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Owl Class News (Year 5 & 6)

Week Beginning 18th September


Week Beginning 11th September 2023

Owls really enjoyed having the Shakespeare company in school. They did some amazing acting and listening to the story Macbeth. We had been studying this in class so it was great to see it in action!

Owls also really enjoyed reading to their Reception Buddies and it was lovely to see them being great role models. The little Otters really enjoyed showing them their outdoor learning area.

Welcome to the New School Year!!!


Owls have settled in so well this week already. It is a big class but the Year 5s have started to get to know the Year 6s better already and reunite from when they were together in foxes! We have talked about expectations in class and recapped our school values. We have been getting our equipment and resources sorted too. We have enjoyed some practical place value learning in maths. They enjoyed PE on Wednesday despite the heat and we have started our learning on expressionism in art. Well done Owls!











19 June 2023


Owls have had a great week. The year 5s enjoyed visiting Hedingham for their taster day. They have produced some amazing art work in our Spirited Art lessons. They have also been enjoying playing cricket outside with Tom the PE coach.


12th June 2023

Owls enjoyed making bread and cooking it over the fire in Bakers Wood this week. It was a great afternoon!

5th June 2023


Welcome to the last half term of the Year. It is going to be a busy one! I was really impressed with some amazing poetry this week and the children did really well with their WWII projects!

22nd May 2023

Owls finished off this half term with some amazing emotional speeches based on our book Wonder. They also did some great paintings of Albert Drurer's praying hands.

15th May 2023

Owls have been learning about the Second World War this week and did some wonderful letters and diary entries from an evacuee. They really captured the feelings of an evacuee at the time. They had a great time at Duxford and learnt lots!


8th May 2023


Year 6 worked so hard with their SATS. I was so proud of them and how they applied themselves! The class did lots of Art in SATS week and I was really impressed with their different ways of painting and drawing the Mona Lisa by Da Vinci.

Monday 24th April 2023


Owls had a great time at Wethersfield this week experiencing the simulator and learning about WW1. They really enjoyed their afternoon with the other two schools!

Week Beginning Monday 20th March 2023


Owls had a fantastic morning watching 'A Midsummers Night Dream' performed by the Shakespeare company. We welcomed St Peters School, St Giles and Wethersfield too! 

Week Beginning Monday 13th March

Owls had a fantastic trip to the Cambridge Mosque. They really enjoyed learning about how Muslims worship and seeing the beautiful mosque and botanical gardens. 

Week Beginning 6th March 2023

 Week Beginning Monday 20th and 27th February 2023

Owls have had a great start to the new half term. We have started reading Anne Frank's Diary and we are learning about the Early Islamic Civilisation in History. In Maths we are finishing our Fractions, Decimals and Percentages learning.


The children have had two visits so far from Delana, who is teaching them about Religion around the world. They have visited Australia and North India so far!


We have been practicing our French speaking skills in class too!


Week Beginning Monday 6th February 2023

Week Beginning 16th January 2023

Owls have loved forest school this week and really enjoyed the experiences they have over at Bakers Field.

Week beginning 9th January 2023

It has been a good start to the Spring Term in Owl Class. We have started reading 'Pig Heart Boy' and the children wrote some fantastic letters from Cameron. 

We finished our History learning by creating some knowledge organisers about the Aztecs.

We also wrote pledges to Mr James Cleverly and two children from the class went to meet Mr Cleverly and take our pledges to persuade him to fund the well needed 'Education Cannot Wait' fund. 


Week Beginning 5th Dec 2022


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Week Beginning 28th November 2022

Week Beginning 21st November 2022


Owl Class have been working hard practicing their singing for the School Concert. They have been learning about decimals in maths and working on their memory with some fun memory games. It has been a busy week!

Week Beginning 14th November 2022

Owls have had another busy week! They have written diary entries from an 'inanimate object' and next week they will be writing a diary entry as Stanley. They have been learning how to divide using short division and long division. We learnt about coding in Computing and they enjoyed exploring Scratch. We have also been practicing our songs for the Christmas concert.

Week Beginning 7th November 2022


Owls wrote some fantastic Newspaper Reports about 'Kissin Kate Barlow' shooting the sheriff.

They wrote some lovely Rememberance prayers for our service at the church. 


Week Beginning 31st October 2022 

Owls have enjoyed their first week back after the half term.

They have been finishing off their work in art based on Canaletto's work. They have started writing a Newspaper Report about Kissin' Kate Barlow. We are learning about Multiplication and Division in maths.

Week Beginning 17th October

Owls really enjoyed their visit from the Wonderdome and continued their learning about Earth and Space.


The owls were presented with their Bibles from St Andrew's church. and helped the Otters to think about people that are special to them that they could prayer for in our Reverend Assembly.

Week Beginning 3rd October 

Owls had a Road Safety presentation and practiced how to cross the road safely. They produced some great Non-Chronological Reports about 'The Yellow-Spotted Lizard'.  They also wrote some great letters to 'Mom' from Stanley from our class book Holes.

Welcome to the Autumn Term Owls!


Owls have started the year really well and are settling in well at school. We have been enjoying our class book 'Holes'. They have been learning about place value in maths. We have started learning about map skills in geography and electricity in science. I have been impressed with their writing and their art skills. In RE we are thinking about Creation and the difference between Christian beliefs and Science. They have also been learning about Earth and Space!


Owls would like to say a huge farewell and good luck to our fabulous year 6’s. we wish them all the best on their new adventures - we will miss you.

Owls have been sewing away the last few weeks and have created these amazing fish. We have learned how the running stitch, back stitch and blanket stitch as well as how to sew a button on.

Welcome to Owl class MOCKTAIL BAR! We created our very own Limited Edition Mocktails, and then designed persuasive posters to promote them.

We studied the work of Albrecht Durer this term and created our own line drawings of praying hands.

Owl class have been busy with their maths this term. We made irregular polygons with sticks in Baker's field and 3D shapes with marshmallows.



This week Owl Class have been really busy.


This week it has been National Shakespeare Week.

We have been learning all about William Shakespeare and the plays he wrote. We enjoyed listening to Romeo and Juliet and made masks for the Capulet ball.



Next week we are looking forward to seeing the Young Shakespeare Company perform Twelfth Night.


We have also been working on our fitness in PE. We are trying to build up our stamina and strength by completing circuits of activities. It was exhausting but fun!


Welcome Back Owl Class!


Owl class have been brilliant this week. They have settled really well into class and have enjoyed getting to know one another again.


They enjoyed playing with all of the new playground equipment this week.


Owl class drew around their hands and decorated them to show togetherness and teamwork...

We have been learning about Islamic art. We made geometric Islamic patterns...

After Mrs Nichols Assembly we made pictures of a starry sky....


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