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Have a look at all the latest Year 5 class posts below to see what's happening at school

Year 5 IntoUniversity visit

3rd May 2019

On Wednesday 1st May, Year 5 spent the day at IntoUniversity. The topic for the day was Zoology. We learnt more about universities and what it takes to study something like Zoology. We searched through university course guide books and participated in activities around four topics: habitats, conservation, adaptations and field work. Our favourite part of the day was when we had a visit from Neil from Zoolabs who told us all about his Zoology degree and taught us about the amazing animals he brought in. He even let us touch them all and some of us were lucky enough…

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Digital Blue

6th February 2019

Recently, some children from Years 3, 4 and 5 went to the Chelsea football stadium. We did some coding activities: Minecraft coding, Harry Potter coding and Sphero Ball coding. We were also made coding ambassadors! One of the members of the Chelsea Football Club coding team, Sam, came into our assembly to present us with our certificates, a Sphero Ball and badges. We really enjoyed the day! Marwa, Aalia, Andy and Ayyub

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VE Day!

12th December 2018

On Monday 10th December, Year 5 and 6 participated in History Day where we continued our learning about World War II, in particular, VE Day. VE Day, also known as Victory in Europe Day, was 8th May 1945. This was when Germany signed an unconditional surrender and Winston Churchill was able to announce to Great Britain that the war in Europe was over. People nation wide rejoiced in the streets. They sang and danced the day and night away. There were flags and bunting flying and thousands upon thousands of people gathered in front of Buckingham Palace to see the…

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Mrs Wordsmith

5th December 2018

This week, Year 5 have been using Mrs Wordsmith vocabulary to write stories in our Computing lessons. We all chose a character from the Mrs Wordsmith pictures and based our stories around them. We used some of the words we’ve learnt to really describe our character’s personalities while also making our stories enjoyable for the reader. Some of us chose to write about a brazen character, who stole from a police officer or a lanky giraffe, who attempts to roller-skate despite his gangly legs. These stories are unlike other stories though, because they are unfinished stories! We will write the beginning of our story then…

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Rationing and Propaganda

21st November 2018

​This week in History lessons, Year 5 and 6 have been learning about rationing and propaganda in WWII. Before the war, much of Britain’s food was imported from other countries and came to us via ships. During the war, the German submarines were bombing those ships, so importing food was no longer an option. Therefore, Britons had to ration their food strictly during the war in order for supplies to not run out.  There were many foods rationed during this time: meat, butter, sugar, eggs, sweets, milk and cheese to name a few. People were also encouraged to mend their…

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The Blitz!

14th November 2018

This week in History lessons, Year 5 and 6 students have been learning all about The Blitz that occurred during World War II. Did you know that there was a time when bombs were dropped on London for 8 days straight? People went to sleep in the Underground train stations in order to try to stay safe but many innocent people died. There were air raids from German planes all over Britain dropping bombs. Children were often evacuated and sent to the country towns where it was much safer for them. They could only take a small suitcase and had…

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Year 5 character descriptions

5th July 2018

In Year 5 this week, we have been reading Chapter 5 of ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’ where Michael meets a mysterious character called Kensuke on an island. Here are some of our fantastic character descriptions: In the depths of the island,lived an old man.He was so old that he looked like he had lived for over a hundred years.He had wrinkly,drowsy skin which clung onto his face almost about to peel off.He wore ragged, dirty clothes which have been stained as the years have gone by.His useless body was dreadfully weary with a hunched back. written by Ekram Kensuke is an old,…

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Class 5 enrichment at Fulham College Boys

29th June 2018

On Monday 25th June, Class 5 visited Fulham College Boys and did some activities including PE, music, creativity and maths. In PE, we played some basketball with a coach. First we ran in a circle around the pitch. Then we got into two groups to practise some shooting. If we got the basketball in the net, then we got another go but if we didn’t we had to go and sit on a bench. In music, we learnt how to create a beat on a computer. We had to listen to the beat before we added it to our work.…

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Class 5 Assembly

22nd June 2018

Class 5 would like to say a big thank you to all parents who came to watch our class assembly today! We hope you enjoyed finding out more about our learning this term including English, Maths, Science, PE and French. Jimi: “Our assembly was very entertaining to practise. I enjoyed sharing with everyone how to be a referee in football.” Ali: “I felt confident performing the part of Michael in Kensuke’s Kingdom and I thought Class 5 were being the best that they could be during our assembly.”      

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Class 5 short story writing

15th June 2018

In English this week, Class 5 created their own short stories with the title , ‘The Ring of Mystery.’ Children used their imaginations and worked in pairs to create a creative short story. Here is one excellent example written by Gauthier and Ali: Thousands of years ago, there was an ancient Egyptian tomb which held the ring of mystery. This ring carried a myth about holding the greatest power in history. One day, there was a young adventurer who had heard about the ring and its great powers. This adventurer had a poor family and, therefore, wanted to retrieve the…

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