Letters to the Grinch

Over the last few weeks, Year 5 have been writing letters to Scrooge based on their their teacher’s modelled writing. This week, the children are using the writing techniques and grammar they have learnt during the modelled writing, to independently write persuasive letters to the Grinch. Their letters to the Read more…

The Benin Kingdom

In History, Year 5 are studying the Benin Kingdom. So far we have learnt about how the Benin Kingdom began, what life was like for the Edo people in the Benin Kingdom and how trade links established and what goods were traded. As part of these lessons we have sketched Read more…

Area and Perimeter

During the last couple of weeks, Year 5 have been working hard on perimeter and area. To help  us remember how to calculate perimeter, and to remember the difference between perimeter and area, we learnt a song about Peri the snail.    

🐶🎁The Present 🎁🐶

Since returning to school, Year 5 have been producing some fantastic writing based on an animated clip named ‘The present’. So far in our writing, a computer game obsessed Ben, has just received a special gift from his mum. When Ben opens the gift he is surprised to find a Read more…

Forest Formulations

In Year 5, we have been learning about formulations. We have learnt that a formulation is when a specific amount of substances are mixed together to create a product such as foods and fuels. We created used formulation to create a chocolate cake mixture. We then filled oranges with this Read more…

Forest Science

This half term Year 5 are incorporating their science topic of ‘Separating Mixtures’ into their Forest School sessions. This week everyone had a great time being outdoor scientists. First we used natural resources to create diagrams showing different states of matter. After this some children explored the mixture station and Read more…

Forest School Fun

Year 5 have enjoyed their first session in the forest this week. This half term, we are doing forest science and investigating materials using the outdoor environment. Today we focused on how to keep safe in the area and discussed the rules. We talked about how to look after the Read more…

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