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22nd July 19
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Year 5

Welcome To Year 5!

Welcome to Year 5's class page.  Mrs Mussell is the class teacher and our teaching assistant for this term is Mrs Marsh.  Scroll down to see some of the exciting things we have been learning about. 

Here is our medium term plan for the summer term.  In the first half term, our topic is Amazon Adventure and after half term, we will be studying Ancient Greece in our Higher, Faster, Stonger topic.


Year 5 have been enjoying rolling in their gymnastics lesson today.

We celebrated World Book Day on 7th March - the children dressed as their favourite book characters and even had to solve a mystery!

In school, we were visited by Bishop Julian, Reverend Tim and Lisa.  They spoke to us about being a Christian and taught us a song called 'Light Of The World'. 

Our topic this half term is Earth and Space.  We have made orreries which are models of our solar system.  

We represented the planets of our solar system with different fruit and spices to show their relative sizes.  We then worked out how far each planet was from the Sun.  We used toilet paper to represent 10 million km per piece.  We used 450 pieces to show the distance of the further planet (Neptune) from the Sun. This took us from one end of the school field to the other!

A really useful website which the children have enjoyed looking at in class is .  It will only open with Chrome. 

Last term, we learned about the Anglo-Saxons and had great fun dressing up in typical Anglo-Saxon clothing!

We had an art enrichment day and created lots of fantastic pieces of work.