Posts tagged with Year 5

Ancient Greek Pottery


In the last week of term, after learning about the different uses, shapes, and typical decorations of Ancient Greek pots,  students designed their own and subsequently reproduced them in clay. In addition, they also created tiles, which were decorated with their names written in the Ancient Greek alphabet. First they used the Potter’s Wheel to make […]

Athens vs Sparta Debate


Year 5 have extended their Ancient Greek Week! In the final week of term, we were learning more about the Ancient Greek cities of Athens and Sparta. As well as how to debate successfully, in preparation for the Ancient Greek city state debate. Year 5 were split into Spartans and Athenians who prepared their speeches […]

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The Science Festival


A robot which can determine your emotions, was just one of the cool things at today’s Science Festival at Sajam. We explored, listened, watched, experimented, wondered and volunteered for a variety of science activities. The photographs below show just some of them. Optical illusions! Stare at the picture below. What happens? Afterwards, we watched a […]

Ancient Greek Week – Wars


Over the last few days, Year 5 have been learning about some of the Ancient Greek wars and warriors. First, they learned about The Battle of Marathon, 490 BC, against the Persians and made the connection to the marathon race today. Next, was The Battle of Thermopylae, 480 BC, again against the Persians and the role […]

Ancient Greek Week


This week is Ancient Greek week in Year 5. Over the last few days we have been learning about the Ancient and Modern Olympics. Yesterday, was the Athens versus Sparta BIS Olympics. After some discussion the students decided to include the following events: Running (sprint), long jump, chariot racing (adapted to a wheel barrow race) […]

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Welcome to Year 5!


Welcome to the BIS year 5 blog. This blog will show off some of the fantastic things that the Year 5 students get up to during the year. This year there are two classes: 5B with Mr Bourdillon and Miss Ljuba 5H with Mrs Howie and Miss Berisavljevic Both classes will follow the same programme […]

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