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Working as Historians Year 5 Blog

Year 5- walking as Historians

On Friday morning, the whole Year 5 walked to Magdalen Street.  We walked the whole length of this ancient street to look for evidence of different cultures and for evidence that the street was built in different times in history. Magdalen Street is the focus of our Working as Historians REAL project and is located […]

Year 5 start to learn about earth and space

Year 5 started workings as scientists by doing activities about earth and space.  Yesterday we tested a variety of rocks using hand lenses and magnifying glasses.  We went out on the playground and used chalk to map out the solar system.  Today we watched a video about Galileo and Copernicus and had a vote about […]

20 July 2018 – Pizza making with Turner Class

Today in cooking Turner Class made yummy pizza. We all had lots of fun especially the eating of pizza at the end.


Year 5 pupils from Turner class received their own personal dictionaries today from Tony Darwood and Bridget Youngs (Rotary Club). All year 4 and 5 pupils will receive these over the next few days. Thank you very much.

Thursday 19th July – Durban calling

Children from Year 3 and 5 catch up with their Eco Champs counterparts in Durban.  Once we had overcome the inevitable technical difficulties the children presented an overview of the work they had been doing in their project and they heard back from the work the champs are doing in South Africa.

Tuesday 17th July – Year 5 revisit their Wensum city walk

Year 5 bring their Working as Geographers project to an end by revisiting the city river walk they undertook at the start of the project.  Much has happened since then; much learning has taken place, and this was evident in the informed way that talked on the walk.  When they return to class they will […]

Tuesday 17th July – Lord Mayor’s presentation at City Hall

We were invited to attend a short ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday hosted by the Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Norwich. They were marking the end of another successful celebration weekend, presenting certificates to participants and prizes for the winners of the parade.

Saturday 7th July – Parade day arrives – updated gallery

Updated gallery.  A MASSIVE thank you to everyone involved in making yesterday such as special experience.  It was wonderful to have Wensum right at the heart of the city’s biggest party.  Fabulous atmosphere.  Enjoy the gallery.

Friday 6th July – Working as Historians comes to a close

We returned to St Barnabas Church on Friday afternoon to mark the end of our heritage lottery-funded Working as Historians project.  Our lads – heroes of Heigham was out summer term project last year that has continued across this year and ended with the visit to France and Belgium last month.  The school community convened in cool […]

Friday 6th July – the garden post

Thanks to Mr Swan, Andy, Michelle and Heigham class for getting stuck in in the garden.  Bolted salad was picked, tomatoes thinned and staked, cabbages planted, and squash plants put into the the new bed outside the polytunnel.  The crops in the keyhole garden are also coming on.  Our main aim is to get autumn […]