Year 5


Modern Day Slavery

Today we had a visitor called Ele from the Just Enough Group, who delivered a very inspiring workshop about Modern Day Slavery.

We learnt the story of how William Wilberforce started the process of banning slavery in the early 1800s but was ignored by the government. After collecting signatures…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 5 July 2019

Tags: Class 5

Herd Farm

Herd Farm Residential was an amazing two days where everyone pushed themselves to their limits and managed to overcome their fears - our favourite thing to say since getting back has been, "I didn't want to do it because I was scared, but then I did and I loved it!"

We all had such an…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 3 July 2019

Tags: Class 5

Day in the life of a High School Student

Today we have experienced a day in the life of a high school student at Wetherby High School. The children loved having the chance to mix with their Bramham friends for the day and get to know each other a little more in the run up to our residential in a couple of weeks. They were also commended…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 10 June 2019

Tags: Class 5

Art Day

On our whole school art day, Year Five studied the impact of plastic pollution on marine life, in particular, whales. We were shocked to hear just how much damage plastic pollution can have on our oceans and quickly became very passionate about the topic. As a result, we were able to produce some…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 15 May 2019

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Greek Sandals

We have spent this half term learning about the Ancient Greeks and how they lived. Today we researched, designed and then made our own Greek Sandals.

Using our history knowledge of what the Greeks wore and the activities they did, we carefully selected the colours, materials and decorations to…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 15 April 2019

Tags: Class 5

Angles

Today we had a taster of our maths topic for after half term: angles. 

We recapped everything we had learnt in year four about the different names for different types of angles and after half term we will start using protractors to continue our learning. Today, we used the iPads to measure…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 28 March 2019

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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

Tags: Class 5

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

Tags: Class 5

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

Tags: Class 5

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

Tags: Class 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