Year 5

Class Blog

15Sep

Cooperation in Year 5

We have been learning to cooperate with each other in Year 5. As you can see, this has been when problem solving in Maths, making accurate models of the brain in IPC, or sharing our English work with a talking partner. It’s something we still need to practice, but we are definitely more mindful of how we speak and listen to others 😉 ...

07Sep

A Busy Week in Year 5!

We’ve had a busy week in Year 5 with lots of exciting learning opportunities.  We are totally gripped by the story of  Holes and have explored the character of Stanley this week while considering his thoughts and feelings. In IPC we’ve focused on growth vs fixed mindset and have agreed that having a growth mindset helps us to become more effective learners. We enjoyed experimenting with different mindfulness activities and have lots of strategies up our sleeves to help us relax...

31Aug

The start of the year!

     During our first few weeks in Year 5, Karuma and Elgon have been learning magic tricks and origami to help us understand how we learn and can teach others. This was the entry point of the IPC unit ‘Brainwaves’. We have also been getting messy in Design and Technology making our own recycled table pots and paper mache brains. Who says learning isn’t fun!! ...