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Summer 2 - Circle of Life!

This half term we are learning about the life cycles of plants and animals. We will drawing plants in the style of Van Gogh.

Learning how Muslims pray at Leeds Grand Mosque

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Listening to the call for prayer!

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We really enjoyed attending the Leeds Louder Than Life Samba Band workshop

Our own Samba performance

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The power of music performance (apologies for the filming at the end Mr Atkinson dropped the iPad!)

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Singing a song from the Amazon rainforest

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We enjoyed our day at Guiseley High School.

Summer 1 - Brazil, Go Nuts!
This half term we will be learning about Brazil. We will learn about the geographical features of the country as well as the people who live there. In technology we will be cooking and eating Brazilian food and will be attending a workshop which celebrates Samba music.

In technology we cooked Brazilian Cheese Rolls

Practicing our Samba music ready for the competition

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For homework we made Brazilian Head Dresses

We had a visit from a lady about chickens- we now have incubators in school and are waiting for the eggs to hatch!

Spring 2 - Anglo Saxons

This half term we are learning about the Anglo Saxons. We will learn who they are, when they lived and how they lived. We will also be attending a trip to Dunstons hall where we will live as Anglo Saxons for the day!

We have been completing bikeability training!

For British Science Week, we decided to try and make bouncing eggs in Year 5. We boiled the eggs and put them in vinegar for the whole week. On Friday afternoon we took them outside to test them. What a brilliant egg-speriment!!

Shield Wall

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We learnt how to use a shield wall to defend ourselves from invaders. It requires fantastic teamwork!

As a class we made an Anglo Saxon house!

We took part in a range of activities for world book day!

Spring 1 - Extreme Earth!

This half term we are learning all about natural disasters, we will be looking at what causes natural disasters to occur as well as the destruction which they cause

We all took part in a maths workshop - to celebrate our school maths week

Autumn 2 - To Infinity and Beyond 

This half term we are learning about the earth, sun and moon.

This topic will be launched by children planning their own mission to Mars, where children will decide what objects they would take on their expedition. We will also be attending Keighley Star Centre on a school trip.

Our finished Lunar Buggys

We wrote and performed Ostinatos in Music

We used k'nex to build lunar buggys

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We used k'nex to build lunar buggys 2
We used k'nex to build lunar buggys 3
We used k'nex to build lunar buggys 4
We used k'nex to build lunar buggys 5
We used k'nex to build lunar buggys 6

Homework produced by Charlotte King

Homework produced by Charlotte King 1

Autumn 1 - Groovy Greeks

Our first topic in the Autumn term is ‘Groovy Greeks’ where we will find out about life in Ancient Greece. This topic began with a very exciting Ancient Greek murder mystery to solve!

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This afternoon we took part in a workshop with the NSPCC where we learnt about how to keep ourselves safe.

This afternoon we took part in a workshop with the NSPCC where we learnt about how to keep ourselves safe. 1
This afternoon we took part in a workshop with the NSPCC where we learnt about how to keep ourselves safe. 2
This afternoon we took part in a workshop with the NSPCC where we learnt about how to keep ourselves safe. 3

We welcomed Leeds Threatre in Education group and watched a performance of 'The boy under the bed' we then took part in a workshop about the play.

We celebrated Roald Dahl's 100th birthday by dressing up as characters from his books. Happy Birthday Dahl!

We celebrated Roald Dahl's 100th birthday by dressing up as characters from his books. Happy Birthday Dahl! 1
We celebrated Roald Dahl's 100th birthday by dressing up as characters from his books. Happy Birthday Dahl! 2

We also sang happy birthday

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Summer 2 - Circle of Life!

This half term we are learning about the life cycles of plants and animals. We will be going on a trip to Tropical World and drawing plants in the style of Van Gogh

In P.E we have been learning how to Fence- Thanks to Mr Palmer and Mr Westerman from Premier Sports for teaching us!

Summer 1 - Brazil, Go Nuts!

This half term we will be learning about Brazil. We will learn about the geographical features of the country as well as the people who live there. In technology we will be cooking and eating Brazilian food and will be attending a workshop which celebrates Samba music.

In DT we made brigadeiro's!

In English we have been writing and performing poems here are a few of our favourites.

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Poem Two

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Poem 3

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Poem 4

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In English we used a conscience alley to discuss the characters feelings in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild

In English we used a conscience alley to discuss the characters feelings in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild 1
In English we used a conscience alley to discuss the characters feelings in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild 2
In English we used a conscience alley to discuss the characters feelings in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild 3

Dan the Music man came in and taught us about Samba music in our afternoon workshop

Spring 2- The Smashing Saxons

This half term we are learning about the Anglo Saxons. We will learn who they are, when they lived and how they lived. We will also be attending a trip to Dunstons hall where we will live as Anglo Saxons for the day! 

We performed a Bioblitz of Yeadon Westfield in our RSPB workshop

Spring 2 - What We Enjoyed......

 

"We got to make houses using real hay... it was very messy"

"We had an amazing time at our Anglo-Saxon re-enactment day!"

Our workshop with author Emma Barnes.

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Our workshop with author Emma Barnes. 5
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Our workshop with author Emma Barnes. 8

Spring 1 - Extreme Earth!

This half term we are learning all about natural disasters, we will be looking at what causes natural disasters to occur as well as the destruction which they cause.

 

This half term we had a visit from Dside- We learnt all about the dangers of Solvent abuse

This half term we had a visit from Dside- We learnt all about the dangers of Solvent abuse 1
This half term we had a visit from Dside- We learnt all about the dangers of Solvent abuse 2
This half term we had a visit from Dside- We learnt all about the dangers of Solvent abuse 3

Spring 1 - What We Enjoyed......

 

"My favourite subject this half term was computing when we made leaflets" Georgia M

"I  have enjoyed learning about Tsunami's. I was really shocked at how high they can become" Pavan

"I have really enjoyed the natural disasters big write in our English lesson" Ray

Autumn 2 - To Infinity and Beyond 

This half term we are learning about the earth, sun and moon.

This topic was launched with children planning their own mission to Mars, where they had to decide what objects they would take on their expedition.

 

Autumn Term 2 - What we enjoyed learning about......

 

"I have enjoyed science, especially the trip to the Star Centre"

"I have enjoyed learning about the solar system"

"I have enjoyed making our lunar buggies in DT  especially using saws during the woodwork"

Space poems- we learnt and performed space poems

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Space Poem- Group 2

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Space Poem- Group 3

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Space Poem- Group 4

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Space Poem- Group 5

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Mechanical Systems - Making battery powered space vehicles

This week we all received scooter trainings! Now we know how to use our scooters safely.

During history week we had a class debate about the motion should children be evacuated from war zones. We decided that children shouldn't be evacuated.

During history week we had a class debate about the motion should children be evacuated from war zones. We decided that children shouldn't be evacuated. 1
During history week we had a class debate about the motion should children be evacuated from war zones. We decided that children shouldn't be evacuated. 2

Autumn 1 - Groovy Greeks

Our first topic in the Autumn term is ‘Groovy Greeks’ where we will find out about life in Ancient Greece. This topic began with a very exciting Ancient Greek murder mystery to solve!

In History we tasted Greek foods.

Autumn 1 - What we enjoyed learning about......

 

"I have enjoyed the murder mystery because it was fun to watch the interviews"

"Big Maths, Beat That was fun"

"I like DT and topic because you always learn and make something cool!"

"I have enjoyed everything because it is so fun and amazing. I am loving year 5 so far!"

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