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Welcome to Y5S's Class Page

Miss Swift- Class teacher

Mrs Turner - Assistant Teacher
Our current class reader is: Stig of the Dump by Clive King

Our current Read Aloud at home book is: Journey to Joberg/Journey to River Sea

(please note that you will not be given a new home reader until you have returned your previous book - Wreck of the Zanzibar)

We hope you enjoy exploring the learning that takes place each week in our classroom. Should you wish to contact me and cannot get into school please feel free to send an email to: sally.swift@pudseyprimrosehill.co.uk

 


Featured authors by term
Roald Dahl Autumn 1.1 (September - October half term)
David Walliams Autumn 1.2 (October half term - Christmas)

Anne Fine Spring 2.1 (January - February half term)
Michael Morpurgo Spring 2.2 (February half term - Easter)

Lauren Child Summer 3.1 (Easter - May half term)
Michael Rosen 3.2 (May half term - July)
Dates for your diary - Autumn 1;2 

Tuesday 2nd January - Training day. School closed to pupils
Wednesday 3rd January (Classic Poetry Week) - School opens for pupils
w/c 8th January - Write Now Focus Week

Year 5 Team

Archaeological dig

Today we learned about the skills we needed to be archaeologists. Working in groups, we carefully uncovered a range of wonderful and rare artifacts, which we needed to piece together to help us with our history learning.

Archaeological dig
Peter Pan Y5S performance

Well done to everyone in Y5S today - here is our final performance!

Peter Pan Play in a Day Workshop Videos

Thank you again to the brilliant Northern Arts Factory for helping us to develop our drama skills. We've has a fantastic time choreographing our own sequences, developing our voice projection skills, and learning about stage fighting!

Northern Arts Factory Play in a Day!

We have been incredibly lucky this week! The Northern Arts Factory have come in to lead a play in a day workshop, which has allowed us to perform our very own version of Peter Pan! Take a look at our learning in action here!

Northern Arts Factory Play in a Day!
Peter Pan Hats

This week we have used our DT skills to create our very own Peter Pan styled felt hats. Take a look at our final product and part of the creative process!

Peter Pan Hats
Around the World Focus Week

Here are some of our travel pages all about a country we visited this week.

Around the World Focus Week
Around the World Focus Week - India

When we visited India, we learned about traditional Indian Dance and how each dance tells a different story! Here are some of our final performances.

Focus week - Around the World!

Trying Sushi in Japan!

Focus week - Around the World!
Autumn 1.2 Science Topic - Forces

This terms Science Topic has been forces. Here is our learning about Friction, Water resistance and Air resistance.

Autumn 1.2 Science Topic - Forces
Practical maths - squared and cubed numbers

We have been learning about square and cube numbers.

Practical maths - squared and cubed numbers
Practical maths - Finding factors

We have been learning about factors, factor pairs and prime numbers.

Practical maths - Finding factors
Nell Bank

Y5S had an absolutely amazing day participating in team building and brain-teasing activities. We worked incredibly hard to complete each of the challenges as a group. Here are some pictures of the adventures we had!

Nell Bank
Learning we are proud of!

We have been using our knowledge of Factors to find all the common factors of 2 and 3 different numbers - We have investigated this in a practical way! See our learning here!

Learning we are proud of!
Space Art

Using mathematical equipment, the children were asked to draw the discovered planet before using a mixture of oil pastels and chalks to create an accurate representation of the planet as well as the atmosphere in outer space.

Space Art
Virtual Reality

Year 5 really enjoyed using virtual reality headsets to journey through space and learn lots of new facts about the planets within our solar system. Children were able to compare each planet to earth and it gave them a fantastic insight into how other planets are different from earth

Virtual Reality
Press Release - New Planet Found

Here are our press release all about discovery of a new planet