This week in literacy, the year 5/6 children have been looking at playscripts. As we draw to the end of our Odyssey topic, we thought it would be a great opportunity to look at the play version of the scene we have just described. In class, we had a try…

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Bar model challenges

The year 6 mathematicians have been recapping their 4-operations this week and focusing on how to solve addition and subtraction problems within a range of problems. There were so many excellent links back to previous top tips that children have learnt and embedded throughout their previous years at Highfield! The…

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History enquiry!

In Asia class this afternoon, the children had a really interesting history lesson, where they were researching the beliefs of Greek gods and then comparing these to other civilisations. The children worked in small groups, immersing themselves within a range of sources, and finished the lesson with some great observations based upon what they had read! It was a really interesting opportunity for children to research new information about their Greek topic and then link it what they have learnt in previous years. There was even some fantastic uses of our purple challenge pens, which saw some children comparing this to their Egyptian topic from last year!

Boys football!

The year 5/6 boys football team enjoyed a fantastic start to their league with two draws. They all played with great spirit, resilient attitudes and with lots of smiles. They really showcased our school core value of ‘serve’, which was our theme for the week in school, by modelling fantastic…

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