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Year 5 Blog

Welcome to the Year 5 blog, we will post photographs of work completed each half term and keep you up to date with exciting events in class.

1st Half Spring term 2022

PSHE

The children have been discussing their hopes and dreams and investigating the steps needed to achieve their ambitions.  The children have displayed amazing focus, collaboration and independence in completing both group and independent tasks.

English

The children have been exploring nouns and worked in pairs to complete a range of puzzles.

 

Maths

Multiplication and Division

This half term we have been looking at multipying by 10, 100 and 1000.  The children have shown amazing resilience and problem solving skills through their independent and group work

Computing

This half term the children are experimenting with augmented reality, they have explored an app called quiver to make their creations come to life.  The children have displayed fantastic resilience and independence skills as well as a range of computing skills

Science 

This half term we have been looking at Earth and Space, the children have been exploring the fact that the Earth, Moon and Sun are spherical bodies which orbit aroung each other and investigating the phases of the moon.  They have been using their independence, collaboration, focus and originality skills.

P.E.

The children have enjoyed practising gymnastic moves and positions, both sitting and standing manoeuvres,  They demonstrated perseverance, independence, resilience and collaboration skills.

2nd Half Autumn term 2021

PSHE

For or PSHE topic we have been focusing on celebrating difference, the children have investigated a variety of scenarios and explored forms direct and indirect and indirect bullying and how to deal with instances of it. The children used amazing resilience, independence and collaboration skills to develop board games with scenarios and actions that could improve a situation or make it worse.

Maths 

The children have enjoyed learning about and investigating square and cube numbers

 

English 

This half term the children have been exploring Shakespeare through the Tempest, the children wrote and acted out their own scenes featuring Miranda and Prospero, demonstrating originality, collaboration and resilience skills.

Science

This half term the children have been learning about famous British scientists and their influence upon scientific understanding today, they have explored Newton’s theories and this week were learning about Stephen Hawking and his work on gravitational pull and singularity theory.  They investigated the relationship between weight, mass and gravitational pull

P.E. 

The children have been practising and consolidating the athletics skills, developing their technique, endurance and stamina.  This week they have been competing to beat their personal best scores demonstrating focus and resilience, and have also been demonstrating collaborative skills in their team long distance and relay runs.

D.T.

The children have been exploring Cam mechanisms and are designing, making and evaluating the own moving toys. This is requiring Year 5 to use all learning powers which they have been doing fantastically.  They have demonstrated originality in their designs, problem-solving and resilience to overcome any problems when making them, focus and independence when making their toys.

French

This half term the children are focusing on Bon Appetit, Bon Sante.  They are looking at and learning to say the foods that are both good and bad for their health, they are learning how to discuss their preferences and to give reasons for their choices. 

In P.E.  we have been exploring with ball control, reaction times and developing hand eye co-ordination

Music

This half term the children are having an amazing amount of fun learning all about musical notes and how to play the tenor horn.

Science

This half term the children are looking at properties and changes in materials.  They have been predicting which materials they think would dissolve to form a solution, they then conducted fair tests in order to prove or disprove their predictions.

Maths – This half term we have been focussing on place value, and today were looing at Roman Numerals, the children used lolly ice sticks to make their Roman numerals up to 10,000 and then completed a variety of challenges.

 

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