For European Day Of Language, 5 Blue have been looking at the country Germany. We started off by locating Germany on the map and interpreted information about Germany using maps. We used Atlases to locate, research neighbouring countries and climates. Following on from this, we learnt the German language and practised with each other. We […]
As you may know, Queen Elizabeth II passed away last week. You would of seen this reported all across the world, on your television screens, social media and in newspapers. For this half term, we are looking at newspaper reports and there features in English. Below is a recent newspaper article. Can you see the […]
To kick start our first project week of, ’This Is Me’ for this new term. 5 Blue started off by discussing behaviour learning opportunities and the school values. Following on from this, we talked about new beginnings and emotions relating to this. We then went on to learn about the circus and created a poem […]
Today in 5 Red we learnt all about first aid. Firstly, we matched key words with the correct definitions. For the second task we read information on first aid techniques, injuries, emergencies and when we might use them. Following on from this, we played a matching game, this involved matching the correct injury with its […]
We are now onto the last 2 chapters of this wonderful book. What a great book this has been with lots of twists and turns. To end this reading gladiators, I would like you to design your own book review. Make it colourful with plenty of feedback, quotes and information you can fit in. These […]
Today in maths, our wonderful stars went around the school to measure items, either in inches or centimetres. We explored the best measurements and converted from imperial to metric. We discussed why we used these measurements and if they worked. Take a look at our short video below demonstrating this.
Hello to my ‘Gold Fish Boy’ book group. This week we read pages 3 to 6 and talked about the main character Matthew. This week we found some tricky words that we didn’t understand the meaning of, so for this weeks homework you will be finding the definitions with examples of the words below. Comment […]
For this weeks Reading Gladiators we have recapped on the previous chapters, we then read chapter 19 and discussed the characters and made predictions. Recap on chapter 19- In chapter 19 why does the author ‘Polly Ho-Yen’ use different techniques for tension? For this weeks homework, read chapters 21-23 and answers the retrieval, tension technics […]
What a day we have had for Art day! We started off the day by using recyclable materials such as egg shells in to bowls of water, vinegar and food colouring to dye egg shells different tints and tones of colouring. We then went onto learning and researching olive branches and the importance of Olive […]
Hello again my super gladiators! In group this week we read chapter 17 and talked about the characters so far. I am impressed with your enthusiasm towards this book and how you all look forward to reading each chapter. For your homework this week you will be reading chapter 18 and 19 and answering the […]
Hello Reading Gladiators, as you may know for this weeks group we talked about the chapters we had read previously and discussed what the meaning of the words ’Back stories’ meant. So for this weeks homework you are going to read chapter 16 and then you are going to imagine you are one of the […]
This week in Year 5, we have been learning about Lady Jane Grey. Firstly, we researched her life and why she was a historical figure. We created posters with key facts presented on them. We also created a non-chronological report, with the key features added from previous learning and used Purple Mash to present the […]
What a day we have had celebrating the queens 70th Jubilee. We took part in many activities throughout the day, such as guess the teacher, royal bingo, guess the baker, timeline, creating heart banners and then to finish we got to celebrate it with our parents, eating cake and singing the national anthem. It was […]
This week we are looking at chapters 7, 8, 9 and 10 from the ’Boy In The Tower’ We began to find more information out about Ade’s mum and the troubles she faces. For this weeks homework can you read chapters 8, 9 and 10 please. Using your retrieval skills, answer the questions below and […]
This week in our reading group we have started to read the book ‘Hurricane.’ Firstly, we looked at the front cover and then answered questions related to it and then read the first 3 pages. In week 2 we read and comprehended pages 4, 5 and 6. Challenge 1- Now we have read the first […]
This week we read chapter 3 from the ’Boy In The Tower’ We began to find more information out about the narrator and new characters were introduced to this chapter. For this weeks homework can you read chapters 4, 5 and 6 please. Answer the questions below and use a range of evidence to support […]
5 Red had a lovely day at Stratford Upon Avon, although wet and miserable we all managed to see some historical localities as part of the Geography unit. Whilst on the trip, we were able to see physical and human features, look at traffic and rubbish and visit famous tourist attractions, such as the most […]
Today, in our reading gladiators group we started a new book called ’ Boy In The Tower.’ Firstly, we looked at the front cover and talked and answered questions using our explain, retrieve, interpreting and choice skills. We also looked at the vocabulary and discussed the definitions. We read chapter one. Chapter two and three […]
Hello Year 5. We hope you all have had a nice long weekend? We have put together a little fun video of some of the things we have planned for you this half term, we hope you enjoy it! We look forward to seeing all of your enthusiastic smiles tomorrow.
Today in 5 Red we completed an experiment to separate different mixtures using a range of materials. We used salt, sugar, sand, flour, peas, rice and raisins. We used a sieve, filter paper, magnets, paper clips and a funnel to separate the mixtures. Take a look at the pictures below. Which mixture was the most […]
Mindfulness- Today we looked at daily activities to ensure your mental wellbeing is positive. We then created a poster of positive activities to help mental wellbeing. Be Connected- To understand what mental health is and how it can be resolved when the right support is made available. We performed short drama scenarios about how to […]
climbing wall – We had the fantastic opportunity of learning to climb on a climbing wall. It was so much fun! Have a look at our amazing video. Be Healthy We looked at the effects of sugar on the body, identified foods that are high in sugar and when it is acceptable to eat high […]
This week in our phonics session, we have been focusing on the sounds OR, AW. Firstly we looked at the phonemes and talked about the grapheme these would be in. We then went on to read the RWI book, ‘A JOB FOR JORDAN’ Where we read and answered questions from the ‘Get Writing’ text book. […]
This weeks blogger is awarded to SURINDER! We can always count on Surinder to reply to the blogs and she never fails to answer them fully and politely. She is an excellent role model to 5 Red. Keep up the great work!
This weeks blogger of the week in 5 Red goes to MANVI! For continuously commenting on the blogs and showing she cares about what is going on in her class and around her school community. Well done Manvi, keep up the good work.
This week in our phonics session, we have been focusing on the sounds ABLE, IBLE, ABLY, IBLY. Firstly we looked at the phonemes and talked about the grapheme these would be in. We then went on to read the RWI book, ‘THE INVISIBLE CLOTHES’ Where we read and answered questions from the ‘Get Writing’ text […]
This week in our phonics session, we have been focusing on the sounds OUS, CIOUS TIOUS. Firstly we looked at the phonemes and talked about the grapheme these would be in. We then went on to read the RWI book, ‘A very Dangerous Dinosaur’ Where we read and answered questions from the ‘Get Writing’ text […]
This weeks Blogger of the week is ‘SIMIN’ for always replying to the blogs and taking her time to answer them well. Simin was awarded with a Blogging brick, a prize and a table point. Well done Simin, keep up the good blogging work!
Welcome back to the Spring 2 phonics sessions! This week in our phonics session, we have been focusing on the sounds TION,TI. Firstly we looked at the phonemes and talked about the grapheme these would be in. We then went on to read the RWI book, ‘A Celebration on Planet Zox’ Where we read and […]
This term in 5 Red, we have had the privilege of having the SkyBlues “Joy Of Moving” Come in to Year 5. Every Friday they have came in to teach us the importance of moving and learning through physical activities, where Denis and Johnny guided us through many activities, such as football, handball, tennis football […]