This is Year 5 and we are called Admirals. Admirals are taught by Mrs Moll and Miss Robinson.
Admirals have had a fun Science Week, we made plastic using warm milk and vinegar! We also inflated balloons using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. We took cuttings from a parent plant and we are trying to create identical plants from this.
We have finished reading Charlotte Web and the children produced some fantastic instructions and letters during Literacy.
Friday 20th January- Year 5 Parent Workshop
Week beginning 6th February - Healthy Eating Week
Monday 6th February - School trip to Lee Valley
Tuesday 7th February - Safer Internet Day
Thank you! :)
Year 5 went to Kidzania on Thursday, the children had a fantastic time learning essential life skills: The importance of working hard, earning money, keeping their money safe, time management and most importantly having fun!
Leading up to our trip the children researched different jobs and looked at what careers they may want in the future.
What a fantastic week!
This week is Anti-Bullying week. The children have been taking ;part in lots of anti-bullying activities across the school. We did a role play activity to explore the differences between 'rude', 'mean', 'bullying' and 'kind'.
In Literacy we have been continuing our lessons on Robin Hood. We compared and contrasted the movie and the book and we also explored character traits.
Our topic this term is North America. The children worked hard together to create information posters about the climates in different places across North America.
See below for photos of our fantastic learning this week.
A great first week back for all of Year 5. I got married over the half term and my new name is Mrs Moll, the children are doing a better job of remembering my new last name than me!
We have started looking at Robin Hood in Literacy watching the film, reading a story and a poem.
We are learning all about North America in Geography this term and the children should have bought their new Topic menus home this week based on this.
Topic homework is due in on the 16th December.
Thank you very much to all the parents who came to our Parent Workshop, the children really enjoyed themselves. I hope you found the information packs useful, please have a look at our Facebook site where Mr Johnston put up some photos of both the Year 5 classes. We have almost finished our book No Such Thing As Dragons by Philip Reeve in Literacy the children have really enjoyed this book, this week we will be writing our own stories.
The weather is starting to get colder and it has rained a few times this week please make sure you are bringing coats in every day.
We have started reading No such thing as Dragons by Philip Reeve, as part of our Literacy and Guided Reading lessons. The children are really enjoying the book and have produced some great pieces of descriptive writing. In Maths we have been looking at addition and subtraction word problems.
In Science we have been continuing with our Earth and Space topic and the children created their own mnemonics of how to remember the order or the planets.
Spelling and Terrific Times Tables homework is due in today 23.09.16. Library sessions will take place every Thursday please ensure your child brings their book in so they can either renew it or pick another book.
Another great week of learning with lots of sunshine. We have been learning about the planets in Science and the children produced some excellent posters in their books. In Topic we are continuing with our learning on the Maya people, the children had to create their own God based on some of the Gods worshipped in the Maya civilisation ( there were over 150!)
In Maths we have been converting Roman numerals into numbers. We have continued with our Poetry in Literacy and the children started writing their own fantastical poems.
Spellings and Terrific Times Table are due in next Friday (23rd September) Topic is due in on the 21st October. Any questions about the homework please feel free to come and speak to me.
Give Me Ten has started and its great to see that everyone has read in class keep up the good work.
We have had a great first week back with lots of excellent learning taking place. In Literacy we have been looking at poetry, we have written up some of our ABC poems for display. In Maths we have been looking at rounding and place value.
The children have been enjoying using our new interactive white board and sitting in our new reading corner which has been decorated with all the places we like to read.
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