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!

Friday 9th October

Published: Oct 07, 2020

We have been working hard in year 5 this week on our Whole School Art project. The theme this time is 'Fairytales'. Y5NL decided to design our own fairytale castles.In ICT we did some research about Fairy Tale Castles to help us make mood boards. We got some pictures from the internet and cut them out…

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Friday 2nd October 2020

Published: Sep 30, 2020

In Y5BB, we have been working hard in English to complete our first piece of best writing. We were writing about being inside an Egyptian tomb, and have spent lessons building up different SPaG features to make our writing the best it could be. We imagined what it would be like by watching a video of…

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Friday 25th September

Published: Sep 23, 2020

We have had a really busy start back to school in Year 5BB. We had lots of fun doing Forest Schools with Rohan from Foresteers. The children (and Mr Bradshaw!) enjoyed making dens, rope swings, toasting marshmallows and drinking our hot chocolate! The children in Y5BB also took over as the teachers this…

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Friday 18th September

Published: Sep 18, 2020

Year 5 have had a happy and busy second week back at school and are settling into the new routines. Useful to know ... * Spellings will be sent home (stuck inside homework diaries) every Monday, to learn for a spelling dictation each Friday. * Homework (maths and SPaG) will be sent home each week, on…

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Welcome back to school.

Published: Sep 11, 2020

Year 5 have a had a great first full week back at school. It is lovely to have everyone back! This week, we launched our Forest Schools work with a visit from Rohan, from Foresteers. He took each class for a half day session in the woods and we had lots of fun, while learning new skills. Y5NL really…

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Goodbye Y5 and happy holidays!

Published: Jul 17, 2020

So, we have come to the end of the summer term and what a strange term it has been! Whether you have been doing your learning at home, or in your small bubbles at school, you all have one thing in common - you are AMAZING! The Y5 teachers are so proud of you all and have loved speaking to you on the…

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More lovely learning

Published: Jul 10, 2020

Hello everyone! We hope that you have all had a happy and healthy week. Usually, at this time of year you would be meeting your new teachers and visiting your new classrooms. Sadly, we can't do this at the moment but we have sent you a PowerPoint and video, all about Year 6, to give you an idea of what…

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A very wet week!

Published: Jul 04, 2020

Last week we had a heatwave; this week we have had lots of rain. It is a good job the nice weather was here for our Lydgate Virtual School Games - it would not have been as much fun doing the activities in the rain. The scores are in and Y5/Y6 came 6th out of 59 schools. Well done everyone!As usual,…

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A rather warm week!

Published: Jun 25, 2020

We have had a heatwave in Sheffield this week and it has been very warm at school - and probably at home too. However, it takes more than a bit of hot weather to stop the amazing Y5 children learning and we have had another very busy (and a bit sweaty!) week. The children at school are now working in…

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More great learning and some yummy baking

Published: Jun 19, 2020

It has been another busy week, with lots of learning going on, at home and at school. In our English work this week, we have all been looking at some poetry by Jo Coelho and writing poems about our own special places. These children have chosen different places - their garden, their grandma's home in…

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