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Y5 2021-22

 

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  • 14/01/22

    Homework - 14.01.2021

    Year 5 have just started their new topic - China!  So this week, we would love you to take this opportunity to learn something new about this fascinating country. You can use books and the Internet for your research and can present your research in any way you like. You could write a fact fi...
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  • 14/01/22

    5Y - Firework Makers!

    This week, year 5 have started their new book for the term - The Firework Maker's Daughter by Phillip Pulman. The week started with children designing and then writing a set of instructions for their very own firework. We had Gigabolt Sparks and Exploding Insanities, Pheonix Feathers and Crackle...
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  • 14/01/22

    5R debate important questions!

    This week, we started our new class text, The Firework-Maker's Daughter but in the first chapter one of the characters says that girls cannot be firework makers. The main character in the book, Lila, dreams of making enchanting, magical fireworks and is saddened that others feel this way. As a c...
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  • 12/01/22

    5R learn about train safety!

    On Friday, we went on the train to Margate station to learn about the importance of rail safety. Whilst there the children undertook a number of activities including a quiz, a walk on the platform and a video about staying safe and what happens if you don't. It was a great afternoon! Not only di...
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  • 07/01/22

    Homework 07.01.2022 - British Sign Language

    Language of the term for term 3 is British Sign Language. For homework this week, we would love you to learn some of the basics of British Sign Langauge, beginning with greetings (hello, goodbye, good morning etc). You'll probably already be familiar with some of these, but some will be new to y...
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  • 07/01/22

    5Y have had a great first week back!

    It's great to be back after a restful winter break. 5Y began Term 3 with a week on PSHE. We spent time learning about "Kindness if my Superpower", writing kindness poems, creating art to show "conflicting emotions" (see pictures) as well as spending time on e-safety. On top o...
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  • 07/01/22

    Happy New Year! and Railway Safety - 5B

    Happy New Year! I hope you all rested well and had a lovely Christmas and New Year. Thank you for any presents that you so kindly brought in at the end of last term. Firstly, it has been great to see all of the children this week. Well done to Leo for being our first Pupil of the Week for Term 3...
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  • 10/12/21

    5B Battle of Hastings

    5B took part in a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings this afternoon. They joined the rest of the Year 5 classes on the field armed with their shields. 5B and 5G were the victorious Normans and 5R and 5Y were the defeated Saxons. 
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  • 10/12/21

    Homework - 10.12.2021

    With our topic on the Saxons coming to an end, and Christmas just around the corner, we would like you to investigate how the Saxons (being predominantly Christian) celebrated Christmas. Use the Internet to research and then present your findings in any way you like in your books.  Lookin...
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  • 10/12/21

    5Y Non-chronological reports

    This week, 5Y have really enjoyed writing non-chronological reports on their dragons, explaining what they look like, what they are, where they lived and their behaviours. The creativity and imagination was amazing and the language used throughout was exceptional. Great effort 5Y!  
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  • 10/12/21

    The Battle of Hastings - 1066

    5G recreate The Battle of Hastings
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  • 06/12/21

    Homework - 03.12.2021

    This week and last week in maths, children in year 5 have been working on perimeter and area. For your homework task this week, we'd like you to investigate the perimeter (and area if you feel confident enough) of items without your homes. What is the perimeter of your TV? What is the peri...
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