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 by Miss Alexandra on 2 July 2019

Coding in computing

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 7 May 2019

Amazing angles work

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

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 2 May 2019

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 by Miss Alexandra on 22 April 2019

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 by Miss Alexandra on 15 April 2019

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 by Miss Alexandra on 15 April 2019

Angles

Today we had a taster of our maths topic for after half term: angles. 

We recapped everything we had learnt in year four about the different names for different types of angles and after half term we will start using protractors to continue our learning. 

Using a protractor is vital to…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 28 March 2019

Art Day

Today the children learnt about the effects of plastic on whales in the ocean. We learnt lots of interesting facts and how we can make a difference. We have created some brilliant artwork to represent this current issue; using water colours and oil pastels.

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 21 March 2019

Rusty nails update

As a class, we have observed the nails over time. The children were fascinated by vinegar's effects on the iron nail and how the colour of the liquids changed!

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 14 March 2019

Thermal insulators and conductors

We have been learning about thermal insulators and conductors through observing ice on different materials.

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 4 March 2019

Rusty nails

Year 5 have been observing how rust is formed. We have changed the substances, which part of the iron nail is submerged in. These were the results are 2 hours!

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 18 February 2019

Decimals

We have begun our new topic on decimals in maths. After completing fractions we are using our knowledge of fractions to learn about decimals. We have been using base ten to understand the concept of a decimal being smaller than 1 whole.

Can we divide the 1 whole? We imagined the 1000 base ten…

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Posted by Miss Alexandra on 11 February 2019