Wow Work in 5 Blue

During the Easter holidays we set some holiday homework for the children to write an adventure story. We are proud to say the work Safa produced was fabulous. She wrote her own story, consisting of 6 chapters, about five friends who go on an adventure and face many challenges. The story is well thought through […]

Macbeth in Year 5

In Year 5 we are starting the term by reading and learning about the story Macbeth by William Shakespeare. We have started rehearsals and the children are loving it. Over the next few weeks we will be putting up blogs for you to see our work in progress. Take look at our first set of […]

Year 4 Reading Gladiators

This term I have had the opportunity to work with some very talented Year 4 children – Reading Gladiators. The club was set up every Monday after school. The first book they read was called ‘Word of Mouse’. The children had fun reading it and the work they produced was fantastic. I have enjoyed working […]

5 Blue First Aid Training

Today 5 Blue got the opportunity to learn about first aid. They learned how to help and save a life. There was some great team work and questioning. Simon was very impressed with some of answers the children gave. Well done for representing Broad Heath. What did you learn? What is the number to call […]

5 Blue Hobbits

Some children from 5 Blue acted out a part from The Hobbit where Bilbo is asked to go on an adventure with Gandalf and the hobbits. On their adventure they meet monsters, trolls and the dragon. They fight the dragon and reclaim the gold. Well done all of you. What did you enjoy about 5is […]

Shape Week 5 Blue

This week has been Project Week and it has been about shape. The children have enjoyed learning about shape and also learning about inspirational maths. They have solved some difficult problems and persevered to find the answers. They enjoyed working out the clues to find their treasure. A fun week full of learning and solving […]

5 Blue’s Music Week

Year 5 have been learning about music in the 1970’s. They have been learning about different rhythms and melodies which made a lot so songs famous during this era. 5 Blue chose the song YMCA by an American band called The Village People. They had fun learning the song and putting actions to it. They […]

5 Blue’s Sole Project

This term 5 Blues’s Sole Project was all about researching about The Village People. They were looking at the 1970’s and each class were given a song from this era. 5 Blues song was called YMCA by The Village People. Welldone

Year 5 Portfolio Spring 1

Hi Year 5 What a busy term it has been. You have all worked extremely hard, learning new skills and grasping multiplication which some of you found difficult. Have a look at your learning. Tell us what you enjoyed and what you did not enjoy? How can we improve? What would you like to learn? […]

DT in 5 Blue

In DT the children have been looking at making their own Victorian Moving Toys without using electricity. They first understood the concept of how these toys moved during this period. Then they designed their toys and made a list of the equipment needed. Finally they made their toys which they found tricky but persevered. They […]

5 Blue’s Oliver Display

Well I kept to my promise 5 Blue. Hereis your Oliver Twist display. I was really impressed with the quality of your writing and drawings. Well done. I hope you like it? What do you think? Did you enjoy reading the story of Oliver Twist? What was the best part of the story? What was […]

Back in Time

Year 5 had the opportunity to visit the Black Country Museum yesterday. They visited through the museum learning about Victorian Britain. Despite it being very cold they had a lovely time learning and understanding how Britain was during the Victorian times. Have a look. Did you enjoy the trip and why? What did you learn. […]


Hi Year 5, This week we have been learning about multiplication. Some of you have found this tricky. To consolidate your learning I am setting you a few sums to do. Please have a go in you homework book or on a piece of paper. I want to see the working out so I know […]

5 Blue Superstars 💫

5 Blue have had a real focus on teamwork this week. They worked together as a class to make sensible decisions on classroom etiquette and all shared their views on how we could make life in Year 5 even better. As always, some children went above and beyond so this week our class winners were […]

Celebrating 5 Blues Successes

5 Blue are a lovely class who work hard every day. They have a positive mindset to succeed. They have worked extremely hard during Autumn and would like to take the opportunity to share their successes with you. To show you learning is determination, focus, making mistakes, having fun and gaining. Enjoy and wish you […]

Nando’s Nando’s Nando’s

Here is the video of our wonderful trip to Nando’s. Miss Starkey has already blogged about our fantastic experience. I would just like to say your manners and behaviour were brilliant. Well done for representing Broad Heath.  Also a huge thank you to Sunnaf’s mum for coming along and supporting us. Finally we would like […]

Literary Figures Week – Floella Benjamin

This Week Project Week has been about Literary Figures. Year 5 have been learning about Floella Benjamin and her book called ‘Coming to England’. The book is a rollercoaster ride of her journey in Trinidad to England. Year 5 have enjoyed reading the book and learning about her life. They have had fun carrying out […]

How to follow instructions 👍🏽

Year 5 have been learning  about instructional texts and the features. They have looked at a variety of texts and planning their own instructions. Today some children watched how Chocolate cornflakes were made and wrote their own set of instuctions including many features such as imperative verbs, sequential ordering and numbering. Don’t worry 5 Blue- everyone […]

5Blue Superstars

Hi Year 5, Here are our winners from last week and this week. Everyone is a winner but these children deserve an extra applause. They are Amaan for remaining focused and trying really hard with his Literacy work, Umaiyah for always being polite and helpful, Umar for investigating about numbers, Zara for working hard with […]

Football Fever Maths 6 Red

This morning Year 6 had the opportunity to take part in a practical activity involving Maths and Football. As it’s Football Fever we thought it would be lovely to link the learning and watch children have fun and Gain. The objective was to take ten shots to work out fractions and percentages. Did you have […]

New Year 6 Bus

On Friday Year 6 were officially allowed to “Chill Out” in their new bus. The bus is designed for Year 6 to go in and have some “Me” time. Another great idea by Mrs Frankish. Take a look and tell us what you thought? Did you like it and why?

Year 6 – Drayton Manor

Hi Year 6 Another Year and another Year group…. Our trip to Drayton Manor. What an amazing day, beautiful weather, great company, super well behaved children and wonderful parents/sibling support. Everyone had a fantastic day. It was wonderful to see the children laughing and smiling after a hectic few weeks (SATs) Also Year 6 would […]

Year 6 SATs Party

It’s that time of the year again…. Party Time!!!! Well Done Year 6. You have worked extremely hard during these SATs with a positive attitude ‘ To Gain’ Now you can relax and enjoy the fun. A lovely day full of smiles and laughter.

Ready for SATs

D Day is nearly upon us and Year 6 have been working hard revising and getting ready. We are all proud of you for the time and effort you have put into your learning. See for yourself.   We wish you all the best. Good luck Year 6               […]


In Science Week, Year 6 have been learning about the Polar Regions. They have carried out various experiments throughout the week. Alongside this they have also had fun experimenting with ice and making their own Slushies.   Did you enjoy your drink and how could you make it better next time? Are there any flavours […]