enthusiastic groups, lovely to see their confidence grow, they enjoyed being out of school on their bikes learning about the road environment. Thank you to the school for making the Bikeability team feel welcome. Professional support so the children got the most from the courses. We look forward to working with you all next time!'

The children who took part also commented:

'I would have never learned this anywhere else' - Bethanie

'I would love to do this again' - Evie P

'I love it' - Evie W

'Interesting, helps learn the roads, signs and what they mean' - Amelia

'Helps me know how to communicate with drivers' - Alfie

'Feel more confident riding my bike' - Alana

Our very grateful, and HUGE THANKS go to Mrs Edmends and Mrs Zeffiretti for assisting the groups, and of course to Clare and Amy from Somerset Road Safety, who provided the children with these invaluable lessons to stay safe while cycling on the roads.

We are delighted to confirm that we have secured two further courses this year for Year 5, and further details will be sent out to parents/carers in April regarding this.

Merry Christmas from Heron Class! 


Reading Buddies with Goldfinch


Roman Bootcamp!

On Wednesday 15th November, Heron's had the opportunity to (virtually) meet a Roman! They learned all about Roman foods and slavery as well as what it took to be a part of the Roman Army. Later on, they explored some different Roman artifacts and some even dressed up like a Roman! 


Roman Chariots 

In DT, Heron's have been learning all about Roman Chariots and have created their own versions. They are all very proud of their creations! 


Year 5 Carnival - The Big Tie Dye Reveal!



Tie Dye Day! (October 2023)

 Despite all the grey clouds in the sky today, Heron class have worked hard to make some very colourful t-shirts! Stay tuned for the big reveal of our final designs during the school carnival. 

 A big thank you to Miss Webber for organising Science week. Heron class have had a wonderful week making connections and learning lots about the engineering behind bridges, how gliders work and how our brains connect to the rest of our body! Thank you to any parents who popped in on Friday. The children really enjoyed sharing their learning with you. 

Science - Testing Parachutes! 

In Year 5, we have been exploring difference forces. This week, we have been looking at air resistance. We designed our own parachutes and Mr McCall put them to the test, dropping them from the roof of our school! 

Y5 parachutes

(No headteachers were harmed in the making of this science experiment!) 

Geography Trip to Simonsbath (September 2023)

 On Thursday 28th September, Heron class thoroughly enjoyed their day out of the classroom at Simonsbath Activity Centre where they went on a river walk and sketched the key features of the river. They also got into a river to carry out some experiments based on river depth, pebble size and speed of the water. 

Music Performance to Year 4 (July 2023)

Sports Day 2023! 


Year 5 @ Bridgwater College - Sports Week 2023




Year 5 Visit from an Anglo-Saxon warrior

 Year 5 had a visit from a real Anglo-Saxon warrior today! We learned all about life as an Anglo-Saxon and even had a battle with the Vikings!

DT Day - Modroc-ing all over the world!

On Friday, we started to build our sculptures, these sculptures were based around the sculptures we had seen around the UK, including The Angel of the North and The Willow Man.  We used a wooden structure, newspaper to pad out the shape and modroc to get a smooth even coat - we will continue to build and paint these over the next week.


Heron's Share a Story Session - March 2023

 A huge thank you to the parents who joined us in the library for our share a story session to listen to Heron class read. 

 Well done to all who took part in the Sponsored Run to help raise money for Comic Relief. 

Heron Performance Poetry

 During Poetry week, we had the opportunity to (virtually) meet A.F Harrold, a poet, who inspired the writing of our own poems. We then practised and performed them to each other. 

Heron Class - Crazy Hair Day




Year 5 Celebrate Safer Internet Day! February 2023