Year 5 Class Page

 

Welcome to the Year 5 page!

Teacher - Mr Goodman 

 

Class attendance currently: 96.7% (school's target - 96%) EVERY DAY COUNTS! Keep this up, let's aim high!


Key information:

PE will be on a Wednesday afternoon

Homework will be set on a Friday and due in on Tuesday

Twitter: @TheValeY5


Up coming events:

15.1.18 - Football Club (After school 3.20 - 4.20)

18.1.18 - Computer Club (Lunchtime)

18.1.18 - Dance (After school 3.20 - 4.20)

16.2.18 - School Closes (Normal Time)

26.2.16 - School Re-opens


Newsletters

12th January 2018

What a great week we have had in Year 5! After Mr Williams discovered some dinosaur bones outside out classroom we have decided to do our topic this term about prehistoric world. We have written our own newspaper reports about the discovery, which we will be delivering to other classes to read soon. In Maths we have been making huge strides, working hard on finding percentages and fractions of amounts. 

 

8th January 2018

What a great week we have had in Year 5! After Mr Williams discovered some dinosaur bones outside our classroom we have decided to do our topic this term about the prehistoric world. We have written our own newspaper reports about the discovery, which we will be delivering to other classes to read soon. In Maths we have been making huge strides, working hard on finding percentages and fractions of amounts.

 

Really proud of this week’s shining star Oliver, keep this up!






21st December 2017 8.12.17

What an amazing half term we have had! During the final week we have been consolidating our understanding of how to solve multi-step problems using the four operations. Within writing the children have now produced and understood how to write informal and formal language. They have also produced some amazing art work using a range of materials.

 




15th December 2017 PE

In Maths this week we have been solving word problems relating to decimals and converting between metric measurements (cm to m, km to m). Within our writing we have been investigating informal and formal letters taking on roles of certain people. Within our topic work the children have been investigating our solar system and creating some art work.

 

Well done to Jack on becoming this week’s shining star!

 

8th December 2017

This week we have been excelling in our Maths, we have worked on multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000. The children have been extremely resilient with this – keep this up! Within their writing they are focussing on creating a letter to Mr Yeomans asking for equipment. The children have also been developing their knowledge in science on the solar system.

 

Massive congratulation to Elliot on becoming this week’s shining star!

 





1st December 2018

This week the children have been focussing on writing a set of instructions on how to build a den. The children have fully engaged in this and have built some great dens. Within their Maths they have learnt how to understand place value of up to three decimal places. They have also learnt which insulators are best to keep water warm through experimenting with different materials.

 

Well done Drew for becoming this week’s shining star!

 




24th November 2017

This week we have really developed our understanding of prime numbers and how to establish if a number is prime or not; how to interpret negative numbers in context counting both forwards and backwards. The children have also produced some amazing newspaper reports based from our class read.

 

Shining star this week goes to Chloe, well done!


17th November 2017

This week we have been hard at work on adding and subtracting fractions. The children struggled at first, but they showed great resilience with this and now have shown great progression. Within their writing they have started to create a newspaper report, based on the book we are reading.

 

Super proud of this week’s Shining Star – Harrison – Keep up this amazing work!

 

10th November 2017

This week the children have been concentrating on adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator but also denominators of the same multiple – this proved tricky at first, but they didn’t let it stop them! In writing the children have further developed their diary writing skills and I could not be prouder! We have also started reading our new class read ‘Cool’ by Michael Morpurgo.

 

This week’s Shining Star – Evie-Leigh – Well done!

 

3rd November 2017

Welcome back! This week we have been developing our Maths knowledge by learning how to solve the perimeter and area of rectilinear shapes – this proved difficult at first, but they never gave up. Within writing we are now taking on the role of Stanley from of our class read (Holes) and learning to write a diary entry about our time on Camp Green Lake which the children loved!

 

Extremely proud of this week’s Shining Star – Cameron, keep this up!

 

20th October 2017

This week we have been further developing our story writing skills but using a new video ‘The Road’s End’ the children have really come brought some of their ideas to life! In Maths the children have been working hard on trying to solve division questions, involving dividing a four-digit number by a one-digit. They have also been investigating camera angles within our topic work.

 

Massive congratulations to Isla for becoming this week’s Shining Star!

 

13th October 2017

This week we have been further developing our story writing skills but using a new video ‘The Road’s End’ the children have really come brought some of their ideas to life! In Maths the children have been working hard on trying to solve division questions, involving dividing a four-digit number by a one-digit. They have also been investigating camera angles within our topic work.

 

This week’s Shining Star – Alfie – Keep up the good work!

 

6th October 2017

This week in Year 5 we have been working extremely hard on multiplying a four-digit number by one and two digits. In writing we have started to write a story from the clip ‘The Lighthouse’ which the children have really enjoyed, and it shows within their writing – Keep this up!

 

Well done to Lucas for becoming this week’s Shining Star!

 

29th September 2017

This week we have been working extremely hard on dividing and multiplying numbers by 10, 100 and 1000. We have shown great resilience and have now mastered the skill – I could not be happier! In our writing we have been concentrating further on our character description but exploring the appearances and personality of the BFG. The children have come up with some amazing writing.

 

Extremely proud of this week’s Shining Star – Megan!

 

22nd September 2017

This week we have been writing character descriptions and using a variety of skills to enhance our work. In Maths the children have been concentrating on addition and subtraction of four or more digits. Keep going Year 5 we’re doing brilliantly!

 

This week’s Shining Star is Ruby G. Well done!

 

15th September 2017

What a fab week we’ve had in Year 5! Not only have the children been persistently green in and around school but they have also produced some amazing work in their writing. In writing the children have been creating a setting description using a range of writing techniques such as similes, fronted adverbials and personification. In Maths they have been focusing on place value, this involved working out the value of a digit and understanding the process of adding and subtracting powers of 10. They have also been researching the timeline of film which they are fully engaged in, all have produced a poster with the important events that happened throughout time.

 

Well done to Seb for becoming this week’s Shining Star

 

8th September 2017

In writing we have been writing a setting description using a range of features, the children have also been able to identify some of their features in their work. In Maths we have been looking at place value of numbers to at least 1,000,000. Our topic this term is Entertainment and the children have been discussing and identifying what entertainment is and why. We have also started our new class read ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar.

 

Congratulations to Jamie for becoming the first Shining Star in Year 5