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Hello and welcome to the Year 5 class page.

 

Year 5 Staff

 

Mrs Walker, Miss Clarke and Mrs Azam are looking forward to getting to know you all this year.  Other members of staff that will be involved with the teaching of the children this year include: Mrs Woodhams, Mrs Williams, Miss Neville, Mrs Wright and Mrs Chell.  We are looking forward to an action packed year of learning!

 

How can you help your child?

 

You can help your child by:

  • Signing up to Class Dojo to track their progress in school and to check for any messages from your child's class teacher (see link at the bottom of the page).
  • Listening to them read their reading book every day and signing their record for us to check every morning.
  • Helping your child with their homework.
  • Practise weekly spellings and making sure their spelling journal is in school every Friday.
  • Practise times tables.
  • Ensuring that your child has their PE kit in school on the appropriate days.

PE days

 

5A - Thursdays and Fridays

 

5B - Tuesdays and Wednesdays

 

4/5C - Mondays and Thursdays

Homework

 

Reading - Children should read for 10 minutes every day and reading diaries should be signed by an adult.

 

Spelling - Spellings will be sent home every Friday and tested the following Friday. Please ensure spelling journals are in school on Fridays.

 

Times Tables - Children should use TTRockstars to practise their times tables daily - see link at the bottom of the page.

 

Creative - This will be set on a Monday and will be due in the Wednesday of the following week.

10th September - 19th September - Roald Dahl

24th September - 3rd October - Ancient Egypt

8th October - 17th October - Forces

22nd October - 7th November - Being Me in My world

Autumn 1 2018

 

Our first topic this year is......

 

Can we be an Egyptian Tomb Raider?

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We are coming to the end of the year and we are finishing off with the topic of...

 

SPACE!

Have a look at our overview to see what we will be learning about :)

My Very Easy Method Just Speeds Up Naming (Planets)

Did you know pluto isn't actually a planet anymore?

 

 

Here is some of our work! We then decided to try and re-create the solar system in Miss Beardsmore's classroom! We made sure our planets in the right order by making mnemonics!

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We have been looking at how the earth orbits the sun and how we get day and night.

Summer 1

We will be looking at the Battle of Hastings - have a little look at our overview to get an idea of what exciting things we will be learning about in class!

 

 

Here is what happened to our experiments after we left them in the sunlight over the holidays!

Here is what happened to our experiments after we left them in the sunlight over the holidays! 1

How did we celebrate the Royal Wedding?

How did we celebrate the Royal Wedding? 1
How did we celebrate the Royal Wedding? 2
How did we celebrate the Royal Wedding? 3
How did we celebrate the Royal Wedding? 4

In science we are looking at properties of materials and the changes that can be made. We have changed chocolate into a liquid and found that it is reversible as it turns back into a solid. We have also carried out our own investigations involving evaporation and condensation.

In P.E we are preparing for sports day but we were also pretending to be Anglo-Saxons and Normans!

In P.E we are preparing for sports day but we were also pretending to be Anglo-Saxons and Normans!  1
In P.E we are preparing for sports day but we were also pretending to be Anglo-Saxons and Normans!  2
In P.E we are preparing for sports day but we were also pretending to be Anglo-Saxons and Normans!  3

In R.E we have been reading Noah's Ark. We acted out/freeze framed key bits of the story.

In R.E we have been reading Noah's Ark. We acted out/freeze framed key bits of the story. 1
In R.E we have been reading Noah's Ark. We acted out/freeze framed key bits of the story. 2
In R.E we have been reading Noah's Ark. We acted out/freeze framed key bits of the story. 3

In maths we have been looking at shape. We have been learning about nets and how to make a 3D shapes out of them.

In maths we have been looking at shape. We have been learning about nets and how to make a 3D shapes out of them.  1

We have started to make Anglo-Saxon bows and arrows! Here are year 5 starting to sand down the wood they got from the school maze!

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What do you think we will be making with this pile of wood from the maze?

What do you think we will be making with this pile of wood from the maze?  1

Stunning Start - The Battle of Hastings!

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Did you know that before battle both the Normans and Anglo-Saxons would cheer and create chants? Here's
Year 5 having a little go in one of our Creative lessons!

Stunning Start

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During this week we have been looking at measurements and how to convert from millilitres to litres in maths. Here are year 5 making some potions and measuring accurately to make a 1 litre potion!

During this week we have been looking at measurements and how to convert from millilitres to litres in maths. Here are year 5 making some potions and measuring accurately to make a 1 litre potion!  1
During this week we have been looking at measurements and how to convert from millilitres to litres in maths. Here are year 5 making some potions and measuring accurately to make a 1 litre potion!  2
During this week we have been looking at measurements and how to convert from millilitres to litres in maths. Here are year 5 making some potions and measuring accurately to make a 1 litre potion!  3
During this week we have been looking at measurements and how to convert from millilitres to litres in maths. Here are year 5 making some potions and measuring accurately to make a 1 litre potion!  4

For Spring Term 2 we will be looking at BRAZIL!

Have a look at some of our fantastic work about Brazil!

Music

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In year 5 we have been having Mr Shepard in class teaching us how to play the glockenspiels. Have a listen to what we have done so far!

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Our Spring 1 topic is RAINFORESTS

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In Science we have been learning about animals and their habitats. Therefore, we went into the maze and created our very own habitat for animals on a paper plate.

In Science we have been learning about animals and their habitats. Therefore, we went into the maze and created our very own habitat for animals on a paper plate.  1
In Science we have been learning about animals and their habitats. Therefore, we went into the maze and created our very own habitat for animals on a paper plate.  2
In Science we have been learning about animals and their habitats. Therefore, we went into the maze and created our very own habitat for animals on a paper plate.  3

We had a visit from the animal man where we looked at there different types of animals we would find in the rainforest!

We had a visit from the animal man where we looked at there different types of animals we would find in the rainforest! 1
We had a visit from the animal man where we looked at there different types of animals we would find in the rainforest! 2
We had a visit from the animal man where we looked at there different types of animals we would find in the rainforest! 3
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Ancient Egypt!

This is what we will be learning over the next term!

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