As well as intensive Christmas performance rehearsals this week .......

As well as intensive Christmas performance rehearsals this week, Rivington class have been continuing with their work on Victorian transportation, creating another page with another working mechanism for their pop-up books. After studying the life of a Victorian navvy; the work they did, the risks…

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Victorian transportation ....

As well as intensive Christmas performance rehearsals this week, Rivington class have been continuing with their work on Victorian transportation, creating another page with another working mechanism for their pop-up books. After studying the life of a Victorian navvy; the work they did, the risks…

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WE ARE ALL PALS IN RIVINGTON CLASS

WE ARE ALL PALS IN RIVINGTON CLASS

This week in Rivington class we have been undergoing PALS training. PALs is a young leaders scheme which aims to give 9-11 year olds their first experience of leading fun activities based around sports with younger members of the school community. The children…

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MORE?

MORE?

Mr.Roden has been asking for more from Rivington with regards to their narrative writing. We have been reading and responding to both ‘Scrooge’ and ‘Oliver Twist’ adaptations by one of the most famous of Victorian writers, Charles Dickens. The children have taken part in lots of drama…

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Rivington Remembrance week ...

Rivington Remembrance week:

A time for remembering and celebrating those that have given their lives – “For your tomorrow, we gave our today!”

In preparation for Year 5’s assembly, we have studied some classic war poetry and turned our hand to writing our own to use in our display work and…

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Classic Poetry recital.

Classic Poetry recital.

The children have this week learnt and performed a number of classic poems from our rich literary history.

First up was ‘Daffodils’ by William Wordsworth. The children all ‘Wondered lonely as a cloud’ as they went through the process of committing the poem to memory…

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ICT skills on Google maps

This week we have been using our ICT skills on Google maps to plan our own American Road trip. We used the help tool to find out how to measure distance. We then used the distance tool to plot and measure the distance from city to city on our trip and then calculate the distance of the entire…

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The children have had a fantastic week this week..

The children have had a fantastic week this week and have definitely improved their behaviour for learning. We have produced some fantastic final drafts of our P.K. Pinkerton historical narratives and they are on display around the school.

As part of our American topic, we have moved across…

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Rivington class have been very busy this week working on the topic of angles in maths and story writing in literacy. We’ve also designed our own databases in ICT!

Rivington class have been very busy this week working on the topic of angles in maths and story writing in literacy. We’ve also designed our own databases in ICT!

In literacy, the children have been writing a Wild Western style narrative set in the fictional town of Carson with the fictional…

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Such a busy last week in Rivington Class…

Such a busy last week in Rivington Class and the school generally. The children have had transition day on Tuesday, which is where they move up to the next class to try it out! Check out the pictures to see what next year’s Year 5 got up to. We’ve also had the end of year mass, St. Joseph’s got…

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Persuasive adverts, persuasive postcards, tag rugby, holy cross science day and much more:

Persuasive adverts, persuasive postcards, tag rugby, holy cross science day and much more:

It’s been a busy week in year 5. We’ve been up to Holy Cross for a science day where we got to do exciting experiments that caused fizzes and explosions! It was really fun.

We also took part in the Tag…

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Ummmm thinking persuasively!

This week in Rivington class, the children have been thinking persuasively! They have studied various writing techniques used by marketing companies to persuade the viewers/readers to buy a  product and then used these techniques to come up with an advert to sell a given product. The drama…

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