Category: year5

Year 5 – Forest & Sage

Last (week before) Christmas

A final busy week in Year 5, in the final week before the Christmas holidays. During this term we have explored the artist Henri Rousseau and the different techniques that he used. After much planning and preparation, it was time to complete our final art pieces. The children spent hours working together to create the …

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Decimals and fractions remaining till the end

This week has been another busy week in Year 5. In Topic work, we compared the old Globe Theatre and the new one to see which changes were beneficial. However, this left quite a few questions which have been set as research tasks for this week’s homework, along with some division work.   The children …

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Creative writing at its very best!

This week, we have continued to fit in lots of learning from Hanukkah to magic-themed stories to  singing Christmas songs. Literacy has been an utter delight this week and the children’s stories are really taking off. So far, the children have written their story openings and build-ups. The level of detail, in particular the inclusion …

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Five ways to wellbeing

With the week being kicked off by the 5 ways to wellbeing assembly, as a year group we have discussed and created posters to display all the ways we can look after both our physical and mental wellbeing. We talked through with the children how someone’s mental health is always changing, how mental health never …

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Be Internet Legends!

This afternoon Years 2 to 6 had a live assembly with Google and Parent Zone learning about how to be legends online! We learned a lot about how to be internet sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave. They tested our knowledge about how to make good choices online. In school we will continue to talk …

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Creative Writing Galore!

This week during Anti-Bullying Week we explored the types of behaviour that would be considered bullying.  As part of our discussion, we thought about how bullying can make people feel. We also considered the different roles people may have and the steps that we should take if we are worried about bullying. From this, we …

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Family connections

At the beginning of this week we were lucky enough to have a parent volunteer, who is a Rabbi, answer our questions about the Jewish faith. He was incredibly informative and openly shared his experience as a Rabbi and a leader in his faith. The children really enjoyed the google meet with him as he …

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Be Internet Legends: The Family Adventure

” Join The Internet Legends with this new family adventure at home. Learn about online safety together from Google and Parent Zone. This family challenge is a three-part animated series following a family of Internauts through Interland. “ Once you have finished watching the films, why not download and complete the accompanying activity packs? There …

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A new beginning

Welcome back all for the new half-term. This week we have been settling back into school life and have thought carefully about the connections that we have with each other. It was so lovely to hear about all of the memories that the children have and the common interests they share. We were then able …

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What do you call the god of melting ice? – Thaw

As you can tell by the incredible pun, this week, we have been investigating how we can affect the melting time of ice. We gave the children different tasks – some to keep their block of ice for as long as possible and others to melt a larger block before a smaller block.  We found …

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