WELCOME TO YEAR 5
Forthcoming Events Thursday 14th February - Non-uniform day - wear some yellow or red or both - donations for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance
Our Teacher is
Our Teaching Assistant is
This school year we are proud to be supporting
Yorkshire Air Ambulance
The children are doing a fantastic job of organising fundraising projects and we are extremely proud of their efforts and enthusiasm in supporting this charity
So far we have raised a total of
This half term our theme is
We will be learning about the many great inventions of the Victorian period and we will consider the impact that these had on our country during that time and on our lives today.
The Leader In Me
We have been thinking about the choices we make, what is within our circle of control and what isn't and the need to stop and think before reacting to situations.
Habit 2 - Begin with the End in Mind
We have been thinking about where we would like to be in 10 years time and what we need to put in place to achieve all of our amazing ambitions
The Rainhill Trials
We learnt about the Rainhill Trails, where the first steam train, George Stephenson's 'Rocket' was first seen.
We took part in our own trail, pumping a model of 'Rocket' around the track!
This half term we are developing our skills in
Our RE Topic is
Who inspires you?
What is it about them that inspires you?
What do you think it means to be inspirational?
We have safely hatched 9 gorgeous chick (8 boys and 1 girl).
We have enjoyed looking after the chicks and taking them to visit each class in the school. We asked each class to name one of our chicks and they chose:
Nursery - Chickalicksipixie
Reception - Cheepy
Y1 - Hedwig
Y2 - Ollie
Y3 - Tweety
Y4 - Cupcake
Y5 - Buttercup & Chickasaurus Rex
Y6 - Jimmy
We learnt about the development of photography throughout the Victorian period. We were able to look at a range of cameras from the past and have our photograph taken through an 1880s lens.
Can you believe that the very first photograph took 8 hours to expose!
We took inspiration from the work of William Morris to create an illuminated letter using the initial of our first name.
William Morris was influenced by nature and so we incorporated this in to our designs.
Homework is set every Friday
Maths and English will be sent out alternately on a Friday.
We also ask that you spend some time each evening reading and practising spellings and learn its.
Each week we plan and lead a worship for the rest of the class. We gather together and spend some time listening to and reflecting on the Word of God.
We have learnt about the male and female parts of the flower and the role that they play in reproduction. We dissected a flower to identify the filament, anther, stigma, style and ovary.
We learnt about the phonograph, invented my Thomas Edison to play recorded sounds. We were able to listen to some of the first recorded music on the phonogrpah.
We were then able to create our own music by piercing holes in the strips and playing them through a special machine.