Welcome to Year 5 Blog
The Year 5 teaching team consists of: Mrs Loosley (5NL), Miss Cunningham & Miss Nicholson (5EC), Mrs Ridsdale and Mrs Webb (5W/R) and Mr Bradshaw (5BB). The children are also supported by our teaching assistants: Mr Swain, Mr Jenkinson, Mrs Hornsey and Mrs Allen. We have help from Mr Jones, Miss Lee, Ms Grimsley and Ms Reasbeck too. What a fantastic team!
Our PE days are Tuesday (indoor) and Wednesday (outdoor): the children need to wear their PE kits for school on those days.
Spellings are sent home every Monday, to learn ready for a spelling dictation each Friday.
Homework books (maths and SPaG) will be sent home once a week - the days will be decided by the class teachers who will let their classes know. They will have a whole week to complete the homework tasks.
In our weekly blogs, the children will share some of the things they have been doing at school. Check in each weekend for the latest Y5 news!
Published: Jun 18, 2021
The Ship of Shadows.
In Y5 this half term, we are reading a great book called The Ship of Shadows. It is an adventure story, with pirates, sea monsters and a big secret.
In Y5NL this week, we have been looking at the character of Aleja, who is the main character in the book. She is…Read more
Published: Jun 11, 2021
After lots of work learning about the Great Sheffield Flood, this week we wrote our newspaper articles as if it has just happened. In Y5EC, we used the computers to type up our reports and make them look like real newspapers by using columns and justify - this is where the text is lined up on both…Read more
Published: May 28, 2021
On Thursday 27th of May, all the Year 5 children went on a river walk. We walked down Shore Lane and through a twisted path that looked like a meander. A meander is where a river goes round a curve. It picks up rocks and stones from one side and drops them on a little beach on…Read more
Published: May 21, 2021
This week, in Year 5, we have been learning about The Great Sheffield Flood of 1864. The Dale Dyke Dam broke at around midnight on the 11th March, allowing 3.14 billion litres of water to flood down into Sheffield. 250 people were killed. It was a terrible disaster for the city of Sheffield and was…Read more
Published: May 14, 2021
This week, the Whole School Art display is going to be put up. This year, each class is focusing on a famous piece of art and using it as inpiration for their own.
In Y5NL, The painting for our class is called The Scream, which has a story behind it .The creater of the painting, Edvard Munch,…Read more
Published: May 07, 2021
This half term, we are learning about water in Year 5. In Y5NL, we looked at lots of pictures of water and got ideas from them to make our own water collages. We also learnt about types of poems called Cinquains and Haikus and wrote our own poems about water. We spent a lot of time on them. We made…Read more
Published: Apr 30, 2021
In Y5BB, we had lots of fun in the woods. We did a scavenger hunt, den building and some of us made our initials out of different items we found there! Can you spot your initials below?
This week, Y5NL were in the forest.…Read more
Published: Apr 23, 2021
Welcome back! We are looking forward to a busy and exciting term in Y5.
In our topic work this week, we have been learning about access to clean drinking water across the world. We were shocked to learn that, in some parts of the world, people have to drink dirty water, even though they know…Read more
Published: Apr 01, 2021
We have come to the end of the Spring term and what a term it has been! Even thought things didn“t quite go as we had planned, it has been a great term with lots of fantastic learning happening, at home and at school. We are really happy that we are finishing the term all back together and have some…Read more
Published: Mar 26, 2021
We have been using PowerPoint to create interactive quizzes. We used text boxes to write our questions and multiple choice answers and then inserted actions so that when the player clicks…Read more
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