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!
Year 4 orally retelling the story of ‘No Dinner’ to Year 1
Year 4 have been working on their ability to orally retell a story using appropriate intonation, volume and movement so that meaning is clear and engaging. In order to help with this, the children turn our class book of 'No Dinner', by Jessica Souhami, into a story map and then used...
Bubbles and balloons
We loved investigating how bubbles and balloons move in the air.
Year 1 Making bridges.
Year 1 had a great time in the art studio designing and making bridges to help the Billy Goats Gruff.
year 1 loved taking part in the dance workshop today. They did lots of swirling, zooming and floating linked to our weather topic and the wind.
Patching Art Centre
Year 1 had a lovely time at Patchings Art Centre. We created African art and craft using the techniques of weaving and printing. Look out for our wonderful display in the classroom.
The Year 1 children were sporting stars! They enjoyed taking part in a range of sports at The Joseph Whitaker Secondary School.
Warburton’s bread visit
We had lots of fun learning about bread making. We were very creative and made our own bread rolls.
Year 1 have enjoyed visiting Conkers. The children loved making Mud Monsters!
Sink or float?
Foundation enjoyed their science experiment today- they predicted, tested and evaluated things that float and sink. They also made their very own boats and checked to see if their designs were successful! Even the rain did not put us off...
Journeys and Transport
The children in Foundation have been enjoying their topic on 'Journeys and Transport'. They have learnt about boats, helicopters, trains, cars, planes, maps and hot air balloons. They loved our 'Wheels Day' and next week will be making thier very own boats and testing if they float or sink...