Year 5

30Sep2022

Today, the children started their new unit in PSHE all about relationships. We have looked at the word ‘anonymous’ and how anonymity can be used to hide information about ourselves online. The children were given a example profile of a child similar to their own age and they had the task of highligh

23Sep2022

This week in Year 5, we moved onto our next topic, and for the next two weeks we are going to be learning all about rivers. To start off our new topic, the children used atlases to identify and locate the most famous rivers in the word. They were given a blank map with rivers from each continent. In

23Sep2022

Welcome back to Reading Stars – ready for 2022-2023. The children have been back three weeks now and have all completed initial assessments on Reading Plus and Accelerated Reader. This gives them a starting level to read from. They have then started to access the programmes by reading different shor

19Sep2022

After the sad loss of The Queen, it was lovely for the children and residents to celebrate her life and love of the outdoors in The Platinum Parterre garden, we created together, to mark her Jubilee. The new greenhouse is going up and the planting has taken root, the foliage is flourishing and the p

16Sep2022

Over the last two weeks, we have been learning about forces in Science. We identified key forces that we encounter during our every day life, such as: friction, air resistance, water resistance, applied force and gravity. After looking at examples of each force, this week we completed an investigati

9Sep2022

This week in Year 5, the children were given a variety of different picture clues to try and decipher what our new reading book in English would be for this term, The first clue was a picture of the poem of Beowulf written in Old English. Some of the children thought the poem was a treasure map that