Year 5

  • 10 Oct 2019

    Tag rugby

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  • 10 Oct 2019

    Air resistance

    We helped James Bond and the Queen land safely this week by testing and designing different parachutes. We conducted a fair test and explained our findings. Take a look at our learning video:

  • 10 Oct 2019

    Snowball rounding

    We have had a great time rounding this week. We have rounded pigs on a number line, we have had a rounding rodeo and we’ve had a rounding snow ball fight. We were all able to explain our rounding choices and round to the nearest decimal, whole number, 10, 100, 1000, 10,000 and more. Well […]

  • 04 Oct 2019

    Lava lamps

    Joshua taught the class how to make lava lamps. He talked the class through the process and then each table created their own based on his instructions. Super leadership shown by Y5 children.    

  • 04 Oct 2019

    Wheel chair netball

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  • 04 Oct 2019

    Roman Numerals

    We worked practically and used place values to explore Roman Numerals. We had lots of fun and mastered Roman Numerals to 8000.

  • 26 Sep 2019

    Paired Reading

    Year One and Year Five have thoroughly enjoyed their first ‘Paired Reading’ sessions together. Here are some photographs of our happy readers!

  • 23 Sep 2019

    Greater than, less than

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  • 23 Sep 2019

    Big Bang experience

    we had a fantastic time learning about how science and faith can combine. The Big Bang experience was highly insightful and made us ask big questions.

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  • 23 Sep 2019

    World Peace Day

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  • 15 Sep 2019

    Exploring forces

    We explored different forces and discussed balanced and unbalanced forces in everyday life. We discussed that forces are pushes and pulls all around us. We then practically observed forces in action.

  • 15 Sep 2019

    Exploring standard English

    We explored how and why Berlin Doherty used non-standard English in the book ‘Street Child’ to create characters. We looked at the differences between written and spoken English and corrected non-standard English phrases.

  • 15 Sep 2019

    Place value Battleships

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  • 15 Sep 2019

    Netball skills

    We have been practising our netball skills. We have learned how to pass using chest pass, over head pass and bounce pass. We have also learned how to defend and attack using dodge, double dodge, drive and spin. Take a look at our learning:

  • 09 Sep 2019

    First week in Year 5

    We had a fantastic first week in Year 5. We recalled key grammar features in English and we were able to define them; use them in a sentence and explain their use. We explored numbers larger than 4 digits. We worked as a team in P4c, bench ball and RE. Super work Year 5!

  • 06 Sep 2019

    Autumn Homework Grid

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  • 28 Jun 2019

    Egyptian clothing

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  • 28 Jun 2019

    Canopic jars

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  • 21 Jun 2019

    Personal best week

    We completed a weeks worth of physical activities and aimed to beat our original efforts. We did how many star jumps for a minute; how many push ups for 30 seconds; how many sit ups for a minute; how many rows on a rower for a minute and how many peddles on an exercise bike […]

  • 21 Jun 2019

    Irreversible reactions

    We explored chemical reactions by mixing different mixtures. We mixed hot milk with vinegar to make casein plastic. We then mixed vinegar and bicarbonate soda together to blow up a balloon! We shared our experiment with the school for the great science share!

  • 12 Jun 2019

    Personal best week! Day 1: how many star jumps in a minute

    We all managed to beat our original effort; some of us did more than 100 star jumps in 1 minute!

  • 12 Jun 2019

    Classifying and Estimating angles

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  • 12 Jun 2019

    Egyptian experience

    We had a wonderful time exploring Ancient Egypt today with Rob from Theatre Workshop who used history and drama to teach us all about the Nile, mummification, Egyptian people and animals, Howard Carter and more! The workshop really developed our understanding of the topic and we are excited to continue our learning!  

