Category Archives: Year 5

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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Adverbial Alliterations and Negative Numbers

We kicked off the week with some planet speed dating! Some planets stayed in their part of the solar system and others moved around. The children gathered all the information they could (in 2 minutes) from each other and will be using … Continue reading

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The conquering continues in year 5

The year 5’s got up to all sorts this week, starting with a Cafod Assembly. We discussed how we can communicate and share fundraising and aid campaigns with other schools, in the U.K. and Europe. In English, we continued developing … Continue reading

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Into space and beyond!

Year 5 had a lovely time in PE on Wednesday. They worked on mirroring their partner’s movements and then joined up with other groups to create a space ship formation to travel through space in. All the groups worked very … Continue reading

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An eerie sound came from upstairs. I thought I was alone…

The Year 5s were off to a searching start this week when Mrs Puntrello had vanished! We searched for her using clues filled with suspense. Where did she go, we found her, but not where we were expecting… In English … Continue reading

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Place Value, Haikus and ‘Who am I?’

We’re off to an exciting beginning in Year 5. In English we have been writing Haikus and I even wanted the parents to have a go, which is quite cheeky on Mr. Gallagher’s part! Gallagher is a Monkey, asking parents to Test their haiku … Continue reading

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