Category Archives: Year 5

Year 5 blog

Reading inspire workshop

 

What a great workshop with our year 5 & 6 parents/pupils today. This was a great opportunity for parents to take part in some reading activities with their children. Thanks for coming.

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

Children in Need: Best Dressed Bear Competition

 

This year, to raise money for BBC Children In Need, children from every year group dressed up their bears in all sorts of different outfits. We were SO impressed by your creativity and imagination, and awarding prizes was verrrrry difficult. Thank you all for your generous donations – we hope to have the total added […]

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Published Date: 21st November 2017
Category: Arts blog, eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

The Highwayman

 

We have started reading the poem; The Highwayman this week and we have come across lots of different language features during our reading lesson.

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Published Date: 15th November 2017
Category: Year 5


 

Mythical Art

 

Creating mythical creatures and masks in art today!

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Published Date: 11th November 2017
Category: Arts blog, Year 5


 

Rememberance Service

 

We visited our local church for their annual rememberance service.  

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Published Date: 11th November 2017
Category: Year 5


 

Creative Writing

 

  Creative writing in the hall. We used drama to help us understand the key characters in the poem.  

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Published Date: 11th November 2017
Category: Year 5


 

Magical maths is back!

 

Today we had a magical maths assembly and the clubs will be starting again in January. The clubs will be after school every Wednesday for 6 six weeks. You can join by visiting the website or calling the telephone number on the flyer that was handed out today. There is a cost for the workshops. […]

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Published Date: 7th November 2017
Category: KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Domino Fractions

 

A great lesson today on finding equivalent fractions playing dominos.

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Published Date: 31st October 2017
Category: Year 5


 

D&T

 

We are a few weeks into our DT project, where we are designing and creating our own soft toys based on our topic: myths and legends. Today we practised cutting and stictching.

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Published Date: 6th October 2017
Category: Arts blog, Year 5


 

Skimming & Scanning

 

Can you beat the clock? Great job on our skimming and scanning activities today in year 5.

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Published Date: 6th October 2017
Category: Year 5


 

Science: changing properties

 

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Published Date: 6th October 2017
Category: Science Blog, Year 5


 

McMillan coffee morning

 

The McMillan coffee morning was a success this morning – thank you to Mrs Matthews for organising it and all the staff that helped set up. A huge thank you to all the parents/carers/staff and children who donated cakes and biscuits in order to make it successful. We had a good turn out and we […]

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Published Date: 29th September 2017
Category: eyfs blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Nursery, Reception, School Council, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Infuse Dance

 

Year 5 are loving their dance/photography sessions with Mark from Infuse Dance. Check them out.  

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Published Date: 27th September 2017
Category: Year 5


 

Reading Buddies

 

What a great success our ‘reading buddies’ sessions have been with year 3. We have started a new morning session (once a week) where half of the class swap rooms and listen to and read our books to one another. Children have been great role models and readers in both classes, well done.

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Published Date: 27th September 2017
Category: Year 3, Year 5


 

Macbeth

 

We are loving our new class text: Macbeth this half term. We are currently writing a balanced argument highlighting for and against Macbeth’s decision to kill King Duncan. Year 5 can’t wait to find out what happens next.  

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Published Date: 27th September 2017
Category: Year 5


 

Clarinet Concert – Monday 27th March 2017

 

Year 4 and Electives Clarinet Concert 27 March 2017 Just a quick reminder that on Monday 27th March 2017 at 9:15 am there will be an opportunity for Year 4 and the electives from Year 5 and 6 to perform their clarinet pieces in their first concert of the year.  We hope you can join us!

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Published Date: 13th March 2017
Category: Arts blog, KS2 blog, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

World Book Day

 

Year five really went to town with their costumes this year! The Hogwarts group: Wonder Woman and Captain America: From ‘Brave’ and Hetty Feather Matilda with an Oompalumpa and Charlie with his golden ticket:Merida:  Dennis the Menace and WallyFrom Minecraft and Star Wars:  Jim Jarvis, Simone Biles and The Big Bad Wolf: A certain tiger also came […]

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Published Date: 2nd March 2017
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

It’s Up To Me To Choose

 

Here is the recording of the song “It’s Up To Me To Choose” that Mrs Baker has taught and recorded with KS2 last week. Have a listen Song taught from the Singing Connections resource.

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Published Date: 26th January 2017
Category: Arts blog, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Using our own compost and planting more bulbs

 

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Published Date: 24th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

painting pots

 

Last Friday Y5 and Y6  gardeners were very busy painting pots for our bulbs we planted and researching Bug Hotels and thinking about how we will design our own one for the field.

