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Year Five - King Smith and Walliams

Blackout Poems 


Year 5 Walliams have been look at the poem For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon this week. They have looked at the meanings of the vocabulary and created their own blackout poems. Some fantastic work here - well done 5 Walliams.

What we have been learning about in Autumn One 


What learning have you been doing this half term?

In year 5, we have been learning how to use jottings in Maths and about the properties of different numbers. In PSHE, we have been studying the difference between legal and illegal drugs and alcohol. We have also been practising Pointillism, reading books about Mythical Creatures and investigating materials and their properties.

We also learned about Ancient Greek civilisations, found out about Judaism and discovered lots about grammar.


What did pupils enjoy the most?

We really enjoyed just being back together and learning in school. Our favourite lessons were the practical experiments in Science, learning about the Ancient Greeks and looking at the Mythical Beasts in English, and reading the ‘Wolves in the Walls’. We also enjoyed learning about legal and illegal drugs in PSHE, and different key vocabulary in maths such as prime numbers and composite numbers and investigating different factor bugs. We also enjoyed taking pictures of our eyes in art and drawing them.


What were this half terms WOW moments?

Our WOW moment of the term was creating posters about one another, in which we wrote things we really liked or respected about them.

In 5 King-Smith our favourite part of this term was creating our own mythical beast in English and creating a non-chronological report around its habitat, diet and behaviour.


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