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Year 5/6

Our topic this term is Ancient Greece. We have been looking at art and designs on Ancient Greek vases. 

Welcome back Year 5 and 6!

Welcome Year 5/6

     Welcome back Year 5/6 to an exciting year ahead of us.  We will all work hard to achieve the best we can and be the best we can.  2019/20 will be a busy year for us all, especially Year 6 who will have their SATS this year.  Being prepared with homework and equipment is essential this year in order to ensure we all do our best.

     Homework will be set on a daily basis and returned the following day.  It should only take about 30 minutes to complete but it is essential that it is completed and returned on time as it will often be needed for the next lesson.  If homework is not completed and returned, children will be required to miss their playtime in order to catch up.  At year 5/6 it is the responsibility of the child to remember their homework not their parents or guardians.  Children should also be reading on a daily basis and recording this in their reading journals and practicing their spellings.

     By year 5/6 children are expected to know all of their times tables upto 12X12.  This is  essential to support their learning in maths.  Please support and encourage your child to take responsibility for this in addition to other homework.

     PE kits should remain in school Monday to Friday and be taken home at weekends for washing.  Children must have their kits in school in order to take part in PE and again this is the responsibility of the child. Making Year 5/6 take responsibility for their organisation is important in order to help the children with their transition to secondary school.

Some Memorable Moments from 2018/2019

Year 6 Personal Safety Awareness

We have been taught judo techniques to keep ourselves safe. 

Year 6 Health

We have had visitors this week to teach us about the effects of alcohol, tobacco and drugs. 

World Dance Day

We joined in World Dance Day by dancing The Jive.

Paper Plane Building

We looked at aerodynamics and how planes move through the air. Using what we had learnt we designed our own planes and tested their ability to fly.

Forensic Science

We designed and made our own marble mazes using materials we found at home. We then tested them in school and evaluated the build and how fun they were (We loved them!) 
We love World Book Day! We had so much fun dressing up as our favourite characters and looking at our favourite books. 

Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day

We supported Save The Children by wearing our Christmas jumpers.


Advent is a time of preparation. We have been getting ready.

Light Investigations

Shape morning

British Values Dance

A dance teacher from St Chad's has been teaching year 5/6 about British Values through dance. The dance in the pictures was street dance. This was related to individual liberty and how we all have the right to be ourselves.

Harvest Prayers

Importance of the New Commandment.
Some memorable moments from 2017/18


To support Children In Need this year we have dressed in spots or created some 'mad hairstyles' 

Class trip to Liverpool Museum

Science production

PE with Mr Green


We have been looking at how light travels.
Some memorable moments from 2016/17
We used the iPads to take pictures of our outside environment. We then used editing tools to change and improve our images. 

Active Maths

Maths is so much fun! We solved maths problems whilst keeping our bodies active. 

Our training session with Gill McGough

We've got a feeling!

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We have been practicing our guitar skills. Can you guess the song?
This year, for World Book Day, we worked with Reception/Year 1 writing stories. We all had lots of fun!

Make do and mend project

As part of our WWII topic we have designed and made phone cases using materials we had at home. #makedoandmend

Chinese New Year

We made paper lanterns with Mr Meng from St Chad's to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Play Leader Training

Congratulations to our year 5 and 6 children, who have completed their Junior Play Leader training. 

Multi-Faith Week

During Multi-faith week we have been looking at Judaism.

Learning Guitar

Making Chrismons

Chrismons are Christmas decorations with Christian symbols on them. They help Christians to remember that Christmas is the celebration of Jesus's birthday. They are often used on Christmas Trees in Churches and Christians homes.

Jump Nation

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Our KS2 trip to Jump Nation.

Investigating Light

During our science lessons, we have been investigating light and shadows.

We have had a great day! We have improved the speed of our times tables and created a landscape masterpiece- all without pens! 

We had a great time investigating Halton Castle for our Local History topic. We saw things such as The Sally Porte and The Garderobe. 

Collective Worship

Remembering Runcorn's Relics

This week we have had great fun learning about St Edward's old school.

Some memorable events from 2015 / 2016

Gymnastics with Hannah Whelan (Retired Olympic Gymnast)
Biology - learning about hearts and circulation.

Contact Miss Millward

If you wish to send the Miss Millward a message regarding classwork, homework etc you can use this page. If you have a more serious issue you would like to discuss with the teacher or Mrs O'Hare please contact school directly. If you require a reply, they will be in touch as soon as possible.