FRIDAY ROUND UP - FRIDAY 15TH OCTOBER 21
Another week of learning.
'We used Embedded Learning to test our knowledge of the water cycle. I was happy with how much I remembered.' Areece
'I remembered the word precipitation which means when it rains, hails or snows.' Kai
'I learnt a new phrase (surface run off) which means when rainwater flows back into rivers and seas.' Louisa
'I really enjoyed improving my hand/eye coordination in PE.' Jonathan
'In the lesson I improved my ability to move around while trying to bat a ball without dropping it.' Raj
'I got better at controlling the direction of batting the ball to my partner.' Ryan
This week in RHED our topic was on CONFLICT.
'Conflict is when individuals or different groups of people have a serious disagreement or argument. I think it is important to learn about conflict and how to solve the problem.' Amelia
'I enjoyed doing RHED because we got to view other people's opinion about a problem.' Tobi
'I enjoyed talking about how conflict can affect our daily life.' Debs
I liked how we had to discuss ways in solving different conflicts.' Emilia
In computing Year 5 completed their power points related to our science topic.
'I enjoyed making a factual power point on the planet Saturn.' Ruby
'I liked making a power point on Jupiter which has 79 moons!' Jerry
We look forward to another week of learning.😊😊
YEAR 5 DISCUSSING CONFLICT - (RHED WORK)
WELL DONE TO GRACE MAE - PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE WEEK AWARD 👏👏😄
WELL DONE TO TOBI - SCIENTIST OF THE WEEK AWARD
CONGRATULATIONS TO EMILIA WHO WON A BRONZE MEDAL IN HER RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS COMPETITION👏👏
FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER 21 - FRIDAY ROUND UP
We have had another great week of learning. Yesterday it was our first STAY AND LEARN in a long time! We celebrated Black History Month.
'It was fun learning about famous black people and what they did in the past.' Christopher.
'I liked learning about how some people helped to change the lives of black people.' Jerry.
'We enjoyed learning about Martin Luther King and how he tried to inspire others.' All of Year 5.
'I liked learning about black people and the difference they made throughout history.' Louisa.
'We liked how Marcus Rashford campaigned to provide free meals for poorer children.' Ayo, Amelia, Billy.
'It was good that Barack Obama was the first black president because he inspired other black people to work hard to achieve their goals/dreams.' Ruby & Mrs Martin
We look forward to learning more about black history and other people's achievements around the world. 😊
Today is HELLO YELLOW DAY.😊😊😊😊😊😊😊
We are all wearing yellow to support WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY. The money raised will be used to fund a Wellbeing Garden in school.
WELL DONE TO DAVID - PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE WEEK😊
WELL DONE TO DRAGOS - ACHIEVEMENT OF THE WEEK😊😊😊😊
YEAR 5 - HELLO YELLOW DAY
FRIDAY 1ST OCTOBER 21 - FRIDAY ROUND UP
We have been working hard to improve our skills in maths (short and long multiplication).
We have been writing explanations about the Journey of a River using key vocabulary.
'I loved learning about how a river has different stages in its journey, like how it erodes (wears away) parts of the river bank.' Jerry
'I enjoyed learning about how when a river meets the sea or ocean it is called the MOUTH.' Louisa
'I found out that a river meets the sea at the mouth and then flows into the ocean.' Ryan
In science this week we have been learning about the different phases of the moon.
'I have learnt that the moon has no light of its own, it reflects light from the sun.' Ayomide
'I learnt that it takes the moon 29.5 days for the moon to orbit the earth.' Leighton
'I learnt that the different phases of the moon is the amount of moon we can actually see.' Tobi
'Before learning about the moon, I didn't know the phases of the moon had names.' Amelia
We have been working on improving our fitness in PE this week.
'I enjoyed PE we had to do lots of activities in a circuit including hula hooping.' Raj
'I enjoyed doing hula hooping and skipping'. Gracie Mae
'I enjoyed taking part in sprinting.' Ollie
'First when I started sprinting I kept on slipping (lack of control) but I started to get better and have more control. Abdullah
'I improved my skills in skipping because I was able to run while skipping instead of just skipping on the spot.' Billy.
Next week we look forward to even more learning.😊😊👌👌👏👏
SCIENTISTS OF THE WEEK👏👏👏👏
GROUP DISCUSSING ARTICLE 2 - NON DISCRIMINATION
FRIDAY ROUND UP - FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER 21
We have enjoyed finding out more facts in our topic on rivers.
'The River Nile is the longest river in the world. It is 7617 km long.' Raj
'I learnt that the Amazon River has the most amount of water in it.' Billy
'I liked looking at the pictures showing a meandering river and how it shows the way the water has carved its shape.' Emilia
In English we have been writing poems in the style of an author (Grace Nichols)
The name of the poem is called WHEN THE COLOURS SPOKE.
'It was interesting writing our own poems using her style.' Harry
'I enjoyed writing our poems and finding new words to put into our verses.' Malcolm
'I loved using personification in my poem because it was fun giving personality to things that do not actually have a personality.' Jerry
'I loved writing my own verses about different colours.' Ruby
In maths we have been working HARD on improving our skills in multiplication.
We look forward to another week of learning and embedding.😀😁😊✨
Congratulations to Emilia for receiving the ACHIEVEMENT OF THE WEEK AWARD.
WEEK TWO - FRIDAY ROUND UP
Friday 17th September 21
We have had another good week👍.
'Our new science topic - Earth. Sun & Moon is very interesting.' Ruby'
' I enjoyed finding out about Aristotle - a Greek philosopher - who proved the earth was round.' Areece
'I enjoyed learning about the way the different planets orbit the sun.' Louisa
We have also started a new topic in Geography (RIVERS).
'I cannot wait to find out more about rivers'. Tola'
'I now know the word MEANDER means the way a river curves.' Jerry
'I thought the word MOUTH meant where we put our food in to chew but I now know it means where a river meets the sea or ocean.' Amelia
'I learnt the word SOURCE means the start of a river.' Alex.
We are still working on improving our skills in hockey.
We are looking forward to increasing and embedding our knowledge in Science and Geography next week.😊👍
Well done to Harry for being awarded THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE WEEK AWARD😁 👏👏👏👏👏
WEEK 1 - FRIDAY ROUND UP
Friday 10th September 21
We have enjoyed settling into Year 5.
'This week has gone really quick.' Areece.
'Year 5 is great! I have really enjoyed PE this week.' Ruby
'Learning how to use a hockey stick correctly was fun!' Alex
We are looking forward improving our learning in history and geography.
Next week we are starting a new science topic - Earth, Sun & Moon.😁
WELCOME TO YEAR 5
AND A BRAND NEW TERM
We look forward to sharing, discussing, practising and working with you all over the coming year.
Some of the topics we will be covering this term are:
Science - Earth, Sun & Moon
Maths - Place value, Number, Addition & Subtraction, Multiplication & Division
Geography - Rivers
Wednesday is our PE day so please make sure your PE kits are in school.
Remember to log onto Mathletics and Readings Eggs for additional practise.
Year 5 team