Year 5


Forces Day

On Friday, children all took part in a SITE extravaganza.

We started the day by revisiting everything we know about forces so far including gravity, air resistance, water resistance, friction and upthrust. 

Children then chose their pairs and began to plan their SITE project for this half…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 9 December 2018

MAYAN DAY

The children had a fantastic day on Wednesday when we fully immersed ourselves in the lives of the Maya through drama, speaking and listening. 

We were joined by the year 5 class from Bramham for the day and the children were put in to mixed groups. By the end of the day, the children had made…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 29 November 2018

Tags: Class 5

Cubed numbers, a visit from the Fire & Rescue service and Newton metres!

Class 5 have had another hard working week learning about:

  • Relative and embedded relative clauses in English
  • Squared and cubed numbers in maths
  • How the Maya lived in topic
  • What gravity is in SITE
  • Why Jerusalum is a special place to different religions in RE
  • Fire safety in…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 15 November 2018

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First Week Back

Class 5 have had a successful first week back to school and we're hoping their hard work and high efforts will continue throughout the half term.

Here's a few things we have learnt this week:

  • How to use co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions correctly (with help from our new…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 9 November 2018

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PLANET BUGGYS

Well done to Class 5 who have had a successful start to the year and are now settled in to being fully fledged Year Fives!

We finished off the half term by completing our SITE project of 'Planet Buggys'.

The children used a saw and a glue gun to create the base of their buggy before adding…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 26 October 2018

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Affect vs. Effect

Effect and affect are a pair of really tricky homophones that we have been trying to learn in Class 5 this week. 

We came up with the class rule of:

  1. Effect is a noun, it can be replaced by consequence and the sentence will still make sense.
  2. Affect is a verb, it can be replaced by…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 18 October 2018

Mental Maths

This week in maths, we have used the formal written method to check our mental maths.

Children wrote 2 random numbers on their whiteboards. They then had to work together to mentally add their numbers together. Children then used the formal written method to check their answers. 

Next week…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 12 October 2018

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Believe in Your #SELFIE

We're learning how important it is to believe in yourself and your abilities in Class 5. We've discussed why it's so important that we always try our hardest in every lesson whilst making sure to not compare ourselves to others around us. We know that if we have tried our very best, then we…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 11 October 2018

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Spelling

In Class 5, we believe that practising our spellings can be fun. Over the past couple of weeks, we have tried a few different strategies including: pyramid writing, rainbow writing, drawing a picture around the word and even some mnemonics. These are all strategies that can also be used at home to…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 9 October 2018

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No Pen Day

Class 5 had an unbelievable No Pens Day! They put their active listening and speaking skills to great use so that we could all enjoy the day fully. As a whole, our favourite activity was voting with our feet.

The children were given the statement: 'Anyone can be a positive role…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 3 October 2018

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Speaking and Listening Skills

In Year 5, we have been learning why speaking and listening skills are so important. Speaking and listening skills are super important for our debating units of work but in Class 5, we know that the more we actively listen, the more we learn and by following our speaking skills, we can help embed…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 26 September 2018

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Welcome to Class 5

A big welcome to our new Class 5!

The children have settled quickly in to life as a Year 5, making themselves at home in the reading corner!

We spent our first day getting excited about the responsibility that Year 5 holds, including announcing results in assembly, going on…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 6 September 2018

Tags: Class 5