Category: year5

Year 5 – Forest & Sage

Working Hard All Week

We have had such a busy week in Year 5 with lots of learning across the curriculum. This week in Literacy we have been continuing our work on The Watertower. The children were asked to produce a newspaper, reporting on the events which had happened in Preston. We discussed various conspiracy theories and how different …

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‘Picking’ our noses

With the excitement of the first week over, the children in Year 5 have settled back into school life like ducks to water, this week’s final day being dedicated to Red Nose day where we dressed up as superheroes to raise money for charity. This week saw the start to the new literacy topic of …

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It’s good to be back!

This week it was great to see all of the children back in school. We spent the first day completing a range of activities in order to get back into the swing of things. In Sage, the class created a llama inspired by their interests and personality using oil pastels. In Forest, the class created …

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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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