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Go Well Net/Wall Ball – Spring Term

Yesterday, our fantastic Year 5 superstars had a blast during their PE trip playing a variety of thrilling ball game! The Sports Hall was buzzing with energy as the children showcased their impressive teamwork, coordination, and sporting skills. They got to experience the joy of dribbling, passing, and shooting, all while having an absolute ball! Our Year 5 pupils embraced the opportunity to engage in friendly competition, supporting and encouraging one another throughout the games. It was amazing to witness their enthusiasm and determination! Not only did they burn some serious calories and get their hearts racing, but they also developed essential skills such as communication, problem-solving, and perseverance.

Library Visit – Spring term

The children took a break from their regular classroom activities and immersed themselves in a world full of words, imagination, and knowledge. They had the wonderful opportunity to explore our local library, with its shelves overflowing with literary treasures that ignite young minds. From thrilling adventure stories to fascinating historical accounts, the library offered an abundance of choices. It was delightful to see our Year 5 pupils eagerly poring over the books, their eyes sparkling with curiosity. We all know that reading opens up doors to unlimited possibilities, and it plays a crucial role in nurturing young minds. Our Year 5 students had the chance to discuss their favorite books, share reading recommendations, and even listen to exciting stories read aloud by their peers.

 

Careers afternoon – Spring term

Through inspiring talks and discussions, our Year 5 students discovered that university isn’t just about gaining knowledge in a specific subject, but also about personal growth, independence, and building lifelong friendships. They were encouraged to dream big, set goals, and work towards achieving their dreams. As we reflect on this incredible afternoon, our Year 5 students will be given the opportunity to explore various career paths and shape a future full of possibilities during their time in our school.

Christmas Jumper and Christmas Dinner Day!

The festive spirit is alive and well in Year 5! Our talented students recently enjoyed a delightful Christmas dinner.  Year 5 students had an absolute treat last week, as they sat down to a mouth-watering Christmas dinner!  Cheers and laughter filled the dining hall as our students gathered together around tables adorned with festive decorations.  They enjoyed conversations, shared jokes, and created lasting memories. We are immensely proud of the Year 5 students for embracing the festive spirit with such enthusiasm. Their energy and brilliance shone through in every dish they enjoyed and every jumper they wore!

Christmas Crafts

Hey there, everyone! We hope you’re feeling the holiday spirit as much as we are! We just had to share the amazing Christmas crafts our fantastic Year 5 students have been creating lately. Their creativity and enthusiasm never cease to amaze us! Not to mention, it’s heartwarming to see their smiles and laughter as they work together on these festive projects.

Check out the photos below to get a sneak peek at their fantastic creations!

Christmas Cards for Charity!

We are so proud of our amazing Year 5 students who recently made heartwarming Christmas cards for hospital patients.  Their thoughtful gestures are touching the lives of those who need it the most during this festive season. With their artistic skills and compassionate hearts, our Year 5 students crafted unique and colourful cards filled with messages of love, hope, and joy.  These little masterpieces will surely bring a smile to the faces of the hospital patients, reminding them that they are loved and cared for. Through this beautiful initiative, our students are learning the value of kindness and empathy, understanding the impact of their actions on others.  It also provides them with a sense of purpose and the importance of giving back to the community.

We believe in nurturing well-rounded individuals, encouraging them to be compassionate citizens with a strong sense of social responsibility.  Our Year 5 students continue to inspire us with their thoughtfulness and generosity of spirit.

Music – Autumn Term

We are thrilled to announce the outstanding Christmas performance by our talented Year 5 students!  The stage came alive with the captivating story of the Bethlehem Bandits, and they truly stole the show!  Let’s give a huge round of applause to our incredible young performers! 🙌 Their hard work, dedication, and immense talent shone brightly during this memorable production.  The Year 5 students brought the enchanting tale of the Bethlehem Bandits to life, capturing the hearts of everyone in the audience.   Join us in praising the exemplary efforts of our remarkable Year 5 students. We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the parents and families who supported us throughout this incredible journey. Your unwavering encouragement and continuous involvement have truly made a difference!

