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Year 5 blog week 1

Welcome back after the half term break. English In English this week, we thought about what it would be like to be an astronaut, taking off for a mission into space. We thought about the sights and sounds and the emotions that they would feel. Finally the children wrote stories in the role of the […]

5th May 2017

An exciting week in year 5! Our new theme for this term is SPACE! English In English this week, a very strange rock appeared in Mrs Jones garden so she sent it into school. The children came up with some wonderful ideas of where this rock could have come from! As a class is was […]

Year 5 blog 24th April 2017

Welcome back after the Easter break This term our topic is Earth and Space. The children will be learning about the Earth, Moon, Sun and the other planets in our solar system.   Homework projects For this term’s project, I would like the children to research, in detail, one of the planets in our Solar […]

Year 5 blog- 19th March 2017

An exciting week in year 5! English In English this week, the children planned and wrote their own myths. They will be editing and improving this work next week. Maths In maths this week, the children solved word problems that involved adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators. Their homework involves them adding and subtracting […]

Year 5 blog- 10th March 2017

Another hectic week in year 5. English In English this week, the children used the Pie Corbett method to retell the myth of The Papaya that Spoke and then they found the features. Finally the children learned how to punctuate speech correctly. Their homework is an extension of this learning. Maths This week in maths […]

Year 5 blog – 3rd March 2017

Year 5 blog 3rd March 2017 English In English this week, the children compared the Christian and Egyptian versions of the Creation. Then they planned and wrote their favourite story in their own words. Finally they worked in groups to prepare and perform the stories. The homework is finding the meanings of their spellings and […]

Year 5 blog – 10th February 2017

Still working hard in year 5! English In English this week, the children planned and wrote their own explanation texts about the machines they designed. Their homework asks for them to find the meanings of their homophone spellings and to write a sentence for each one. Maths In maths this week the children were superstar […]

Year 5 blog – 3rd February 2017

Another busy week in year 5! English This week in English the children continued their work on explanation texts. They also learned how to use causal conjunctions in their writing, as well as colons and semi-colons. They are now beginning to plan the own explanation texts about the machines they designed. This week’s homework requires […]

Year 5 blog – 27th January 2017

I am glad to see that the children in the class are now feeling better as we have had a lot of illness. English In English this week, the children completed their reports on Paris and we have now begun a unit of work on Explanation Texts. They wrote an explanation of how the ‘Teacher-Pleaser’ […]

Year 5 class blog 20th January 2017

Another busy week in year 5 English Our English learning has been closely linked to our topic this week. The children edited and improved their reports on London and then researched information on Paris. They all wrote a detailed report using the information that they found out. Maths In maths this week, the children have […]