Year 5JB: Blog items
Date: 8th Oct 2023 @ 7:02pm
The children have been very busy with their learning so far this year! Here are some of our highlights so far this term!
- Quarry Bank Mill: Year 5 had a wonderful time on our trip to Quarry Bank Mill. The children loved learning about how the mill was used in Victorian times and finding our about the lives of the children who worked there. They visited the Victorian school house and living quarters, tried some of the different jobs and saw the noisy machinery in action!
- In Maths we have been learning about Place Value, including with decimal numbers.
- In Reading the children really enjoyed our text study of Oliver Twist, especially finding out about the different charcters! They used their understanding of the text to create some wonderful character descriptions in their Writing Books!
- We are continuing to discover more about the Victorians in our Connected Curriculum lessons, and have enjoyed finding out and creating a timeline of the main events of the Victorian era.
- In Science, we are continuing our work on Forces. The class really enjoyed discussing, predicting and exploring the effect of gravity on different objects!
- We have had a visitor in school to discuss Online Safety.
- Finally, everyone has worked very hard on practicing their handwriting and presentation in their new Year 5 books.
This week, we look forawrd to some exciting additional sessions including Art, Black History Month workshops and Freestyle Football... it will be another busy and exciting week in Year 5!
Date: 8th Oct 2023 @ 6:43pm
Welcome to a new year in 5JB!
The children have been working hard to get used to our new routines and timetables - here's some useful information for our school week in 5JB:
- PE days are Tuesday and Thursday. Please make sure children arrive in school in correct PE kit (black bottoms and plain white top, school jumper or plain black PE sweatshirt, sensible sports trainers, hair tied back and earrings removed).
- Bookbags should be brought in everyday and reading logs are checked on a Wednesday and Friday. Please support your child with their daily reading and sign their Reading Record each time.
- Homework is sent out and handed in on Fridays.
- Our weekly spelling test will take place each Thursday.
Date: 5th Jun 2023 @ 9:46pm
The parent overview for the summer 2 half term is now uploaded to the class page. Please take a look so you can think about how to support your child's learning. We will also be sending paper copies home this week.
Date: 19th Apr 2023 @ 11:36am
The Summer 1 parent overview has been uploaded under the file section of the class page. Please take a look so you can see what year 5 will be learning about this half term and support your child by discussing their learning.
A copy of this will also be sent home at the end of the week.
Date: 12th Jan 2023 @ 4:30pm
Today, we were really lucky to have a session with Tom from the Happy Puzzle Company as a reward for all our hard work in maths.
The focus was on teamwork and year 5 really did do us proud! They worked beautifully together, making sure that everyone had a chance to take part. Some of the puzzles were a little tricky to complete but their perserverance and determination paid off. We played genius star where we had to fit blocks into the spaces on a star shape around some blockers. Then we had a go at matching patterns using some coloured star blocks or a train with shapes to arrange accurately. Finally, the children had to follow some clues to identify where the 'treasure' was hidden on a map of smart town using coordinates.
Date: 9th Jan 2023 @ 1:44pm
The parent overview for Spring 1 has now been added to the class page (under files). Please take a look at what you child will be learning about this half term so that you can support them at home.
Date: 11th Nov 2022 @ 3:48pm
This week, year 5 have been learning about written methods of multiplication and division.
They found the division in particular really tricky. Their homework this week should support them in being able to practise the skill at home. However, they may need some support from adults or older children. Please feel free to talk them through each question. There is no expectation that children complete the homework entirely on their own.
BBC bitesize has an excellent explanation and some practise questions to try. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/znmtsbk/articles/zqpddp3?scrlybrkr=79556a3a
Keep trying year 5!
Date: 20th Oct 2022 @ 4:10pm
On Friday, we will be taking part in our harvest festival celebration assembly by performing the vegetable rap to the rest of key stage 2. If you would like to practise at home, these are the lyrics. Thanks for having a go!
Cauliflowers fluffy and cabbages green
Carrots are sweet once they are clean
Pile them on my plate, now don’t be mean
I’m a 5-a-day, get out and play, veg-eating machine!
Chocolate bars you can’t sell to me
I spend my money on celery
Guarantee there’s no stopping me
When the plate I see has some broccoli
You think you’re tough? You think you’re hard?
You need to grow veggies out in your yard.
Dig them up muddy but fresh and sweet,
The tasty, no-wastey, treat to eat.
One potato, two potato, three potato, four
We’ll clap in the air and tap on the floor
Just give ‘em a clean underneath the tap,
Turn around, touch the ground, our vegetable rap.
Fruit and Veg, let me hear you shout
I’m goin’ crazy for a Brussel Sprout.
