Welcome to Year 5!

Click on the parent planner above to find out what we will be learning this Summer.

 

Please have a look at the knowledge organisers for our History and Science topics for this term.

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We added texture to a still life drawing through the use of gradual tones.

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We explored the origins of Buddhism through the story of Prince Siddhārtha Gautama.

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We used Microsoft Publisher to re-create this vector drawing by modifying, re-sizing and changing the colour of shapes.

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We used grid lines to help draw a portrait with appropriate proportions. The image provided is a current work in progress.

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We discussed and identified the Earth's structure, detailing the differences between the inner core, outer core, mantle and the crust.

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We've recently been working on our football skills! This week, we applied our dribbling, passing and receiving techniques within matches.

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After using our knowledge and research of volcanoes, we wrote our own non-chronological reports. We have some great experts now!

For one of the many activities we took part in during World Book Day, we created character bookmarks to take home!

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During ICT, we found out how images can be combined to create moving video in films.
We created thaumatropes to explore this concept and create our own moving images!

 

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For our new topic, 'Living Things and their Habitats', we explored, in-depth, the parts of a flower involved in pollination. 
 

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To celebrate Vaisakhi, we presented our own unique fundraising events that could be used to raise money for charities!
 

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What do you think? We worked ever so hard creating automata animals using a CAM mechanism. After researching, designing, creating a prototype, writing up a method and constructing them, these are some of our final products!
 

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We hope all the children and families in Year 5, who were celebrating, had a wonderful Eid!
 

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We used our inference and predictive skills to sequence stills from a film narrative, prior to watching it.
 

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To celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee, Year 5 created zentangle stamps and sketched portraits of Her Majesty. 
 

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We analysed, planned and wrote suspenseful short stories in year 5.
 

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After much organisation, we created timelines of key events/civilisations in history. These include: Ancient Egypt, Romans, the Iron Age and World War I. Where do the Ancient Maya sit on our timeline?
 

To prepare for making our Maya clay pots, we used plasticine to practise our techniques when using malleable materials.