Terrific Towers

Y5&6 artclub have been busy looking at architecture and 3d structures.  

We spent time thinking about and drawing the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World before designing and creating towers which were put to the test against earthquake and hurricane forces.  Prizes were awarded for stability and…

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Quadkids Athletics Finals

Congratulations to our Y5/6 athletics squad on achieving bronze medals at the recent Quadkids event. The Quadkids event is an all-around athletics event where children are expected to cover all areas of athletics - running, jumping and throwing. Congratulations too must go to the Manchester…

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Y5 Leading the Way: Bikeability

Children in Year 5 have been doing their Bikeability Safety training.  This involves learning skills on a bicycle in the about safe cycling. 

Below are just some of the skills the children learnt during the training:

Level 1

At Level 1 new riders learn to control and master their bikes in…

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Football Finals - What a Result!

Congratulations to our y5 boys on their outstanding performance at Manchester City Academy today. Every game was close with some being decided by golden goal and penalties. After battling hard the boys made it to the final only narrowly losing 1-0 to become silver medalists for…

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Y5 Adinkra Art:Update

Adinkra are visual symbols, originally created by the Ashanti of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa. They represent concepts or aphorisms and are extensively used in fabrics, pottery, logos and advertising. Year 5 have made their own stamps by imprinting symbols on polystyrene…

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Y5 Crocky Trails

Recently, some of Year 5 visited the Crocky Trails Adventure Centre. The children were faced with obstacles such as jumping, climbing and sliding! It was a great day out and the experience is now being used back in class, to write information booklets around the activities that you could face at…

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St.John's Easter Eggstravaganza 2017

What a term it's been! It's been extensive, but there's been some amazing learning! Highlights have included: another successful Nigran Exchange, taking part in the Winter Games,our annual residential to Robin Wood and World Book Day - to name a few!

As a celebration of the hard work, children…

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CAFOD Book Sale

Year 5 Chaplins have collected old and unwanted books and have been selling them after school to help raise money for the St.John's CAFOD appeal.


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Nigran Exchange 2017

Another year, another amazing experience and collection of lifetime memories! The children, parents, and staff had the most wonderful time in Nigran and would like to thank the unwavering hospitality of the whole CEIp Humberto Juanes community.

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Exploring the British Isles

From beaches and castles to modern marvels, the children in 5NR have been investigating the human and physical features of the UK.

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5SMcE Assesembly

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Year 5 Homework

A reminder, children are given homework in their purple homework book every Monday.  Homework will include: a piece of maths work, a piece of English work (normally spelling, punctuation or grammar) and a set of spellings.  In addition to this, we encourage the children to read regularly and…

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Year 5 Spring 2 Information

Dear Parents/Carers,

Welcome back after the half term holiday, we hope you had a restful break. As we start the Lentern half term leading to Easter, we hope you find the following information useful for the forthcoming half term.


A reminder, purple homework books must be handed…

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Year 5 Magic Boxes

In Year 5 the children have been reading the ‘The Magic Box’, by Anthony Wilson.

‘The Magic Box’ is a rich and suggestive poem, full of marvellous textures, sights and sounds which you would not normally be able to put into a box of any sort.

To celebrate the author, the children have made…

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