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  • 26/03/18

    friday 23rd March 2018

    We have had a very exciting week in Year 5 this week. In Literacy, we have continued our work on 'The Highwayman' by writing a descriptive diary entry from the point of view of Bess. The children produced some lovely writing and described Bess's thoughts and feelings in great detail...
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  • 09/03/18

    New News Story

    This week, in Year 5, has been a very busy and exciting week. In Literacy we have continued to look at the narrative poem ‘The Highwayman’. The children have worked really hard in rewriting part of the poem into a narrative. They have included some wonderful imagery and great dialogue an...
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  • 02/03/18

    Friday 2nd March 2018

    It has been a very short week in school this week due to the unpredictable wintry weather which caused the school to close on Thursday and Friday. At the start of the week, in Literacy, we have continued to read more of the tense poem 'The Highwayman'. The children are...
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  • 22/02/18

    Friday 23rd February 2018

    Welcome back Year 5 - we hope you enjoyed a restful half term break. This week in Literacy we have started to read the new text 'The Highway Man'. In class, we have discussed what a highwayman was and have noted that the poem is set over 100 years ago. We have started to an...
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  • 09/02/18

    Friday 9th February 2018

    This week, in Year 5, the children have finished writing their persuasive letters to Mr Nicholson. The children really enjoyed coming up with different arguments to help them convince Mr Nicholson to keep their break times.     In Maths the children have continued learning about an...
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  • 07/02/18

    Friday 2nd February 2018

    The Year 5 team have been really impressed with the Space projects the children have brought in so far. We have seen some imaginative creations and they are really brightening up the school corridors. Thanks to all the parents and carers who have helped the children. We have been really busy in Y...
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  • 29/01/18

    Friday 26th january 2018

    In Literacy this week the children have been learning how to write a persuasive brochure. They were trying to convince people to come and visit London. They really enjoyed the task and produced some wonderful leaflets. In Maths, the children have been learning about the properties of different sh...
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  • 14/12/17

    Friday 15th December 2017

    It has been a fun week in Year 5 this week. On Monday, the children were visited by the ‘Mad Science’ company and learnt all about chemical and physical reactions during an explosive assembly.   In RE, the children have been learning about inner peace and had a chance to experien...
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  • 08/12/17

    Friday 8th December 2017

    This week in Year 5 the children have work extremely hard. During assessment week the children have shown off all they have learned this term in Reading, Writing and Maths. The children in Maple and Rowan class had a fantastic day out at the pantomime on Tuesday. The children thoroughly enjoyed t...
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  • 04/12/17

    Friday 1st December 2017

    This week in Literacy we have planned and written a formal letter from the perspective of Manyara. The children have really enjoyed extending their vocabulary, using a thesaurus to improve their formal language and have written some wonderful letters.   In maths we have been learning about m...
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  • 24/11/17

    Friday 24th November 2017

    This week in Literacy we have continued our learning about narratives. We have created our own alternative ending to 'Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters' from Manyara's perspective. Children really enjoyed writing their own story endings and have produced some imaginative pieces of wo...
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  • 17/11/17

    Friday 17th November 2017

    This week, in Literacy, Year 5 have been learning about dialogue. The children have created their own dialogue based upon a missing scene from 'Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters.' The children have really enjoyed using role play to act out their scenes before applying their skills o...
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