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Year 5

Class Teacher: Mrs Paterson

Topic Overview (Terms 1 & 2)
Projects (Terms 1 & 2)
Meet the Teacher - Transition PowerPoint (10th September 2019)

Celebration of Work

As we come to the end of our first term together, the children are showing that they have settled well and seem to be enjoying the learning which we are undertaking in Year 5. This past couple of weeks have seen us learning about electrical series circuits as well as continuing to learn about the Stone Age. We have also performed a poem - Fruit Picking by Jack Oulsbey - for the Harvest Festival.

We will be moving onto the Bronze and Iron ages shortly after half term and next week we will also have a science day, RE day and a topic day too. The topic day will be all about the Arts and Crafts of the Stone Age and we look forward to sharing the pictures and art work that is produced in the next bulletin. Please can the children bring in an old shirt for the last day of term as the Topic day may well get messy!

Here are a few pictures of the last couple of weeks to share with you in the meantime. Have a great half term break.




The children in Year 5 are really settling into the year well now and we have written some amazing recounts of our recent trip. We have also been working on Science as well as enjoying a number of different workshops such as music and sewing.


The children have settled well as they begin their learning journey in Year 5. They are enjoying the work on Stone Age and in particular the book which we are reading as a class - Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver. We were able to find out more about the main character's life while we were on our trip with Badger Bushcraft where we learnt to build shelters, make fires and practised our spear throwing.