Welcome to Year 5!
Year 5 had a great time at Thinktank. We attended a Friction workshop, and we were impressed by the Smethwick Engine.
'We practice our times tables every day in year 5 and are currently on our 6's. Our favourite part is when we play our times table game and we all become very competitive!'
Countdown to CHRISTMAS begins! We had a visit from some elves overnight, who left the children a treat! I think they were very pleased.
Year 5 love using the Chrome Books for extra research in Geography lessons!
The children wrote code for the Micro:bit so that it made sounds when the guitar was shaken / 'strummed'.
Maisie, 5BL Member of Parliament, designed a poster (graphic design) promoting the toy sale.
Sunday 25th April was Vocations Sunday. We marked the occasion by dressing up as what we want to be when we are older as a way of thinking about what God is calling us to be.
When the children in 5SS arrived this morning, there were a few new additions. Can you tell we are looking forward to Christmas?
5SS had a lovely afternoon learning all about the tradition of the Jesse Tree. We created our own ornaments, which depict stories from the Bible up until the birth of Christ. We also created an Advent calendar to help us count down the days until Christmas.
As part of Mental Health week, 5SS wrote anonymous kind messages and compliments on hearts for each other. Children really enjoyed this activity and can look back at their hearts when they are feeling sad.
Year 5 had a fantastic time investigating reversible and irreversible changes during their Inspire Workshop. Thank you to all parents for taking part – We hope you had as much fun as the children did!
5FC Egyptian Workshop
We had a great day exploring Ancient Egypt through role play, investigating original objects and making things.
5SS thoroughly enjoyed their Egyptian workshop today. They have learnt so many new things and participated in lots of fun activities. It was a great introduction to their topic!
This week in class 5SS, some of the children volunteered to lead our Collective Worship. We also prayed to our Guardian Angels.
Thursday 27th September 2018 – Class Collective Worship
Today we thanked God for the gift of water.
Friday 25th May 2018
Year 5 visit the Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick, in preperation for their Culture Week studies of Sikhism.
Year 5 – Anti-Bullying Week
The children in Year 5 really enjoyed the theatre production and workshop and have a full understanding of this year’s theme, “We are all different, all equal”.
Year 5 Inspire Workshop – Tuesday 7th November 2017
Thank you to all those parents who were able to take part in this event to support your children’s learning.
The children have been learning about biographies and finding out about the life of Barack Obama.
Today they planned prepared and delivered performances of news broadcasts identifying significant events in his life, based on the text they have been reading in class.
5FC and 5SS investigating irreversible changes when materials are mixed.
5FC taking part in a class handball tournament led by Newman University students.
1017 AND ALL THAT!
The children and staff have had a marvellous time this week learning all about King Knut and the Vikings, Edmund Ironside the son of Aethelred the Unready, Alfred the Great and the life and times of people when England became one country 1000 years ago, concluding with a special birthday party today. Thank you to Chip Colquhoun from Snail Tales and to Mrs Joy for organising the week.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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