  • 07 Jun 2019

    What do I need in class Summer 2

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    Newsletter Summer 2

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  • 05 Jun 2019

    Circuits and electrical conductors

    Today, we planned a science experiment to discover the best electrical conductors. We used circuits to see which material acted as the best conductor. We added different materials to our circuit; when the bulb shone brightly we concluded that the material was a good electrical conductor; poor conductors meant that the bulb was dimly lit […]

  • 05 Jun 2019

    Developing sports leadership

    We have used our creativity and teamwork to develop games and sporting activities that we could lead. We had a carousel of equipment and invented different ways to use it. We then explained and modelled our games/ activities to the class who offered ‘what went well’ and ‘even better if’ advice. Finally, we played the […]

  • 05 Jun 2019

    Bible stories that teach us about loss

    We explored the story of Moses using clips from the film: Prince of Egypt, to discover what the Bible teaches us about loss. We discussed how Jochabed felt when putting her son in the Nile and the pain of her loss; we thought about how/why it was maybe necessary for the greater good. We then […]

  • 24 May 2019

    Thermal Conductors and insulators for a sarcophagus

    We did a fair test science experiment to explore which materials make good insulators which would be good for a sarcophagus. We kept ice in different bowls: plastic, glass, wood, metal, paper and porcelain. Every 5 minutes, we measured how much the ice had melted. The best insulator was the wooden bowl so we decided […]

  • 24 May 2019

    Homophones carousel

    We explored homophones using different spelling, reading and vocabulary tasks: word hunt (find homophones within our class text); spelling battleships; edit and improving a paragraph written with incorrect homophones; qqt; homophones snap and spelling shed.

  • 24 May 2019

    Rivers of the world and the importance of the Nile

      In history, we used an atlas to identify the locations of the world’s largest rivers. We learned about the journey of a river and labelled the parts; we used our coordinates and compass to answer questions. We then discussed the role and importance of the river Nile for ancient Egyptians. Finally, we made our […]

  • 20 May 2019

    Converting metric measures

        We have been exploring conversion. We converted mm into cm; m into km; ml into L; g into kg and so on! We first decided if the unit of measure was greater or smaller than the measure we were changing it into; we used our ant and eagle rhyme to decide if we […]

  • 20 May 2019

    Scatter ball with Year 1

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  • 10 May 2019

    Video editing and endangered animals

    We have explored Jane Goodall and her work with chimpanzees. We used our research and findings to create persuasive adverts to encourage people to support endangered animals, chimps in particular. We then used green screen and iMovie to film and edit our own news reports. Take a look at our fabulous adverts!    

  • 10 May 2019

    Paired PE

    On Tuesday, Year 5 and Year 1 had a joint PE lesson; the Year 5 children coached and supported the Year 1s on their throwing and catching. Take a look at our super learning!

  • 02 May 2019

    Habitats and biomes

    We explored biomes and habitats before creating our own frieze. Take a look at our fabulous work!  

  • 01 May 2019

    Holy moly guacamole!

    Today, we explored food from South America and had the chance to prepare and eat some delicious guacamole and nachos. We chopped the ingredients on our own, ensured that we worked hygienically and of course safely! We all tried the guacamole that we worked as a team to make. Most of us loved the new […]

  • 26 Apr 2019

    Life cycles

    We explored the different life cycles of living things: insects, birds, mammals, plants and humans. We used a range of mediums to support and convey our learning.

  • 26 Apr 2019

    I feel better when I’m dancing!

    Yesterday, we threw away our inhibitions and had a go at dancing and creating a dance routine. Take a look at our smiling faces!  

  • 26 Apr 2019

    What do I need in class Summer 1

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  • 04 Apr 2019

    Spelling workshop

    Take a look at some of our spelling activities that we do each Friday during our vocab and spelling lesson.

  • 27 Mar 2019

    Careers Fair

    We had a great afternoon at Madlo exploring many different jobs and roles. We were inspired by many stalls and were able to ask lots of questions. Take a look at our experience:  

  • 26 Mar 2019

    Operation fractions

    Today, we explored adding and subtracting fractions as surgeons! We found body parts and solved tricky calculations.

  • 26 Mar 2019

    Experience Easter

    We had a superb day at Experience Easter. We loved all of the stations and learned so much. Take a look at our photos above.

