English: The Land of the Jabberwocky- November 2018
After studying the poem 'Jabberwocky' by Lewis Carroll, children used the poem to help them create their interpretation of the world of the Jabberwocky, making thoughtful choices regarding shapes, colours, positioning of items and representation. Their finished lands were incredible, and the children were so familiar with the poem that they were quoting phrases when they described their lands to the rest of the class.
Geography: Our World -November 2018
In small groups, Year Five collaborated to create a globe, illustrating their understanding of our recent geography topic. They then gave a short presentation to the class, describing the process and decisions made, accurately using key terminology covered in the unit.
Grammar: Direct speech and relative clauses- October 2018
Year Five enjoyed coming to the front of the classroom and holding word and punctuation cards. They worked together as a class to construct accurately punctuated complex sentences.
They read the sentence using high pitched voices for the spoken part and low, deep voices for the reporting clause to reinforce where the punctuation belongs.
Illustrator Visit: Martin Impey
A fantastic, emotive and engaging presentation by illustrator Martin Impey found Year Five thinking deeply about the First World War and about the power of effective illustration.
History: The Battle of Bosworth- October 2018
The children worked in small groups to create freeze frames retelling the story of the Battle. Here are a few of the scenes.
R.E. - Learning about Islam - September- October 2018
Science- September 2018
Oreo Moon Phases: In pairs, Year Five delighted in using Oreo Biscuits to create the eight moon phases. They took great care to carve the white cream filling to create the shape of the given moon phase.
Negative Numbers- Sept 18
Year Five enjoyed playing a range of number games and using maths manipulatives to aid their understanding of negative numbers in given contexts.