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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

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In Year 5, we have been studying Space and the Solar System through our 'Cosmic' topic. The children studied colour, texture and graffiti in Art and, after creating their own graffiti, they used the skills to create stencilled bold pieces of planet Art using sponges and Cosmic-coloured paints. Working in pairs, the children produced amazing pieces of art work showing various planets in the Solar System.

 

To follow on from that, the children created a working Space buggy in DT which included an electrical circuit and pulley system. Through careful design and testing, the children raced their finished products and assessed them for speed, reliability and functionality. The children worked diligently to produce a finished product which was amazing and the children brought away a variety of skills including how to saw, make circuits and switches and how to build aerodynamic bodywork as a finishing touch. 

Sign2Sing 

 

This year, the school is taking part in Sign2Sing where the children will sign a song as a whole school in assembly. We will do this on 28th February.  Below are the clips that we will be using in class to prepare but if your child would like to, they can also practice at home! 

Full 2018/2019 sign2sing tutorial with music, signs and subtiles

sign2sing 2018/19 official music video

Exploring Our Solar System: Planets and Space for Kids - FreeSchool

Here is an in-depth introduction to the Solar System and the planets that are in it. From the sun to why poor Pluto is no longer considered a planet, come along for a ride across the Solar System and learn a ton of cool facts about Solar System!

NSPCC Feedback survey

 

Year 5 have taken part in a ‘Speak Out. Stay Safe’ workshop presented by the NSPCC where the children learnt about how to stay safe. They discussed their safe places and people who they can trust.

 

As a result of this visit, the NSPCC would like the children to complete a short feedback survey if possible.

If your child would like to complete this survey, please follow the link below:

www.nscpp.org.uk/childrenfeedback

 

Thanks for your cooperation

Ms Lewis and Mrs Redmond

The Vikings:

Find out more about the Vikings by following this link https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/topics/ztyr9j6

 

How did they fight? Who were they? What was life like in Viking Britain?

How to Train Your Dragon

 

Do you want to play Top Trumps with dragons? Or find out about the characters in our year 5 book? Then follow this link:

 

http://www.howtotrainyourdragon.co.uk/

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