Year 5 Weekly Update – 24/06/22

Dear Parents, Maths: This week we have continued our topic on angles, exploring angles on a straight line and solving problems finding missing angles. English: We started our new writing genre: newspaper reports. The children analysed the most important features of newspapers and had to explain their opinion. Music: In groups, the class explored how […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 17/06/22

Dear Parents, This week has been lots of fun with our trips to the Environment Centre, one of the stand out activities from the day was ‘pond-dipping’. The children were amazed by what they found in the ponds and many became very attached to the newts they found. Thank you very much to the parents […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 10/06/22

Dear Parents, This week we have enjoyed starting our new topic ‘Stargazers’. Please find attached the knowledge organiser for this half term. Maths: We finished our Decimals topic, specifically working on adding and subtraction decimals, decimal sequences and multiplying and dividing decimals by 10, 100 and 1000. English: We started our Myths & Legends writing […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 20/05/22

Dear Parents, Thank you for all your support with year 5’s Prayer Service, we are really proud of the children for performing well and sharing the message of ‘life in the risen Jesus’. Miss Kelly commented on how independent the children were. Their singing was lovely and they shared the message clearly and articulately. We […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 13/05/22

Dear Parents, We are looking forward to sharing our Prayer Service with you next week. If your child has a speaking role, they should have taken their lines home with them on Thursday. Please help them to practise and learn their lines at home. In English, we analysed a letter from Anne Boleyn to Henry […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 06/05/22

Dear Parents, It was lovely to see so many of you enjoying looking at your child’s books yesterday. It was particularly nice to see how proud the children were to share their work with you. In English, we have written a biography for Henry VIII. The children have really enjoyed learning about this infamous figure. […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 29/4/22

Dear Parents, We have had a great week in year 5, with the highlight being our trip to Westminster Abbey. The children were so well behaved and were really proud of them. In English, we have been looking at what makes a good biography, building our topic vocabulary and using interesting sentence starters which we […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 22/4/22

Dear Parents, We have had a fantastic start to our ‘Off with her Head’ topic. The children have enjoyed being introduced to the gruesome Tudors and have taken part in some fun activities, such as, creating their own coat of arms, watching a re-enactment of Anne Boleyn’s final moments and making a Tudor rose out […]

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Year 5 Weekly Update – 01/04/22

Dear Parents, Next half term we will be starting our topic ‘Off with her Head.’ Attached is the knowledge organiser and a glossary for the topic. This week: In English, we wrote explanation texts to explain how flowering plants reproduce. In Maths, we found fractions of amounts and how ‘of’ means multiply (e.g. 2/3 of […]

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