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Y5 Termly updates & photos

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  • Autumn 1

    Published 07/10/21, by Nazmin Choudhury
    As part of science, year 5 took a journey to Mars. We met Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon and Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space. We maintained a space shuttle; we were the first humans to walk on Mars and we even knocked a mete
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  • Summer 1

    Published 25/05/21, by Nazmin Choudhury
    During Summer 1, year 5 has been learning about materials in science. They have explored properties of materials to select the most appropriate ones to design a windmill. As part of DT, and in preparation for International Week, we have been explorin
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  • Spring 2

    Published 25/03/21, by Nazmin Choudhury
    During Spring 1, children have been reading poems and learning about literary devices to later write a poem about the life of a child living in a Workhouse during Victorian times. They have also been reading Oliver Twist and Great Expectations by Cha
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  • Autumn 2

    Published 11/12/20, by Nazmin Choudhury
    Topic Year 5 has been learning about Space and the Solar System. We studied planets to understand their characteristics; we looked at orbits, stages of the moon, shadows and much more. We found scientific proof that Earth is spherical, as well as
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  • Autumn 1

    Published 16/10/20, by Nazmin Choudhury
    Topic Year 5 has been learning about their identity and their heritage. We shared with the class our family heirlooms and old family pictures. We interviewed our parents to explore traditions, culture and what life was like for them at our age.&nb
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  • Spring 1 Update

    Published 07/02/20, by Nazmin Choudhury
    This term in topic, we have been focusing on the Victorians and the way the Docklands has changed over time. In preparation for this, we took part in the Victorian Britain Now Press Play. As part of this experience, we learned about: The Industrial R
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  • Autumn 2 Update

    Published 13/12/19, by Nazmin Choudhury
    In topic this half term, we have continued our learning about the Ancient Greeks. We have used Stop Motion Animation in computing to animate Greek Myths. We have been working on our presenting skills this half term; we have been able to explain what
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  • Autumn 1 Update

    Published 16/10/19, by Nazmin Choudhury
    We have learnt so much already this term! We started with Democracy Week, where we were able to develop skills including: teamwork, leading and listening carefully. We have also been learning about Greece and its location within the world, recapping
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  • Summer 2 Update

    Published 18/07/19, by Nazmin Choudhury
    During Summer 2 our year 5 pupils have continued their work on sustainability and have made some lovely recycled sandwich bags! We were all shocked to learn that we consume about a credit card worth of plastic a year due to the plastic pollution we h
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  • Summer 1 Update

    Published 24/05/19, by Nazmin Choudhury
    Well this term has absolutely flown by! During Summer 1, we have begun some very important work on our topic of sustainability. This is something that future generations must be educated about in order to ensure that we care for the planet and use su
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  • Spring 2 Update

    Published 05/04/19, by Nazmin Choudhury
    This term has seen year 5 become victorious carnival champions!!! This is the second year in a row that these pupils have won carnival. They worked exceptionally hard during their PE lessons learning a dance routine and executed it exceptionally well
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  • Spring 1 Update

    Published 13/02/19, by Nazmin Choudhury
    The Victorians have been the focus of our topic lessons this term. We have been learning about Victorian life, the similarities and differences between now and then and the how they helped to shape and change the Docklands. For World Book Day, (well,
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  • Autumn 2 Update

    Published 29/11/18, by Nazmin Choudhury
    Within our topic lessons this term we have been continuing to use and develop our knowledge and understanding of ancient Greece. In art we have designed and made Greek pots and masks. We had our parents come to visit us for our Big Outcome where we s
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  • Autumn 1 Update

    Published 17/10/18, by Nazmin Choudhury
    We have learnt so much already this term! We have been learning about Greece and its location within the world, recapping directional language from year 4 and showing off our map skills! Our Greek topic has inspired some great work within computing w
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  • Summer 2 Update

    Published 16/07/18, by Nazmin Choudhury

    Year 5 have had a jam packed Summer term!

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