Welcome to Year 5
An overview of Year 5’s curriculum:
To find out more about Year 5’s curriculum, please click on the current newsletter below or speak to your child’s class teacher / Year Leader (Mr Dilkes).
Year 5 - Latest News
Year Group Events
This year all the classes in Year 5 have been working on paired reading with children in Year 1. Each week, the two classes meet up to share a suitable book. The Year 5 pupils act as a role model, offer encouragement and explain unfamiliar vocabulary. As a result, the younger children have more interest in reading and have grown in their confidence and understanding. In addition, children in Year 5 have developed their communication skills and their understanding of the process of how we learn to read. They have also shown a fantastic sense of responsibility and a caring attitude towards the younger children.
Anglo Saxon Day
On Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd of May Year 5 experienced an Anglo Saxon day. The children learnt about the Anglo-Saxons through activities such as handling artifacts, writing with ink and feathers and battle move training. The fascinating day was led by Cathy Murphy, an expert in Anglo Saxon history and experienced teacher.
Year 5 Residential Trip - Shortenills
Week commencing 15th May 2017
This week in Year Five, twenty of us went on an exciting adventure to Shortenills for our residential. With Mr Dilks and Miss Avery-Clarke, we discovered how to read maps, sang around campfires, learned about recycling and nature, and built our own shelters out of branches and bracken. We had a fantastic time exploring the natural world and have made many great memories together.
Year 5 - New reading initiative
Parents and carers of Year 5 children were invited to a presentation about our new reading initiative. We hope to improve children’s reading by encouraging them to read more challenging texts at home. Year 5 will be studying the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. If you were unable to attend please follow the link to the information that parents were given at the meeting.
Year 5 - Christmas Assembly
Year 5 - Bikeability
This week in Year 5, Brampton and Hamilton have been learning different bike skills.
For some children this has given them the confidence to be able to ride their bikes without support, while others have had the opportunity to learn how to ride their bicycles on the road! They have been learning how to signal to other road whilst being aware of potential hazards.
Year 5 Visit The Mall
Children in Year 5 were given the opportunity to find out more about management roles at The Mall in Luton. They had a fascinating day finding out what goes on behind the scenes and even came up with ideas about what the Mall might look like in the future!
We even made the papers – click HERE to find out more!
Year 5 - Literacy
Archived News from Year 5
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