  • 22 Mar 2019

    Butterfly method for adding and subtracting fractions

    Today, we learned how to add and subtract fractions using a new method:the butterfly! We carefully followed the steps and whizzed through our tricky maths questions. Take a look at our learning below; Alice has also created a video explaining how to use the butterfly method!

  • 22 Mar 2019

    South American countries

    We used an atlas to explore the countries and rivers in South America. We labelled them on a map and then created a fact file about our chosen South American country! Using our research about the Amazon and our guided reading, we wrote a non-chronological report about the river, wildlife or tribe found in the […]

  • 15 Mar 2019

    Improper fractions and mixed numbers

    We used a range of resources: quisinere, numicon, lego and diagrams to explore and explain improper fractions and mixed numbers. We learned that you can convert improper fractions into a mixed number by dividing by the denominator and you can convert mixed numbers into an improper fraction by multiplying the denominator by the whole number […]

  • 15 Mar 2019

    Dodgeball tournament

    Year 5 and 6 played dodgeball fantastically against 3 Oldham schools! We showed superb resilience, honesty and determination. Take a look at our photos below:

  • 15 Mar 2019

    Parts of a perfect flower

    In science, we explored the different parts of a perfect flower (a flower which has both female and male parts). We discovered that some flowers use sexual reproduction to create seeds. We dissected a flower and discussed which parts were male and which were female. We then created our own flower artwork and recalled all […]

  • 15 Mar 2019

    Buddhism and other faiths

    During multi-faith day, we explored new religions and compared them to other faiths. We compared Judaism, Islam and Christianity using a vent diagram; through our discussions and table, we noticed that these religions were extremely similar and shared many teachings. Then we explored Buddhism and how Siddhartha became a Buddha after searching for a way […]

  • 10 Mar 2019

    World Book Day in Y5

    We had a fantastic day celebrating world book day in Y5. We completed an array of Mr Men themed activities and looked wonderful in our Mr Men/ little miss costumes. We drew Mr Men using only 2D shapes; we created a Mr Men synonym booklet; we read and swapped books with Y6; we watched Mr […]

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  • 28 Feb 2019

    Phases of the moon

    We explored the different phases of the moon using a variety of resources: Oreo biscuits, polystyrene balls, a balloon and torch and the internet. We discovered that half of the moon is always lit by the sun however as it orbits the Earth its appearance changes because we cannot always see the half that is […]

  • 28 Feb 2019

    What do I need in class Spring 2

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  • 12 Feb 2019

    Trip to Oldham Gallery

    We had a fantastic time at the Oldham Gallery. We explored the industrialisation of Oldham during the 1800s. We then explored famous people and artwork from Oldham. Finally, we became artists and created a panorama similar to the one we explored in the gallery. Take a look at our learning:  

  • 06 Feb 2019

    Mirror balances in gymnastics

    In gymnastics, we explored different balances with partners. We then combined our rolls, jump and balance work to create a mirrored floor piece with our partner. Have a look at our amazing performances to the song ‘Reflection’ from Mulan:

  • 01 Feb 2019

    Competitive ball games

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  • 01 Feb 2019

    Exploring fractions with concrete equipment

    we used key terminology to discuss, create, compare and order fractions.

  • 01 Feb 2019

    How do the planets move around the sun?

    We used toilet roll to map out how far each planet is from the sun. Mercury was 1 piece of toilet roll which represented 57,910,000km. Neptune was 76.3 pieces of toilet paper which equated to 4,504,000,000km. We used our place value knowledge to read these huge numbers. We then explored how the planets move in […]

  • 28 Jan 2019

    Radicalisation assembly

    In our assembly, we were visited by Ellen Wheedon from Oldham Council who introduced us to key vocabulary and the concept of radicalisation through the Star Wars story. This is a reflection completed by Zara in Year 5.

  • 25 Jan 2019

    Miracles performed by Jesus

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  • 25 Jan 2019

    Exploring the planets

    We have learned about the planets in our solar system. First, we built a rocket to take us to the planets and conducted a fair test. We wrote instructions about how to make a fizzy bottle rocket. Then we explored facts all about the planets and made fact files to convey our learning.

