Category Archives: Year 5

Year 5 experience life in Medieval Britain

This week got off to an exciting start, with our class trip into the big city – London.  In the Musuem of London we were treated to a range of galleries but we were particularly interested in the middle ages … Continue reading

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And so the Legend goes: ‘Whosoever pulleth out this sword will be crowned right-wise king or queen of Year Five’.

  The traditional tale starts with mindfulness. Over the past two weeks in school, the children have taken ownership and are now delivering the mindful minute to each other. They have really engaged with this and We’re going to have … Continue reading

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Year 5 light the way to their mission

In class this week we had been learning about the persuasiveness of adverts and what makes them so appealing. The children inherited a 14th Century Apothecary and were trying to sell their goods, some were more convincing than others. In … Continue reading

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Travelling back to a time of death, disease and darkness;Year 5’s launch their new topic.

In our topic launch there was a time travelling Plague Doctor, who came to visit us! I happened to miss it but when I returned the children did a marvellous job telling me about  him. We had a chance to … Continue reading

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Year 5 say goodbye to Stargazing and hello to Christmas.

Despite this week got off to a snowy start, we managed to squeeze a whole lot of learning and fun in! We had our School Christmas lunch on Wednesday and the hats were the best I’d seen Then on Thursday … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas…

‘…when all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse.’ But the boys and girls in Year 5 are ‘out and about’ as they listen to this classic poem in the ‘chalet’…or should that be ‘Santa’s … Continue reading

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1990s Dance

Year 5 have enjoyed learning some dance moves from the 1990s.   See if you can spot the “TLC,” “Every little step,” the “Butterfly” or a whole variety of others.  The general favourite seems to have been the “Prep.”  Nobody can … Continue reading

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Five decimal divisions, four written newspaper articles, three Advent lessons, two arithmetic papers and a trip to Mass today.

In Maths this week the children have been counting down to small decimal numbers by dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. Nearly all the children have tricks and methods to figure out, now they won’t be needing me! In English … Continue reading

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Spectacular Stargazing with Mr. Stone, although the toasted marshmallows were pretty popular!

In English, we have began our book Billionaire Boy, which as funny as it is, has been inspiring some great writing and generating ideas of the importance of money. In Maths, the children have been tackling multiplying and dividing one, … Continue reading

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