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  • 01/07/19

    Week of 7th January 2019

    Welcome to the Spring term! Last week we enjoyed hearing about all the things that our class had been busy with over the holidays, as well as the people that they had seen.
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  • 10/06/19

    Summer 2 - Week 2 - 10th June 2019

    Welcome to the last half-term of Year 5! It was fantastic to see so many of you at the Year 5 Cafe last half-term and I hope your children enjoyed sharing with you some of the things that they have learned. We have lots to look forward to this half-term, amongst other things, th...
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  • 20/05/19

    Summer 1 - Week 5 - 20th May

    The children brought in some fantastic work this morning for their project homework (please see photos below). The class thoroughly enjoyed listening to their peers sharing the work that they had done. The last week of this half-term will see us continuing our work on measurement and newspaper re...
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  • 13/05/19

    Summer 1 - Week 4 - 13th May

    This week will see the children finishing up all the brilliant work they have been doing on shape. We will then shift our focus to all things measurement related. Please do talk to your children about measure - their height, the height of their siblings, the size of their garden, bedroom, the park...
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  • 29/04/19

    Summer 1 - Week 2 -29th April

    Welcome back to school and the final term for the children in Year 5. This half-term is a relatively short one and we are going to be busy. This week, we will be looking at 3D shapes in Maths and a wide range of newspaper articles in English. As well as this, we will also see all t...
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  • 29/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 6 - 1st April

    It's the final week of the Spring term and we have a stimulating and varied week planned. As well as our Year 5 trip to the Institute of Astronomy we will also be watching the Year 3/4 play dress rehearsal and supporting the Year 6 charity fundraiser on Thursday. In Maths, we will be continui...
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  • 15/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 4 - 18th March

    This week we will be continuing to look at graphs and tables and learning how to interpret them. We will focus on timetables, in particular. If you are catching a train or bus with your children in the coming weeks then perhaps see if they can tell you what time the next bus is coming, how long it w...
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  • 08/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 3 - 11th March 2019

    This week we will be finishing our work on percentages and starting to learn about line graphs - how to interpret them and how to draw them. We will also be finishing our learning on instruction texts and starting to think about how to write a factual text about an animal, which links to t...
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  • 02/03/19

    Spring 2 - Week 2 - 4th March 2019

    This week we will be continuing to learn about the Space Race and what happened next, after the USSR were successful in their launch of Sputnik 1. The children were so interested in learning about this last week so please do continue to talk to them about what we have been learning. We will...
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  • 25/02/19

    Week of 25th February 2019

    Welcome back to the 2nd half of the Spring term. This week we will building on our knowledge of fraction and decimals and starting to explore percentages. We will also be writing instructions about a range of topics, among them; making a space rocket and creating a paper mache planet. T...
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  • 11/02/19

    Week of 11th February 2019

    It's the last week of school before half-term. At the start of this week children brought in their projects homework for this half-term. We all enjoyed listening to the children share and present the work that they had done at home. As you will have seen in the classroom window, our planets a...
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  • 01/02/19

    Week of 4th February

    This week we will continue learning how to write adventure stories, focussing on the story of Tom and Jez and the alien landing. In Maths, we are also continuing our learning from last week, with our focus being on adding and subtracting decimals. We will use the column method to help us with this...
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