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Year 5 News

Here you will find all about recent activity in Year 5

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  • Year 5: What is the journey of a river?

    Published 28/02/24
    The children learnt about the journey of a river this week and we were were super impressed with their ability to learn a range of new words like confluence, levee, oxbow lake etc. Great Geography work Year 5!  This week, the children have co
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  • Year 5: Who are the Eels?

    Published 21/02/24
     What a brilliant first week back! The children are completely and utterly engaged in our wonderful new book Floodland! There are gasps around the room when we get to the end of a chapter and close the book and the children beg us to read more..
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  • Workshops for Families on Transitions

    Published 21/02/24

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  • Year 5: What did you learn at Hampton Court Palace about The Tudors?

    Published 07/02/24

    On Thursday, Year 5 visited Hampton Court Place. The children had a wonderful time and learnt so much from the workshop on Tudor Jobs. It was lovely for the children to visit all the parts of the palace they had been learning about in class as well as hear more about the 'Notable Tudors' they had studied. Thank you to all the parents who gave up their time to help us on our visit.  Have a wonderful and safe half-term. 

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  • Year 5: What are some traditions of Chinese New Year?

    Published 31/01/24
    This week, we had amazing workshops on the traditions of Chinese New Year. A group of parents visited Year 5 and organised some wonderful activities, including lettering using a special calligraphy paintbrush and cutting Chinese letters out of d
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  • Year 5: What are the features of a great piece of instructional writing?

    Published 24/01/24
    This week the children have produced some amazing writing in their Star Write books. They wrote instructional texts on how to make a Vegan Bolognese. The children needed to hook the reader with an introduction, write a well-organised list of ingredie
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  • Year 5: What skills did you develop on our D&T Day?

    Published 16/01/24
    Tuesday was certainly a WOW day, when we had the whole year group making a healthy, vegan version of bolognese. The children had adapted the traditional version and had decided to use a wide variety of vegetables, including lentils as a protein
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  • Year 5: What did you find most challenging about adapting your Spag Bol recipe?

    Published 10/01/24
    The children have come back to school after the Christmas break full of beans and ready to learn! In class, we have been busy learning about where our food comes from as well as healthy eating. The children have been busy adapting a recipe for S
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  • Year 5: What facts can you recall about The Vikings?

    Published 19/12/23
    What a first term we have had in Year 5! We have had so many amazing moments. Mrs Rankin's favourite part is definitely all the amazing drama the children have produced. These dramatic battle scenes brought our Viking topic alive and he
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  • Year 5: What was the impact of the Battle of Hastings?

    Published 13/12/23
    This week the children created a piece of drama about the Battle of Stamford Bridge and The Battle of Hastings. Children got into character as Edward the Confessor, William the Duke of Normandy, Harald Hardrada and  King Harold Go
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  • Year 5: What did you achieve in Personal Best Week?

    Published 06/12/23
    The children really enjoyed their afternoon of basketball and bench ball this week. They competed in their colour teams to win the cup. It was a brilliant afternoon of personal achievements and team efforts from everyone involved! Well done Year 5.&n
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  • Year 5: What were the differences between Viking Laws and Anglo Saxon Laws?

    Published 30/11/23
    The Year 5 children loved learning about how criminals were treated in Britain during the Viking and Anglo-Saxon period this week. After learning the facts about the different judicial systems, the classes broke up into smaller groups&
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