Blackb’rries are juicy and rhubarb is sour
We’re getting healthier hour by hour
Double double toil and trouble
Heat ‘em up and make ‘em bubble
Five a day goodness for me and for you
We love fruit and vegetables too
Date: 14th Sep 2022 @ 10:24am
We have just uploaded a copy of all the parent overviews for each half term of year 5 onto our class pages. These documents may change slightly as we move through the year but they will give you an idea of everything your child will be learning about.
Date: 12th Sep 2022 @ 8:19pm
Welcome to a new year in 5JB!
We have been so excited to welcome our year 5 children back into school, and have been so impressed with how well they are settling in!
Tomorrow morning (13/9/22), we look forward to welcoming our children's grown ups into our classroom to find out about the children's learning and class routines! We hope to see you there!
Date: 8th May 2022 @ 10:41pm
Last week the children explored place value in addition by using concrete materials!
Date: 8th May 2022 @ 10:34pm
5JB's Greek Olympics!
Date: 11th Feb 2022 @ 4:20pm
5Jb had a great afternoon making building Bridges for CC! There task was to design and make a free standing bridge with a moving part... which they all proudly completed!
Date: 28th Jan 2022 @ 4:05pm
Last week, Year 5 had a brilliant day of learning with our Ancient Greek visitors! The children learnt all about the lives of the people living in Athens and Sparta, how to be a Greek warrior and put on a Greek play!
Date: 17th Dec 2021 @ 3:16pm
Christmas break Holiday Homework:
Date: 17th Dec 2021 @ 3:15pm
5JB have done enjoyed their exciting learning this term! The children have researched the differences and similarities between canals and rivers and have completed a paper structure designing challenge!
Date: 12th Nov 2021 @ 4:32pm
5JB have been testing their investigation skills in science and CC, where we have explored air resistance with paper spinners and tried to completed a paper structure challenge! Well done to our winning team!
Date: 22nd Oct 2021 @ 5:12pm
5JB had a great afternoon investigating the effect of water resistance on floating objects! The children competed to design and make a boat that would hold the most cubes. The children found that the boats with the biggest surface area were the winners!
Date: 8th Oct 2021 @ 4:32pm
5JB had a fantastic day on Wednesday on our trip to Quarry Bank Mill! We learnt about the lives of Victorian children working in the mills, the machines used in the workhouses and how the factories were powered!
Date: 8th Oct 2021 @ 4:17pm
5JB had a fantastic time at Quarry Bank Mill on Wednesday! We learnt about the life of children in the mills, the machines used in the workhouses and the factories were powered!
Date: 4th Oct 2021 @ 8:59pm
5JB have made a brilliant start with their learning in Year 5! The children have worked hard in Maths, and have really enjoyed exploring different strategies of place value, addition and subtraction!
Date: 11th Jul 2021 @ 11:52am
This week we have been focusing on writing our free-verse poems on bullfighting. Our reading sessions have been fantastic! We have been looking at figurative language and have made lots of connections between other texts that we have read such as the myths of ancient Greece.
When it came to writing, we have had fun creating a class poem as well everybody writing their own. We have experimented with writing from different perspectives and some of us are challenging ourselve from writing from the point of view of the matador.
When these are finished, they will be increíble!
Date: 3rd Jul 2021 @ 3:58pm
This week in 5DL
28/06/21 - 02/07/21
This week was assessment week which everyone was REALLY excited for!
Everyone worked incredibly hard and did their very best to show their learning over the past months.
We rounded of the week with our favourite game "The Pirate Game". Lots of drama and sabotage involved as well as much fun by everyone.
Date: 23rd Oct 2020 @ 4:02pm
Here is the link to our padlet page. Everything is in one place so should be easy to find.
Let me know on school spider if you have any questions about the work.
There will be a page for each day so make sure that you ask any questions on todays page.
If you have a question about yesterday's work - ask the question on today's page.
Good luck and let's get learning!
Date: 17th Jul 2020 @ 5:17pm
Good afternoon, 5CB. Can you believe that we have finally reached the end of our journey? And what a strange way to end it. I am so proud to have been your teacher this year - I have loved every second of it (even when you gave me a headache!)
I was so happy to speak to you all on the phone this week. There were only a couple of you I couldn't reach, so here is a little reminder of what was said:
When we go back to school in September, you will spend the first two days with myself and Mrs Turner, in our 5CB classroom. We will be able to do some fun games and activities together. Then you will move into Year 6, where your new Teacher will be Miss Thornton and your new Teaching Assistant will be Miss Taylor. Miss Thornton has emailed your grown up a leaflet, with some exciting Summer activities inside.
I'm moving year groups too this year, and will be teaching Year 4! I'm nervous and excited, just like I imagine all of you are.
Here are this week's outstanding learners:
... Yes you've guessed, each of you are outstanding learners!
Instead of posting your work this week, I have created something for you. Since we couldn't get a class photo this year, I've made one for us!
(I apologise if I got your eye colour wrong, all I had to go off was my memory and your photograph from our door!)
I hope you like it!
Enjoy your Summer!