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Welcome to Year 5's gallery. 


Throughout the year we will add photographs, pictures and videos of all the amazing learning we do. 

We listened to a piece of music and then looked at how the different aspects could be represented on whiteboards before demonstrating using glockenspiels

In art we ventured out into our garden to explore natural patterns. Once we identified these we had to create portraits using only natural patterns. Have a look at some of the amazing creations below.

Have a look at some of the amazing art work inspired by Elizabeth Catlett as part of our enquiry

In science we carried out an investigation into which material produces the most friction. Have a look at our fantastic presentation of our work and our experiment

As part of our science learning we investigated the weight and mass of different objects. Have a look at the pictures to see how we got on

As part of our hook for our new enquiry - how does art connect us? - we had to create sculptures out of playdough that represented something about ourselves. Have a look at some of the creations

Day turns to night

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In science we have been learning about how day turns into night. Have a look at this explanation.

Here's a sneaky peak at our corridor for our new enquiry - How does art connect us?

Have a look at the photographs of our authentic outcome from our enquiry - "Is bravery to be free of fear?" We created a museum showcasing our learning about the Anglo Saxons and Vikings and shared this with Mr Smith, the history lead from Frederick Gents Secondary School and our parents on parents evening. The creative homework was outstanding.

What an amazing day we had at York Viking Museum to end our enquiry “Is bravery to be free of fear?” Have a look at the photos to see what a great day we had.

We had a great turn out for our reading breakfast on World Book Day - thank you to everyone that attended. We hope you enjoyed sharing a book with your child

Some excellent work using place value counters and base 10 dividing in maths as part of our recap lessons

As part of Safer Internet Day we have been learning about keeping safe when online gaming

Some of our Year 5 children have taken part in Mini-Leader training from Bolsover Sports Partnership, they are getting ready for when they are in Year 6, to lead playtime and lunchtime games with groups of children.

As part of our narrative writing unit we have looked at the story of Beowulf. In drama, we created freeze frames from each part of the story and then used these to generate vocabulary that we can use in our own writing. Have a look at some of our freeze frames below.

Our RSHE learninig this half term is: How can we help in an accident or emergency? This week we have learned how to carry out a primary survey and put an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position. Have a look at how well we did.

As a start to our new enquiry - Is bravery to be free of fear? We took part in an Anglo Saxon and Vikings workshop. We had an amazing day where we learned lots of interesting facts and also got to handle artefacts and try on different armour.

Have a look at our new environments ready for our Spring term enquiry - Is bravery to be free of fear? They look amazing, especially our Viking boat

As part of our enquiry, we have looked at the urban contempory artist Sonny and created endangered animal pieces based on his work. Have a look at our amazing art below.

In maths we used our manipulatives to learn all about cube numbers

As part of our learning about Diwali Year 5 took part in some dance activities and made their own lanterns. Have a look at the pictures below

Have a look at the fantastic Remembrance Day inspired art work Year 5 have produced.

Year 5 have taken part in a drama workshop to learn all about the rainforest as part of their enquiry. During the session they played educational games, created freeze frames, learned songs before recreating the rainforest through drama. Have a look at some of the photographs below. 

Year 5 have really enjoyed using atlases to locate countires and their climate zones as part of their enquiry

In RSHE we listened to the story The Boy with Pink Hair and then discussed the issues he faced; what made him special and what made up his identity. Have a look at what we came up with.

Have a look at the fantastic narratives our Year 5s have written. They are based on The Explorer by Katherine Rundell.

Have a look at our fabulous corridor ready for our enquiry - Am I too small to make a difference?

Have a look at some of the pledges our children have written to start their enquiry - Am I too small to make a difference?

As part of our hook day we created pieces of natural art in the style of Andy Goldsworthy - have a look at some of our fantastic creations