Year 5 Blog
The children have immersed themselves in the wonderful world of India this week. Our first challenge was to locate India on the world map and label its rivers, surrounding oceans, countries and bays. We then researched its climates and different terrain (land). In maths we planned exciting trips to India, selecting flights, hotels, activities and […]
This week has been another interesting one. We have been working hard in Maths to apply our existing knowledge, when solving puzzles or number problems. On Wednesday, we carried out a Maths Investigation and discovered that ‘making a list’ enabled us to solve mathematical problems. Working in pairs and using conjecture allowed […]
Author of the month Jeremy Strong is our author of the month. We have explored lots of his books and will be writing in his humorous style over the next few weeks. Dog Trust This Tuesday we were visited by Dog Trust. Dog Trust are an animal welfare charity in the United Kingdom, which specializes […]
This week in English Y5 have started writing formal letters to Tim Peake, asking him about his mission to the International Space Station (ISS). We have also tackled some tricky number investigations in maths and in I.C.T we have learnt the importance of creating safe and private online passwords. Class trip to the ballet On […]
Sport and Peace Assembly This week on Friday Year 5 led an assembly on Olympic values (see PowerPoint at the bottom of our class page). We learnt that losing doesn’t matter; what matters is that you try your best and make it to the finish line. The Olympic values are peace, equality, solidarity, courage, […]
This week Year 5 have celebrated Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday by: Creating Dahl fact files, reading many of his marvellous stories and learning how to draw some of his unforgettable characters.
I was delighted to welcome the children into Year 5 on Monday. This week we have developed our editing skills and place value knowledge. We have also recreated Van Gogh’s Starry Night painting and in P.E. we have learnt how to dribble and pass in hockey. Enjoy your weekend Miss Pringle