This half term introduces a selection of different topics for Year 5. Entering the world of computing, we look at different ways of communicating using a variety of coding systems. We will be delivering emergency messages in semaphore and morse Code!
Following this, we will be experimenting and investigating forces in science. Finishing off the half term, we get to discover and learn about a variety of different beliefs during religious education.
Important dates for your diary
Coming soon....A visit to an ice rink!
10th November - Takeover Day
17th November - Children in Need dressed in spots
21st November - Parents' and Carers' meeting 3.30-6.30pm
24th November - Parents' and Carers' meeting 1.30-3.30pn
15th December - Break up for Christmas
Reading books and homework
Your child will be given:
- A reading record.
- A reading book.
- A learning Journal.
Just a reminder. We expect all children to read for 10 minutes - 3 times a week.
Each Friday your child will be given homework to be handed back into school by Wednesday or earlier if possible.
Spellings will be given out every Thursday and the children will have to learn them for a test the
Don't forget our new challenge #30things. Please encourage your child to complete 10 by the end of Autumn term.
Class of 2017/18
Year 5 visited Tropical World as part of their topic on the Rain Forest.
Year 5 had a very special vistor this week who helped them research where the Anglo Saxons came from.
Class of 2016/17
Year 5 took a trip to Roundhay park as partof their Topic work. While they were there they visited the education centre and took part in a nature work shop.
National Media Museum
As part of Year 5 Topic work, the children visited the National Media Museum in Bradford. Whilst there they took a workshop which showed how light travels, why shadows are made and got to look at some cool infra red and heat cameras. The children also got to watch a short 3D film in the IMAX about the space station and the spacemen and women who work on the station.
Class of 2015/16
Year 5 visited Armley Mills Industrial Museum as part of their Topic on Victorian Mills.
Year 5 visited Jamyang Buddhist Centre as part to their topic. They practiced meditation and talked about
Buddhist teachings. They saw statues of Buddha, Prayer Wheels, Prayer Flags, Offering Bowls and the burning
of inscense. They also learnt that Buddhist try to live good, honest, helpful and peaceful lives.
Year 5 Winter Wonderland