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Our 'Big Question' for the Summer Term is:

 

'What makes a star?'

 

We are learning about the movement of the earth and other planets relative to the sun in the solar system. We are also comparing and contrasting the physical features of specific planets.

Our planet working wall display

Our planet working wall display 1

We used Ordnance Survey Maps to explore the facilities and features of our local community

We investigated the properties of conductors and insulators in Science

Religious Education

 

We are currently learning about the nature of 'Discipleship', the actions we can take to serve on the front line as Jesus' team and the ways in which we can grow closer to Jesus through prayer. 

Children in Year 5 delivered workshops to the rest of the school about making 'good choices'

We created our own recycling facility to use in school

Literacy 

 

We are delving deeper into the realms of space through our Biographical studies about the life of Neil Armstrong.

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Our Literacy Working Wall

Our Literacy Working Wall 1

Adrift Performance by Action Transport Theatre

We learned about the dangers and difficulties experienced by refugees in the contemporary world.

Maths

 

Children in Year 5 are currently using formal methods for multiplication, division, subtraction and addition to solve real life problems. 

 

Year 5 learned how to multiply 3 digit by 2 digit numbers using place value counters

We are using concrete and pictoral representations to help us tackle word problems in Maths

We used place value grids and flash cards to help us multiply and divide by 10,100 and 100

We investigated the properties of square numbers

 

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