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Welcome to Y5W!

2018-2019


Class Teacher: Mrs Walker

School Direct Trainee: Mr Ansbro

 
Email: emma.walker@pudseyprimrosehill.co.uk
School telephone number: 0113 2574129

 
Welcome to our Class Page where you will find examples of some of our learning. We hope you enjoy looking through and finding all about what he have been doing!

Summer 1
Class Reader: The Time Travelling Cat an Egyptian Goddess by Julia Jarman
Read Aloud at Home: Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson
History: Ancient Egyptians. We will be learning about the chronology of the Egyptians; what their beliefs were; the different roles in society and the importance of the Gods.
Science: Forces - Friction, Air and Water Resistance. The children will explain why unsupported objects fall towards the earth; recognise that some mechanisms allow a smaller force to have a greater effect and identify the effects of forces that act between moving surfaces.

 
Important dates
PE will be on a Wednesday

 
Change for the Better Focus Week w/c 20.5.19

After researching about air pollution and specifically engine idling, Year 5 planned and created posters to help persuade people of Pudsey to stop engine idling.

Change for the Better Focus Week w/c 20.5.19
Change for the Better Focus Week w/c 20.5.19

Following on from their research into air pollution locally and the effects of engine idling, Y5W decided to make some adverts encouraging drivers to stop engine idling.

w/c 6.5.19 Science

As part of their Forces topic in science, Y5W made parachutes to investigate the effects of air resistance.

w/c 6.5.19 Science
w/c 27.03.19 - Science

Year 5 have had a wonderful day launching their very own rockets which they made.

w/c 27.03.19 - Science
w/c 11.3.19 - DT

Y5W used their measuring, cutting, shaping, joining and finishing skills during DT lessons when they designed and made these fabulous Mayan Headdresses.

w/c 11.3.19 - DT
World Book Day - 7.3.19

Y5W looked amazing when they came to school dressed as their favourite book character. Everyone thought of some fantastic vocabulary to describe their character. What a fabulous effort - well done Y5W!

World Book Day - 7.3.19
w/c 11.2.19 Write Now Focus Week

To summarise the stories that they wrote, Y5W used their ICT skills to create video trailers!

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w/c 11.2.19 Write Now Focus Week

Here is our writing (written from a different perspective) inspired by the short story Rikki-Tikk-Tavi from the Jungle Book.

w/c 11.2.19 Write Now Focus Week
w/c 4.2.19 History - Mayans

Y5W have been finding out all about the Mayan civilisation. Each group researched a different area and prepared a poster. They then presented their findings to the rest of the class.

w/c 4.2.19 History - Mayans
w/c 28.2.19 English

After finding an ancient Stelae on the school field, the children wrote a Newspaper Report on the amazing discovery!

w/c 28.2.19 English
DT Super Learning Day - 30.11.18

Inspired by the book, 'Where the Wild Things Are', Y5W made marionette puppets to help them re-tell the story. They developed their planning, designing and evaluating skills to produce their puppets. Some fantastic team working was also displayed.

DT Super Learning Day - 30.11.18
16.11.18 Children in Need

For Children in Need this year, the children all came to school wearing something sporty and took part in an assault course. Children were encouraging and supporting each other and everyone had fun taking part.

16.11.18 Children in Need
7.11.18 - Trip to Nell Bank

During their trip to Nell Bank, Year 5 developed their team working skills when they carried out a variety of problem solving activities including crossing a piranha infested custard lake, transporting items around an assault course and orienteering!

7.11.18 - Trip to Nell Bank
w/c 22.10.18 Where's Wally Focus Week

We improved our physical geography when we found out all about the Amazon Rainforest. Here are some posters that we made when we presented our learning to the class.

w/c 22.10.18 Where's Wally Focus Week
w/c 22.10.18

Wally's next postcard came from Newcastle! After researching where Newcastle is and what you can do there, we made a tripadvisor page!

w/c 22.10.18
w/c 22.10.18 Where's Wally Focus Week

After receiving a postcard from Wally in Rio, we located the countries of South America.

w/c 22.10.18 Where's Wally Focus Week
w/c 15.10.18 - Reading

Y5W focused on using tone and volume to perform a poem. We hope you enjoy listening to them!

w/c 10.9.18 - Science and English

After carrying out an investigation to find out which materials conduct electricity and active the energy stick, Y5W wrote some fantastic explanations about what they found.

w/c 10.9.18 - Science and English
Achievement Award - 14.9.18

Well done! Keep up the great work.

Achievement Award - 14.9.18
w/c 10.9.18 School Council Elections

Some of the children made some fantastic pitches to try and persuade Y5W to vote for them to be their class representative at the School Council. After voting took place, it was announced in assembly that Alfie Connor and Ruby Sarsfield will represent our class this year. A huge well done to everybody who took part.

w/c 10.9.18 School Council Elections