Y5 Redwood

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08/06/2018 03:05 PM
Ready, set, go!
It has been an exciting first week back in Y5 Redwood. Sports day was on Wednesday this week and we are eagerly awaiting to hear which house won. Our class put in a great effort for their individual houses, and many came in gold, silver or bronze positions. We have also begun rehearsals for the […]

25/05/2018 12:55 PM
The four layers of the rainforest.
We have been learning all about the four layers of the rainforest, including why certain species of plants and animals live there. It has been interesting to learn many different facts, especially about the animals. For example, a creature’s size is not always an indicator of how dangerous it is. Poison dart frogs may be small, […]

09/05/2018 01:33 PM
Where in the world..?
During the past week, we have been learning about where in the world rainforests are located. We identified key features on a map, such as the Equator and the Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer. Following this, we realised that all tropic rainforests were located within this band around the world. This week, we are looking […]

26/04/2018 03:06 PM
Why is the rainforest important to us all?
Yesterday, Year 5 visited the Blue Planet Aquarium at Cheshire Oaks in order to kick start out new topic, ‘Why are rainforest important to us all?’. It was a really enjoyable day and the children posed so many thoughtful questions. We took lots of notes and sketched as many creatures as we had time to. […]

13/04/2018 03:49 PM
Welcome back!
Welcome back to the Summer Term. During the first two weeks, we will be finishing our topic ‘Were the Anglo-Saxons really smashing?’. We will learn about religion at that time and how the Anglo-Saxons brought law and order to Britain. In Maths, we will be focussing on fractions, decimals fractions and percentages. In English we […]

07/03/2018 10:41 AM
Anglo-Saxon model villages
Over the past few weeks, we have been creating model Anglo-Saxon villages. We used PVA glue to stick the cardboard together and then painted the boxes. After that, we folded card to create a roof and then added straw to represent the thatched roofs. Photographs of our completed villages to follow.

25/01/2018 02:53 PM
How vicious were the Vikings?
relative clauses-23k0dei Since the start of term, in Y5 Redwood, we have been gathering information in order to write an information text about the Vikings. We have discovered many interesting facts about the Vikings and used different grammatical features, such as relative clauses, in order to add extra information to our texts.