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Published Date: 11th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, KS2 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

A day in a Victorian school

 

Year 5/6 have started the new term by going back in time! Here we are experiencing what life was like in school for Victorian children – what an experience it was!

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Published Date: 4th January 2017
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

Christmas Disco

 

Year 5 & 6 had a blast at their Christmas disco. Mrs Arshad learned a few new moves:-)

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Published Date: 16th December 2016
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

George’s marvellous medicine

 

Wow we had the most amazing travelling to the theatre by train and going The Alex theatre to watch George’s Marvellous Medicine. The show was great and we even had a special visitor come with us too, Mrs Rahul 😝

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Published Date: 30th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Chinese calligrapher

 

We had the most amazing assembly to start a Monday morning, we had a famous visitor from China that did calligraphy in Arabic and Chinese. He spoke in Chinese and had a translator to help us understand what he was saying. He called up children to copy his writing. They were amazing!!

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Published Date: 28th November 2016
Category: Arts blog, KS1 blog, KS2 blog, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Children in need

 

Super Choir were super excited to perform live for BBC Children In Need at The Black Country Museum on Friday 18th November. What an experience for us all.    

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Published Date: 21st November 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Cannock chase museum

 

Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic day at Cannock Chase Museum today as we explored what life was like on the home front during WW2. We spent the day at the museum and discovered life during: the blitz, rationing, evacuation as well as life at home throughout the war.

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Published Date: 21st November 2016
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

Gardening Club is Growing!

 

This half term, Mrs Edwards and a team of Key Stage 2 gardeners have been getting to grips with Autumn in the garden and preparing for Winter.

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Published Date: 15th November 2016
Category: gardening blog, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

WW1 workshop

 

Year 5 and 6 were lucky enough to welcome a very special visitor in our classrooms today. This very special visitor was Mrs Wyatt (Miss Wyatt’s Mum) who talked to us all about her visit to Ypres, Belgium. She shared with us some amazing photographs from her visit and even told us about some of […]

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Published Date: 14th November 2016
Category: KS1 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

Remembrance Service

 

Year 5 was invited to attend the service at the church today to remember soldiers who have died in conflict. We made a poppy wreath to take with us to the war memorial: We had a minute’s silence at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month.

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Published Date: 11th November 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

Children in Need

 

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Published Date: 9th November 2016
Category: eyfs blog, KS2 blog, Reception, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

Happy Diwali

 

We really enjoyed celebrating Diwali on Monday afternoon. We are Indian food and listened to some traditional music. Our favourite game was musical chairs! Have you heard any fireworks?

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Published Date: 3rd November 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

Diwali parties

 

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Published Date: 18th October 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

Apostrophe Penalty Shoot Out

 

This week in grammar, we have been learning all about apostrophes. We absolutely loved this fun and interactive game. Can you beat the goalie?

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Published Date: 18th October 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

WW2 Drama

 

What a fantastic treat this morning for us all in year 5&6 this morning. We were visited by The Take Away theatre company who introduced the topic of WW2 to us through a theatre performance. The show was full laughter and tears; we were hooked from start to finish.

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Published Date: 11th October 2016
Category: Year 5, Year 6


 

Super Science

 

Year five are learning all about forces in science this term.  The children were looking at gravitational energy this week, and planned their own experiments with self constructed pundulums.  Each team planned their own question to investigate, changing one variable and keeping the others the same to make sure it was a fair test. 

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Published Date: 10th October 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

The Terrible Trenches

 

We have been researching what life was like for soldiers in the First World War. This is helping us to understand the novel we are reading in literacy, Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo. These posters are how we decided to present our findings: 

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Published Date: 10th October 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

Rounding games

 

Click here to play a game of darts and practise your rounding. This game needs you to round the numbers before adding them up. Can you beat the clock? Remember the ‘high five’ rule!

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Published Date: 21st September 2016
Category: Year 5


 

Eid Mubarak

 

Eid Mubarak to everyone celebrating! We are enjoying learning about the story of Eid and making cards for friends and family. We can’t wait for our parties on Friday afternoon!

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Published Date: 12th September 2016
Category: Year 5


 

Build a shed!

 

In Maths we have been learning about perimeter and how to convert between units of measurement e.g. cm to mm or mm to m. Put your skills to the test in this fun game and build yourself a shed! Click here to play

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Published Date: 27th June 2016
Category: KS2 blog, Year 5


 

We’re MAD about science!

 

We had a great assembly when Mad Science came in to do a fantastic assembly for the whole school. It was such fun science experiments. Some children have now joined the Mad Science Club after school. Watch this space for more information about their progress!  

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Published Date: 26th May 2016
Category: Science Blog, Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6