Year 5

Year 5

Accelerated Reader at Riders

Accelerated Reader at Riders Hopefully you have heard all about Accelerated Reader and your children have told you all about it. If not, this guide is for you. I'll explain what it is, who it is for and how you can help your child with their reading. What is...

Staunton Farm Visit

Today Year 5 visited Staunton Farm. We spent some time feeding the animals, playing in the park and having a fab morning. We had a few members of the public comment on the behaviour of the children...

Teddy Bears’ Picnic 

To help with the transition from Year 2 to the Junior school, Year 5 hosted a picnic for the new children. We decided which food to make and this included sandwiches and mini pizzas. We then organised a range of games and had great fun playing with the...

Social Media Games

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Exercise equipment 

We have recently had some outdoor equipment installed on the field. We had a chance to go and explore it and see how it...

Metamorphosis 

As part of our Science unit looking at animals and their life cycle, we investigated metamorphosis. This is where some animals completely change their appearance e.g. frogs or butterflies. We then went to the pond to see if we could see any examples. We found a few...

Sport Leaders

On Monday 15th May, Year 5 have been invited to take part in the Sport Leaders training. This will involve spending time with Mrs Norman from Park Community. Once trained, the Sport Leaders will then be able to help run games and activities for other children on the...

Highwayman art

As part of our work based around The Highwayman, we have been creating artwork based on the poem. We focussed on the lines: The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, The road was a ribbon of...

Greek Day Costume ideas

On Monday 6th March, Year 5 will be dressing up as Greeks for our Ancient Greece day. We would like the children to dress up and we thought we should share a few ideas for costumes. http://www.wikihow.com/Make-a-Toga-out-of-a-Bedsheet...

Greek pots

In Year 5, we have been making Greek pots. We have managed to paint them and are now going to cover them in glue to give them a shiny...

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