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3 June 2024

How to become….. Flow diagram

Today the children have created a flow diagram detailing the path they may take in order to achieve their future career. We had many aspirations such as; footballers, surgeons, lawyers, gymnasts, cricket players, fashioner designers, an ice cream man and doctors!

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24 May 2024

Interviews on a Vanishing

Today the children have practised their skills in journalism by conducting interviews with Tam and Holly about the disappearance of Varjak, taking on the role of interviewer and interviewee the children came up with lots of questions they could ask each other and thought carefully about how they…

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30 April 2024

3-D Shapes

Today Y5 have had a hands on lesson examining 3-D shapes and their properties. We have reminded ourselves of their names and also examined the number of vertices, edges and faces they have. The children have then created fact files of these on their tablets that they can look back at later on.

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19 April 2024

Using a protractor to measure angles

Today in maths we have learnt how to use our protractors to measure angles up to 180 degrees, the children have been using vocabulary such as the origin on a protractor and the vertex which is where two lines meet. We also had to classify whether the angles we measured were acute, obtuse or right…

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21 March 2024

Science Crest Award

Today Y5 took part in the Science Crest award which saw them taking on a day long challenge to create a handing washing sanitation device. These sort of devices are used in places like Kenya to provide children with clean water and the children in Y5 learnt a lot in terms of STEM as a result of…

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11 March 2024

Automata Animals

Today we have started our new DT topic of automata animals, this has been presented to us linked to the WWF and our first task was to investigate the way animals moved and what sort of environment they lived in, we looked at a range of animals such as tortoises and penguins!

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1 March 2024

Junior Reporters

Today the children have used what they saw in Wicked to create some quotes for their next piece of writing, they have focused on using both direct and reported speech and learnt how these differ in terms of the tense and pronouns used as well as the punctuation. They’ve come up with some brilliant…

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23 February 2024

Forest School - Knots and Frames

This week Y5 had a fantastic PE lesson, starting their forest schooling with Miss Barker! It’s truly a unique experience and the children loved getting the chance to learn how to tie knots and using this skill to make frames out of sticks. We can’t wait for the next lesson!

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2 February 2024

Making our Characters come alive!

Carrying on with our work from last week, this week Y5 have done a range of role play activities to make their characters come alive. This helped the children really understand the characters they are going to be writing about in ways such as how they talk, how they interact with others and how…

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26 January 2024

Creating a Character

Today in Writing we introduced the next topic we would be writing about and that is an alternative character, the class was very excited when they learned they would be working together to create these new characters and we ended up with some amazing creations, such as; a Sheep who lost his baa,…

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18 January 2024

Vocabulary Gallery

Today the children have looked at some of the high level vocabulary that can be found in our new text “The Wizard of Oz” we looked not only at the definition of these words but also how they can be used in year 5 level sentences such as expanded noun phrases and relative clauses.

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12 January 2024

Solids, Liquids and Gases

Today the children have started their new topic of properties of materials, starting at the very beginning of this we have investigated the differences between solids, liquids and gases right down to their particles.

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