World Book Day

Today we celebrated World Book Day, we made book marks for our favourite books.

Year 5 you know my favourite author is William Shakespeare – but who is yours?

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Drumming and Brass with Mr Bamford and Mr Dunkley

In year 5 we love our drumming and brass lessons, every Friday we split into two groups. Half of us go to drumming lessons and the other half brass lessons. We have all had the chance to do drumming and brass now, next term we get to choose which we want to carry on with.

Which will you choose?

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Working with the artist

We are working together to create a whole school sculpture. We worked to create a ‘skin’ for the trees and birds, using tissue paper and glue. It was very sticky but really good fun. We cannot wait to see how they will look once they are finished.

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Year 5 Coding Club

Year 5 this is the website for our coding club!


Miss Longmore

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A Life Healthy Living

Today we had a healthy living workshop, it was full of fun activities and we learnt all about how to keep our bodies healthy. Mrs Bain loved it because it was full of science facts.

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Shakespeare in year 5

In our guided reading lessons we have been reading Macbeth by William Shakespeare – last term we read The Tempest. Today in our lesson we compared and contrasted these two plays. We considered setting, characters, genre and plot.

What similarities and differences did you find.

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Fun with factors

Today in maths we were finding the factors of numbers and working with prime numbers. It has been our Autumn term target.

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Learning about how discrimination and prejudice

In our RE lessons we discussed how different religions teach people to treat others. Year 5 what did you find out was the same about Christian and Islamic beliefs about how you treat other people?

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Our human line graph

In science we made a human line graph to show the results of our science investigation. Read our conclusions below…

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Challenging gender stereotypes

Today we discussed gender stereotypes with Fort Alice. We discussed how boys and girls can do anything they want to do. We held a courtroom discussion about whether boys are stronger than girls.

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