These fish are made out of willow branches from our environmental area.
Year 5 have been learning about Jesus gathering the fishermen to be his disciples.
The fish is a symbol of Christianity.
In RE Year 5 learnt about Rama and Sita. Rama and Sita is one of the important stories in Hinduism.
This story is connected to Diwali, the annual festival of light held every Autumn.
The story is about Rama rescuing Sita from the demon King Ravana with the help of Hanuman and his monkey army.
Year 5 made puppets to tell this story.
The lighting of the Diva lamp is an important part of prayer, and it signifies goodness and good luck.
Year 5 made their own Diva lamps from clay and painted them bright colours.
Year 5 love Maths!
Year 5 have been learning about place value. It is important that children understand that whilst a digit can be the same, its value depends on where it is in the number. For example, the 5 in 350 represents 5 tens or 50.
Year 5 are also enjoying challenging addition and subtraction.
This is our fabulous book corner, it currently has an Arabian theme.
Reading is great fun, and we are lucky to have lots of super books to choose from, covering all sorts of different topics and genres.
Everyone is encouraged to read and enjoy reading.
In KS2 we use Reading Vipers to help Year 5 to get the most from their reading.
In Science Year 5 have been learning how an electric circuit works.
Year 5 have built their own circuits to make the lightbulbs light up.
The children also had a lot of noisy fun completing the circuit with buzzers in place of lightbulbs!
During Outdoor Learning Year 5 conducted an experiment in the Environment Area about Hibernation and Insulation. Year 5 were looking for temperature loss. They took regular measurements with a thermometer.
In their Computing lesson, Year 5 entered the data to produce a graph to display their findings.
In History Year 5 have been learning about early Islamic civilisation.
Year 5 have been looking at the important historical city of Baghdad and creating information leaflets about the history of Islamic religion, trade, important buildings and calligraphy.
This sculpture is by German-Austrian sculptor Franz Messerschmidt, most famous for his 'character heads'. This sculpture is called The Yawner.
This sculpture inspired Year 5 to make their own heads out of clay.
In Music Year 5 have listened to Arabic music.
Arabic music has many rich and varied styles. Year 5 have been reading the story of the Arabian Princess Jasmine and the music she danced to
In PE Year 5 have been learning invasion skills.
Invasion skills are needed in any game where you have to maintain possession, focus, teamwork, scoring and defending. Year 5 practise sending and receiving, whether the game is basketball, hockey, netball or football.
In PE Year 5 have been working on 'mirror images'.
Making shapes with their bodies that mirror each other.