Year 5

We had great fun at a Design Day at The Hart School. We created artwork inspired by Ana Serrano, and we made our own torches using LEDs.

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Please click on the link below to find out what Class 5 will be learning about this term.

Summer Term Curriculum Plan


We really enjoyed our visit to Chasewater. We all had a go at archery, climbing and sailing, which was the first time that some of us had tried these activities. We developed lots of skills, such as teamwork and resilience, and we also learnt new things such as the names of the parts of a sailing boat.

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Class 5 have had a brilliant time at Forest School this half-term. We have made tree cookies, shelters, explored on the bank, built rafts and more! We have enjoyed working as a team and exploring the outdoors.

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Class 5 celebrated World Maths Day on 6th March. We learnt about the radius, diameter and circumference of a circle, and then created some artwork inspired by Wassily Kandinsky.

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Inspiration and Invention newsletter

We have been practising our sewing skills by making Christmas baubles. We used templates to cut out our felt pieces, sewed around the edge of the bauble and then stuffed them. The finished products look great!

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This half-term, Class 5 have been learning about forces in our science lessons. So far, we have investigated friction, air and water resistance. We dropped different shaped objects into water at the same time to find out if the shape of an object affects how quickly it falls.

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In our History lessons, we have been learning about Ancient Civilisations (Sumerians, Indus Valley, Egyptians, Phoenicians and Shang Dynasty). So far, we have learnt about early writing and the first alphabet, and we have learnt about what the civilisations did before money. We played a trade game by acting as buyers and sellers in a busy marketplace, and used tokens to trade for items. We thought carefully about how to earn the most tokens possible.

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Splat Circus

Year 5 enjoyed the start of our Mystery and Magic topic- a visit from Splat Circus. We learnt how to balance feathers, and then learnt a scene of a show, which we performed in front of the rest of the school.

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Rescue One Zero

Year 5 had a brilliant time during the Rescue One Zero team building day. We took part in lots of exciting activities, some of which are shown in the pictures below.

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This term, we are exploring the topic of ‘Mystery and Magic’. Please click on the link below to find out what we will be learning about.

Mystery and Magic newsletter