  • 25 Jan 2019

    Practising rolls

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  • 17 Jan 2019

    Year 5 spy trial around Uppermill

    We had a fantastic time exploring our local area: Uppermill and Lydgate. We all powered through, despite the weather, with big smiles and found clues linked to Uppermill. Overall, a wonderful day with a rich bank of learning, problem solving, physical activity and team work.

  • 11 Jan 2019

    Introduction to football

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  • 10 Jan 2019

    Homework grid for the Spring term

      Spring term Year 5 effective characteristics of learning homework

  • 10 Jan 2019

    Newsletter for the Spring Term

    Year 5 Newsletter Spring 2018-2019

  • 10 Jan 2019

    Spellings for 18.1.2019

    Spellings for 18.01.2019 1.     dependable 2.    comfortable 3.    understandable 4.    reasonable 5.    enjoyable 6.    reliable 7.    possible 8.    horrible 9.    terrible 10. incredible For help when practicing your spellings visit the spelling shed app as an activity has been set.

  • 08 Jan 2019

    Squared numbers party!

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  • 06 Jan 2019

    What do I need in Spring 1?

    What do I need in class today Spring 1  

  • 21 Dec 2018

    Merry Christmas from Year 5

    As part of our computing, we have been exploring movies and camera angles. We analysed the movie ‘Polar Express’ and the camera shots chosen by the director. We then planned, filmed and performed in our own Christmas video! We hope you enjoy it:

  • 18 Dec 2018

    Victorian day!

    We had a wonderful day celebrating the end of our topic: the Victorians. We have learned so much over the past term and were able to answer all of our initial knowledge harvest questions. Today we learned how to write like a Victorian; we made Victorian toys: a paper banger, cup and ball and illusion […]

  • 13 Dec 2018

    Victorian doll house

    In Year 5, we worked as a team to design and create a Victorian room. Each room was put together to create a Victorian doll house. We were all super proud of our efforts and achievements. Take a look at the amazing rooms below!  

  • 05 Dec 2018

    KS2 became Internet Legends

      Today KS2 became internet legends. We explored the 4 islands of interland and learned how to be sharp, alert, secure, kind and brave online. We had a great assembly are we are all looking forward to exploring interland for ourselves!   Take a look at our learning:

  • 20 Nov 2018

    Fair testing of air resistance

      We learned about air resistance and Galileo’s theory. We planned our own investigation to explore variables that may effect air resistance. We used post it note planning to record our fair test.  

  • 20 Nov 2018

    Year 5’s Children in Need Assembly

    Today we created and performed an assembly all about the history of Children in Need. Please watch the video below of our assembly.

  • 15 Nov 2018

    Lights, camera, action!

    We explored different camera shots and angels used in film. We created our own camera shots and conveyed them using the pic collage app.

  • 15 Nov 2018

    That was a poo lesson!

    Today we explored poo from the past to discover what different civilisations ate. We found out Roman ate: olives, grapes, bread and melon; Vikings ate: mussels, bread, peas, cherries and mushrooms and Victorians ate: cheese, bread, carrots, peas, oats and cherries. We had a lot of disgusting fun!

  • 11 Nov 2018

    Enhancing safety and confidence online.

    In the modern technological era, it can be difficult to know how best to ensure our children are safe and confident online. With this in mind Digiworld have come up with a fantastic website to build these skills in a fun and interactive way. Digiworld is a curriculum designed to help children, aged between 5 […]

  • 09 Nov 2018

    Remembrance Day

    Today, we remembered those who fought in the war and gave thanks for their bravery. We wrote prayers based on our thoughts and feelings. We explored Wilfred Owen’s poem ‘Dulce et decorum est’ and Jessie Pope’s poem ‘No!’ We then created black out poems using these poems. We also made agamograph artwork. Here are some […]

  • 05 Nov 2018

    Effective Characteristics of Learning Autumn Homework

    Autumn 2 Year 5 effective characteristics homework Final   Please see our homework grid above!

