School Blog: Year 5

3rd March 2021

Astronauts in Action!

This week, Year 5 have been introduced to their new topic- Space. Although it has only been a short time, we have already learnt so…

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23rd February 2021

A Cold Week But Year 5 Are On Fire!

This week, Year 5 were nearly frozen by the cold but their burning desire to learn kept us all warm! They have been busy looking…

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8th February 2021

Cracking chronological reports and much, much more!

This week, year 5 have been beavering away on their chronological reports about the Battle of Hastings and it’s significance for Britain.  The teachers were…

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26th January 2021

Another Week of Home Learning. Another Week of New Experiences!

  This week marked the first of many based around chronological reports in English. We have learnt our text map, added actions to it and…

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19th January 2021

Year 5 make it hard to resist joining the Forty Thieves!

Over the past couple of weeks, year five pupils in school and at home have been learning about persuasive writing. In the first week, we…

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8th January 2021

The BFG causes big excitement in Year 5

Year 5 have thrown themselves into home schooling this week, showing huge amounts of resilience and aspiration. On Wednesday morning, they were given some clues…

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11th December 2020

Amazing Addition in Year 5

This term, we are looking at addition. First,we revised both methods, using the mental methods we had learnt and thought about when different methods might…

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8th December 2020

The Piano

In English, Year 5 have been looking at a short animation called The Piano, which depicts an old man revisiting some of the more poignant…

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6th November 2020

Mary Seacole’s Adventures and Tam Joseph’s Artwork

In Year 5 this week, we have been looking at the life of Mary Seacole and her contribution to British history, as well as the…

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23rd October 2020

Fabulous photo frames

This half term, year 5 have been designing and making their own photo frame.  First we looked at lots of structures (music stands, lamps etc)…

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29th September 2020

Marvellous Mathematicians Return to Y5

Year 5 are off to a flying start in Maths this half term. They have been focusing on place value through reading numbers, identifying the…

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18th September 2020

Here Be Dragons!

In Year 5 this term, our topic is Fantastic Beasts! As part of our learning, we have been looking at the book Tell Me a…

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