Year 5's similes, personification and dialogue!

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Year 5 has been producing excellent pieces of work in our latest batch of literacy sessions!
Over the course of the week, we've looked at how we can bring our writing to life by using similes, metaphors, and personification.

Finally, we looked at how using speech in our writing can bring it to…

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Year 5 Maths! Multiplying and Dividing

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This week, Year 5 has been delving into multiplying and dividing by 10, 100, and 1000.
We looked at the patterns of which way a number moves across the place value system depending on if we were multiplying or dividing. 

For example. if we are multiplying by 100, each digit will move 2…

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Our classroom door is a leaver!

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In science, Year 5 has learned how the doors we have in classes are leavers.

A machine is an object with moving parts that make it easier for us to do something. So we need less force (effort) to move a mass (load).

The machine has a pivot point (where it turns) called the fulcrum.

The…

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Year 5 Anti Bullying

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This afternoon, Year 5 looked at the impact of bullying on those who have to deal with it. We discussed the various types of bullying and what to do if someone sees it.


We all know that we should treat others how we want to be treated 

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Year 5 learnt it's hip to be square!

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This morning Year 5 delved into the world of multiplication and looked at square numbers.

We used counters, multilink, and our whiteboards to bring our learning to life.

Well done Year 5!

 

 

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Meet the Doodlers - Year 5's Design and Technology

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Recently, Year 5 students embarked on an electrifying journey, quite literally, as they explored electrical circuits with motors and harnessed this knowledge to create doodlers that were both fun and educational.

The adventure began with the classroom abuzz with excitement. The students were…

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Making Waves in Year 5: The Hilarious Hydrodynamic Showdown!

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In our exciting science lesson today, the Year 5 students embarked on a fascinating experiment to explore the factors affecting the speed at which objects descend through water. With eager anticipation, we delved into the world of hydrodynamics to uncover some intriguing results.

Our mission…

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Year 5 - Fact or Opinion

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In today's engaging classroom adventure, Year 5 students delved into the fascinating world of facts and opinions, learning how to distinguish between the two. This crucial skill is not only a fundamental aspect of literacy but also an essential life skill that helps children navigate the vast sea…

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Year 5 - Save the egg!

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The experiment began with a simple question: How can we protect an egg from cracking when dropped from a considerable height?

We learned that air resistance is the force that opposes an object's motion through the air. The larger the surface area of an object, the greater the air resistance it…

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Year 5's Journey into the Realm of Search Engines

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Year 5 students recently dived into the world of search engines, comparing Google, Yahoo, and Bing to find the best results.

Comparing the Titans:
They tested Google, the most popular search engine, Yahoo, and Bing. Each had its strengths, with some overlapping and unique…

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Walk Like an Egyptian

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In a classroom not so far away, Year 5 students recently embarked on an exciting and educational musical journey through time. As part of their history and creative arts curriculum, they had the unique opportunity to explore the ancient world of Egypt by not only listening to the iconic song "Walk…

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Online Safety Year 5 - Stay Safe from Spam

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Friday afternoon saw Year 5 children look at how we can stay safe online.

We learnt that we can look at the sender and subject to spot a spam email.

We also looked at how we can identify the potential dangers of spam email, know what to do with spam email and how we can take steps to avoid…

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