Year5

Archives for October, 2018

5GS use Google My Maps!

This morning, 5GS were very excited to learn how to create collaborative maps in order to share information. Mr. Knight showed the children how to pin-point places and challenged them to locate their favourite restaurants in Bangkok, add information about the food and service as well as change their icons to reflect the cuisine. The […]

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Welcome back, 5CH!

5CH have made a smart and enthusiastic return to school, with lots of excitement building towards our residential trip to Khao Yai. ¬†All information for this can be found on the parent portal. We have finished our work on addition and subtraction word problems and will begin to look at multiplication and division next week. […]

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5GS put their parachutes to the test!

Following on from last half-term’s work on air-resistance, the children were challenged to build their own parachutes taking¬† size, shape and type of material into careful consideration. The teams chose one runner each and measured the difference in time taken to run a certain distance with and without their parachutes. The teamwork carried out during […]

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Biographies in 5MC!

The children have enjoyed learning about biographies this week. Using biographies about Ronald Dahl, Usain Bolt and J.K Rowling, the children worked collaboratively to identify the features of a biography and text mark the models.

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5KP celebrate Greek Day!

Happy belated Greek Day! The end of Term 1a has been a whirlwind and 5KP have really enjoyed their Greek day! Take a look at some of the amazing activities below. After half term, we will be focusing on Bangkok and Khao Yai as our topic work, biographies for literacy and multiplication and division for […]

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5MC Become Groovy Greeks!

5MC have had an action packed week this week. One of the highlights of this had to be Greek Day. The children loved getting involved in the activities and it was great to see them try some new foods in our taste of Greece session. All the children looked fantastic in their outfits so thanks […]

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Ancient Greece Day in 5GS

5GS have had a wonderful week. They have finished painting their pots, learnt all about air-resistance and become fully immersed in everything Ancient Greek! They all looked incredible in their outfits and thoroughly enjoyed making Laurel wreaths, tasting traditional Greek food and writing secret messages using the Greek alphabet. For all of 5GS’ photographs from […]

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Year 5 Review

What a jam packed week it’s been! We had a very successful Greek Day. Everyone is now fluent in Greek, can hunt with a javelin and in love with green olives. Thank you for the effort put into the costumes – everyone looked fantastic. The Swim Festival was a great success. Thank you to the […]

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Greek Day in 5JK

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Ancient Greece Arrives at Shrewsbury

5CH transformed into the people of Ancient Greece for a day to remember this week. We were involved in wreath making, decoding messages using the Ancient Greek alphabet, a mini olympics session and finally, an afternoon of tasting Ancient Greek delights. The children applied their topic knowledge, worked as teams in their events and asked […]

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