Category: year5

Year 5 – Forest & Sage

Goodbye but not forever

What a finish to the year! It has been so lovely to see all the happy faces and reflect on all our fantastic memories from this year, as well as thinking about what we still have to look forward to in Year 6. In Sage Class we enjoyed our final day by creating a welcome …

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Final Countdown

This week has been very busy indeed. It was lovely to welcome Forest class back on Friday and see Year 5 complete once again. In D.T. we created and tested our catapults. There were a series of challenges for the children to complete in teams. All teams showed great focus and determination in order to …

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Cinderella reimagined!

Despite being so close to the end of the year, the children continue to work exceptionally hard and we have managed to include so many activities this week. This week our Literacy unit on a modern fairytale has really come to life. The children have thoroughly enjoyed using informal dialogue and bringing Cinderella into the …

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One giant leap

This week has been very strange with Year 5 being the only year group in upper KS2,  however the hard work has continued with the children planning their modern fairy tales, developing characters through different actions and mannerisms. We have also begun creating speech for individual characters to support our final pieces. The children in …

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Fun Keeps on Rolling

This week has been fantastic and the children have worked extremely hard across the curriculum. In Literacy, the children recapped on the story of Cinderella. They then needed to suggest modernisations to the story in order to make it more suitable for the current day. Some great ideas included use of technology, a text message …

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Another Scorching week

Another busy week in the scorching heat, the children have shown great resilience this week to complete their tasks in the uncomfortable environment. Please can we ask that all children come into school with a water bottle every day as some are finding it very difficult in the heat without one. This week in Literacy …

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Inventions Galore

This week it has been great to see the children back in school after the half-term break. We have introduced our new Literacy topic based around writing an informative leaflet, paired with our History topic of Victorian inventions. The children were able to carry out online research, identifying more about key inventions from the era …

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What is an astronaut’s favourite chocolate? A Mars bar.

This week in literacy, Year 5 have been planning and writing their persuasive letter to accompany the hand-crafted chocolate creations. They have researched facts to support their points as to why Cadbury should start selling their chocolates. We have used all our persuasive language so Cadbury will now surely have to produce and sell our …

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Chocolate, Chocolate and Even More Chocolate

This week, we have had a very exciting week in Year 5. The children were introduced to their new Literacy topic based all around persuasion. The challenge: Create a new and innovative chocolate bar to send to Cadburys. All of the children have embraced this challenge with such creativity and brilliance. During the week the …

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14th May 2021

Another week has flown by in Year 5. In literacy, the children have been writing discussion texts as to whether Queen Victoria was the greatest UK monarch ever, with stiff competition from Elizabeth I, Elizabeth II, Henry VIII and William the Conqueror. They have used their research about each monarch to create a debate as …

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