Category Archives: Year 5

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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Year 5 Journey Through the History of Vikings

In year 5 this week we embarked on a journey through the history and beliefs of the Vikings through drama and games with the knowledgeable Viking chief Isabelle! Here are some pictures of our adventure. What an excellent day.   … Continue reading

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Celebrating Differences in Year 5

First full week complete now the action truly begins. In English this week we have carried on with our Viking Boy text. The children put their new mini-police skills to the test and wrote some eye-watering eye-witness accounts about the … Continue reading

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Year 5 – Our Truly Scandinavian Spring Begins!

What a fantastic start to the new year it was. This week, there were many things the children worked on and here are a few of the highlights. In English this week, we began our new text focus: The Viking … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Welcome to your Class News for 2019! Class news will be filled weekly with up to date news and messages from your year as well as home learning opportunities . We look forward to a wonderful 2019! Mrs O’Connor

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Year 5 – Week 4

This week in Year 5 the children had been getting ready for the beginning of Advent and explored some tasks around ‘waiting’ in R.E. lessons. They wrote about a time when they had to wait for something important to happen … Continue reading

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Year 5 Remind Us To ‘CHOOSE RESPECT’

This morning, the boys and girls in Year 5 treated us to a super assembly related to this week’s Anti-Bullying theme of ‘Choose Respect’. Through a variety of little plays the children emphasised how important it is not to bully … Continue reading

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Autumn 2, Week 1

Great first week back in year 5! Glad to see all the children are maturing and their readiness to learn is becoming better everyday. In Maths this week we finished up dividing numbers by 10, 100 and 1000, exploring how … Continue reading

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Super Year 5 compositions

As part of their music lessons Year 5 have been studying a piece by Anna Meredith called “Connect it”.  This music uses body percussion, actions and vocal sounds to create music.  They used it as inspiration to compose music for … Continue reading

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