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New Class 5 2019-20

Class 5 have started the new school year with a great big “WOW” by being evacuated by steam train on the Severn Valley Railway. We had a fantastic day learning all about the Blitz and Evacuation. We began with a workshop where we found out about blackouts, rationing, evacuation and what to do in an air raid. We were able to go into the air raid shelter and put out incendiary bombs. We were then evacuated by Steam train to Highley from Bewdley. For some of us it was the first time we had travelled on a real steam train so it was very exciting. We were able to look round the engine sheds and played 1940’s style playground games. We had a really brilliant day and it was a fantastic opening experience for our theme “Evacuate Evacuate.”





Welcome to our journey into Ancient Greece – keep checking this blog to find out what we have been discovering about this ancient civilisation!

Layers of the rainforest!

Year 5 were given the challenge of creating rainforest collages which had to show each layer of the rainforest and at least one animal and plant that could be found in each layer. The children worked effectively in teams thinking carefully about the colours and textures. They then labelled their collages clearly and the results were fantastic!


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Mini Marines arrive at Bussage!

The wait is over! Class 5 arrived at school on Thursday full of excitement and were delighted to be greeted by the ‘Mini Marines’. They shall be working with Class 5 every Thursday morning for the next 12 weeks. Today’s session was filled with lots of fun games and physical exercises. It was great to see the children pushing themselves, demonstrating great resilience and perseverance! They even got some times tables practise in as well!


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Jungle Fever!

 Class 5 have got stuck into their theme work with loads of enthusiasm! They have been very busy making jungle leaves and animal prints using oil pastels. The children have also being using their sewing skills to create magnificent butterflies!

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On Monday 10th of September Class 5 and 6 went on a very exciting trip to The Living Rainforest in Berkshire. Whilst there they discovered many rainforest animals and plants. To their delight they even managed to find a very lazy sloth hidden amongst the dense ceiling of leaves. See if you can spot her!


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Hakuna Matata!

Year 5 had an amazing trip to London to see a performance of The Lion King.  The singing, dancing and acting was inspirational and the kids couldn’t resist joining in all the fun!

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We have had a great start to the summer term and have started learning about Africa in our new theme “Hakuna Matata.”    

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Spring Term 2018 – I’ve got you under my skin!

Class 5 have been given a challenge to find out as much as they can about the human body.

After a receiving a video message from Professor Noah Deyor asking for their help, the children began straight away by discovering why a skeleton is so important to humans. Noah DeyorThe children discovered that the human body has 206 bones! They then worked in teams to create life-sized skeletons.


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 Year 5 pupils got a unique insight into the evacuation experiences of children and their families during World War II.

During a day trip to Bewdley Museum in Worcestershire, pupils had the opportunity to discover and explore life on the Home Front with the use of original and replica artefacts. This was followed by an experience of the Blitz within the museum’s very own air raid shelter.

The day culminated with all the pupils marching across Bewdley bridge and participating in a real life ‘evacuation’ upon a steam train at the Severn Valley Railway. Pupils stopped for some lunch at the picturesque village of Highly and there was even time to play some children’s WWII games before heading home.


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Greek Mythology

We have been having a great time listening to myths and legends from Ancient Greece. So far we have learned about ‘Theseus and the Minotaur’, ‘ Perseus and Medusa’ and ‘Arion and the dolphin’. We have been writing fantastic descriptions of the Minotaur and created some amazing Medusa masks. We will be making dioramas of the myths soon so check back in here to see lots more of our fantastic creations.