5T’s Tudor houses

By Abigail Tomlins on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Art and Design, History, Learning Adventure, Year 5. 1 Comment


While the rest of year 5 were at Harvington Hall, children in 5T transformed a pile of cardboard boxes into these incredible Tudor houses. I am so impressed with the hard work that went into these – just look at that attention to detail! I hope you are all very proud of what you have […]

Year 5 visit to Harvington Hall

By Abigail Tomlins on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in History, Learning Adventure, Year 5. 1 Comment


In year 5 we have been busy learning all about Henry VIII, and this week we got the chance to experience what it would have been like to be alive in Tudor times with a fantastic trip to Harvington Hall. Today, 5E and half of 5T went. We spent the first half of the day exploring […]

Year 5 Maths: Columnar Addition

By Miss Edwards on Thursday, October 12, 2017 in Maths, Year 5. 1 Comment


Today the children made a great start to using columnar addition. They have used place value counters to add two sets of numbers together.  This has deepened their understanding of why digits are carried over and how different place value columns can be affected by these calculations.  Great work!  

Year 5’s trip to King Norton Boys School

By Miss Edwards on Thursday, June 29, 2017 in Art and Design, Year 5. No Comments


5S and 5JE have had a fantastic day at Kings Norton Boys School! Our first session was based on the history of the Native Americans. The children made deductions using a historical source. A representative from each group described their observations so the other children could draw the image. We had many interesting interpretations! After […]

Spirit of Birmingham

By Gary Evans on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in Music, Year 5, Year 6. No Comments


Our Year 6 choir members worked with the CBSO on the Spirit of Birmingham music project follow the link to find out more. The choir have some exciting projects coming up, we will do our best to share these via the blog!

Dear Bournville Juniors,

By Amanda Richardson on Friday, May 12, 2017 in PSHE, Uncategorized, Year 5. No Comments


Our Random Act of Kindness for this week was to write a positive post-it to  the school. Here are a few. “This school is amazingly fun and cool. I love all the teachers and I’ve made loads of friends.” “To school, thank you for everything, especially the library.” “Everybody’s really kind and helpful.” “I love […]

The Dogs Trust Visit

By Gary Evans on Friday, March 24, 2017 in Community, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6. 1 Comment


We met a dog called Bailey and learned all about how to treat dogs with care and respect. We also learned how to keep safe around dogs that we may not know. We had a really interesting assembly and we are grateful to The Dogs Trust for coming in to see us.