Fantastic Scratch projects two weeks ago Year 5. This week we are going to animate our names on the scratch stage. I have made an example for you which I will load in class. You start with choosing a background and then a new sprite from letters. Code it! Good Luck.
We’re all in this together Performance TrackWe’re all in this together Backing TrackWalking on sunshine (performance track)We’re all in this together Backing TrackMilitary Wives - Sing (Instrumental)
Year 5 are taking part in the World’s Largest Lesson which introduces the Sustainable Development Goals to children and young people everywhere and unites them in action. 17 Global Goals to achieve these 3 extraordinary things by 2030.
END EXTREME POVERTY.
FIGHT INEQUALITY AND INJUSTICE.
TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE
Year 5 will watch an animation video about the 17 goals and will create a...
The Year 5 and 6 Forest School after school club, spent the lesson looking for stones, for a project that we will be undertaking. Unfortunately stones were difficult to find on the field, until this huge boulder was spotted buried deep in the soil. Undeterred by its depth the children used sticks and an old plastic toy before returning to...
Last week the children in Year 5 were learning what the word 'Decomposition' is (breaking down a huge problem into smaller chunks to make it easier to solve). This week they move to Scratch (learn to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations) where they use blocks to build a project. The blocks represent the breaking down of...
After a fantastic year with every class, working hard and creating many happy memories the children will have an afternoon of freetime. Freetime is when the children are given the opportunity to extend their computer/iPad skills through the use of various computer programs, websites and apps. Freetime concentrates on fun activities but has the useful side-effect of improving pupils...
E-Safety awareness will continue for Year 5 in the shape of making a movie about Cyber Bullying. The children will understand what cyber bullying is and the different avenues to go for help. Year 5 will be Introduced to the concept of digital storytelling and that they will will be making a short two minute movie about cyber bullying.
Feeling very proud of our Year 5. They have completed their board games containing all their knowledge of E-Safety. Year 4 will play these games this afternoon and feedback to Year 5. Fantastic job Year 5.
This week Year 5 will watch 'Jigsaw'. Jigsaw is a video that explores the risks associated with making friends online and sharing too much personal information. There will be a lot of discussion after the video. To reinforce this lesson the children will this week work in groups of three to make an E-Safety board game. I will provide...
The children and staff enjoyed a fantastic Sports Day in the beautiful sunshine. The United Kingdom were the winning team well done to all the children on that team. Thank you to the staff and Year 6 children who kept us supplied with plenty of water to drink. Thank you to all parents who attended and offered their support on...
Continuing our E-Safety topic this week Year 5 will participate in an app called Digital Compass. Digital Compass is an animated, choose-your-own-path interactive experience. Year 5 will explore digital dilemmas, make good (and not-so-good) decisions, and try out possible solutions through stories and mini-games – all without risking their real-world reputations.
Very proud of our Digital Citizens in Year 5. Digital citizenship means learning how to use technology in ways that are appropriate, responsible and intelligent. Year 5 have been learning the consequences of photo sharing.
Year 5 will start their E-Safety unit this week. Part of Electronic Safety is to know that search engines can be used to locate information and discuss the need for carefully choosing search keywords. Year 5 will learn about keywords, URL and Browsers.
For a little bit of downtime this week Year 5 will complete a “Red Panda WebQuest”. The children will use the webquest to organise information gathered from the Internet by selecting and recording the data. This will also allow the children to enhance and envelop an understanding of how to use the Internet by linking to a variety of...
This week the children had fun making things with 20 sticks. They all came up with their own individual ideas these included a variety of houses, a rainbow, a boat, a heart, a bug hotel and jail! Well done to you all for your hard work.
Next week is Key Stage 2's last Forest School session. After half term Key Stage 1 will...
Year 5 will this week collaborate to explore local and worldwide points of interest. In this weeks task they are going to learn about the physical features of their local geography (where they live) using Google Maps and Google Earth.
This term Year 5 are looking at gaming. Last week they made their own paper based maze game. This week they will create their own game on an app called Geometry Dash. Geometry Dash is a music-themed action platform game in which players attempt to navigate a square through an increasingly hostile environment.
Year 5 will learn to identify...
This term Year 5 will concentrate on games and their features. The children must identify what makes an effective game. This week they will create a maze game. They will plan their maze game using a paper template and then create their own version of a maze.
Congratulations to Mrs Yates on the birth of her first grandchild a healthy baby boy Mason Kenneth Newman 7lbs 11oz born yesterday at 2:10pm. On a sad note tomorrow will be Mrs Yates last day as a Teaching Assistant after 14 wonderful years, she will be continuing her role as a midday supervisor.
Continuing our Excel Spreadsheet work this week Year 5 will collect information about our planets and input them into a spreadsheet. They will then create a graph based on their findings. Year 5 will research planets and present as an Excel chart.
Two weeks ago Year 5 made radio button questionnaires in Microsoft Word for Year 6. Year 6 have now filled in the questionnaires. Now Year 5 have to gather and analyse the results of the questionnaire and display their findings as an Excel graph.
Year 5 will this week discover the art of infographics. An infographic is a visual representation of information or data (an example is this recycle poster) Rather than using lots of words the children will be encouraged to use graphics in their topic work to explain 'Space'.