Highlights of some of the fun we have!
The children searched for clues from pictures, writing and atlases to help them to plan an expedition to Zanzibar.
Year 5 Reading Detectives have been reading ‘The Week’ : a magazine about news topics from around the world.
Year 5 found out that they could practise their reading skills without picking up a book.
The children in Year 5 have been learning the ukulele. They performed what we had learnt to the rest of Key Stage 2.
This week in Year 5 we have been working on the ‘Healthy Me’ topic. We have talked about what we can do to keep ourselves safe and things that could impact on our safety as well as our physical and mental well being.
Year 5 visited Park View school to take part in a Magical Movie Makers workshop. We created our own characters, planned a whole movie and then filmed the scenes. The children had a great time and produced a superb film.
In the invention shed, we have applied our DT skills to create various moving devices.
In maths we have been using the compass points to write directions to places in the yard.
Our Year 5 artists have been creating lots of wonderful pieces of work this year including perspective art and watercolour work.
Year 5 took a trip to Lumley Castle to meet the crew from High Handenhold Fires Station. They took part in some Fire Safety drills learning about hoses, ropes and machinery the fire fighters use to cut casualties out of cars. Truly inspirational and a fab afternoon.
Fun Maths games.
Cricket taster session.
We searched for clues from pictures, writing and atlases to help them to plan an expedition to Zanzibar.
French at Park View.
Investigating Mini Beasts.
Year 5 read about woolly mammoths and used their special de-text-ive resources to annotate the texts.
Fascinating Spider Investigations.
We had the opportunity to build shelters and create artwork, using natural materials. Then we tried making fire with flint and steel or foil and cotton wool. Our reward was tasty toasted marshmallows!
After spending part of their Wonderful Wednesday being a Reading De-text-ive, some of Year 5 spent their lunchtime sharing their love of reading with other children. They found a cosy corner of the Edwardian Library to settle down with a good book.
Year 5 explored Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’ to search for ways to spot a witch!