Y5 – SPRUCE

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Amazing Astronomy

November 16th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

We were lucky enough as a year group, to be invited to Outwood Portland, to experience and astronomy event. This is great for us as our next topic is going to be all about space!  We learned lots of information about space and about our solar system, The Milky way. We learned all about the […]

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Performing PE

November 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Spruce class have started a gymnastic topic in PE. We looked at ways of movement and travelling and the different levels of doing this. We then put them into a routine and to the beat of music and then we performed then to other groups, to give each other constructive criticism.  What have you been […]

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Potential Poets

November 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

In year 5 Spruce class, for the past couple of weeks, we have been looking at poems and their features and even had a go at writing our own.  Here we are in the edit process of our poems. We then performed our poems to the rest of the class. What have you been doing […]

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Animal branching database

November 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

We are currently creating an animal branching database in year 5. We were able and lucky enough to go into the school’s wildlife garden and search for animals and also, look at habitats and what kinda of animals would live in those habitats.  We found:  frogs spiders flies woodlice  birds bees worms centipedes  and lots […]

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Reading Royalty

November 7th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Year 5 became: Summarisers, questioners, clarifiers and predictors in our guided reading session. They were able to pick apart the text and understand on a deep level what they text was about. What is your favourite job in Guided Reading?  

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YWP!

October 20th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

Today, year 5 were lucky enough to take a trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park! We had such an amazing time and were able to see all the different animals that we wouldn’t normally get to see.           What is your favourite animal?  We even had the opportunity to take part in a […]

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Harvest Festival

October 19th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

We were lucky enough to partake in the Harvest festival. In year 5 we created abstract harvest theme boards, in small groups. We used pastels, which we smudged, to create the abstract effect. We chose to draw pictures that were relevant to the harvest, such as, pumpkins, and leaves falling from the trees. We chose […]

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Deforestation disaster

October 19th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

In year 5 we have been looking at deforestation and it’s effects on the world. We researched the for and against deforestation and we had written a balanced argument using what we found out. We also held a debate in the hall, like the MPs would in the houses of Parliament. For Room for communities […]

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Dividing by 10

October 16th, 2017 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

In year 5, today we moved on to dividing by 10, 100 or 1000s using some apparatus to help us.  We found sharing out the apparatus really useful, as it helped us see that in order to divide by 10 we have to share the apparatus out in 10 groups. We also found that when […]

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Magic maths

October 11th, 2017 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Spruce class came in this morning to a maths problem where they had to prove their answers and explain how they got their answers.  We were all really engaged and enjoyed discussing their explanations to each other and class.    Can you answer ad explain our question?

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