This term in PE we have been looking at using gesture, stillness, expression, jumping and movement to create a dance sequence to The Highwayman poem. The children practised the skills each week and made up their own sequence to tell the story of four verses from the poem, which they then performed in front of the class.
This week, we have been looking at the features of a river, rivers in the UK, how to use OS maps and what affect flooding has on people. To learn about the features of a river, we created a model river outside our classrooms - we even got some snow on the mountain we created in the morning.
In year 5, we have had the pleasure of having the the MIND - Bounce Forward team in for the last five weeks. We have been talking a lot about building our resilience, our strengths, goals and aspirations. After half term, we have another five sessions with the MIND team.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
From the Panto to Christmas Dinner, Christmas Parties and the Carol Service at St. Mark's, we hope you have a great rest this Christmas time and come back to school in the New Year, refreshed and ready for learning.
Firstly, we took part in some critical thinking and had to create a question where the moon was the only answer possible. It was harder than it first seemed.
We learnt about the phases of the moon and joined in the rap!
After learning the different phases, we used Oreos to recreate them in groups; this required teamwork and patience.
Welcome back to Year 5! We can't wait to get our brains back into learning with you all.
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This year, Year 5 have had a fun-packed year not only beginning their Upper Key Stage 2 curriculum journey but finding out lots of interesting things in our varying topics.
We began the year finding out about our local history in Blackpool and had a visit to Blackpool Tower!
We have experienced real-life work when we took over the school for the day. Not only did we need to apply but also, we needed to have interviews and then plan activities for the day before TAKING OVER!
We have found out all about Samba dance and the carnivals in Brazil as well as learning lots about Geography and rivers. We found out all about the journey of the river and we even made our own.
We have had a fantastic year in Year 5 and we have found out so much. Mrs. Copley and Miss Akin would like to commend Year 5 on their fantastic work this year and know the children will be fantastic as they continue on their journey to Year 6!
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