Year 5 Blog
Hello and welcome to Year 5’s webpage where you will find useful information about our class and can read all about the exciting experiences that we are up to this term. On here you will find photographs and information about the work that we will be completing in class.
- Hello everyone! It's lovely seeing you all back into school today after the half term break.
We have a busy week ahead, practising our Year 5 assembly which is on Friday! (Make sure you practise your lines at home.)
Below, I have attached this half term's newsletter which outlines what the children will be learning over the ...more
- Today we looked at how crime and punishment has changed over the years.
We learnt that the Anglo Saxons did not have prisons so punishments often involved paying a fine to a victim or their family. For some crimes, a body part could be chopped off. People had their hands, toes and even their noses chopped ...more
- Today in Year 5, we celebrated Greece for European Languages Day!
We started off by learning the Greek alphabet in song and practiced writing the Greek letters.
Then we researched various Greek Gods and designed our own!
Finally, both Year 5 and 6 practiced the Sirtaki dance from Zorba the Greek...
- Year 5 had a fabulous day on Friday learning all about the Anglo Saxons.
First of all, the children learnt all about the collapse of the Roman Empire and the first invasions in Britain. The children were split into the invading tribes: the Picts from the North, the Scots from Ireland, and the Angles, Saxons and ...more
- Author in School!
Today E.R. Reilly,a children's author came to share some of his stories and writing techniques with the children.
The children were left wondering what would happen next in many of his mystery books and enjoyed asking him questions about his job.
We have sent order forms home for the children to buy one of his ...more
- In Science this week, Year 5 were discussing the 4 stages of a butterfly!
We made sure sure we used accurate vocabulary (such as the chrysalis and metamorphosis) when explaining the life cycle and in order to help us remember, we performed the 4 stages in a dance! Here's a little snippet: IMG_0456
We were inspired by various ...more
- Welcome back! I hope you all enjoyed your summer holidays and had a well earned rest! We have had a wonderful first week back to school and it was so lovely to meet all of you at the Meet The Teacher meeting on Monday.
Below, I have attached this half term's newsletter which outlines what we ...more
- Year 5 started their new Science topic today: Living things and their habitats.
We started off by looking at some of David Attenborough's amazing clips of animals and plants. We discussed that living organisms/things have finite lifespan and any species to reproduce is doomed to extinction.
This week, we focused on amphibians and looked at the life ...more
- Good morning!
Below I have attached Year 5's newsletter, which outlines what we will be learning this half term. We have a busy few weeks ahead and I have highlighted some key dates/events for you to keep an eye out for.
I have sent out letters for our class trip on the 3rd July to Tatton Park ...more
- This week we looked at the 'This is the place' poem and we changed the words to make it our own about St. Andrews. We all made poems just like this one below:
It’s brilliant and magnificent and our performances are too,
From the stage to our team work, we are the best.
Our art is amazing,
Our people ...more
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