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Year 5 News

February 4, 2021
In Hockey Class, we have been developing our debating skills. Below is one of the points of view that was shared. Introduction The construction of the Berlin Wall began on the 13th August 1961 by The German Democratic Republic and took 3 months to build. It separated East and West Germany. Many people want-ed to […]

December 11, 2020
Well done to the following children who received Celebration Certificates this week: Oliver – for giving lots of great answers in all subjects this week. Mia – for her details non-chronological report about emperor penguins. Jasmine – for her excellent effort and determination with her fractions. Nevaeh – for her excellent research skills and non-chronological […]

December 7, 2020
Year 5 have started a new topic in English (We Travel So Far). We have been exploring migratory animals as we will be writing a non-chronological report about an animal that migrates. Both classes have enjoyed the start of this and are looking forward to producing some artwork and pieces of writing related to the […]

November 20, 2020
Year 5 have continued to explore the Vikings. We have been using the book ‘Norse Myths’ to explore the different gods and goddesses that there were during Viking times. All the children have now created their own Viking gods. They have chosen a name and made an origin story. Both classes are now in the process of writing […]

September 25, 2020
We have had a brilliant start to the Autumn term in Year 5. Special mentions this week to Levi and Maddox.  Levi has made an excellent start in Guided Reading in Year 5, he has been giving great answers and is constantly engaging in the lesson.  Maddox has been kind, caring and helpful towards both […]

October 18, 2019
Year 5 have begun to explore a new book called ‘Black Dog’. This week we have been making predictions and inferring characters feelings and thoughts. The book’s main theme is exploring how a family copes with fear and Hockney Class have used this as a stimulus to create various different images of the ‘black dog’. […]

October 7, 2019
Firstly, we would like to thank all of the parents in Year 5 for the incredible effort you all put in to creating fabulous Viking costumes for ‘Viking Day’. As you all know, Year 5 had a Viking visitor on Thursday and all the children had an amazing day. Our visitor (Ragnor) educated us about […]

September 19, 2019
This week, Year 5 have been creating  Viking mythical creatures and writing a character description. We have looked at the significance of Anglo-Saxon kings (King Alfred the Great and King Athelstan) during the Viking period. The children also explained who King Ethelred II was and why Danegeld was introduced. In Science, the children have been […]


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