Welcome to Class 5! Our teaching assistant is Mr Eaves. Mrs Taylor teaches French, PSHE and RE on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. The children in Year 5 are learning how to play the p-Bone through Lancashire Music Service Wider Opportunities. The children have their whole class music lesson on a Thursday afternoon.
There are various multiplication and division activities at Primary Resources, Teaching Time or Teaching Tables, which will be useful in assisting children in their Mathematics work. Please see the link at the top of this page for information on the Year 5 Curriculum.
We follow the Lancashire Mathematics and English planning. In Mathematics we will begin by looking at place value and decimals. We will then move on to written addition and subtraction. We will also be looking at angles and perimeter. Please see our class curricular letter for more information.
PE will normally be on Mondays and Fridays, so please ensure PE kits are brought in then.
Homework shall be given on a Friday and is expected back the following Wednesday. The spelling test takes place on Friday mornings.
Writer Of The Week
This week, in year 5 we did sports day,the hot weather made it hard but we managed. Lots of us were very tired at the end.
Maths - this week in maths we have been doing arithmetic skills and times tables, while in English we had explored punctuation within sentences and practised grammar tests.
This Monday and Tuesday we did the year 5 and 6 production, one at half one, and another at six. We had a good time, but it was extremely hot.
On Thursday we did mini workshops in the morning, for our first workshop we did marshmallows and spaghetti towers, for our second one we did a peace workshop and made our own "peace hand "and for our final workshop we did shape translation and reflection.
by Annabel, Olive and Chloe
This week on Wednesday every class has had one day to see what their next class will be like in September. We had worked as a team to solve a very big maths problem in groups of three .
On Friday Kiyanna got a certificate for the best writer of the week, Abbigayle, Chloe and Max got a sticker, Keira got a certificate for maths and the people who went to the cricket team all got a certificate in year 5.
By Tia and Mackenzie
As you may know, year 5 had a healthy week. A visitor came into year 5 and talked about healthy eating, we had healthy brownies and played truth or false, along with tying to match up sugar cubes with sweets, and drinks. On Monday three visitors came in to our school and taught us lots of exciting dances and gym routines, boxing, and karate. In English we are doing the 13th trial for Hercules to complete. In math we did, fractions, arithmetic and long multiplications, decimals.
Arla , Chloe and Abigayle
Writer of the Week
By Annabel and Keira
Teagan , Kiyanna and Olive
Writer of the Week:
On Thurday afternoon ( 14 June ) 2 magistrates from Lancashire came to teach us all about what magistrates do for us and what is so important about them!
Year 5 have been doing Ancient Greece this half term and are enjoying reading the Greek myths! This week we have been focusing on a specific story called Hercules where he had to complete all of his 12 labors ( challenges ) otherwise his cousin could have the chance to kill him! Year 5 have also been designing their own Ancient Greek animal that Hercules would have had to kill or return.
Summer 2 Week 1
This week we started new topic which was Greek myths.We did some acting and did a review about it. This week times tables rocks has been introduced to school. In maths we did an investigation using are math skills we have learnt during year 5. Today it is non-uniform for the summer fair so we had to bring in things in bottles. In topic we did a Greek timeline to show different key features like the first Greek Olympics. In R.E we are learning about the important ladies in the old testament. In PE we are practising rounders and athletics .
By Tyler and Hope
Summer 1 Week 7
This week we have been learning about Maths and English and had lots of fun. In English this week we have been learning all about poems and all different sorts of them as well. On Thursday we had a new lesson in Pbone, which we do every Thursday, but this Thursday we had a new teacher for it,he was called Mr.G..We had a new lesson as we had learned two songs outside, it was lots of fun.
By Teagan and Mackenzie
Summer 1 Week 6
Today (Friday 18th May) the whole school did a fun run for the royal wedding. Also, everyone was told to collect sponsors to raise money to help get some new IT equipment. We had to wear red, white and blue because they are the colours of the great British flag. The infants ran 1 lap and the juniors ran up to 3 laps. everyone did extremely well.
Summer 1 Week 5
Writer of the week: Arla
In English we looked at poetry and read poems by Valarie Bloom and Pie Corbett. The poems that we read were The kiss,The playground monster,Smelling Rats,I'm not kid and When granny.The most popular poem from Pie Corbett was The Kiss and one of the most popular from Valarie Bloom was I'm not a Kid.
This week in maths we did translation with co-ordinates. We also did an arithmetic test and we saw the progress we made between our last test. Mr Knowles was very proud of us all!
Summer 1 Week 3
Writer of the week: Tiffany
Stickers: Abigayle, Joseph,Tia
In English, Year 5 have been making Information Text's on Brazil. Some people did about the Amazon Rainforest, some people did them on Brazilian culture and some about football.
In maths this week,
We learnt about Fractions and how to times them. We also found fractions of amounts.
By Chloe And Abigayle.
Summer 1: Week 2
This week we have been learning to ride our bikes on roads, these are some of the things we did. We practised U turns, as well as three other turns that were very hard because we were on major and minor roads.
Some year 5 and 6's also took part in a gala at All Seasons Leisure center. Some people won some gold and silver medals.
Brandon and Tyler
Summer 1: Week 1
This week we have been extremely busy exploring our new themes for the term. In English we started to explore Information Texts by reading and discussing a range of texts, picking out features that we could find. In groups we created a poster of all the features and content that we found, and discussed how they were different and the purpose of each one. Next week we will begin to plan and write our own Information texts on a range of topics. In maths we have focused on volume in cuboids, while in RE we had a visitor in class, teaching us all about the Old Testament.