Year 5

Mr Oliver and Mrs Donkin

Hello and welcome to class 5RO!

We are taught by Mr Oliver, Mrs Graham, Mrs Donkin and Mrs Storey.

Spring term is here and we look forward to new challenges! Our main topic links to the subjects of Science and Geography. In Science, we will be studying Earth/space and forces. In Geography, we will be learning all about location – using latitude/longitude, grid references and maps.

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Roman Representations

Parents and relatives came into Year 4 today to hear all about our class trip to Arbeia Roman Fort.  We then had fun together creating Roman mosaics and making clay pots and amulets.  A big thank you to everyone who came along; we hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Look out for your artwork up in the school hall soon.

Here come the Romans!

Year 4 enjoyed a visit to Arbeia Roman Fort to find out all about what life would have been like for Roman soldiers over 2000 years ago.

We are almost finished our class novel - 'The Midnight Gang' by David Walliams.  This week, we enjoyed Billy reading it to us.

Fantastic Factors!

We have been working on factor pairs this week and designed posters to show different ways to represent these.  Following this, we have been solving problems including...

We’re ready to dance!

Year 4 have had their first dance session in PE.  We began by looking at some moves from 'Street Dance' and can't wait for our next sessions.  Keep checking back for updates on our dancing progress.

KS2 Reading Breakfast

The KS2 reading breakfast was a fantastic morning where children, parents, grandparents and other relatives got together to read and enjoy a bite to eat. We loved seeing so many people sharing a love of reading together. Thank you to all who came!

Greek Food Tasting

This week, as part of our topic on the Ancient Greeks, Year 4 have been trying some traditional Greek food.  We tasted olives (stuffed with sun-dried tomatoes, feta cheese, stuffed vine leaves and yoghurt.  Some of us loved the different foods…others weren’t as keen.  Mrs Wardle was so proud of us for trying out new foods.

Marvellous Myths

We are writing our myths! After reading Ancient Greek myths such as Icarus, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Medusa and the Quest of Perseus and Orpheus and Eurydice, we’ve started to write our own myths including mythical creatures, magical objects, heroes and heroines and gods and goddesses. Mrs Wardle can’t wait to read them.

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