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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

 

Miss Rayson, Miss Jamieson, Miss Barber and Mrs Marshall are excited to be working with the Year 5s this year.

Reminder

Homework is due in on a Wednesday.

Spellings will be tested on a Friday.

 

Our P.E. days!

5R: P.E. is Monday and Wednesday.

5J: P.E. is Thursday and Monday.

Keep checking on our class page and follow us on twitter to find out what we have been up to this half term!

Our topic this half term is...

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This half term we will be looking at crime and punishment throughout British history. We will explore what sort of crimes were committed throughout history - from treason to witchcraft - and investigating how these crimes were punished. 

 

We will be looking at the work of Shakespeare in detail and creating art work of famous faces throughout history.

Our previous topics were...

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Our topic this half term is based on the transitions between the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age in Britain. We will placing events in chronological order before exploring the different Ages and how they changed over time.

 

We will be looking at different design techniques used throughout the Ages and trying some of these ourselves. We will also be creating our own Iron Age buildings.

 

Year 5 have been busy this half term

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As part of our latest topic, we will be spending time looking at the location and formation of mountains. We will explore persuasive writing and playscripts in English linked to our topic theme and will be completing a range of art work and engineering tasks!

A snapshot of some of the fun we had at High Borrans

A busy start to the half term in 5J

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Year 5 Hockey team at the tournament

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Isaiah the Prophet on the news!

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The children learnt about prophecies made before Jesus was born and the role that prophets played.
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As part of our topic, we will be looking at natural disasters and the effect they have on the human and physical world. We will be exploring the different types of natural disasters and studying narratives and information texts based on this. We will also be completing a range of Art projects around our topic. Keep checking our website and twitter to find out what we're up to!

5R have finally finished their erupting volcanoes!

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The children have been working on Audio Manipulation programmes in computing.

They have used Incredibox, Soundation and Ambient Mixer (all of these can be accessed for free at home too!) Here are some of 5R's finished clips!

Tsunami Sound Effect

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Max and Jessica worked together on Ambient Mixer to create this sound effect!

Volcano Sound Effect!

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Kaitlyn and Erin worked together on Ambient Mixer to create this sound effect!

Volcano Sound Effect!

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Isla and Harrison C worked together on Ambient Mixer to create this sound effect!

Almost every child in 5R got 10/10 on their spellings last week! Well done!

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Kaitlyn made a fantastic volcano!

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5R having fun this half term!

5J carrying out a scientifc enquiry into the absorbency of materials.

5J are having a lot of fun practicing their gymnastic skills with Stevie.

Some interesting additional homework

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As part of our topic, we will be looking at Space! We will be learning all about the solar system and completing some Space-themed Art work and DT. We also have a special project that we will be taking part in this half term. Keep checking our website page to find out more!

Parent's Overview

5R Nativity

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We created a silent movie of The Nativity starring 5R!

Some great finished Rockets inspired by our local town!

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Year 5 walking around Killingworth ready for the LM1 mission Art work!

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Making an edible sun! Learning all about the structure in the tastiest way possible!

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5R Parents' Lunch

Rocket Firing Competition!

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What fantastic work has been happening in year 5!

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As part of our topic, we will be exploring stories from other cultures, poetry and spending our time looking at North America. We have already completed some fantastic writing and our Art work is on display in school. 

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We have done some fantastic Art work!

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The homework this term has been outstanding!

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Look what else we've been up to this term!

We composed our own tune!

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In 5R, Kaitlyn worked with her pair to compose a tune using crotchets, quavers and semi-quavers!

We have spent our computing lessons this term analysing, planning, filming and editing Western movies. These are 5R's finished silent iMovies! Enjoy!

Ben's Group.mov

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Isla's Group.mov

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Jessica's Group.mov

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Kaine's Group.mov

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Mac's Group.mov

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Tony's Group.mov

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These are 5J's finished silent iMovies! Enjoy!

Ruby's group

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Dominic's group

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Gracie's group

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Shanes Group

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Harvey's group

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Owen's Group

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Ayssa's group

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Year 5 and Year 6 National Curriculum High Frequency Words

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