Hall Green Library

This week, half of 5GT visited our local library. We really enjoyed exploring the library and having the opportunity to look at the wide range of books.

History Enrichment Day-The Stone Age

We had a great day learning about how we have evolved from Australopithecus to humans today. The History Man came into school to explain all about human evolution to show us and describe the journey of human evolution.


This week, we have been investigating what happens to different materials when they are mixed with water. We observed which materials reacted to water, which dissolved and which floated or sank when mixed with water. As this was an investigation, we made our prediction on what we thought would happen when we added the following materials to water : salt, sugar, sand, baking powder and flour. Then, we thought about what we could change (independent variable), what we could observe (dependent variable) and what we had to keep the same (control variable).

Christmas activities

This week, we have been getting ready for Christmas. We have been busy creating our cards and calendars.

To make the cards, we drew a circle and added the twig effect. Then, we used paint to create the berries.

Take a look at our scarab beetle calendars and magnificent wreath cards.

Dress rehearsal

We have been working hard on learning our lines for the performance this week. Our dress rehearsal was a great way to really embrace our Egyptian characters. We are really looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday.

Winter poems

On Tuesday, we wrote some wonderful poems which depict the many sights and sounds of winter. We discussed how vocabulary can affect the mood of a poem and looked at rhyme, rhythm and personification to create them.