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Y5-ASPEN

ROLL OF EXCELLENCE

 

My Roll of Excellence this week goes to . . .

Prithvi for trying really hard with her DADWAVERS paragraph in English.

Vaishnavi fro trying really hard with her DADWAVERS paragraph in English.

Gurleen for trying really hard with her DADWAVERS paragraph in English.

 

The children got very creative making animal bookmarks for the summer carnival.

Thanks to those parents who came to watch the Y5 African Drumming Showcase - we had a great time and hope you did too . . .

Please enjoy our African Dancing video . . .

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Please enjoy our African Drumming video . . .

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Making animal bookmarks for the Summer Carnival

Here are some lovely photos of the children from their big moment on stage at the Ryan Theatre.

Please click on the link below to see the presentation by Miss Burgess about the residential trip in Y6

Photos of our trip to HOAC. Well done on working as a team Aspen!

This week the children have been learning to convert between different units of measure using their multiplication and division skills. Here they are investigating shopping items and creating baskets equalling certain masses.

Here are a range of photos showing Aspen and Elder class working together during crossover links week. They worked extremely well together and really enjoyed this project

Maths: Shapes - using our knowledge on quadrilaterals properties to work out missing lengths and angles . . .

Shakespeare Project: Y5 had their first practise of what will be their final performance!

This week Year 5 have had some fun challenges in maths, making different polygons with post it notes. We have also started our Shakespeare project; the children did so well developing their actor's stance and improvisation skills.

Learning about the battle between the Spanish and the Aztecs; re-enacting their fierce fight. Testing out different materials to discover which is the best electrical conductor and insulator

Having fun at Harry Potter Studios . . .

Having fun at Harry Potter Studios . . . 1

Chocolate challenge: Creating chocolate companies and calculating the amount of ingredients needed to make chocolate bars. On Friday afternoon they will be pitching their idea to "Dragon's Den".

Investigating thermal conductors and insulators / Exploring different scenes in Harry Potter, using senses to bring their descriptions to life

Creating Aztec Warrior head bands and creating an Aztec village

Please click here to see the Recommended Reading List for Year 5 pupils . . .

Fractions and decimals: using multi-link cubes. Greek Pots: which look amazing! . . .

Make improper fractions, using a freeze frame and investigating the properties of different materials . . .

Ancient Greek History off the Page - Y5 were wonderfully behaved and able to recall all the facts they had learnt before Christmas on Ancient Greece.

A Christmas Carol performed by Year 5 . . .

English lessons: 'hot seating' the main character of our class book . . .

Spartan warriors on a mission to retrieve their queen . . .

Assessment week, practising our Christmas performance and conducting an experiment . . .

Growth Mindset: Used in maths by estimating and calculating answers to difficult questions, then using their reciprocity to work out the correct answer and collecting data to inform their graphs.

Persuasion, Listening and Opinions . . . Scientific forces and air resistance experiments . . .

Dancing in gym class and the launch of Y5 Lunch Patrol - helping with the smooth running of lunchtime . . .

Time zones and Meditation

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Time zones and Meditation 2

Ancient Greek democracy - creating freeze frames . . .

Researching and creating our own children stories . . .

Developing a play script conversation between the Athenians and Spartans before the Battle of Marathon.

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Exploring space . . .

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