  • 05 Nov 2018

    Newsletter Autumn 2

    Year 5 Newsletter Autumn 2 2018-2019 Final   Please see Autumn 2’s Newsletter attached above.

  • 05 Nov 2018

    What I will need in class Autumn 2

    What do I need in class today A2 2018-2019  

  • 26 Oct 2018

    Wheel chair netball

    over the half term, we have learned many variations of netball: Hi 5, netball, islands. We also explored how people play netball with a disability. Here are some photos. We also did. Roman numeral relay for our warm up! !

  • 25 Oct 2018

    Spellings for 9.11.2018

    Spellings for 09.11.2018   1.     delicious 2.    atrocious 3.    conscious 4.    ferocious 5.    gracious 6.    luscious 7.     malicious 8.    precious 9.    spacious 10.  suspicious For help when practicing your spellings visit the spelling shed app as an activity has been set.

  • 22 Oct 2018

    Practise your mental maths on this game!


  • 21 Oct 2018

    St Anne’s CE Lydgate school song

    Follow this link to hear our school song, written and performed by our pupils.  

  • 18 Oct 2018

    Spellings for 26.10.2018

    Spellings for 26.10.2018 1.     ambitious 2.    infectious 3.    fictitious 4.     nutritious 5.     repetitious 6.    amphibious 7.    curious 8.    devious 9.    notorious 10. obvious For help when practicing your spellings visit the spelling shed app as an activity has been set.

  • 12 Oct 2018

    Spellings for 19.10.2018

    Spellings for 19.10.2018 1.  abundant 2.  brilliant 3.  constant 4.  distant 5.  dominant 6.  elegant 7.  fragrant 8.  ignorant 9.  tolerant 10.  vacant For help when practicing your spellings visit: https://hub.spellingshed.com/list/r1DUO8TbM

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Rounding rodeo

    We practised rounding by hosting our own rodeo. We rounded numbered ‘pigs’ to the nearest 10, numbered ‘snakes’ to the nearest 10,000 and gained our rounding sheriff badge.  

  • 08 Oct 2018

  • 07 Oct 2018

    Year 5 and 6 introduce Nibbles.

    Year 5 & 6 use P4C to introduce ‘Nibbles’ the class worry monster. Any issues the children have can be given to Nibbles and they will be dealt with. 

  • 05 Oct 2018

    Moving toys based on Elijah McCoy’s inventions

    We explored how Elijah McCoy invented lots of contraptions that we still use today and we created our own moving toy by following a set of instructions. Watch our videos to see our final products.  

  • 05 Oct 2018

    Spellings for 12th October

    1.     accident 2.    accidentally 3.    address 4.    answer 5.    appear 6.    arrive 7.    believe 8.    bicycle 9.    actual 10. actually For help when practising your spellings visit:    https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/26/25

  • 04 Oct 2018

    No pens day

    On no pens day, we explored a famous Victorian inventor: Elijah McCoy. We discovered how he fought through racial barriers and went on to invent 57 new products. We then created our own version of a moving toy influenced by Elijah McCoy.  

  • 27 Sep 2018

    Spellings for 5.10.2018

    1.     girls’ 2.    boys’ 3.    babies’ 4.    children’s 5.    men’s 6.    dogs’ 7.     parents’ 8.    people’s 9.    rabbits’ 10.  women’s For help when practicing your spellings visit:     https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/23/20

  • 23 Sep 2018

    Victorian Human Rights

    Please enjoy our music video about Victorian human rights.  

  • 21 Sep 2018

    Peace day

    We had a wonderful day celebrating world peace and the 70th birthday of the human rights declaration. We created our own peace tree, we discussed peace and peaceful role models (like Malala), we wrote our own prayers and poems for peace and explored human rights in the Victorian times. We created a song about human […]

  • 20 Sep 2018

    Street Child

      In English, we have been exploring the novel “Street Child”. We have used blooms questions to develop our understanding of the text and key events. We have also used drama techniques to put ourselves in the position of key characters. This week, we have used the speech sandwich to create a dialogue between two […]

  • 20 Sep 2018

    Place Value

    Since returning back to school, we have been exploring place value in year 5. We haven’t learned how to read numbers to 100 million! We have made them with concrete equipment and have ordered and compared numbers.  

