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Y5 parents leaflet – Puffins 2019-2020

Routines in Puffins Adults in Puffins
PE (Indoor) – Monday Miss Gomersall
PE (Outdoor) — Wednesday Mr Winters
Spellings – Tuesday Mrs Dolan
Times Tables – Tuesday

 

Class governor: To be allocated September 2019

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

Y5 and Y6 SPRING MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS!

Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework and Knowledge Organiser – Click the title for more.

UKS2 Knowledge Organisers and Homework Grid – Autumn 1

Please find attached the Knowledge Organisers for this half-term. Knowledge Organiser – Time Tunnel English Knowledge Organiser for Year 5 & 6 (Autumn 1) Maths Knowledge Organiser for Year 5 & 6 (Autumn 1) KO UKS2 Art of Being Human Below is the Homework Grid for our topic, The Time Tunnel. 56 homework grid Time …

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Year 5, budding surgeons of the future!

Today, Year 5 were able to take part in a fantastic Science lesson where they were given the opportunity to dissect a pig’s heart and lungs. The children were really brave and had a go. A huge thank you to Mrs Bowman for coming in and helping with her expert skills. If you’re particularly squeamish, …

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Blood Smoothies all round for Puffins!

As part of our Science topic on the human body, we discussed how important blood is and the functions it has. We also discussed the make up of blood. To help us visualise this, we made a blood smoothie. We used raspberries for the red blood cells, marshmallows for the white blood cells, hundreds and …

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Time Tunnel Entry Point – Puffins

To start of our new topic ‘The Time Tunnel’, we made a human timeline. First, we had to think of five personal achievements, some of our ideas were playing football for the first time, memorable holidays and big birthdays. We then looked at various important events that had happened from 2007 all the way to …

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Welcome Back!

Welcome back! We hope that all of our families have had a wonderful Summer break. The children have come into school this morning looking extremely smart and have been excited to move into their new classes with their new teachers. The school has been a hub of activity with PE lessons, writing, maths and so …

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Top Secret Visit from the Moon!

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

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Puffins learn the ‘Living’ language

As part of our science topic, ‘The Art of Living’, we looked at lots of the different vocabulary that we are going to be using. We had to work as a team to match up the correct word to the correct definition. Feel free to test us on some of our words at home!

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War Horse Freeze Frames in Puffins

We have now finished reading our class book, War Horse, which we have really enjoyed! To celebrate finishing this, we chose our favourite part from the book and recreated them into a freeze frame. Have a look and see if you can guess what we were acting out!

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Year 5 Weather and Climate Entry Point

On Wednesday, we had our entry point for our new topic, Weather and Climate. All of the children went up onto the banks and tried to survive in different climates. They were given two different scenarios and asked to use their resources that they brought from home to see how they would survive. We had …

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Year 5 Entry Point Information

On Wednesday (24/4/19), Year 5 will be taking part in their entry point for this half-term. Please could your child come to school with a backpack filled with items they think they would need for extreme weather conditions. They need to think about all different climates when choosing their items. Please do not go out …

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Year 5 Muddy Puddle/Exit Point Information

A memo was sent home today regarding our Year 5 Muddy Puddle/Exit Point as the end to our recent topic. This is planned for tomorrow, Wednesday 27th March 2019. We have asked that children come in their own clothes where possible, ready to partake in a range of outdoor activities.

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Puffins become designers!

In our Computing lessons this year, we are learning how to become 3D Designers. We started off by researching famous building and we even did a scavenger hunt using Google Maps. We then have started using a new programme called SketchUp, where we can build and design houses. It’s made us think about the dimensions …

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World Book Day in Puffins

As today was World Book Day, our day has been filled with fun reading activities. These have included World Book Day quizzes, to sharing our favourite book, to participating in a live lesson. Everyone had made such an effort with their costumes! We also met up with our buddy class, Eagles, and shared a book …

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Chocolate fractions in Puffins!

As a start to our Fractions topic, we used chocolate to help us understand the importance of sharing things equally and what it means by equivalent fractions. We had to decide what fraction of the chocolate we would get, depending on which chocolate bar we stood behind. It changed with every person that came in! …

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Y5 and Y6 SPRING MATHEMATICS KNOWLEDGE ORGANISERS!

Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

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Puffins Open Morning

A huge thank you to all the parents and family members that came to visit our class last Friday. The children loved welcoming you into our class. Whilst our visitors were here, we tested out different materials and discussed their properties, rating them from 1-5. We also showed them to how to use Times Tables …

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Eagles and Puffins become buddies!

Today was the day that our two classes met for the first time. We have been paired up as a class and each pupil was given a buddy. We loved meeting them and we split off to learn about each other. We read a book together and talked about our likes and dislikes. Looks like …

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Puffins become Perimeter Professors

Over the past week, we have been looking at perimeter in Maths. To start off our topic, we looked at what perimeter was and how we could work it out. We then went on a hunt round the classroom to see if we could find objects that have various different perimeters. Have a look!

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Year 5 Muddy Puddle Day and Exit Point

This week, Year 5 have been doing lots of different Space activities. We made our own rockets in groups and then went out with Mr J to launch them. Some were more successful than others!! We also had a visit from a travelling planetarium and we learnt all about Space and what it looks like …

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Homework Upper Keystage 2 Year 5&6

Doves -1.  Create a list in the style of Bradley’s list from the story of ‘There’s a boy in the girls’ bathroom’  2. Learn the song words for the Xmas production. Kingfishers – 1. Learn the song words for the Xmas production. 2. Complete the reading comprehension set by Mrs Tate. Puffins – 1. Learn the song …

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Puffins become a human line graph!

To round off our topic on line graphs, we all went out onto the playground and discussed the type of data that we might see in a line graph. We decided on ‘The Amount of Goals a Football Team Scored Throughout the Season’ and we even came up with our own football team, Gandalf FC. …

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