Indigo Year 5 2014-15

Music Celebration Assembly

This afternoon, we celebrated the exceptional musical talents of St Mary’s choir and guitar club. The assembly began with the guitar club playing three fantastic pieces, including one with three-way harmony. Then, the choir treated us to three songs. St Mary’s audience of pupils and parents even joined in with their interactive performance. Well done to everybody who took part, especially those who performed solos and duets. Thank you to our
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RE Workshop at Trinity C.E High School

Indigo had a brilliant morning visiting Trinity C.E High School for an RE workshop. During this time we looked at ethics and focused on 3 different activities: Bravery- Discussing questions such as “Are you less brave if you aren’t scare of doing something?” Fairness- We looked at how alien parents should share their money out between children and considered why opinions could differ as
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Indigo’s Class Assembly

Indigo did a fantastic job when presenting their class assembly on Edale and the School Linking Project this morning! We were all very proud of them. The assembly showed how dedicated, hardworking, courageous, supportive and caring they have all been throughout the year. Well done Indigo! Below are a few pictures from our class assembly.      

Dunham Massey School Linking Trip

We had a gorgeous day for visiting Dunham Massey today for our final School Linking Project trip of the year! We split into two groups and took it in turns to go on a guided walk of the park and play in the woodland area. On the walk we learnt lots of new facts about the deer in Dunham Massey as well as about
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Edale 2015

Indigo have had a brilliant time at Edale! They had a very busy three days which consisted of rock climbing, weaselling, canoeing, night hikes, treasure hunts and teamwork games. It was lovely to see Indigo working as a team, strengthening friendships, trusting each other and having the courage to have a go and persevere during all of these activities. Here are a few ‘taster’ photographs
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Caryl Hart visits St Mary’s

At the end of the half term we were very lucky to have the author Caryl Hart visit us at St Mary’s. She has become a real friend to us now and we were very excited to hear about her new work and share some of her new books. We all got the opportunity to work with her in our classrooms and she was
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We were visited today by Pete Francis, a dancer from Stomp the stage show. He worked with each class to teach them dance moves and music using their hands and feet. The children in Violet and Indigo classes learnt a dance routine to perform as a whole group. It looked amazing when it was finished and the children really impressed with how they kept
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Indigo’s General Election

All week in literacy we have been working on our manifestos and campaigns which link to the policies which we would want if we were prime minister. Look at our manifesto posters with our policies on below.   We then planned, wrote and edited persuasive texts based on these policies as a group. Year 3 came along to our campaign afternoon and voted on ballot
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Holy Trinity Visit St Mary’s

Holy Trinity visited year 5 today as part of our school linking project. We were very lucky with the weather as it was glorious sunshine! When Holy Trinity arrived we completed venn diagrams in talking partners to find out about things we had in common and things which we liked that were different. Every pair had lots in common that they realised to begin with.
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St Mary’s Chicks week 1

It has been a long week for our chicks. Since arriving as little eggs, they have hatched and grown into curious, adventurous chicks. As soon as the the chick has hatched and dried out in the incubator they are moved into the box where they can drink, feed and scratch. They have grown so much in 4 days and most are beginning to loose
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