Week 3 (13/11/17)

Maths In maths, we’ve been looking at division. We have been looking at long division (chunking) and short division. We have been also looking at word problems and being investigators by working out what the missing number could be.   English In English we have used the book Wolf Brother…

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Week 3 (19/06/17)

On Wednesday, Class 5 made iMovie trailers about Ancient Greece. Here they are! Ancient Greece – Olympics by Sofie, Neive and India https://vimeo.com/222539188 Ancient Greece – Olympics  by Oscar, Faye and Elliot https://vimeo.com/222539030 Ancient Greece – Olympics by Ollie and George https://vimeo.com/222538913 Ancient Greece – Gods by Nathan and Malachy…

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Multiplication, Wonder and Diary Entries!

We can’t believe we only have one week left! Last week we looked at more multiplication problems, thinking about what actually happens to the numbers when we multiply by 10, 100 and 1000 and then looking at multiplying by one digit and two digit numbers.  We are looking at a…

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Kicking off the first week of our summer term!

Where has the week gone? Year 5 have been excellent learners this week, quickly settling back into the routine of our timetable. We have spent time this week focusing on key comprehension questions, looking at a variety of texts from poetry to narrative.  The children were extremely excited to start…

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Getting Ready for Easter….

Year 5 have been working so hard these past few weeks.  We have been focusing on addition and subtraction and looking at various methods we can use to effectively solve different calculations.  We’ve even begun looking at simple algebraic equations – ask your child to give you an example!  This…

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Week 3 (06/03/17)

In English this week, we have been learning how to write PEE (Point, Evidence, Explain) paragraphs. In order to practise this we have been answering questions about our class book the River Singers. In Maths, we have completed some maths investigations. We really enjoyed these, some of us were great…

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Week 1 (20/02/17)

Elizabeth Wright Elizabeth Wright, a Paralympian swimmer who won the silver medal in the Sydney Olympic Games, came to our school. We were very lucky to have her here.  She is an inspiration to all pupils at this school as she is phenomenal and proved to us that if you…

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Week 6 (06/02/17)

This week in maths we have been doing math challenges (they really made my brain hurt!). In English we have been planning and writing a story about tiny people and where they live. On Tuesday we played hockey with our P.E teacher Mr Applin. On Friday we enjoyed learning about…

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Week 5 (30/01/17)

Maths We have been doing rounding to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10 000, 100 000 and 1 Million!!! We have also been doing addition with numbers from 100 to 10 000. I have been enjoying myself although it can be a bit challenging sometimes. English In English we have…

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Week 4 (23/01/17)

Maths: We have been rounding to the nearest thousand, ten thousand and hundred thousand. We used number lines to help us find the answer. English: We have been reading a story called The Tin Forest. We have been writing our own stories and creating our own version of it. Guided…

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