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Welcome to Year 5

Newspaper Reports


This week year 5 were news readers as they practised reading old newspaper reports about the the start of World War II.

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Week commencing 24th September

This week we will be continuing to learn about World War 2 in History, Netball and Tag Rugby in P.E. and Reversible and irreversible change in Science.

We will be beginning to discuss our rights as part of P.S.H.E. 

In Literacy we will be learning how to write a fiction stories including descriptive story settings.

In Numeracy we will continue with Negative numbers and recognising the place value of negative numbers.

Miss Shaw will be back this week and we will be having Art on Thursday continuing the study of Acrylics. 

Music continues to be taught with a World War 2 theme and in French the children will continue to learn greetings and conversation.

Year 5 Running Festival

On Friday the year 5 children took part in a Running Festival at Monks Walk School. There was a Competitive run and also a Fun Run which all the children had the opportunity to take part in.

They ran between 2km and 4km depending upon which race they took part in.

In the competitive race we had a some success with Oliver came 2nd place in the boys race, Georgia came 3rd, Eva 4th and Enya 10th in the girls race. All the children who placed in the top 10 have qualified for the Partnership Finals next month.

In the fun run we had a number of top ten finishers.

Well done to everyone for excellent effort, results and running!

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World War 2 Key events and Timeline Research

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This week in History we have been researching some of the key events of World War 2 and how to place them in chronological order on a timeline.


Week beginning 17th September

This week we will be splitting into our morning groups for Literacy and Numeracy. The areas we will will be covering this week are:

Literacy - Editing and writing our senses poems. Descriptive writing.

Maths - Place value

Science - Dissolving

Computing - Purple Mash

RE - Yom Kippur

French: Greetings

History: The timeline of World War II

Music: Music of World War II

PE: Netball and Tag Rugby


On Friday 21st we will be taking part in the Year 5 Running Festival at Monks Walk School.

Our extra curricular clubs also start this week.