In PSHCE we have been learning about online communities, scams, age limits and what you should keep private online. I have learnt that when an email pops up saying you’ve won something, do NOT click on it because it could be a bug or it could enable someone to get into your bank account. Also, if you find a game that is rated 12, 16 or 18, and you’re 12, then play games that are rated a 12. Stay safe and have fun!- Alex and Rufus 5RW
This week in RE we have been looking at chapters from the Bible, especially Luke and the story of the centurian. We are really enjoying learning about how Jesus saved people’s lives. It’s really interesting because we get to know more about how Jesus put others before himself. – Malia and Ella 5LS
In 5GT, we have been learning all about the life cycles of locusts and how they go through incomplete metamorphosis. We compared this to the complete metamorphosis of butterflies, creating our own life cycle wheels to display the changes these beautiful creatures go through in their life. Take a look at the ‘Year 5 incomplete/complete metamorphosis’ photos!
This week we have been learning about adding and subtracting decimals. For example 8.3 + 0.07 = 8.37 and 8.9 – 0.47 = 8.53. Also, we have been doing multistep problems and word problems. – Jack and Alicia 5LS
In English we’ve been planning comedy narratives and learning what a comedy narrative is. I enjoyed writing my narrative because it’s fun to read and come up with silly ideas! We’ve used different features like speech in our stories. We used speech to move the story along and to add that extra bit of detail. – Alfie 5RW
This week we have been learning about comedy narratives as well as writing our own. Every day we would look at the tone, text, audience and purpose. For comedy narratives, we found out about the purpose of speech, which can be to let you know what a character’s personality is and to make the writing flow. – Vanessa 5RW
Thank you to everyone who has already brought in their shoebox sized box into school for our upcoming Biomes project. If you have any additional shoebox sized boxes please bring these in too, so we have enough for everyone to have one each. We will be starting the project in the next couple of weeks.
This week in maths we have learned different methods of subtracting and adding decimals. We learnt the method of column addition and subtraction. For an example: 0.35+0.4=0.75. If you don’t line up the columns correctly then this leads to you getting the answer wrong. Also, in subtraction, if the first number only has tenths and the next one includes hundredths, you might want to put a ‘0’ in the hundreths column of the first one e.g. 3.65-0.80. – Mahdi and Jacob 5LS
This week in our topic ‘biomes’, we learnt how temperatures and precipitation controls the plants that can survive in an area, and then this controls the animals that can survive there. We also learnt how currents move warmer/colder water around the oceans and they are so powerful that they can effect climate on land, therefore biomes. We learnt lots more too! I’m really enjoying this topic as it’s really interesting and there’s so much more we can find out. – Larna 5RW
This topic is very fun! I’ve learnt a lot and I hope I keep learning MORE! There are a lot of biomes. We also learnt about how temperature and precipitation affect what a biome is. I look forward to doing more! – Flint 5RW
This week, we have used the structure of our model text, ‘Little Badman and the Invasion of the Killer Aunties’ and created our own comedic narratives. Conservations with dogs, text messages coming to life and 500kg of coleslaw have been just some of the many events included in our writing. We have made sure to include features such as writing in an informal manner, using dialogue to convey character and move the story forward, and precise description. We are looking forward to creating final pieces (with illustrations!) over the next two weeks. – 5GT
The City Community Trust project consists of two weeks of exciting sessions to help new parents connect with others and learn valuable skills during the pandemic.