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Year 5 News

Get the latest news and events from Year 5

  • Year 5 update

    Year 5 have been studying a film unit called Home Sweet home, which has been really interesting and thought-provoking. This is the story of a house which escapes from its suburban foundations and sets off on an epic journey. Tackling themes of friendship and travelling......

  • Y5 ‘Take One Picture’ Project

    Year 5’s assembly was based on the National Gallery’s ‘Take One Picture’ project. They wrote scripts of what they thought the characters in the picture were feeling, and then composed music to accompany these. Finally, they put it all together as a show in their......

  • Y5 at the Science Museum

    Year 5 were one of the very first classes to visit the new Sun Gallery at the Science Museum. They learned lots that linked to their topic on ‘Earth and Sun’.  ...

  • Viking Boat

    Year 5 were set the challenge of making a model of a Viking Boat, to link to their Spring term topic. They had to complete a booklet to show the different stages of their work including, researching, designing and building their boat. The results were amazing, and these are just a few of the boats that were brought into class! ...

  • Anglo-Saxon Cooking

    As part of their Spring Term topic, Year 5 spent an afternoon cooking Anglo-Saxon apple and cinnamon cakes. They learnt about how to follow a recipe, and the different stages of what to do. They also discovered a lot about the type of ingredients that would have been used over a 1000 years ago, and how surprisingly tasty they were! ...