Indigo Year 5 2017-18

ABCD Street Dance and Drama Assembly

This morning we had a fantastic display of street dancing from our after school club ABCD dance. We also had a snapshot of drama from our after school drama club, who performed Matilda!! It was such a treat, they were amazing! Well done to all involved and thank you to Miss Andrea, Miss Caroline and Miss Leah!

Sports Day 2018

What a beautiful day for St Mary’s sports day!! It was Early Years and Key Stage One Sports Day in the morning and Key Stage Two in the afternoon. We set off on our circuit of activities with so much to do. There were sprint races, obstacle races, target games, sack races and relays plus lots more!! A wonderful day was had by all!
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Mr Beckingham

We always really look forward to Mr Beckingham’s visits. He brought his painting easel today which is always a treat! He told us a story about the miracle of how Jesus calmed a storm on the Sea of Galilee, as depicted in the fourth chapter of the Gospel of Mark in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. He painted as he was talking
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Art and the Environment week

We have been very creative during Art and the Environment week . We linked all our outdoor and Eco learning with our Art skills to create some lovely work. The main activity of the week was working with Amanda from Discover and Create in a Recycle, Re-use, Re-think workshop. Amanda showed us how to recycle plastic bags to create a piece of Art work.
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Summer 2 newsletter

Here is our Summer 2 newsletter which outlines what the children will be learning this half term. summer 2 newsletter

Forest School and Gardening project

Indigo class have been very busy this half term making improvements to the school growing areas as well as starting a memorial garden for Reverand Jan. They have replanted tubs and containers, planted seeds, dug out a new flower bed and added some colour to an old fence. Look out at the front of school as Year 5 begin to develop the garden further.


Indigo class had a great time at Edale last week! We had a very busy three days which consisted of a night hike, canoeing, problem solving games, abseiling and weaselling.  It was fantastic to see the children working as a team, looking after each other, strengthening friendships, trusting each other and having  a go and persevering during all of these activities. Many children faced
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Science week!

As part of British Science week we took part in a range of activities through the week.  All week the children participated in a Famous Scientists QR trail. Children used I-pads to scan the QR codes and answer questions about that scientist. We all learnt a lot about what they discovered and how they changed the world. Children were asked to take pictures of
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Stockport Air Raid Shelters

Yesterday, Indigo class spent the day as evacuees at Stockport Air Raid Shelters and Stockport Museum. Arriving at the air raid shelters, with our gas masks, we explored the many tunnels and discovered what it would have been like during the war. We spent the afternoon at the museum carrying out chores that evacuees would have carried out and learning how to put a
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Disability awareness

This week, St Mary’s had a special visitor to talk to us about disability. John McCorkell talked to us during assembly about what we picture when we hear the word disability and shared some of the achievements of Paralympic athletes. Indigo class had a session during the afternoon in which they had the opportunity to consider what it would be like with various disabilities
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