The children worked in pairs to read their class text, 'Oranges in No Man's Land'.
We are really enjoying the book and the children are showing a lot of empathy towards the main character.
We celebrated Eid at school by having parties in the afternoon! The children really enjoyed dancing, singing and playing party games!
Collective Worship- 30.06.17
Eid and Ramadan
The children discussed what they had done for Eid at home. As a class, we thought about why Muslims celebrate Eid. We also thought about those less fortunate than ourselves around the world.
"We celebrated by going to a big restaurant with our family!"
"I went to my aunt's house and she cooked a meal for my whole family!"
Collective Worship- 28.06.17
The children thought about what it means to be a good friend. They discussed how to be a good friend and reflected on times where they could have been a better friend. In 5P, we have promised to be good friends to everybody.
Collective Worship- 14.06.17
Hindu Temple- Mandir
In Collective Worship, the children learnt about the features of a Hindu Temple.
The children were all very excited to see a Hindu Temple later in the day!
Hindu Temple Visit- 14.06.17
The children visited a local Hindu temple this week. They learnt a lot about the Hindu religion. including how Hindus pray and the key features of the Temple.
The children enjoyed looking at the statues of the Hindu Gods.
Collective Worship- International Children's Day
Scream Machine- Engage!
Collective Worship- 25.05.17
Maths- 25.05.17- Fractions
Collective Worship- 23.05.17
In Collective Worship, the children learnt about Ascension Day.
They retold the story of how, in the Christian tradition, Jesus ascended to heaven 40 days after he rose from the dead.
Christian Aid Week- 18.05.17
Collective Worship- 12.05.17
In Collective Worship, the children learnt about the major religions that can be found around the world.
They know that we should respect all religions and that everybody is free to choose their own religion.
In English, the children were sorting comprehension questions into the following categories:
The children then worked in pairs to answer questions about their reading books.
In PSHE, the children learnt about who and what can have an influence over them.
They know that influences can be both positive and negative.
The children know how to get help if they feel that somebody is having a negative influence over them.
Collective Worship- 09.05.17
In Collective Worship, the children learnt about the Buddhist celebration of Vesak.
The children understand that Vesak is celebrated around the world and the it is a celebration of the birth of the Buddha.
Collective Worship- 05.05.17
Collective Worship- 02.05.17
The children learnt about labour day, or worker's day. They understand why people fought for an 8 hour working day and for better working conditions.
The children learnt about Saint Joseph, the patron saint of workers and craftsmen.
Welcome back to school!
Where is this year going? It's summer term already!
The teachers in Year 5 are really excited to be back in school - We have such a fun, inspirational half term planned for the children!
Please remember to bring in your P.E kits for the half term.
Thank you for all of your support over the last two terms, and we will continue to work closely with parents over the rest of the academic year.
Miss Shaw, Mr Plant, and Mrs Cartwright.
A big thank you to parents for their support over the last few weeks; we've had world book day where the children dressed up and looked wonderful and class assemblies, thank you for attending. Comic relief will be happening soon. Please read the newsletter your children bring home for further information.
Todays newsletter had very important information if you are considering Grammar school for your child, after year 6. We have no control over the exams, and are provided by the grammar schools directly. Please look on the internet for more information.
Have a lovely weekend, (don't forget to do your homework!)
Mr Plant. Mrs Cartwright and Miss Shaw.
5S’s class assembly will be on 3rd March at 9am. We are inviting all parents and family members along. We really hope you can make it to support your children.
The children took part in an audio story about the rainforest. They learnt about the animals that live there and what they eat. They also learnt about the plants that grow in the rainforest.
The children used this information as part of a formal letter about the rainforest.
Welcome to Year 5!
This year your children will continue to develop their skills in English, Maths and the wider curriculum.
We have lots of fun activities planned for your children so please make sure that they attend school every day.
If you have any questions then please come and talk to Mr Plant, Miss Shaw or Mrs Cartwright.