As a whole school we are looking to achieve the Unicef award of becoming a Rights Respecting School. During some of our PSHE and other lessons we have been looking at, speaking about and learning about children's rights , as provided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Welcome to 5N
We have been looking at Forces in science and have completed an investigation into how gravity acts on objects of different weights.
For our enrichment topics some of 5N have chosen to complete "Crazy Science". During this topic we have completed a number of different and interesting experiments. These have included making a volcano erupt, creating our own lava lamps and trying a make a straw go through a potato !
Design and Technology
As part of our D+T work we made Victorian inspired toys using simple cam mechanisms. We had great fun completing the work. We then evaluated ours and others designs to find out what worked and what we could improve on next time.
Maths Day 2016
On Thursday the 7th of January 2016 Leigh School held a Maths Day where the focus was on making maths an enjoyable and interactive experience. 5N devised and made a maths monopoly game.
Life Education caravan
5N enjoyed an afternoon session in the Life Education Caravan. They learnt about different types of useful and harmful drugs, making good choices and having healthy relationships.
Yr 5 residential trips.
Yr 5 pupils went on a residential trip to Oakerwood in Hereford. They enjoyed the luxury of glamping in their very own 'Pods' and completed a range of activities from climbing trees to zip wiring. They all had a thoroughly enjoyable time !
Pupils from 5N also participate in the very successful Forest School. They learn a variety of skills, including shelter building, fire safety and how to care for the local environment.
This year 5N's assembly was all about Spring. We looked at both the colourful and the sometimes destructive changes that occur in nature at this time.
Water festival !
Pupils in Yr 5 enjoyed a water festival. They had the opportunity to let there teachers know how much they enjoyed throwing water at them!
Trip to Edgbaston Cricket Ground
Pupils from Yr 5 had the opportunity to visit the world famous Edgbaston Cricket Ground.
Yr 5 held a career's day. The pupils listened to some very special visitors talking about their jobs and what inspired them to choose particular career paths.