Year 5 Memory Poems

Today, year 5 have written some fantastic poems reminiscing about their time in year 5. I thought it was important to take this opportunity to share our happy memories with everyone and publish our very last blog for this year. Take a look at their excellent poems below.

Designing a mask

Today, year 5 children have been researching Egyptian masks linking to mummification and the afterlife that I have learnt in our topic work. Then, they chose a design to help them create their very own masks. Some super ideas Year 5- take a look!

Mummification!

In English this week, children have written some gory instructions on mummification. It was very important to Ancient Egyptian religious beliefs that the human body was preserved. The method they used was called mummification and it was developed by the Ancient Egyptians back in 3200 BC. Mummification was a complicated and lengthy process Read more…

Year 5 Egyptians.

This week, year 5 have been enjoying their Egyptian topic. Children have been looking at the discovery of Tutankhamun. They explored different sources, primary and secondary, and then went on to write a short newspaper article reporting Howard Carter’s discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Children also designed a story board showing Read more…

Year 5 Class Assembly

This morning, year 5 performed their class assembly on Earth and Space. What a fantastic job they did. Children spoke and sang clearly, bringing the story of the Great Space Race to life! As their class teacher, I am extremely proud of their super effort. What a performance!

Recycling talk in Year 5

This afternoon, year 5 children had a visit from Recycle For Life from Rochdale Borough Council as part of the Recycle4schools programme. Children learnt lots about recycling! They looked at which bin is for which material and took part in an activity sorting waste items into the correct household bins. Read more…

Year 5 art work

This week in art, Year 5 children have experimenting with and using pastels to create some beautiful work on The Wonders of North America including: The Rocky Mountains, Death Valley, Dominican Republic beach (Samana Peninsula,) Mississippi River, Redwood Forest and Mount McKinley. This art project links to our topic on Read more…

Big Writing Adventures!

Over the past two weeks, year 5 have started a new Big Writing Adventure. Their writing mission was to write a newspaper article to find out who was breaking into The Red Cafe in Renstone Park. There has been several strange occurrences in the cafe at night time including: food Read more…

Year 5 Art

Year 5 have been looking at the artist John Singer Sargent. He was an American expatriate, who painted a lot of full length portraits. John was very popular and he was famous for drawing people with interesting expressions on their faces. This art work links closely to Year 5 topic work this Read more…

Stay safe online!

This term, year 5 will be focusing on digital literacy and e safety in their computing lessons. Our first lesson today was exploring different ways and reasons to communicate with one another. Then, we went onto look at how to stay safe online and keep your personal information private. Children Read more…

Year 5- Computing.

Year 5 children have been programming this term using Scratch. Children have been exploring procedures using repeat to achieve solutions to problems using Scratch and they have used variables and operators to develop complexity in program functions. Some children were excellent at spotting errors in a program; writing down the Read more…

Breaking News!

As part of our Big Writing Adventures, Year 5 have been writing newspaper articles to raise awareness about the forest fires that have been happening in Borneo. Take a look at some of their fantastic work below.      

Happy Diwali!

Year 5 have been studying Hinduism in RE this term and they have been looking at one of the most significant festivals in Indian culture, Diwali. Children have looked at the Festival of Lights and the celebratory events across the world that take place every autumn. The festival is celebrated Read more…