Grendel Attacks

Today in our writing lesson we were focussing on choosing appropriate vocabulary for effect and to add detail. 

 

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AD 600 - Anglo-Saxons the settlers

Today we moved further on our timeline to explore Anglo Saxons as settlers. We were focusing on the skills of: devising and responding to historical questions, use some documents, pictures, internet and photographs to find out about the Anglo-Saxons. We looked and learnt about Sutton Hoo. We were…

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Finding remainders

Today in Maths we have been preparing for doing standard method division using the bus stop method. We find this quite tricky so, to help us prepare, we spent time finding remainders when dividing. We worked with our partners and feel much more confident now. 

 

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AD450 - Anglo-Saxon invaders!

Today in History, we were learning about when Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain. We explored the meanings of the word 'settler' and 'invader' and the difference between them. We realised that Anglo-Saxons were both. From last lesson, we already knew that they came because King Vortigern asked Hengst…

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Mi barba tiene tres pelos!

In Spanish today we learned a Spanish tongue twister rhyme. We had great fun performing as fast as we could for the class! 

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Experience Day - Viking settings

Today in Year 5 we have explored the setting of our new novel. It is called Beowulf and is set in Denmark. We looked at images of Denmark and used these to create word banks. We then used these to create 'word art'. Each line of our pictures are an impactful description of…

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An introduction to Traders and Raiders

Today we were introduced to our new topic Traders and Raiders which is all about the Anglo Saxons, the Scots and The Vikings. We looked at the timeline from the Roman Empire leaving Britain to the death of Edward the confessor. We made little models of Picts, Scots, Saxons, Jutes, Angles, Vikings…

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Christmas Film

What a cosy way to end the term!! Well done Year 5 for such super behaviour this half term.

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A lot of mess but a lot of fun!

We had the best time today being crafty, creative and imaginative. We made a range of Christmas crafts and it was the best way to wind down after working so hard this term!

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Water colour Christmas cards

Today we used water colour techniques to create our beautiful Christmas cards. We also created some lovely bauble paintings. We had to think about colouring mixing as well as brush techniques. 

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Spanish - What is your name?

Today we carried on our Spanish conversation by learning how to ask what someone's name is and to be able to respond with my name is......

We looked at the use of the accent in a word and the punctuation of a question in Spanish with two question marks around the sentence. Once we were…

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What a man, what an impact!

Today we ended our topic on Alan Turing by exploring the impact he had. This was something we've looked at all the way through too. It linked in really well with our British Values and Rights Respecting too. We looked at the impact he had both on the technical world and the emotional world. We…

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