Y5 – SPRUCE

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Y5 – SPRUCE

Entries from October 20th, 2017

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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Archery

October 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Children in Spruce class have been completing an archery lessons over the last few weeks.  We have learned all different skills from how to hold a bow, to how to shoot the arrow, to how to aim at the boss. We have even learned the safe way of taking arrows out of the boss.  We […]

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