Spring Term 2019

We have made Chinese lanterns in RE and found out all about Chinese New Year and the lantern festival. Here are some of our lanterns.

 

In Year 5 this half term we are making robots with a visitor from Manchester City this will take six weeks and we are having lots of fun.

 

 

 

The week beginning the 11 February 2019 we are holding an Art and French themes week called Eiffel of Art.  All children will be taking part in various activities.

Science

In science we are looking at materials and separating mixtures.  We have been investigating dissolving and separating.  The children made up their own dissolving investigations to check variables such as water temperatures and water with different liquids.  Here are some of the photographs of our investigations and results.

 

         

     

     

History

We are covering Anglo-Saxons this term.  We have already looked at Kennings in English which are a type of Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Maths

This half term we will be covering place value, decimals, mental strategies, problem solving and lots of other things.

English

We will be covering poetry and comprehension this term. The children have been writing their own Kennings.

 

Year 5 Autumn Term

Welcome back everyone.

This half term we are finding out about Ancient Greeks. We will be including myths and learning about how life was in ancient times.  We will be having a food tasting session and making our own Greek vases with clay.

 

Maths

In this term we will be covering lots of topics:-

  • Time,
  • Perimeter,
  • Mental methods for working out.

It is important that Year 5 continue to practice their times tables at home and we would welcome our parents/carers supporting their child with this.