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!

Year 5 Learn About Public Speaking

Published: Dec 12, 2018

We were delighted to welcome Jane Sexton to work with year 5 for a whole morning this week to help the children prepare for their Dragons' Den presentations. Jane, who has a child in year 4, has a keen interest in public speaking and volunteered to share her experiences with us. The morning started with…

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Another exciting week!

Published: Dec 07, 2018

This has been an exciting week!Some of the class performed with the choir for Breast Cancer Care at the Sheffield Cathedral singing Christmas carols.In science,we have been learning about reversible and irreversible changes.Also,the week before we did an experiment on dissolving.We have all been working…

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Science Xmas Lecture

Published: Dec 05, 2018

Last Friday all of year 5 walked down to Sheffield University to attend their annual Xmas Lecture for Children. The Octagon Centre was jam packed with very excited (and very noisy!) primary school children.The inspirational Prof Tim Birkhead presented an interactive talk entitled 'The Life of Birds'.…

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Dragons' Den comes to Year 5!

Published: Dec 02, 2018

This week in year 5 we started our next Literacy unit. This is a 'Speaking and Listening' unit that develops the children's presentational skills and their ability to talk persuasively in front of an audience. All the children have been put into groups of 3 by their class teacher to design a new product…

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Year 5 are Star Bakers!

Published: Dec 02, 2018

This week in year 5 we completed our DT topic all about bread. Our topic began with a discussion about all the different types of bread that are eaten around the world to highlight what an important food source bread is for many people. We then learned how to make a simple plain white bread roll. The…

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Egyptian Amulets

Published: Oct 25, 2018

This half term we made Egyptian Amulets out of clay for Art, we found it super fun! We also stuck/pressed jewels/beads onto the clay to make it look amazing and realistic. When the clay had dried we started to paint it Egyptian colours such as red,yellow,blue,silver and gold, the colours made a fascinating…

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Another great Y5 week.

Published: Oct 18, 2018

On Thursday , we had an Egyptian day. We enjoyed the pretend mummy embalming and wrapping and acting out an Egyptian story including the gods. Because it was a special occasion, we dressed up as Egyptian citizens .We played a Egyptian board game with a snake called Mehan with tricky questions.On Monday,…

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P.E.

Published: Oct 12, 2018

P.EThis term, in P.E, we have been learning all about hockey and about the rules of this game. All of us are really starting to get the hang of it. Every week we all walk down to the bottom yard and play lots of games against each other with smiles on our faces. Some times its very hard when the weather…

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More about this week

Published: Oct 12, 2018

Mummification ManualsThis week we have finished writing our mummy making manuals. We are very proud and pleased how they turned out. We have spent about 3 weeks preparing and writing these pieces. Some parts of these instructions were a bit disgusting to write (especially pulling the brain out through…

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This Week in Year 5

Published: Oct 12, 2018

Egyptian AmuletsThis week in art we have enjoyed making Egyptian amulets out of air drying clay and beads. We did this by slowly and carefully moulding the clay into the shape we designed this included pyramids, snakes and the eye of Horus. Also, we pushed in decorative beads to add a splash of colour.…

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