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Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Monday, 28 September 2015

Exploring and generating words associated with houses

Y5C have been thinking about words associated with houses.  We brainstormed as many words as we could think of and discussed alternative and unfamiliar words. 

Maths Challenge - Multiplication Square Jigsaw

Today in Maths Y5C undertook a muliplication square jigsaw challenge. 

Try out this challenge yourself and see how quick you can complete the square by undertaking an online version.  Click here

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Class Mass in Year 5

Obtaining tickets for evening concert at St. George's at which the choir are performing.

This is the link you need to obtain tickets for the concert in which choir are taking part on the evening of Tuesday 13/10 at St George's concert hall. Tickets are purchased directly and not from school.

Hope you really enjoy what will be a unique evening.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015


Today Y5C continued yesterday's learning from Peace Day on refugees.  We looked at the book 'The Colour of home' where a young boy from Somalia finds it hard being a refugee in Britain.  

In geography we located the countries Europe's refugees are coming from.

 Map by Benjamin

'I found out that most refugees coming to Europe are from Asia and Africa.  The biggest wars seem to produce the most refugees.' By Cheyenne 

Story time in the library

Monday, 21 September 2015

School Choir to sing at St George's, Bristol

Last May, our Year Six class took part in a workshop with the musician, Andy Sheppard, to write the last verse of a new piece of work to celebrate Bristol Green Capital. The full song is now to be performed for the first time on Tuesday October 13th at St George's Bristol by Gurt Lush choir and our own St Joseph's choir as part of the Bristol Festival of Song.  This is a really great opportunity for members of the choir to sing in a fabulous venue.
If you would like to be part of the audience, please click on this link:

Further information from Mrs Marsh or Mrs Joseph

Peace day - refugees

Today for Peace Day Y5C have been studying refugees.  We built refugee tents to highlight the number of refugees fleeing war and persecution. Refugees are forced to leave their homes behind and travel to a new country, often to set up home at a refugee camp with tents. 


Sunday, 20 September 2015

Creation display

Year 5 Creation display

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Locating & evaluating homes around the world

Y5C have been exploring homes around the world as part of their 'No place like home' topic.  We began by matching different homes to descriptions about them.  Afterwards we located these homes on a world map and then evaluated their positives and negatives.

Sikhism holiday homework

During the Summer holidays pupils in Y5C undertook a project on Sikhism.  Since then the children have been sharing their learning in class.

Year 5 rugby

With the Rugby World Cup starting this weekend Y5C have been practising their rugby skills in PE.

Friday, 11 September 2015

Wednesday, 9 September 2015