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Upton Junior School

One Childhood - One Chance

Y5 2021-22

 

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  • 24/06/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - 24.6.22

    English This week in English, we started our new text 'Street Child' and the children are really enjoying it. We have already read the first few chapters and cannot wait to find out what will happen to Jim. We have been introduced to Mr Spink - the evil landlord! We drew him and collected...
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  • 17/06/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - 17th June 2022

    English This week in English, we continued our learning on  the classical poem ’The Lady of Shalott'. Over the course of the week, the children learnt about different poetic devices and developed their understanding of different types of figurative language. From this, the chi...
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  • 10/06/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 10/06/2022

    English This week in English, we read the classical poem ’The Lady of Shalott'. The children enjoyed the vivid imagery and couldn't wait to find out what would happen in each part. We built towards writing an entwined character and setting description of the Lady of Shalott and Came...
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  • 23/05/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 20/05/2022

    English This week in English, we approached the end of our text, ‘When the Mountains Roared’. It was quite a sad week of reading as a leopard was shot, however, Ruby now has the evidence she needs to take down the poachers. For our writing, we imagined that Ruby was now much older and...
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  • 13/05/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 13/05/2022

      English In English this week, we have been researching and writing our own explanation text on endangered animals. This learning has linked perfectly with our topic learning on deforestation and habitat loss in the afternoons, as well as the journey that Ruby is going on in our t...
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  • 06/05/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 06/05/2022

    English In English this week, our text ‘When the Mountains Roared’ has taken us to a scene where Bella has an intruder; a Bear! The children have loved creating word banks of vocabulary and descriptive sentences which create suspense. They have begun to write...
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  • 29/04/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 29/04/2022

    English In English this week, our text ‘When the Mountains Roared’ has been getting very exciting! The characters are now deep in the Indian jungle, so we visited our own jungle (the environmental area) to gather vocabulary for a setting description.  Mat...
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  • 22/04/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 22/04/2022

    English In English this week, we started reading our new text ‘When the Mountains Roared’. We have made quite a few inferences already about what has happened and what could happen next. The children are thoroughly enjoying the book so far and have written diary entries and a letter t...
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  • 01/04/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 01/04/2022

    English In English this week, Year 5 have finished reading Cosmic - wow what a ride! We've thoroughly enjoyed this book and created some amazing writing as a result. This week, we wrote emails and diary entries in role as Liam, reflecting back on his time in space. Maths In maths this...
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  • 25/03/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 25/03/2022

    English In English this week, Year 5 have been writing to persuade. The week began with a persuasive speech based on a section of our text - Cosmic - where the main character Liam was persuading the other characters to vote for him to be the one chosen to go into space. Towards the end of the wee...
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  • 18/03/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 18/03/2022

    English We are still absolutely loving our text for this term - Comic by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Liam, the lead character, has just won a competition to go to a brand-new space-themed theme park in China (although his parents think he is on a school trip to the Lake District). We can't wai...
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  • 11/03/22

    Year 5 Weekly News - Friday 11/03/2022

    English English lessons this week have focused on poetry. Children in year 5 have read two poems, both on the theme of stars and space - "Stars" by Sara Teasdale and "A Love Letter to the Stars" by Ruth Awolola.  We spent time picking apart the poems, under...
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