Year 5

  • 17 Apr 2018


    Over the past day and a half, Year 5 have been peddling up and down the roads of Lydgate. They have shown off their safety skills and have cycled their socks off! A wonderful experience on the whole. Here are some photos of our experience.

  • 15 Mar 2018

    Blast off!

    Today we went into outer space. We planned an experiment and created a chemical reaction. Our rockets shot us into space. We then explored the order and features of the different planets. We even used loo roll to measure how far from the sun each planet is.              

  • 09 Mar 2018

    Volcanoes and mountains

    Today, we explored how mountains and volcanoes are made. We used atlases to locate the world’s major mountain ranges and volcanoes.

  • 07 Mar 2018

    World book day in Year 5

    We had a fabulous day celebrating a belated world book day. Here are some photos of our fantastic costumes.

  • 27 Feb 2018

    The centre of the Earth

    We looked at how the Earth is formed and how tectonic plates create volcanos, mountains and earthquakes. We can name the different layers of the Earth and have made a model of the Earth.

  • 27 Feb 2018

    Road safety training

    We learned about how to safely cross the road and take care of ourselves whilst walking near busy roads. Here are some photos of our learning:

  • 23 Feb 2018


    Please click on the link below to see Year 5’s homework. Year 5 Homework Spring 2

  • 23 Feb 2018


    Please click on the link below for the half-term’s Newsletter. Year 5 Newsletter Spring 2

  • 19 Feb 2018

    Taekwondo taster

    Many classes had a wonderful opportunity to try taekwondo today. Here are a few photos of our experience.

  • 09 Feb 2018

    Video Editing

    In Year 5 this week, we have learned how to film a video using green screen. We then edited those videos on the green screen app and then edited them further on iMovie. Our clips are all about Jane Goodall and the work that she does to support chimpanzees. We hope you enjoy!  

  • 31 Jan 2018

    Anti-bullying music video

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  • 18 Jan 2018

    Self defence

    In karate this week, the children learned how defend themselves using four key karate moves. The children were not aiming to hurt one another, they aimed to defend themselves in karate environments. We remembered the key rules of karate: good manners and not to practise karate without a sensei. Another fantastic session with our resident […]

  • 11 Jan 2018


    Today, we had the opportunity to try karate. We worked with Sensei Mike to develop our discipline, focus and self defence. We showed good manners and promised not to practise our skills anywhere other than karate class.

  • 11 Jan 2018

    WE workshop

    We had a fantastic time with Rob from WE. WE is an organisation that promotes the importance of doing good. As a result of our work with WE, we are planning a charity event in order to support children who are not as fortunate. Here are some pictures of our workshop and our planning process […]

  • 05 Jan 2018

    Year 5 Homework

    Year 5 Homework Spring 1

  • 05 Jan 2018

    Year 5 Newsletter

    Year 5 Newsletter Spring 1

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Victorian days

    To consolidate our topic, the Victorians, Year 5 participated in two Victorian themed days. On Tuesday, the children had a murder mystery. They explored the crime and punishment of the notorious killer, Mary Ann Cotton. They were wonderful detectives and solved the case. Today, the children dressed in their Victorian outfits and had a fun […]

  • 08 Dec 2017

    Christmas Activity Day

    We had a fabulous day on Christmas activity day and produced some lovely Christmas crafts. Our classroom now looks wonderfully festive.

  • 08 Dec 2017

    Victorian doll house

    As a class, we made a Victorian doll house that’s inspired by authentic Victorian rooms. We researched Victorian rooms, explored Victorian interior designers (William Morris) and designed our own rooms. We then worked in table groups to make the rooms using a range of materials. Finally, we pieced the rooms together to create a grand […]

  • 28 Nov 2017

  • 13 Nov 2017

    Year 5 Homework Autumn 2

    Click to see Autumn 2 Homework

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