School Blog: Year 5

13th January 2020

Celebrating Jigsaw

Last half term, our Jigsaw Ambassadors collaborated to create our fantastic Jigsaw display. During Jigsaw Club, we planned a display idea for each unit of…

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29th November 2019

Addition & Subtraction Madness!

Over the last few weeks, Year 5 have been learning about the different ways we can add and subtract mentally. We explored strategies such as…

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21st November 2019

Year 5 does Dance!

At the beginning of the term, we spent two weeks exploring the music of Camille Saint-Saen’s Carnival of the Animals. We created a fantastic amount…

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18th November 2019

Marianne North: Year 5’s Scientist

 In Science this term, Year 5 have been exploring the life and reproductive cycles of mammals, amphibians, insects and plants. Along with completing a flower…

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24th October 2019

Osprey outing!

Over the last few weeks, Year 5 have been learning about ospreys and how the charity, the Birds of Poole Harbour, are helping to rewild…

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16th October 2019

Picasso Comes to Art Club

In Gifted and Talented Art Club this term, we have been exploring the work of Picasso; particularly focusing on how he constructed human faces and…

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11th October 2019

Bookmark Making in Year 5

This week, we have been planning and making cute bookmarks as part of DT. We first looked at lots of different designs, but settled on…

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2nd October 2019

Year 5’s Photo frame design investigation

For our Design Technology, Year 5 have been investigating ways to create photo frames to display their excellent Click Click Capture photographs.   With…

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24th September 2019

Perfecting Place Value

This week in Year 5, we have revisited our understanding of place value. We have been looking at four digit numbers and exploring them using…

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12th September 2019

Carnival of the Animals Comes to Kingsleigh!

 What an incredible beginning we have had in Year 5! On the first day at school, our children were given clues as to their Arts Week topic.

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