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Welcome to Year 5

 

Welcome to year 5!

On this page, you'll be able to see some of the things we get up to and some of the fabulous work we do.

 

Check back regularly.

 

Mrs. Higgins and Mrs. Bradbury

 

 

Myths and Legends - StorytellingImage result for myths and legends

 

Year 5 have been immersing themselves of the Myths and Legends of old.

We have studied quite a number of them and looked at Oral Tradition and how some of these stories have lasted hundreds and hundreds of years. 

 

Below you can find the children of 5H showing this storytelling tradition, retelling a legend of their own choosing. 

 

 

 

 

 

Worship Warriors

 

Our fabulous Worship Warriors, Freya and Austin, led a fabulous class assembly this morning, based on Rememberance Day and the 100 year anniversary of the end of The Great War.  Wee done to everyone who listened well and took full part in our collective worship

 

 

Aspirations Week

During the first week back, each year group were asked to study someone who was aspirational.  Year 5 decided to study the life and work of Barack Obama, and to research some of the history behind the Civil Rights Movement, which made his rise to president so notable. 

 

 

We researched Segregation in USA and looked at the lives of some of the prominent voices from that time, from Rosa Parks to Martin Luther King.  We recorded our findings in the form of information posters.  Take a look!

 

 

Science - Forces Around Us

 

A meteorite has fallen and the Natural History Museum need our Year 5s to be a remote Science team, in order to retrieve the valuable space rock.  In order to do this, our scientists need to carry out some gruelling training in order to pass the entrance test!

 

See below our first lesson, which explains our very important job

 

 

We carried out an experiment to find the best material for us to parachute into the hot zone!  (In the smaller version, we used Lego men, for health and safety reasons!)

 

May the forces be with you!

 

 

Rapid Recall Maths

 

Almost every day, we are given rapid recall Maths challenges.  This is where we improve our fluency of Maths facts, in order to make our Mathematical calculations more efficient.

 

We have been looking at divisibility testing, and the tricks we can use on order to work out if any given number is in a certain times tables.

 

We are experts!

 

We can tell if a number, no matter how big it is, is in the 3 times tables, without any sign of a calculator.

 

Go one, test us, we dare you! :) 

 

 

 

PE

Year 5 have been concentrating on the different skills that are needed in order to be successful in Sport, and this term, we have been concentrating on the Cognitive aspects of sporting success!

 

Check out the video to show how using tactics and trying to outwit opponents plays just as an important part as fitness.

 

 

Team Building