Monthly Archives: November 2017
As part of our Harry Potter topic, Year 5 have been designing and making their own wands. The children measured and cut the wood to size; used sandpaper to prepare it for painting and then followed their design to personalise their wand using a variety of different materials. Once all our wands are finished we’ll … Continue reading
This morning Year 5 were lucky enough to be invited to visit Holy Trinity Church to learn more about the Christmas Story. The children had a lovely time taking part in the activities and learning new things. We would like to say a big thank you to everyone at the church for inviting us.
Zeus the god of gods and lightning and has the power to shape shift,control the weather and turn people into animals. FROM RILEY
Artistic art by Imran During year5 it has been the best experience. Especially art. I’ve loved art ever since i was little and art in year 5 has given me more experience.In year 5 so far in art we have been learning about Harry Potter.Mrs Hegarty loves Harry Potter ! we have been making hats,wands … Continue reading
In choosing time last week me and my friends used a app named:IMovie to create movie trailers. It started off with my friend (Saima) started playing IMovie and then I wanted to play it because it looked really fun.I started to make a movie but she said to do a trailer instead so I started … Continue reading
Miss Hegarty was thrilled today when Max brought in a wand he had made for her at home. Not only had he made the wonderful wand, he had also made a box and certificate of authenticity to go with it, just like the wands bought from Ollivanders in the Harry Potter books. Well done Max, … Continue reading
In Year 5 So far, we have done a little activity. This activity involved working in groups and making decisions!We were given papers,individually we had to fill the first questions out, however the next questions we worked on were answered in table groups. All of the tables were given a box of balls. We had to decided … Continue reading
I love harry potter and the wands so we got to make wands every one was so excited they got me excited and i am very good at art so i did well and i have to finish some of it of but all of us loved it. … Continue reading
In year5 we did one of the ancient greece myths theseus and the minotaur i really enjoyed doing this because i like learning about the past and the work we did was sticking and cutting the pieces and ordering the story some of us had to stick them in and write the story some just had … Continue reading
In year 5 we do our hats for harry potter and it takes a long time to do it. we decorated then for a long time we tried are very best to decorate these hats.we used a lot of things for these hats thats why it took us such a long time. our hats are … Continue reading
in year 5 we have done many things like an assembly on ancient Greece and art such as owls ,wands and hats. We have been latley learning about the trojan horse and how oddysyus made his plan. In english we have learnt about subordinating conjunctions. i saw a w a b u b … Continue reading
In art I have been doing some fun and creative things such as owls,magic hats and magic wands.The things that I have made are obsessed with Harry Potter and are very fun to make.The owls are easy to make and they end up so pretty and beautiful,the magic hats took a bit long to make … Continue reading
In year 5 we have been making all different types of things like we have made owls,wands and hats.We got to decorate our art work and everybody enjoyed it, on our owl we got to put feathers on it and it was amazing.On our wands we got to put gems,pipe cleaners,paint and much more. I … Continue reading
I really enjoyed learning about ancient Greece,it’s amazing what you can find out.Did you know that Zues, the ruler of gods had the power to shape shift,control the weather and turn people into animals!He had 2 brothers hades and poseidon.Hades was the god of the underworld,poseidon is the god of the sea. i … Continue reading
In year 5 i have made a magic wand it was so fun i made a purple one and it was 12 inches and it was flexible when we first went out we had to chose a stick and then we cut it then i sanded it i got really messy. And then i started … Continue reading
On Thursday the 24th of November 2017 I made my very own movie trailer.It was amazing I really enjoyed it.My best friend Saima helped me and she is one of the main characters.[hint] There is a myth called shady lady who is not actually a myth and has an evil minion called mr chaudry[Essa],who works … Continue reading
in history during year 5 so far I have learnt about theseus and the minotaur and the trojan horse. They are both myths from ancient Greece. Theseus and the minotaur is my favourite because it’s very dramatic And sad when prince Theseus’s father jumps into the sea. i like the trojan horse still. i like … Continue reading
I love doing art in year 5 especially when its Harry Potter themed I think its really interesting.My favourite thing we’ve done so far is my wand i’m in the middle of it right now my wand is black ,it is 7 inches long,it has blue ribbon across it,has a yellow plastacine grip and has … Continue reading
Some of our creative Year 5s have used their Choosing Time today to make their own movie trailers. They used apps on our class iPads to create professional looking trailers and Miss Hegarty was very impressed by the results. Have a look at the trailers the children made. Scary Lady from Beal Vale on Vimeo. … Continue reading
Today Year 5 had their class assembly for the parents and the rest of the school. The assembly was all about our topic on Ancient Greece. The children have all worked very hard practising their part and performed brilliantly. Here is the video of our dress rehearsal and some photos from today. MVI_9193 … Continue reading
We have been learning about the Bronze Age over the past couple of weeks and this week our research brought us closer to home. In fact just up the road to Crompton Moor. This is the scene where an early type of axe known as a Palstave Axe from the Bronze Age was discovered. This … Continue reading
This week we have started our new class book Stig of the Dump. We first made a mess in our classroom to highlight the idea of recycling. Year 3 soon realised that Mrs.Brown’s waste could be used to create something else. Each child designed an object using the items from the waste pile. Year 3 used … Continue reading
To celebrate Children in Need 2017 we held a non uniform day and each child and staff member donated £1. During the day we also learned more about when Children in Need started, how it started, how much money the charity raises and who benefits from funds raised. We also considered ways in which we … Continue reading
This week in Science we carried out an experiment to see if the amount of force impacts on how far things travel. Mrs.Norbury set up an activity to test this. Each group used a chair, a piece of elastic, a toy car, a ruler and a tape measure. We measured how far the the car … Continue reading
For Anti-bullying week we have worn odd socks everyday to support this years message ‘All Different, All Equal’. We have learned about random acts of kindness, cyberbullying, identified what qualities makes a good friend, completed the 5 finger friendship challenge and devised a friendship recipe. Year 3 have shown a great awareness of what bullying … Continue reading
Last week we learned about Stonehenge in Wiltshire as part of out Stone Age/ Bronze Age topic. We created a Sarson stone made up of children to grasp their actual size. Then in groups we designed our own Stonehenge out of biscuits and Lego.
This week Beal Vale has been showing their support for anti-bullying by wearing odd socks. The theme for Anti-Bullying Week this year is ‘ALL DIFFERENT, ALL EQUAL’ so we have celebrated our differences by wearing our odd socks with pride. The children have also taken part in anti-bullying and friendship lessons in class throughout the … Continue reading
Beal Vale are having a non uniform day today to raise money for Children In Need. The children have contributed at least one pound to come in their own clothes for the day and our School Council have collected the money in special Children In Need boxes. Thank you for helping us support this fabulous … Continue reading
Here are our 3 Christmas songs so you can practise them at home.
Here are our 3 Christmas songs so you can practise them at home.