  • 20 Sep 2018

    Spellings for 28.09.2018

    1.     science 2.    scene 3.    discipline 4.    fascinate 5.    crescent 6.    ascent 7.    scent 8.    descent 9.    scissors For help when practicing your spellings visit:    https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/21/18

  • 13 Sep 2018

    Spellings for 21.09.2018

    1. league 2. tongue 3. antique 4. unique 5. plague 6. dialogue 7. rogue 8. vague 9. catalogue 10. monologue For help when practicing your spellings visit:   https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/20/17

  • 06 Sep 2018

    Spellings for 14.09.2018

    1.     completion 2.    expression 3.    discussion 4.    confession 5.    admission 6.    expansion 7.    extension 8.    comprehension 9.    electrician   For help when practicing your spellings visit:  https://spellingframe.co.uk/spelling-rule/17/13

  • 06 Sep 2018

    Newsletter Autumn 1

    Please find attached a copy of this half term’s newsletter for Year 5.   Year 5 Newsletter Autumn 1 2018-2019

  • 06 Sep 2018

    Homework For Autumn 1

    Please find attached the homework document for this half term. Year 5 Homework Autumn 1 2018-2019

  • 19 Jul 2018

    3D shapes

    Today we explored the properties and names of 3D shapes. We used spaghetti to identify the edges, marshmallows to identify vertices and recognised the faces. Here are some photos of our learning:  

  • 18 Jul 2018

    Fencing taster session

    We had the opportunity to try fencing! We loved it. Here are some photos of our session:  

  • 18 Jul 2018

    Baton Relay

    Today 4 children from Year 5 received batons from children at St Mary’s Greenfield and then ran to Springhead infants where we passed the batons on. Here are some photos of our run:  

  • 03 Jul 2018

  • 02 Jul 2018

    One week to go……Rehersals in full swing.

    keep tuned for more sneak previews.

  • 30 Jun 2018

    Sir Cumference and the knights of Angleland

    We read a maths story about angles and then took inspiration from the text as we explored angles in a maze, co ordinates and translations.

  • 30 Jun 2018

    Mexico World Cup

    We had a fantastic week exploring Mexico and celebrating the World Cup. We made PowerPoints all about Mexico; wrote a Maya myth, made Mexican huipils (blouses/dresses) for our teddies; competed in a tournament against Year 4 (Sweden); made Mexican art inspired by Coco the film; learned a song from the film and made and enjoyed […]

  • 28 Jun 2018

    Spellings for 6th July

    committee commit communication community commute communion commodity commotion commander common Please ensure that you are practicing your spellings regularly; scores are monitored and we’ve noticed a dip due to a lack of practice. The children should be aware of their spelling words as they are changed and tested weekly.  It’s imperative that spellings and spelling […]

  • 22 Jun 2018

    Spellings for 29th June

    accommodate accompany according accomplish apparent attached apparently appreciate aggressive aggressively A mathletics and SPaG.com task has been set too.

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    Spellings for 22nd June

    frequently immediately sincerely occasionally hardly always usually continually generally often

  • 08 Jun 2018

    Spellings 15th June 2018

    Maybe Clearly Obviously Perhaps Probably Possibly Likely Surely Certainly Definitely   A mathletics and a SPaG.com task has been set too.

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  • 04 May 2018

    Sponsored run and bake sale

    Today year 5 ran 3km around the school yard (23 laps) in order to raise money for ‘Make a wish foundation’. It was a tiring experience but worth it since the money they have raised will improve the life of children less fortunate than ourselves. The force was with us and they managed to finish […]

  • 27 Apr 2018


    Please click on the link below for Year 5’s Homework. Year 5 Homework Summer 1  

  • 27 Apr 2018


    Please click on the link below for Summer 1 Newsletter. Year 5 Newsletter Summer 1  

  • 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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