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Year 5 – Oak & Maple

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We're Team Maple and Team Oak

Here you will find information about what is happening in Y5. Enjoy browsing!

Our class page is in chronological order with the most recent photos at the top of the page. Click on our page buttons to access homework, timetables and other useful information. 

Our Spring Term Topic is Conflict, Peace and Equality.           

We are focusing on the Crisis in Syria and how we can help.

 

       

Our class text is Welcome to Nowhere

Our class text is Welcome to Nowhere 1 A story based on the Syrian refugee crisis.

A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework

A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 1
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 2
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 3
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 4
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 5
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 6
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 7
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 8
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 9
A celebration of some of our Space-themed Homework 10

DogsTrust assembly and workshop

DogsTrust assembly and workshop 1
DogsTrust assembly and workshop 2
DogsTrust assembly and workshop 3
DogsTrust assembly and workshop 4

A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term!

A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 1 Girl X - what can we deduce from these items?
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 2 Using GarageBand to add mood to poetry
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 3 We created sound effects to our Syrian themed poem
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 4 Making moveable models to show the orbits
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 5 How the Earth and Moon orbits the sun
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 6 Congratulations for hitting your target reads!
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 7 A well deserved Reading Champion
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 8 Doing chores at home to fund a rug and some books
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 9 New books bought by the children themselves
A mix of activities and celebrations so far this term! 10 Enjoy the new books we raised money for

Our Autumn Term topic is Green, Clean World - Saving the Rainforests

Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍

Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 1
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 2
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 3
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 4
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 5
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 6
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 7
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 8
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 9
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 10
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 11
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 12
Developing our sketching skills by creating a leopard! Impressed with the outcomes so far 👍 13

Celebrating our creative homework pieces

Celebrating our creative homework pieces 1
Celebrating our creative homework pieces 2
Celebrating our creative homework pieces 3

Our Christianity and Christmas workshops

Our Christianity and Christmas workshops 1
Our Christianity and Christmas workshops 2
Our Christianity and Christmas workshops 3
Our Christianity and Christmas workshops 4

Just a few of our Veggie Election speeches and mascots, using modal verbs!

Our IPad launch day! Our iPads for 1:1 use In Y5 have arrived and we love our personalised covers. We can’t wait to get started on exploring how we can use iPads to enhance our learning!

Our IPad launch day! Our iPads for 1:1 use In Y5 have arrived and we love our personalised covers. We can’t wait to get started on exploring how we can use iPads to enhance our learning!  1

Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes

Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  1
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  2
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  3
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  4
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  5
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  6
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  7
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  8
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  9
Food tasting in preparation for our veggie pasta dishes  10

Multi-cultural day: in Y5 we explored Hungary by looking at the inventions created and we also explored Hungarian rock music using Garage Band.

Music production using Garage Band on the Ipads

Music production using Garage Band on the Ipads  1

Planting our baby spider plant...grow, grow, grow 🌱 Whose spider plant will grow the quickest...Oak’s or Maple’s?

Planting our baby spider plant...grow, grow, grow 🌱 Whose spider plant will grow the quickest...Oak’s or Maple’s?  1

Check out our published 'Save The Apes' work, displayed in Carlton Library

Check out our published 'Save The Apes' work, displayed in Carlton Library 1
Check out our published 'Save The Apes' work, displayed in Carlton Library 2
Check out our published 'Save The Apes' work, displayed in Carlton Library 3
Check out our published 'Save The Apes' work, displayed in Carlton Library 4

This week we have finished creating our 'Save the Chimps' leaflets to raise awareness about how chimpanzees are endangered creatures. Some of us wrote these by hand and used our creative art work skills! Some of us also used our technology skills and used 'Pages' on the Ipads to create them.

Check out some of our Rainforest toucan art work!

Check out some of our Rainforest toucan art work!  1

Flower dissection in Science

Integrating technology and art: We enjoyed exploring 'Sketches School' on the Ipads to create self-portraits

10 mins of mindfulness time spent exploring the 'Mark up' tool on the Ipads, using everyday objects.

10 mins of mindfulness time spent exploring the 'Mark up' tool on the Ipads, using everyday objects. 1
10 mins of mindfulness time spent exploring the 'Mark up' tool on the Ipads, using everyday objects. 2
10 mins of mindfulness time spent exploring the 'Mark up' tool on the Ipads, using everyday objects. 3
10 mins of mindfulness time spent exploring the 'Mark up' tool on the Ipads, using everyday objects. 4

Our 'Dorm Dream Teams' and 'Awesome Attitude' Winners! These children were awarded these certificates and recognition for their awesome attitude and responsibility and organisation shown whilst on the Youlgreave Residential- it was a tricky decision to make- well done!

Our 'Dorm Dream Teams' and 'Awesome Attitude' Winners! These children were awarded these certificates and recognition for their awesome attitude and responsibility and organisation shown whilst on the Youlgreave Residential- it was a tricky decision to make- well done!  1
Our 'Dorm Dream Teams' and 'Awesome Attitude' Winners! These children were awarded these certificates and recognition for their awesome attitude and responsibility and organisation shown whilst on the Youlgreave Residential- it was a tricky decision to make- well done!  2
Our 'Dorm Dream Teams' and 'Awesome Attitude' Winners! These children were awarded these certificates and recognition for their awesome attitude and responsibility and organisation shown whilst on the Youlgreave Residential- it was a tricky decision to make- well done!  3

A few photos of our time whilst on our residential in Youlgreave, Derbyshire

PE and homework 'need to know' information

Mindfulness time spent getting outdoors to enjoy some sunshine and exercise by tackling the 'Sheriff's Challenge'!

Mindfulness time spent getting outdoors to enjoy some sunshine and exercise by tackling the 'Sheriff's Challenge'! 1
Mindfulness time spent getting outdoors to enjoy some sunshine and exercise by tackling the 'Sheriff's Challenge'! 2

Maple's 'Star of the Week'. It's so lovely to see such supportive members of our team, celebrating their friend's success!

Maple's 'Star of the Week'. It's so lovely to see such supportive members of our team, celebrating their friend's success! 1

Y5 have settled well into team Oak and Maple. We're very much looking forward to their learning journeys this academic year! Keep up the great work Y5! Below you'll see a few snaps of what we've been up to so far.

Editing our descriptive writing with our peers

Editing our descriptive writing with our peers 1
Editing our descriptive writing with our peers 2
Editing our descriptive writing with our peers 3
Editing our descriptive writing with our peers 4

Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.

Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  1
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  2
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  3
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  4
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  5
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  6
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  7
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  8
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  9
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  10
Our introduction to 'A Green Clean World'! Each group had a global issue to research, using texts and the Ipads. Using teamwork, they created a poster and then shared their knowledge with the rest of the team.  11

Building on our knowledge of 'Growth Mindset', our learning powers and how we approach challenges!

Resilience: designing our own bounce-ability characters

Resilience: designing our own bounce-ability characters 1
Resilience: designing our own bounce-ability characters 2
Resilience: designing our own bounce-ability characters 3
Welcome to Parkdale Primary School, Summer Term 2018-19....

Attendance

Current Term:

  • Spring 2020 Half-Term One - 96.8%
  • Attendance Year to Date - 95.8%
  • -

Previous Term:

  • Autumn Half Term 1 - 96.70%
  • Autumn Half Term 2 - 93.54%
  • -

Overall: 2017-18 = 96.8%, 2018-19 97%

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