Busy Bees!!

Wow, what a busy week we have had this week.

On Tuesday, we went on a trip to Clumber Park where we did activities such as pond dipping and bird watching. We had a great time and we almost managed to keep everyone dry. Can you remember any of the animals that we saw?
On Wednesday, we had our sports day and everyone did so well. You should all be really proud of yourselves, well done to all teams.
On Thursday we had a great workshop where we made our very own comic strip story and used press printing machinery. Would anyone like to comment what their ideas for the comic? or what their favourite part of the day was?

I am looking forward to another very busy week next week 🙂 Keep up the good work Year 5!

Welcome back!

Welcome back to the final half term of year 5! EEK!

Our new Adventurer’s diary sequence is a really fun one. You all had some great ideas about writing our own diary entry. Can anyone remember some words we needed to clarify?

In maths we have been working on shape. We have looked at 3D nets and made our very own dice. Can you remember what opposite sides of a dice must add up to?

We have also been looking at the gestation periods of different mammals. What can you remember about this work?

I look forward to another very busy week and lots of play practise.

A Royaly good time.

Hello Everyone!

I hope you have had a fantastic weekend!
Last week was a little different because year 6 were doing their SATS. Thank you for being really patient and extremely quiet whilst we moved our classroom into the hall.

Although last week was a little bit different, we still did some very exciting things. It was our last swimming session and it was an extremely fun one. What was your favourite part?
We have done some great work on parenthesis in English AND we had a Royaly good day on Friday (see what I did there?)

I hope you all enjoyed your posh picnic in the sun and celebrating the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

I am looking forward to another great week this week. Don’t forget that Billy Bob Buttons is coming to pay us a visit tomorrow! How exciting 🙂

Islamic Faith Experience

We have had a really interesting and busy week this week.

Our Islamic faith experience was fantastic and we have learnt some really interesting things. Would anyone like to comment their favourite part of the experience?

Our CLIC scores have been fantastic this week, well done everyone! The tricky Maths which we have been doing this week has been hard but we have finally cracked it!

We have also written some fantastic myths and legends in English this week. I have really enjoyed reading them and I think you have all done really well.

Here is a challenge ready for next week. Can you remember what these terms mean?

Enjoy your bank holiday weekend!


In English we have been writing a recount of our snow day, making sure that we add in everything we have learnt so far.

In maths we have been continuing our multiplication work and looking at applying it in real life situations.

In science this week we have been looking at materials dissolving into a solution. Can anyone explain the experiment which we did and what we found? (remember to use your scientific vocabulary)

We also had our first swimming lesson this week, well done to everyone, you all did fantastically well and I am excited for next week 🙂

Your costumes were fantastic on world book day (round two) and I had a loevly day, I hope you did too.

See you next week 🙂

Happy snow day!

Hello everyone! I hope you have all been keeping safe and warm this week. It has been a very eventful week and very different to our usual.

Although we missed world book day today, I wonder if anyone would like to comment what their favourite book is or who their favourite author is and why? I would also love to know your costume ideas!

We have started our new English unit this week which is playscripts. We had a fantastic reciprocal reading session earlier this week. Can you comment a word that you needed clarifying and the definition that you found?

We have been re-visiting multiplication too. Can you work the following equation out? (don’t forget your superhero zero)

345 x 78 = ??

Finally, in Topic we have been looking at what made the Romans so powerful, can you remember why the Romans had such a good army?


I hope you all enjoy the snow but keep safe and warm!

Celtic Britain vs Roman Britain.

This week in English we have been continuing our work on parenthesis but we have also been looking at boundaries between clauses.

Can anyone write a sentence with either a colon or a semi-colon in?
For extra points, can you remember what an independent clause is?

In maths we have been looking at ratio this week. I wonder if anyone can answer this ratio question?

A recipe recommends three spoonful’s of flour for every one egg that is used. If 5 eggs are used in the recipe, then how many spoonful’s of flour are needed?

Can you create your own challenge for someone else to complete?

In topic this week, we have been looking at the difference between Celtic Britain and Roman Britain. The Romans made many changes when they came to Britain, can anyone remember what some of these were?

I am looking forward to our last week before half term. We have lots of fun things to do 🙂

Our class blog.

Welcome to our class blog, we have had a very interesting week.
In maths we have been continuing our work on fractions. In particular, we have been concentrating on multiplying whole numbers by mixed number fractions.

We are wondering if anyone can answer the following questions.

12 x 3 ½ =

5 x 6 ¼ =

In English, we have been working on parenthesis and putting this into our own formal letters.

We have missed the punctuation out of the following sentence, can you put it in correctly?

On Monday at midday we did a P.E lesson.

During our science lesson, we have been learning about thermal insulators and thermal conductors. We carried out an experiment in which we were trying to find the best insulating material to keep Mrs Hopkinson’s tea warmer for longer.

Are you able to tell us what a thermal insulator is?

In P.E, we have been working on our basketball and gymnastic skills. We have been practising how to dribble with the ball and in gymnastics, we have been learning how to do different types of rolls.

Can you name three different rolls in gymnastics?

In topic, we have been learning where the Romans came from (on the map Italy looks like Mrs Larkin’s boots) and when they invaded England.

Which city in Italy did the Romans come from?

Our novel is named ‘The pirates of Pompeii’ and it is getting very interesting. The main character has been kidnapped by men wearing masks and we can’t wait to find out what is happening.

What a great week that we have had, we can’t wait for next week.

Really Relative

Hello everyone!

This week we have been working on relative clauses in our English lessons. Which part of the following sentence is the relative clause?

Miss Cottingham, who was feeling really thirsty, decided to get a drink of water.

For extra points can you tell me how you know that it is the relative clause?

In maths we have been working on ordering fractions. Using our golden rule for fractions, can you order the following fractions?

3/4              2/6                 2/3                1/12

We have been doing some research in Topic work, who can tell me some facts that they have discovered?

I am looking forward to next week because we have our trip to Worksop College on Tuesday! I hope you have had a great weekend and you are ready for another busy week.