Year 5


Year 5 Cinema Trip

Today year 5 had a visit to the cinema. We were allowed to sit with our friends. During the film, there was a lot of laughter.

Whilst walking to the cinema with our partners, we crossed over a bridge. We watched the film Rock Dog. The main character was called Boady.

The film was all about a…

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 13 November 2017

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Year 5 Multicultural Week

It has been multicultural week across school this week and year 5 have been learning all about Poland!

We learned all about the cities of Poland, the food they eat and the different monuments that you can go and see around the country.

Some of us then had the chance to create some Polish Art…

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 3 November 2017

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Year 5 Health Week

During health week, we had a lot of fun. We got chance to learn a new dance routing… the SAMBA!

We loved learning the routine and dancing together.

Have a look at our pictures!

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Posted by Paul Worsnop on 3 November 2017

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Year 5 Flamingo Land Trip

Last week, Year 5 enjoyed their trip to Flamingo Land. The trip celebrated all of the hard work that the children have done this year.

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Year 5 Locked Up!

In year 5 we have been learning all about the prison service. We were visited by a service called HMP. They taught us all about the prison service and what it is like to be in prison.

They explained the importance of making good choices throughout our lives. We were dressed up as prisoners and…

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Maths

In set 1 Maths we have been investigating a murder! We were trying to find out who murdered Tom! Was it Desna, John, Jackie, Simon or Lorna?

We watched the video of the 5 different suspects and we had information about their heart rates at different hours during the day!

We drew graphs of…

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General Election

Year 5 have been doing lots of work about the general election last week.

In class 18, we watched some videos about the election and we read the manifestos of the hopeful candidates.

We then thought about things that are important to us and we imagined what we would do if we were prime…

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RE Peace Tree

During this week's RE lesson, year 5 have written prayers and messages onto a peace tree, following the recent events in Manchester and London.

All children were extremely sensible and described the peaceful world they would want to live in.

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Cycling Sessions

Over the past 10 weeks, groups of children have been enjoying cycling sessions provided by The Works.

ll of the children learned some new skills and all children improved their ability to cycle!

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West Yorkshire Playhouse performance of Lifeboat

Children from Year 5 (in preparation for learning about World War 2 in Year 6) enjoyed watching West Yorkshire Playhouse's performance of Lifeboat at St Bartholomew's Church Hall, Armley.

The play focused on the lives of two 15-year-old girls in 1940 who spent 19 terrifying hours in the water…

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Year 5 Lineham Farm Residential

Last week, thirty year 5 children went on residential for a week, to Lineham Farm. On arrival, the children were given their bedding, which they had to put onto their beds – a first for many of the children!

Each child was put into a coloured group and completed two fun activities each day.…

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Year 5 visit from Father Michael

This week in Year 5, we had our first visitor for RE. Father Michael came to visit us.

He talked to us about the story of the Prodigal Son. We then discussed the importance of forgiveness and the importance of saying sorry when we have done something wrong.

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Year 5 Trip

Last week was a very exciting week in year 5! This term our topic has been 'Sustainability' and last week we went to a recycling centre!

We had a tour of the centre where we learned all about different types of recycling and items are recycled. We learned about metal recycling.

We then…

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Year 5 World Book Week

This year for World Book Day, Year 5 focussed on the Roald Dahl classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  

The activities during the week, leading up to the day, involved: in Maths, helping Mr Wonka solve various Maths problems and helping the Oompa-Loompas work out their wages; in English,…

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Year 5 Art

This terms art topic has been 'Recycled Art'. We have been learning about artists such as Pablo Picasso and Michelle Reeder.

We combined both of these styles of art to make our own. After this, we were able to create a giant piece of art using bottle tops in the style of Pablo Picasso. Look at…

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Year 5 Science

In year 5, we have started a new science topic. We are investigating the different properties of materials.

This afternoon we investigated different types of sports balls. We made predictions of how bouncy we thought different sports balls were (football, basketball etc).

We placed them on a…

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Year 5 Energy Use

This week, Year 5 enjoyed having some British Gas volunteers come in to talk to us about energy use in our homes. It linked in fantastically to our Sustainability unit, which we are currently studying in our theme lessons.

We looked at different ways to reduce the amount of energy we use - so…

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Year 5 Road and E-Safety

This week year 5 have been learning all about e-safety and road safety.

In E-safety, we learned all about the importance of keeping safe online. We discussed different ways we can be safe and still enjoy being online. We made our own leaflets explaining  how to be ‘SMART’ online.

We  also…

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Year 5 Treasure Hunt

To start our geography topic this term, we completed a treasure hunt! Letters were left around the school grounds for us to find. We had a map of school and using the map we had to plot on where we found the letters. After we had found all of the letters, we had to work out what the message was!…

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