Year 6


World Book Day in Class 5

WHODUNNIT?!

What a fantastic World Book Day experience!

Class 5 were amazing right from the start and maintained their detective personas all day long! It was wonderful to see everyone in character, taking notes in their notebooks and putting all their efforts in to solving the crime.

Our…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 16 March 2018

Tags: Class 5

Greek visitor & DT day!

What a fantastic week we have had in Class 5!

We kickstarted the week with a Greek Visitor who showed us lots of interesting artifacts from Ancient Greek including: weapons, medical supplies and even some ancient games. We studied the artifacts, sketched them and tried to predict what they were…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 16 March 2018

Tags: Class 5

Mystery Boxes

Today we became scientists - real scientists with very real hypotheses! 

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…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 6 March 2018

Tags: Class 5 , Science

Chinese New Year in Class 5

We had so much fun celebrating chinese new year in Class 5! In RE, we learnt all about the Chinese zodiac; we ordered and retold the story in our own way. This helped us to identify what zodiac sign the children were (Year of the pig or rat).

Once we knew this, it was time to get creative! We…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 28 February 2018

Tags: Class 5

Maths in Class 5

Last half term we learnt everything there was to know about fractions. We can now add and subtract fractions with different denominators as well as multiply them with whole numbers! To consolidate our knowledge, we created some games in small groups and then showed them off by having a go at…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 28 February 2018

Tags: Class 5

Science in Class 5

In science this term, Class 5 are looking at materials and their properties. As a class, we have learnt so much new vocabulary and are now starting to put it in to practise by doing some fun experiments! 

Our first experiment focused on soluble and insoluble materials. We started by making…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 28 February 2018

Tags: Class 5

Debate

Class 5 had a fantastic time working on their debating skills last half term. Throughout the topic, we worked on building our confidence to stand in front of the class and deliver our arguments; the warm-ups we did at the start of each lesson sure got us excited and prepared for speaking and…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 2 February 2018

Tags: Class 5

Chichen Itza

We have been looking at the story of 'The Chocolate Tree' this half term and will very soon be writing our own versions of the story. To give us some inspiration and to help us understand how the characters may have felt inside, we built a mini Chichen Itza in our classroom. We decorated it with…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 22 November 2017

Tags: Class 5

Impossible Maths Challenge

This half term we have been focussing on multiplication and division in maths.

Yesterday we attempted to crack a really difficult challenge and the children in class 5 came up with some fantastic reasoning to find the answer! 

Well done to Lucy who said "I tried out all of the consecutive…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 21 November 2017

Tags: Class 5

Harlow Carr

We have had such a fantastic time at Harlow Carr today!

We started the day with a self guided tour around the gardens. We went on a sculpture hunt and found some ancient pillars along with The BFG! We also came across a bird hide where we had to be super super quiet so that we could see and…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 31 October 2017

Tags: Class 5

Reading Corner!

Our reading corner is Alice in Wonderland themed.

We have loved spending every spare moment in the reading corner and relaxing with a good book!

We really do believe that curiosity leads to success - the more we read, the better our writing becomes so it really is fantastic that as a class…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 20 October 2017

Tags: Class 5

Class 5 update!

This half term, we have been working really hard on our topic of 'Our World'. We have learnt about lines of latitude, longitude and all about different countries and cities around the world! We've found particular interests in: Guam, United Arab Emirates, China, Brazil, Australia, Russia and…

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Posted by Miss Cammiss on 19 October 2017

Tags: Class 5