Category Archives: Year 5

Year 5 transform their plot…

IN the first week back the children started the beautiful story ‘Farm Boy by Michael Morpurgo during guided reading. The topic of corporal punishment came up and it was interesting to hear their responses to how teachers and parents would … Continue reading

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Year 5 – Week 4

Hello and welcome to another week of this short half term. Firstly, well done to the Year 6 class for finishing their SATs. I’m proud of you for making it through. On that point can I also say how impressed … Continue reading

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Year 5 Summer 1 – Week 3

Despite it being another short week, the children have achieved quite a lot. Starting with English, the children had the opportunity to discuss in a ‘conscience alley’ reasons for and against the murder of King Duncan at the hands of … Continue reading

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All Hail Year 5…

‘All hail Macbeth, Thane of Cawdor…’ As we delve deeper into the mind of Macbeth, we discover the twisted mind of his wife – Lady Macbeth. Does she have the power over him? This week we will be exploring Macbeth … Continue reading

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Year 5: Summer week 1

After a long and deserved break, the children have dived straight back into work with our new English study text: Macbeth. The tale is grizzly and tragic. The children planned and produced great writing this week based on the first … Continue reading

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Year 5 marvellous god motifs

Year 5 have been learning about motifs and their use in music.  We watched the Viking Saga of The Apples of Iduna.  They composed a piece for one of the Viking gods.  Then they tried to give the impression that … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole in Year 5

In Year 5 this week we had our first meeting with the Dragon’s Apprentice and had the delight and privilege of meeting some of the blind and visually impaired people that our fundraising will go to help. Here are some … Continue reading

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Year 5 Week 1 Spring 2

We had a productive and exciting start to the shortest and busiest half-term. On Tuesday we enjoyed the engaging experience Miss Entwisle organised for us, when the Set-Point workers came in to deliver science workshops – they were a success! … Continue reading

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Well-Being in Week 5 (Year 5)

This week was filled with peaceful and nurturing activities both inside class and around the school. Mental health awareness activities were provided by all different adults and I want to thank all the staff for their amazing efforts – I … Continue reading

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Housecoats and Hnefatafl in Year 5

Great week in English when we were exploring an ancient board game invented by the Vikings but very much so rooted in the rules and lay-out or chess. The children were writing instructions about the game and their writing work … Continue reading

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