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Year 5 – Forest & Sage

Bring on the Summer!

We’ve had a wonderful first week back at school and have dived straight into English, looking at the poem “The Highwayman”.  It is packed full of poetic devices and interesting vocabulary – please find some interesting rhymes over the weekend! In Maths we have been recapping area and perimeter and will be moving onto looking …

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Suspense!

This week has been all about getting stuck into our suspense stories. The children have used a range of suspense techniques, a mix of dialogue and description, and lots of great vocabulary to get on with their stories. Next week we will be finishing them off so make sure you all have a solution and …

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Busy busy busy!

Wow! What a busy week! Yesterday was World Book Day and it was great to see all the creative costumes! We did some MC Grammar rapping, designed book tokens, discovered some new books and enjoyed creating a story plan for next week. Today was Career Day and it was great to learn about lots of …

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Baking, earthquakes and pulleys!

Today we all made some savoury scones! It involved measuring, grating, mixing and kneading. We had a lot of fun and made a lot of mess! We hope you all enjoy your creations and look forward to making some more savoury scones in a few weeks time – get thinking about what extra ingredients we …

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Final week!

Well done everyone for a wonderful final week at school. The children have worked extremely hard writing discussion texts in English, thinking about whether it would be beneficial to live in a volcanic region, using great sentence starters, modal verbs and impressive vocabulary. In Maths, we have been calculating area of rectangles and compound shapes, …

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Painting prints!

We have had a very artistic week creating prints in the style of Andy Warhol. The children have worked so hard to carefully carve in their designs and patiently painted and printed them. Good job everyone! In English, we have been looking at discussion texts and will be writing our very own ones about volcanoes …

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Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate!

This week the children have been extremely creative, designing and creating their very own chocolate bars and also thinking about how to advertise them. Next week, we will focus on writing persuasive letters to Montezuma’s, telling them all about our brilliant ideas and designs. In Maths, we have focused on problem solving, thinking about how …

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Water happened to Spike and Bubba?

The children produced great newspaper articles about the Watertower this week, complete with picture, caption and a catchy heading. After reading the sequel we are still non-the-wiser as to what is actually happening… but we have had fun thinking of our own theories. In Maths we have continued to work with fractions, problems solving and …

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Happy New Year!

Welcome back to school and happy 2024! We have got straight back into this new term, practising our work with multiplying fractions by whole numbers and reading our new book for English – The Watertower. It is very mysterious and the children were left intrigued by the cliff hanger and suspense throughout. In Music, we …

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Happy Holidays!

Well done for a wonderful first term in year 5 and we really hope that you have had great fun in Forest and Sage class. The past week and a half has brought lots of excitement! The Pantomime last week was amazing as always and we really got stuck in with audience participation. Who knew …

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