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Looking for a fun learning journey through Year 5? Well, you've come to the right page! Check back every week to find out what our amazing children have been up to in school, outdoor learning and beyond our school environment. You will also find curriculum maps and newsletters and links that you may find useful as the page grows throughout the year. We very much look forward to share our adventures with you.

Today we were visited by Jaswinder Singh, a follower of the Sikh faith. He told us so much about his faith and even brought some special musical instrumants!

Our visit to safety works was great fun AND educational. Ask us how to stay safe during the summer months!

This week in Year 5, we have been working on out still life skills. Our teacher is very impressed with us!

We love to celebrate in Year 5 and today, we are celebrating Eid. Eid Mubarak to all of our Muslim families!

Design Technology has kept us very busy this week as we have been making our very own electric cars. Move over Elon Musk, the children of UKS2 are after your job!

In Geography, we have been learning about the importance of the water cycle during our topic about rivers.

World Book Day fun

Some of our clay model heads are scary... or is that the children?!

This week has been children's mental health week. We did lots of activities that make us feel great and we made some bunting to show how we keep our minds healthy as well as our bodies.

This week, we added to our knowledge about the Ancient Greeks. Some of us even found out what it was like to wear a Greek breastplate and hold a sword..

For NSPCC Number Day, we made our very own maths board games... and then we got to play them! Best maths lesson ever!

Red-y to raise money for charity? Year 5 are certainly ready!

In science, we have been learning about inherited features. Do any of you parents recognise yourselves?

Do you like our Graffiti tags?

Outdoor learning is always fun. This half term, we have been building dens!

Year 5 sang beautifully at our carol service this year.

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This week in Year 5M, we have been learning about shape. We each made a fortune teller to help us learn about sides, edges and vertices of 3D shape.

In English, we have been learning about information texts. Who knew that there was so much information about volcanoes?

This week was Armistice Day. We learnt a little about why poppies are used and discussed the meaning of the poem 'In Flanders Fields'.

Just look at the amazing poetry some of our children have written this week. Wow!

This week we met 'Bikers Against Bullying' and even got to sit on their amazing bikes!

We learnt about what blood is made of and made our own! Well, not really, we made a representation of blood. The cheerios and red food coloring were red blood cells. The yellow food colouring, the plasma. We used marshmallows for white blood cells and purple pom poms for platelets. Lastly we added salt to represent the minerals, proteins and vitamins. Ask your children what is the function of each component, you may be surprised at how much they know!

This week, we have been thinking about using repeating patterns in art and have made some of our own zentangle patterns.

Science and creation, conflicting or complimentary? Great question! We will be trying to answer this question in RE this term and be began by looking at the creation story.

That History Bloke, otherwise known as Richard came to visit us and taught us how Egyptians mummified their pharaohs! We had great fun bandaging one another and even tried our hands at some Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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