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Year 5

YEAR 5

 

Year 5 is great place to learn. Everyone is encouraged to aim high. We always try to do our best, support each other and work together as a team.

Picture 1 Team building skills with Year 5

The Year 5 Teaching Team

Mrs Parkinson and Mrs Byrom are the Class Teachers. Mrs Catley and Mr Kelly also assist in class at different times during the week. Mrs Howley will teach French and Mr Cairns will continue to develop our Ukulele skills.

Let's meet the team...

YEAR 5 TOPIC WEBS

Take a look at some of the fabulous topics we are going to be studying this year.

Year 5 showing team work during PE

Listening, learning and developing Tag Rugby skill.

Year 5 are reading 'Street Child' as a class book.

They are demonstrating role play to help them understand the feelings of different characters.

Learning about the Victorians

Learning about the Victorians 1

Complex Sentences

Year 5 identifying the main and subordinate clauses in complex sentences.

Working as a Team Assembly

We hope you enjoyed our Year 5 Assembly on Friday  16th October 2015

Year 5 School Trip

Today we are preparing for our Trip to Global Renewables.

We are visiting them on 20th October.  

Year 5  will be learning all about RUBBISH! The 3 areas we will look at are;

Reduce

Reuse

Recycle

We had a very interesting day at Global Renewables. Here are some pictures that show us enjoying our day. Think: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle!

The Remembrance Service at Padiham Town Hall

On Wednesday 11th November, Years 2, 3 and 5 walked to Padiham Town Hall to show their respect for the brave men and women who have been injured or died during all conflicts.

Here are some photographs we took. Year 2 made a letter 'A' which became part of the message of 'PEACE'. Year 5 performed and recited a poem relating to the letter 'A' and the anguish felt by the mothers left at home.

THEME WEEK SPRING TERM

In February we celebrated The Year of Mercy with a theme week in school. During the week each class took part in a range of fun activities related to the Pope's vision and his hopes for the future.

We had a visit from a member of the Jewish community who shared with us some of the differences and similarities between our faiths.

GUESS THE KEY
Year 5 raised money for the H C P T Charity. They offer life-changing pilgrimage holidays to Lourdes for the sick, disadvantaged or handicapped children.  After considering many charities Year 5 selected this as a worthy charity. They had great fun choosing keys and offering keys to members of our school community. Finally the day came to open the lock and win the prize. We had 2 lucky winners and we were all delighted to have raised money for H C P T.

FUN RUN AT TOWNLEY

On Wednesday the 23rd of March, 20 children from Year Five took part in an organised fun run at Townley Park. It was a fabulous community event and attended by over 500 children from schools in the local area. Well done Year 5!

BIKEABILITY

This week, Year 5 pupils got on their bikes for a two day 'Bikeability' course intended to help the children learn about how to ensure their bikes are well maintained an roadworthy and how to ride safely out on the road. The instructors were fantastic and the two day course was a tremendous success.

ITS FUN FRIDAY TIME AGAIN...

Who can build the tallest tower that must stay upright for I minute without falling. Sounds easy...not that easy when you only have a few sheets of paper and  roll of sticky tape. It was such FUN!

YEAR 5 TRIP TO THE BUTTERLY HOUSE AT WILLIAMSON PARK IN LANCASTER

There was so much to do and so much to see in Williamson Park.

The Butterfly House was amazing! Not only did it provide us with the perfect opportunity to see first hand examples of each stage of the life cycle of a butterfly, we also saw lots of other interesting animals, including stick insects and turtles.

Later in the education centre, we learnt more about other minibeasts and reptiles and were able to hold an American Giant Cockroach and a Bearded Dragon. 

After a late lunch, there was just enough time for a short woodland walk and a play on the adventure park before we headed back to the coach. 

It was an absolutely brilliant day and as you can see we all needed a rest on the way home.

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