Author: Miss Alexandra


Showing our maths

On Tuesday we began addition and subtraction. We used counters to show the place value columns and add on counters to create new 6 digit numbers. This helped the children add mentally in following lessons and understand the difference between numbers.

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Posted on 10 October 2019

Category: Year 5

The distance between planets

To show a more realistic distance between planets, we took:

2 steps from the sun for Mercury

4 steps from the sun for Venus

5 steps from the sun for Earth

8 steps from the sun for Mars

26 steps from the sun for Jupiter

48 steps from the sun for Saturn

98 steps from the sun for…

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Posted on 1 October 2019

Category: Year 5

Place Value Poker Faces

Today we played with packs of number cards. The children created the largest number they could from their cards and whoever had the largest number won a point.

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Posted on 30 September 2019

Category: Year 5

Rainforest Art

Class 5 have practised their art techniques by creating a rainforest scene. We looked at artist Henri Rousseau and his focus on drawing plants larger than they are.

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Posted on 26 September 2019

Category: Year 5

Silly Expanded Noun Phrases

 

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Posted on 16 September 2019

Category: Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

Year 5 have had a great start to the year! They are a lovely set of children, who are all very kind and helpful to others. We have launched our topic on our world: learning about Pangaea, continental drift and tectonic plates. The children have thoroughly enjoyed learning about and creating…

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Posted on 6 September 2019

Category: Year 5

Herd Farm Residential!

Herd Farm Residential was an amazing two days, where everyone pushed themselves to their limits and managed to overcome their fears - our favourite thing to say since getting back has been, "I didn't want to do it because I was scared, but then I did and I loved it!"

We all had such an…

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Posted on 2 July 2019

Category: Year 5

Coding in computing

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Posted on 7 May 2019

Category: Year 5

Amazing angles work

Year 5 have made huge progress with their skills in investigating different angles.

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Posted on 2 May 2019

Category: Year 5

Marvellous Maps

Class 5's launch on map work began with matching all the unusual OS symbols to their meanings. 

 

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Posted on 22 April 2019

Category: Year 5

Life cycles of plants launch

Year 5 have loved their launch of life cycles. We are beginning our topic with a focus on plants. Today we dissected lillies to learn about their different parts. Can you remember all the parts Year 5?

 

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Posted on 15 April 2019

Category: Year 5

Greek Sandals in SITE

Year 5 finished their SITE focus on properties and materials by creating Greek sandals. They created sandals, with consideration of materials, to ensure the sandals had 'properties' of comfort, durability, flexibility and cool - for the heat of Greece.

 

 

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Posted on 15 April 2019

Category: Year 5