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Year 5

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Welcome to Year 5!

Mrs Kirby and Mrs Pudney are here to help you learn this year.


Remember that homework is set on a Thursday and due in on a Tuesday ( or before!)

home learning spring 2

Making our mosaic tiles using recycled materials. Thank you for all the donated items! Don't they look colourful?!

Testing out Lightning Mcqueen on our race track to see which surfaces had the most or least friction... videos below too !

Friction car test on laminated paper

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Friction car test on cardboard

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Friction car test just on the table

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Friction car test on hessian material

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Spring 1 homework y5

Maths work on statistics- creating a bus timetable using Lego characters and a bus journey to build up data. Maths is fun!

Sketching and painting fruit and veg with watercolours. Aren't they amazing ?!

Balancing and stretching in gymnastics!

Tasting Italian Bruscetta / encouraging pupils to try new flavours / talking about a healthy diet and fresh foods...yummy!

testing our parachute to check our knowledge of air resistance

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Science experiments, making new materials : casein plastic and carbon dioxide. Messy but fun!

Video of making carbon dioxide through mixing bicarbonate of soda and white vinegar

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Viking action!

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Viking action 2

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A look around the Viking afternoon

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Poppy drawing, painting and sewing - what fantastic results!

Y5 homework Autumn 2

Year 5 English Rich Text plans

Playing a game in pairs in Maths, working out mental addition and subtraction , to group them into columns. Look at the concentration!

A great (although blustery) day at Yarmouth planetarium and Rocket testing site at the New Needles Battery

Bike ability day 1. Year 5 working hard on safe signalling and following instructions quickly . Onto the roads tomorrow!

Year 5 have been practising and perfecting "lovely lining up" and "wonderful walking" ! Aren't they smart?!

Trying out "freeze frames" as part of our English work. We invented stories based on a " black pebble". 3 pictures per group for beginning, middle and end

Our "New" Year 5 using Peter Thorpe's Rocket paintings as inspiration for our own Space Art ...! What a great time we had making these....

Growth Mindset

 We are finding out all about how we learn, how the brain works and what it means to have a Growth Mindset, not a Fixed Mindset.

Use these videos to help extend your understanding.