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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

Our Class Teacher is Miss Steadman

Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Happe

 

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Year 5 Non Negotiables for Writing, Reading and Maths

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Welcome to Year 5!

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Welcome Meeting

Year 5's Class Assembly

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Space art - we have started sketching and shading the planets.

French comic strips:

Egyptian day was great fun. Look at our amazing art!

Everyone worked so hard on their Egyptian themed art!

Our amazing writing!

Our Egyptian writing. We worked so hard on these!

Our collaborative mindfulness art.

Our drama lesson was so fun! We pretended to be pharaohs to help us write a diary entry.

We have learnt lots about how society was organised in Ancient Egypt.

We are reading diary entries from Ancient Egypt this week. They’re really interesting!

The children have made a fantastic start! We have been using different methods to add and subtract numbers.

Our Learning Journey 2019/2020

We took part in a Knex challenge. We had to build a windmill.

In D&T we are making marble runs. So far we have been practising how to make a strong base.

In P.E. we have been practising the Hakka.

We have lots of fun at Kidzania! We learnt lots about different jobs!

Bird Watching Day - We spotted and recorded lots of different species of birds around the school grounds. We thought about how we could help protect birds.

For Cooking and Nutrition Day, we completed a Pizza Project! We designed pizzas and their packaging and evaluated pizzas that we made!

For Charlie and the Chocolate Factory day, we 'performance read' extracts from the book. We had to use good expression and pace!

We were motivated to convert units of measurements in Maths!

In Science our new topic is Forces. We made parachutes and tested them out.

Our new Geography topic is Magnificent Mountains. We have done some research and located famous mountains on a map.

We are reading Kensuke's Kingdom. We have made predictions on the book and thought about the theme of sailing around the world.

We tried hard in P.E. this week. Our new topic is Gymnastics.

Look at our tomb art this week! We based it on tomb paintings found inside the pyramids!

Our fractions work this week:

Our newspaper articles:

We have finished our Tutunkhamun masks! We were really persevering with them and they look fantastic!

We are enjoying writing newspaper reports about Tutunkhamun's discovery. We have also revised formal language to help us with this.

We have been learning about fractions in maths.

We have worked hard to create travel brochures about Australia as part of Take One Country.

Our trinkets for Take One Country look fantastic!

We enjoyed our skipping workshop!

We enjoyed buddy reading with Year 2!

We had an Ancient Egyptian day! Here are some pictures from the day - it was fantastic!

In R.E. we have learnt lots about communities and those we are part of.

We have learnt lots about pharaohs and Egyptian gods!

In Science, we have been learning about Space. Here are some of our posters we have made.

We are writing non-chronological reports about Ancient Egypt. Here are some of these so far:

In Maths, we have been working really hard on converting time and solving word problems using time:

We have been writing diary entries based on life as a slave in Ancient Egypt times. Here are some examples:

In PSHE, we been learning about healthy eating, sleeping and exercise to improve our wellbeing. Nuffield Health have ran some fantastic workshops with the children!

For Roald Dahl day, Year 5 and 6 watched Mr Barron taste some of the food from The Twits Cafe! He tasted some dishes inspired by 'The Wormy Spaghetti' from The Twits. This inspired the children to write their own menus!

We have been learning about the hierachy of society in Ancient Egypt. In English, we used drama to perform the role of a pharaoh and that of a slave.

We have been training to become Playground Leaders this week!

Our Learning Journey 2018-19

We are selling tea light candles and holders as part of Enterprise Project!

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It was great to celebrate all of our learning this year at Open Evening! Here is some of our work!

We had Marvin Ambrosius visit the class to run a fitness session. He spoke to us about healthy eating and the importance of regular exercise, We had lots of fun!

We had a great time during Sports Week especially Sports Day. Here are some of the photos from the day:

Yorkshire Bank visited us and ran a workshop using money. We talked about terms like profit, break even and fixed variable costs. The children had to plan a party for guests and make a profit. It was lots of fun!

In P.S.H.E we have been focussing on strategies to mend friendships if we fall out. We made posters to remind ourselves of our top tips!

This term we will be reading Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo. So far we have been comparing characters and events and how they change. We have also focussed on the recounts in the text and edited and improved the use of pronouns used.

We've been adding and subtracting amounts of money using mental methods. Here are some examples:

We have researched Mountains in Computing and produced a factfile for our Topic work on mountains.

We had a great time at Whipsnade Zoo - we especially enjoyed the Tiger and Giraffe educations sessions. We are writing reports about the animals we learnt about.

For Book Week, we read the Iron Man by Ted Hughes. The children designed their own iron giant and wrote character descriptions. We also wrote newspaper reports based on a chapter. We enjoyed dressing up as book characters for World Book Day - our costumes were great!

We enjoyed buddy reading with Reception class as part of Book Week!

PSHE - As part of handwashing week, we created posters to remind others about the importance of handwashing and included key facts about bacteria and germs.

P.E - the children have started learning country dance and using the maypole.

Maths - we have learnt lots of different multiplication and division strategies.

Persuasive writing - here are some examples of our persuasive writing on the topic 'Homework should be banned in schools'.

We have started our new topic - Mountains. As a class, we thought about what we know, think and wonder about mountains. We then located some famous mountains and found them on a map. We started to find some facts about them.

The children have enjoyed playing Tag Rugby this half term!

Some children competed in a dodge ball competition against other schools - we came third! Well done to those who participated.

In English, we have been writing mystery and suspense stories based on the book Short! Here are some examples. We also wrote a diary entry from the perspective from a main character from The WaterTower.

As part of National Storytelling Week, the children used drama to perform their mystery and suspense stories. We also enjoyed telling our stories to Year 3!

We have been learning a range of mathematical skills and facts in maths - we've looked at adding decimals, finding multiples and factors and converting units of measurement