Year 5 will be having a collaging lesson next Friday (25.3.22) and need different coloured paper in the form of magazines, leaflets and newspapers. Please could you bring into school any of these items that you have finished with for us to use for Art. These will be cut up and won’t be returned so […]
This is a reminder for the following children to ensure they are in school by 8:30am for their intervention groups. If there are any problems please speak with your teacher. Monday 5Red Boys reading intervention – Taha, Abraham, Khairy, Abdul, and Kevin. Tuesday Mrs Khan’s times table group: Shaikh, Rubinio, Zahra, Hasti, Inaaya, Brooke, Naimol, […]
Please ensure you come to school wearing your PE Kit and trainers on this day. Thank you
Please can Year 5 children wear their PE Kits to school on Friday 11th March 2022. Many thanks
For World book day, we have been learning about The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkien. Throughout the day we watched extracts from the film The Hobbit and read parts from the book too. We have developed an understanding of the story line, made inferences, developed language and vocabulary through drama. Costumes We have had some wonderful ‘The […]
This week, the children were given the following design brief. The children investigated cam mechanisms and identified the different components. They looked at different shaped cams and discussed how they moved differently. What is a cam? What is a follower? What different types of cams have you learnt about and how do they work? They […]
Hi Year 5, Your challenge is to read through this article (click on the link): http://www.theguardian.com/environment/live/2014/aug/27/do-dams-destroy-rivers The article is on whether dams destroy rivers – you need to read it through all the way to the end (you may need to look up any words you are unfamiliar with). This is a challenging piece, but it […]
To introduce our fantasy genre of reading and writing this half term we are going to immerse ourselves in the shire from the story ‘The Hobbit, By J.R.R Tolkien’ for World Book Day on Thursday 3rd March 2022. We encourage all the children to begin reading the story (And parents to read to their children) […]
Today we looked at hydration. we have learnt how we can stay hydrated and why it is important. We discussed signs that might indicator we are dehydrated. What is hydration? How can you ensure you are hydrated? Which liquids should we be drinking as children? What should we avoid and why? How do we lose […]
This week you looked at eating a balanced diet. This week’s challenge: You have been set a challenge to design and make a balanced, healthy meal. once you have done this please take a photograph of your meal and share on this upload link. Leave a comment to example what different food groups different parts […]
A reminder that Year 5 will need to wear their PE kits on Wednesday 9th February and Friday 11th February for this week only. Thanks
This half term, we have looked at how levers work. How are levers used in everyday life? What are the main parts of a lever? We looked at some Victorian style toys and identified the parts of a lever. We played with wooden toys which use working using levers. We identified the parts. We designed […]
This week we have focused on bind and mind. The children have developed understanding of how physical activity can effect the body and mind. We thought about different physical activity and whether they fit into the categories of strength, stamina and flexibility. We spelt our name using this page and carried out the matching activity. […]
Year 5 will be having Wellbeing day on Thursday 27th January 2022. Please ensure you are wearing your PE kits and trainers on this day.
Today we visited the Black Country Museum! We experienced what a Victorian Main Street was like. We visited the general store, pawn brokers, a hardware store and a chemist. What types of things could you buy at a hardware store? Can you explain what the items in these photographs were used for? In the chemist […]
Year 5’s trip to the Black Country Living Museum will take place tomorrow (Wednesday 19th January 2022) Children need to ensure they are in school on time, ideally at 8:30am. The coach will not wait if you are late. We will be returning to school within the school day so home time will remain the […]
We were very lucky to have Harry and Johnny from Sky Blues to come and work with us today as part of the Joy of Movement program. This will happen ever Friday this half term. We discussed what physical activity is and the different types there are with Harry. What is a vigorous activity?Can you […]
We acted out a scene from Sherlock Holmes story. We had to empathise with the characters and think carefully about our body language and facial expressions as well as the sequence and language used. What has been done well? How could these performances be improved? How was Abigail feeling when she arrived in Sherlock’s parlour? […]
Year 5 will continue to have PE on a Monday so will need to continue to wear their kit into school on Mondays. Additionally this half term, Year 5 will also need to wear their PE kits in school on a Friday. Year 5 will be taking part in the Joy of Moving programme as […]
Hi Year 5, This half term we have been learning about the Victorians in topic. We would like you to use your inference skills to interpret some pictures of Queen Victoria. Some of you will also need to complete a researching task as part of your reading challenge. ALL RESEARCH MUST BE WRITTEN IN YOUR […]
Exciting news! Year 5 will be visiting the Black Country museum next half term! This will link in with our History unit on Victorians. Please read the letter below and speak with a member of the Year 5 team if you have any questions. Many thanks
As we have been learning about persuasive texts this week, we challenged the children to persuade someone to by some interesting items including chocolate ants, skirts for boys and nappies for all ages! We presented these to the class, please see our video below. What persuasive tricks have the children used?
This week we made Paella. What cooking techniques did we use? The children were challenged to design packaging for their paella. They followed instructions to measure and build their own net of a cuboid using squared paper. What knowledge did you have to have about cuboids in order to create this net? Next they designed […]
In English, we have been learning about adventure stories. We have read ‘The road to El Dorado’ and have created our own adventure stories in a similar style. Children have worked hard to draft, edit and improve their stories to ensure it includes all the features of an adventure story. What are the key features […]
Year 5 will be having a wellbeing day on Friday 26th November 2021. Please ensure you come to school wearing your PE kit on this day.
To develop and consolidate our multiplication knowledge, we went outside onto the playground to play a range of games. We recalled our multiplication facts and identified factors and multiples. Hopscotch We identified multiples and factors, including all factor pairs of a number and common factors of two numbers. We had a number grid in chalk […]
Hello Year 5, Here is your homework for this week: Education City game is called: Play live multiplication and Factor or Fiction. The Reading challenge is on the Challenge section of the blog- please use the share point for this. WOW- Please bring this in to show us! Have a great weekend!
The children in Year 5 helped the teachers today when some materials were accidentally mixed up! The children made suggestions about how the materials could be separated and discussed if the change was reversible or not. What does reversible mean? We discussed method of separation and decided on sieving, filtering and Evaporating. Challenge: How did […]
As we have started our adventure stories unit in English, we decided to go on an adventure! we followed clues around school which led us to ‘The City of Gold’. We used our imagination to think about how it feels to be on an adventure. Following our adventure, we read the text ’ The road […]
over the last two weeks, 5 Blue have been investigating Gravity and its effects. Firstly, we looked at this concept cartoon: What were your initial thoughts? How have they changed? Children were challenged to create a plan to successfully land a probe on Mars. What are the difficulties with landing a probe on Mars? In […]