Year 5 News

Y5 – A Boy Called Christmas

Hi Y5, Here are the next couple of chapters of A Boy Called Christmas. Maybe you could send me a message on Google Classroom to let me know if you’ve managed to watch it as I’m not very good at posting things without Mr Graham’s help! I still have one chapter to record which I will try to post tomorrow. …

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A Special Christmas Liturgy

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A Guide to Social Media Apps and Age Ratings

Social Media is one of the most popular aspects of the internet, and with the amount of apps available for download increasing constantly, keeping young people safe online has never been more important. But what exactly do we need to know about the age restrictions and safety on these apps in terms of internet safety? We answer some of your …

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Year 5 Reading Plus Update

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Advent Liturgy – First Sunday of Advent led by Y5

While we are unable to invite you into school to join us for weekly liturgies, we will be recording weekly Advent liturgies. Please join Year 5 in celebrating the first Sunday of Advent. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1VzZSK7zhWE1cw8HvoCZWFEmqNKGkuKQB/view?usp=sharing

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Y5 Reading Plus Update

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Year 5 – Materials

Year 5 are enjoying their very practical topic on materials. Mrs Parlett had spilt glitter in the salt. We had to work out how we could get them separated. Can you see what we did?

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Year 5 Dance

Year 5 have begun to learn a Bollywood style dance. This week we created group tableaus thinking about hand gestures and symmetry. We added them on to our whole class sequence.

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Year 5 History

We thought about the things we would find in an Anglo Saxon village and worked in teams to make strong structures using triangle supports and slots to secure the card. A lovely (if slightly messy) afternoon! Great to see our home learners who are isolating also joining in.  

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Year 5 Spooky Day

We enjoyed writing some amazing transmogrification descriptions where a person turns into something spooky. The part where we read them by torchlight was most fun!  

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Year 5 visit to Jarrow Hall

Year 5 LOVED their visit to Jarrow Hall to learn about life in Anglo Saxon times.  This post is very late – apologies! All the photos were in a strange format that didn’t want to upload!  

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Food Bank Donations – Article 27

October 17 was the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, so right now is a great time to explore Article 27. During the pandemic child poverty has increased by 15% globally, with almost 1.2 million children worldwide living below the poverty line – 4 million of these children live in the UK. Leading up to this important day in …

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Year 5 – Sponsored Run

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COVID HOME LEARNING CONTINGENCY PLAN

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Year 5’s new story chair

We have a magical new reading corner in our classroom and we all enjoyed trying it out today! Mrs Parlett and Mrs Donnelly can’t wait to read magical stories to the whole class.

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The Lost Words

We are reading the book of poetry, The Lost Words in class. We learned today that language about nature is disappearing because we don’t speak it as much. We wondered what ‘lost words’ we could find in our school grounds. We used a plant identification app and discovered sycamores, willows, an acer, elders, silver birches, brambles, raspberries, hawthornes, rowans and …

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First Week in Year 5

Year 5 were all absolutely amazing this week. Happy smiles all round and, despite some nerves, it was so wonderful to see friends back together, being active, being creative, chatting and settling into their new class and school year. A wonderful start to our new sketchbooks as well so we had to share these pictures! And as you can see… …

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Picture News

Today we talked about diversity in toys in our news assembly. #ToyLikeMe was established in April 2015 after writer and journalist Rebecca Atkinson noticed the lack of positive disability representation in toys. Rebecca worked in children’s television and had always been interested in the way these industries represent disability and difference. She called on some fellow parents, including play consultant, …

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PE days this half term

We have finalised our timetables today. Please remember to send your child in PE kit on their PE days. This will begin from Monday 7th September. PE days for this half term are: Year 1: Monday & Tuesday Year 2: Monday & Friday Year 3: Wednesday & Thursday Year 4: Tuesday & Friday Year 5: Wednesday & Thursday Year 6: …

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Welcome Back to School

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone in our school family back in September. We know you will have lots of questions which we have tried to answer in the following documents Reception Frequently Asked Questions Year 1 Frequently Asked Questions Year 2 Frequently Asked Questions Year 3 Frequently Asked Questions Year 4 Frequently Asked Questions Year 5 Frequently Asked …

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