Year 5


Red Nose Day

We loved marking Red Nose Day 2019 in Class 5 with all of our wacky outfit ideas!

We had wigs, glasses, deely boppers, wacky hair styles, unusual hair accessories, odd shoes, odd socks, face paint, hair dye and most importantly of all - lots of red!

I think between the whole class, we could…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 17 March 2019

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Mystery Boxes

Today, we were given 6 mystery boxes which were superglued shut; there was no chance we were going to be able to open them!

Our job as scientists was to work scientifically using our observational skills along with everything we have already learnt about materials and their properties so far…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 8 March 2019

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World Book Day

We have had a wonderful time in Class 5 celebrating World Book Day.

We read ‘The Word Collector’ by Peter Reynolds and decided to become word collectors ourselves. Class 5 shared adjectives and nouns they had written about their characters and played popcorn and SPLAT to learn some new words…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 7 March 2019

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Debate Competition

Today we took part in Leeds Primary Schools Debating Competition. 

The motion was "Children under 14 years of age should take part in paid work" and we proposed the motion.

Despite a nervous bus journey, our team was confident, persuasive and clear. Their arguments were spoken with…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 5 March 2019

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Safer Internet Day

As our topic in PSHE at the moment is staying safe (including both in real life and on the internet), we already know lots about how to stay safe on the Internet.

We starter our Safer Internet Day by recapping all that we know about the risks of using the Internet and also our Golden Rules for…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 5 February 2019

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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

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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

Tags: Class 5

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

Tags: Class 5