Art – Autumn Term

Attention art lovers!  Year 5 students at Rosa Street have been exploring their creative side and delving into the fascinating world of charcoal art inspired by the amazing Dan Pyle! With charcoal as their medium, these young artists have ventured beyond the ordinary to bring their imagination to life! Our talented students have been learning various techniques, honing their skills, and pushing their boundaries to create intricate and mesmerizing artwork. From bold and striking portraits to captivating landscapes, their creativity knows no limits!

DT  – Autumn Term

We are thrilled to announce that our Year 5 students have been busy unleashing their inner inventors in our Design Technology! This term, our talented young minds have taken their creativity to the next level by learning all about CAMs (Cam Mechanisms) and the exciting world of toy-making. What are CAMs, you ask? Well, CAMs are clever mechanical devices that allow toys to move in unique and fascinating ways. Think of gears, levers, and springs all working together to bring a toy to life! Our Year 5 students have been designing, building, and fine-tuning their own CAM-powered Our budding inventors have also been documenting their process through captivating photos which you can see below!

Geography – Autumn Term

Year 5 has embarked on an amazing journey to discover the wonders of the Amazon Basin!  When it comes to natural beauty, the Amazon Basin is second to none! With its 400 billion trees, it’s often referred to as the “lungs of the Earth”! Our Year 5 students have dived deep into this enchanting rainforest to understand its vibrant wildlife and fascinating secrets. Throughout this topic , our talented young learners have immersed themselves in the mysteries of the Amazon’s ecosystems, discovering the teeming biodiversity found within its breath-taking landscapes. From tree-dwelling sloths to colourful macaws, every aspect of this extraordinary habitat has been explored! We even went on a virtual tour of the Amazon from the comfort of our classroom! Together, we uncovered  the various challenges facing the Amazon Basin and explored the ways in which we make a positive difference!

History – Autumn Term

Get ready for an extraordinary journey back in time as our Year 5 students embark on their exploration of the Ancient Maya civilization! Our Year 5 pupils have been diving deep into the rich history of the Ancient Maya! From the towering pyramids of Chichen Itza to the hidden treasures of Tikal, our students explored the captivating world of this enigmatic civilization.  Through immersive activities and interactive lessons, our pupils stepped into the shoes of Maya scholars, archeologists, and astronomers to discover the lost civilisation!

PE – Autumn Term

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news from our Year 5 students! They’ve been having an absolute blast in their recent PE lessons as they dive headfirst into the wonderful world of gymnastics!  From graceful cartwheels to daring acrobatics, our talented Year 5s are showing off their impressive gymnastic skills with enthusiasm and determination. With each session, they’re building their strength, balance, and flexibility, while also learning the importance of teamwork and perseverance.

Science – Autumn Term

Get ready for an out-of-this-world adventure! Year 5 students have been diving into the fascinating realms of Earth and Space. From exploring our beautiful planet’s diverse geography to uncovering the secrets of distant galaxies, nothing is beyond our students’ reach! Our aspiring astronauts are also venturing into deep space, learning about the solar system’s planets, moons, and stars. They’re delving into the Milky Way and beyond, uncovering the mysteries of the universe. Through exciting experiments and immersive activities such as an online visit to the space station, our young scientists are experiencing astronomy first-hand.

Year 5 Taster Day at Whitworth Park

We wanted to share some exciting news with you about our Year 5 students! 🥳 Yesterday, they had an amazing taster day at our local secondary school, and we couldn’t be more thrilled about their experience!  Throughout the day, our Year 5 students got a taste of what it’s like to be a secondary school student. From attending different classes to exploring the impressive school, they had a truly immersive day that gave them a glimpse into their future educational journey.  This taster day was designed to empower our Year 5 students and help them start thinking about their transition to secondary school. It’s never too early to start preparing for this important milestone! With this meaningful experience, our students have gained valuable insights into the positive learning environment that awaits them.

 

Year 5 – Miss C Simpson

Year 5 2022-2023