Year 5 Events


27-09-2021 - Victorian Day

Year 5 dressed up as Victorian children and enjoyed a day full of activities. They were taught by Mr Murphy. They learnt some simple drills, learnt to write on slate and even write with ink. They explored and looked at some Victorian artefacts and enjoyed playing some traditional Victorian games.


24-09-2021 - Local Study School Trip

Year 5 had their local study school trip into Yeovil Town Centre. We walked from school into town where they compared Victorian History pictures to what they could see today.

September 2021 - Holy Trinity's 40th Birthday

In class 12, we enjoyed Holy Trinity’s 40th birthday celebrations. We enjoyed our non-uniform day wearing our party outfits. We also made a special bookmark to represent the 40th birthday and we joined together as a school to sing ‘Happy Birthday’ and enjoyed some cake.




Mill on the Brue






Nativity Frames

In classes 11 and 12, we have created some Nativity scenes to go in the art frames around school. The children created different backgrounds using a range of techniques and then carefully cut out a silhouette. They all look superb!


PSHE Gaming Morning

In classes 11 and 12, we explored electronic devices and games. The children created questionnaires about the amount of time spent on devices, their favourite games and what they use their devices for. As a class, we collated this information and created some headlines.


Science Investigation 

In classes 11 and 12, we conducted a science experiment which explored how quickly sugar dissolves in water. We used food colouring to help us see the water rising through the cube. The children created a prediction at the start of the lesson, recorded their results in a table and then wrote a conclusion.


Victorian Day

In classes 11 and 12 we have explored the Victorian period by having a Victorian Day. During the day the children explored the rules of a typical Victorian classroom. They made Victorian toys, wrote using black ink and took part in a Victorian drill.

Everyone looked great!



Year 4 have been learning about volcanoes in Geogrpahy. This week they have been drawing them!


This week Year 4 have been finishing their 'Stranded' stories and creating their own island!


Year 4 have been writing poems about what they miss about school. Below are some examples. Keep up the great work Year 4!


Here are some lovely postcard examples the Year 4 children have been sending in as part of their topic work this week.


Here are some examples of home learning in Year 4 this week. Keep up the great work!


Children in Year 4 have been researching a country in the Northern Hemisphere for Topic this week. Here are some examples, keep up the good work Year 4!

Italy Research


Here are some more examples of home learning in Year 4.


We love seeing what you are getting up to at home, here are some more examples of home learning this week. Keep up the great work Year 4!


Here are some examples of work on the 7 Wonders of the World.

Pyramids of Giza PPT


We love seeing what you are getting up to at home so remember to email your teacher some photos of your work.


Here are some more examples of learning in Year 4.


Here are some more examples of home learning in Year 4.


We love seeing photos of what you get up to at home, here are some more examples!

The Trip to the Tomb


It's great to hear that some of you had fun doing your Science experiement last week. Below are some photos of the results.


We love seeing photos of your home learning activities. We hope you enjoyed baking your Egyptian cookies and that they taste as good as they look!


We love hearing all about what the Year 4 children are getting up to at this strange time. A member of Class 10 has been busy developing their baking and cooking skills, baking cakes most days and delivering them to people in the local community, including nurses at the hospital. Keep up the great work Year 4!


Here are some more photos of the wonderful home learning happening in Year 4.


Friday 8th May 2020 was a very special day as people celebrated the 75th anniversary of VE, paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of the entire Second World War generation: from British, Commonwealth and Allied Forces to evacuees and those who served on the home front. We took time to remember the enormous sacrifices that were made across the world of the people who gave their lives for our freedom and it was an opportunity for us to celebrate joyously as people did 75 years ago of the arrive of peace in Europe. As we remember 75th anniverary of VE Day we are reminded of the current struggles we face, but as we celebrate this special day let us, "Never give up, never despair" and to be filled with hope for the future.

Thank you all for taking the time to remember this very special occasion and thank you to those of you who have sent in your lovely pictures! It was wonderful to see all your lovely celebrations in the sunshine! Here are a few to enjoy, from fantastic flans to amazing decorations!


Here are some more examples of home learning in Year 4.


Here are some more lovely examples of home learning by some Year 4 children.


A selection of more home learning by the wonderful children in Year 4.


This week, Year 4 have been creative with turning themselves into Egyptian Mummies! Here are some examples of their work.


Here is some more great home learning by the children in Year 4.

Rainbow PowerPoint


Lovely to see some more great examples of home learning from some of the children in Year 4!


It has been great to read some of the diary entries sent in by children in Class 10. Also lovely to see a rainbow image created by a child in Class 10 for the Community Time task.


Lovely to see some Chick diary entries and a Beowulf illustration from some children in Class 10. Alongside home learning, a child in Class 9 has been busy making this wonderful latch hook mini rug.


Great to see some more home learning from children in Year 4.


Children in Year 4 have been busy today writing poems about Spring and drawing cartoons of Viking Gods. Keep up the great work!


Thank you for sending in your photos of your home learning this week, here's a taste of what Year 4 have been up to.  


Home-Learning going well for Year 4 pupils.  Well done.  These rainbows will definitely help to cheer people up!  Thank you for displaying our Rainbow Values at home by creating them.


All of the children thoroughly enjoyed their poetry workshop today with Pete The Poet.  The used a given image and their prior knowledge to create freeze frames and write poetry to a set rhythm.  The children loved using the instruments Pete provided to aid the rhythm of their poetry.


Year 4 started the Spring Term with a Drama workshop led by Divergent Drama to kick off their new topic (Settlers and Invaders) by re-enacting the life of Alfred The Great.  They then applied this knowledge to create a fact file about him in their Topic lesson.

In Art, we have been looking at the technique of pointillism and the children used this technique to paint a Viking long ship which were displayed in the art frames around the school.  

The children have also been busy creating Viking artefacts for their homework activity which we think enhances our Topic dislays in class. Well done Year 4 and thank you to all the parents for supporting your children at home with this.


The children enjoyed performing their Good News Nativity. We are sure you all agree they did themselves, us and you as parents proud.


On the 19th and 21st of November, Year 4 pupils visited Ninesprings Country Park as part of their Fantastic Beast Topic learning.  The children learnt about the water cycle and used keys to clasify mini beasts found in the river.  The children also discussed ways that the environment could be improved to create better habitats for wildlife at Ninesprings.


Year 4 children at Holy Trinity have been getting to grips with using concrete resources to help their understanding of place value, particularly negative number.  It was great to see the lightbulb moments when children finally grasped the concept and flew with their diagnostic review sheets.  We were so proud of them!  Additionally, the children were then able to link this prior knowledge to their work on sequences, explaining that no sequence ever ends at zero.

We have also been wowed by the beautiful homework that has been flying in recently, some quite literally!  Year 4 children were asked to be as creative as possible and make a fantastic beast using whatever resources they could find at home.  As you can see, some truly fantastic beasts have been created and children are really keen to now start writing their non-chronological reports about them.


Class 10 were visited by Mrs William's tortoises.

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