Welcome to Year 5
Welcome to Year 5!
In Upper Key Stage 2, the children are now preparing themselves to be role models for the younger children. We have a ‘can-do’ attitude towards our work and learning.
In Year 5, we love to learn. Our teacher and teaching assistant ensure that our learning is fun, but focussed on helping us to be the best we can be! Marvellous Maths, Exciting English and Terrific Topic is the order of each day, with thrills and spills along the way!
We will be exploring lots of exciting, engaging and interesting cross-curricular topics this year. These include: 'Vanishing Rainforests', ‘Life is the Pits!’, 'Stargazers’, 'Enough for Everyone' and ‘Invaders and Settlers’. Some of these topics will have a Creative Homework project linked them, giving us the opportunity to show our interests, strengths and talents.
Regular reading at home and school will be encouraged - after all reading is the foundation for all other learning to take place from. We will also have an emphasis on learning times tables and the spelling of key words.
Mr Summers, Mrs Haywood and the children promise to work hard so that we are able to be the best we can be!
Keep checking out our page to see what we get up to!
We collected lots of apples from the school garden and baked delicious apple crumbles.
Today we have been learning all about the festival of light called Divali.
Mansfield Museum Year 1
Year One visited Mansfield Museum and enjoyed the activities based on the Nick Sharratt stories.
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Chinese New Year
This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year. We read the story of the great race, discovered which animal year we were born in and tasted some yummy Chinese food. We were especially lucky to have a visit from one of our parents who read a dual language...
Up, Up and Away!
This week we have been learning about things that float in the air. Today we took balloons outside....some filled with air, some with water and others with half water and half air. We discussed what we thought would happen....some children thought that the balloons full of water would...
When we came into our classroom today we were very excited to find lots of chameleons hiding! We talked about how they were camouflaged and went on a chameleon hunt to see what colours they had changed into.
Under the sea dancing
Last week we were really lucky to have a special visitor that taught us a wonderful under the sea dance. We watched a clip from the little mermaid and spoke about the creatures that we could see. We then moved around the room as the different animals and put movements...
After a very interesting shine assembly the F2 children were keen to find out about volcanoes. We watched a video of a volcano erupting and spoke about what caused them to erupt and what they were made of. We then carefully followed a set of instructions about how to make...
As part of Trekking Tuesday and our topic "Ourselves", the Foundation Stage Unit explored outside gathering natural materials. We found lots of twigs, leaves and acorns and the children worked together to make their faces. We made sure we included our eyes, nose and mouth and some children even used...