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Y5 Class Blog – 29.11.19

And just like that, December is almost upon us! As usual, the term has flown by and we have packed loads of learning into it! In English, we have moved onto fiction writing, and read War Horse as a great example of how an author can use a historical setting to bring a story alive. […]

Y5 Class Blog – 27.09.19

Welcome to our first class blog of the term! The children have settled in very well, and have had a very busy few weeks – the highlight of which was the overnight camping trip which the children (and staff!) very much enjoyed! It was a little chilly, however everyone was in great spirits and did […]

Year 5 blog – June 2019

Another amazing month in year 5. Maths In maths, the children learnt how to estimate and measure different angles in degrees. Then they moved on to the properties of 2-D and 3-D shapes. They used that learning to work on nets of 3-D shapes. We are now working on co-ordinates in the first quadrant and […]

Year 5 blog April 2019

What a busy time we are having in year 5! English In English this month, the children read a story opening called Alien invasion. They learnt how to use expanded noun phrases and modal verbs. Then we imagined what could have happened when the characters were taken by the aliens and they wrote the end […]

Year 5 March 2019 blog

What an amazing group of children we have in year 5! They have tackled everything that has been thrown their way and worked really hard. Maths In Maths this month, the children have learned how to convert fractions into decimals and percentages. They also began to find simple percentages of numbers. They found fractions of […]

Year 5 blog – February 2019

February 2019 We have been very busy in year 5. We have welcomed two student teachers from Sheffield Hallam University and they will be with us until the end of March. Maths In maths, the children have learned to convert improper fractions to mixed numbers and visa versa. They moved on to add and subtract […]

Year 5 blog – January 2019

It’s been a fantastic start to 2019 and the children have been working really hard. English In English this month, we have worked on different aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar. (SPAG) The children learnt how to write in present tense, how to use capital letters for proper nouns and how to use relative clauses. […]

Year 5 class blog – December 2018

What a fantastic first half term we’ve had in year 5. The children have continued to work really hard and are making great progress. English and topic In English, the children finished their Howard Carter diaries and then moved on to letter writing. We linked this learning with our World War 1 topic and the […]

Year 5 blog – November 2018

This month. the children continue to work very hard and are making really good progress. English In English, this month the children have learned about what happened when Howard Carter found the tomb of Tutankhamen. They also learned about fronted adverbials and using different time conjunctions. They have now written their own diary entries in […]

Year 5 September 2018 blog

Welcome to year 5. We have had a great start to the year and the children are settling down to life in year 5. English In English, the children wrote their own adventure story about a mysterious door in the woods. We have then moved on to look at the beginning of The Eagle in […]