Week 2 (15/1/18)

Maths We have been exploring fractions this week. Equivalent fractions means it’s the same amount of shape but the shape has been divided up into a different number of pieces. We have been learning to add and subtract fractions, which have answers with mixed numbers. Mixed numbers means = a…

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Week 1 (8/1/18)

Maths In maths we have been learning about fractions, decimals and percentages. We have been spilt into two separate groups, due to our different knowledge of fractions. We have been trying to work out which fractions are equivalent to other fractions by using different methods. One of which was dividing…

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Week 6 & 7 (11/12/17)

Maths We are doing well with the timed times tables tests in the morning – it really helps if we know our tables. We get 5 minutes to practice before we have to do it against the clock.  In maths this week we have been designing our own theme park.…

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Week 5 (27/11/17)

Maths First thing in the morning we are challenging ourselves by completing 20 quick fire times’ tables questions in 1 minute. We’ve been looking a multiplication and division word problems, these have been multi-step. This is a type of question we have been working on. A farmer’s hens together lay…

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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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