Welcome to Year 5 Blog

The Year 5 teaching team consists of: Mrs Loosley (5NL), Miss Cunningham & Miss Nicholson (5NC),  Mrs Ridsdale and Mrs Webb (5W/R) and Mr Bradshaw (5BB).  The children are also supported by our teaching assistants: Ms Kania, Mrs Hill, Mrs Hornsey, Mr Swain, Mr Daw and Mr Bartholomew. 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 updates. 

Friday 13th May, 2022

Published: May 13, 2022

This week in Y5NL, we have been learning about The Great Sheffield Flood. 

The Great Sheffield Flood happened on the 11th of May, 1864. At approximately 12 o'clock at night, the Dale Dyke Dam burst and a 50ft high wall of water came cascading down upon Sheffield. It was like Niagra Falls pouring…

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Friday 6th May, 2022

Published: May 06, 2022

We had a very special day in Y5 this week to celebrate the festival of Eid. The teachers, and a group of lovely parents, have been working hard for weeks to prepare the day and it was a great success.

We started the day with a presentation from Mr Guljar (an ex-parent) about his charity work.…

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Friday 29th April, 2022

Published: Apr 29, 2022

We started our new topic off this week with a very exciting map day. 

First we made a plan map of the school. We had to go all around school, to work out how it would look if we drew the view from above. Then, we listened to Nigel Vardy - a.k.a Mr Frostbite. He is a famous mountain climber…

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Friday 22nd April.

Published: Apr 22, 2022

We had an egg-citing start to our third term in Year 5, with the famous Lydgate Junior School decorated egg competition. Let us egg-splain - we could hard boil the egg or blow the yolk out to make a beautiful egg display that would later be put on show in the hall. We enjoyed looking at all the competition…

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Thursday 31st March 2022

Published: Apr 01, 2022

We have reached the end of our second term in Y5 and what an exciting term it has been! We hope that you all enjoy your Easter break and have a well-earned rest.

Don't forget about the famous Lydgate Junior School egg decorating competition! You need to bring your entries to school on the…

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Friday 25th March

Published: Mar 25, 2022

This week Y5WR have had great fun challenging themselves in their maths work. We have been subtracting fractions and Mrs Webb decided to challenge the class by giving them a super hard question which they absolutely…

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Friday 18th March

Published: Mar 18, 2022

It has been a busy week in Y5. 

On Friday, it was Red Nose Day and we were raising money for Comic Relief. Some children raised money by challenging themselves to a sponsored silence or even tying their legs together all day! We also had a cake sale, a joke competition and could buy red noses…

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Friday 11th March, 2022

Published: Mar 11, 2022

In Y5NL, over the last few weeks, we have been working on fractions in our maths lessons. We have learned about denominators and numerators.To help us learn about fractions, we cut up pieces of paper and folded them into fractions - we worked in small groups. We learned about improper fractions, which…

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Friday 4th March

Published: Mar 06, 2022

It's been a busy and very exciting week in Year 5. We had a visit from The Wonderdome on Tuesday and it was World Book day on Thursday. 

Wonderdome Visit.

Y5 WR had a great time inside the Wonderdome. Matt (the leader) had so much to share with us. Our class were super knowledgable…

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Friday 25th February, 2022

Published: Feb 25, 2022

Welcome back to the fourth half term of Year 5. We have lots of exciting learning planned. 

REMINDER - you must bring a coat to school! The weather is cold and wet at the moment; we don't want you to be cold and wet too.

Next week, on Thursday 3rd March, we will be celebrating World…

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