Welcome to Year 5
Spring Term 2023
Spring term and the start of 2023 is looking like a very exciting one for Year 5 with lots to look forward to.
This term we are studying the movement of the Earth, and other planets around the sun. We will be learning all about our Earth, our moon and other planets in our solar system.
We will cover the exciting topic of 'design and innovation' and will end our learning by making an automation
We will be learning all about the Tudor era in the spring term, the Monarchy and all that the Tudors did to impact us today.
This term's focus will be on biomes of the world, studying the rainforests, Savannahs and deserts.
This term we are looking forward to a science focused day at Wisley Gardens. Year 5 are also lucky enough to be visiting Sky Studios in late January.
Merry Christmas Year 5 have a wonderful Christmas break. We have had a brilliant first term with lots to look forward to.
Autumn Term 2022
We are extremely excited to begin a new year 5 journey this term. We are a new team together in year 5 and very much look forward to the year ahead.
We will be investigating chemistry, biology and physics this term, beginning by predicting, planning and carrying out a range of experiments to understand materials, solubility and filtration.
We will be studying the Ancient Greeks this term, delving into Greek mythology and the Gods themselves.
This term we will be taking a trip to North and South America and investigating all these fascinating places have to offer.
Through the work of Henri Matisse we will learn all about Impressionist art and develop the skills to create our own paintings in the style of these great artists.
This term will be all about structures, we hope our final pieces will be real working kites.
Our exploration will take us on a comparative journey, comparing and contrasting a range of areas through Christianity and Judaism.
We are very excited to embark on our final term at Saffron Green and I am very excited to begin our learning journey together in Year 5.
We will be studying the Victorian era in history and learning all about the life of a child during this time period.
This summer we are going to be reading maps in Geography. We will learn all about 4 and 6 figure grid references and have a go at finding and recognising various symbols and locations!
Art and DT
We are also going to enjoy appreciating and recreating Pop Art inspired by the most famous Pop Artists. We will also be learning all about building inspired by arches and even having a go at building some of our own!
During the summer term we will be practising and improving our tennis and athletics skills and hopefully will be able to attend some more matches and competitions.
This term is all about Chemistry, from understanding the states of matter to having a go at conducting and evaluating our own scientific experiments.
Have a great Easter everyone.
- Friday 17th March 2023 - School gates will open at 2:15am with sessions starting in classrooms at 2:30pm.
- School closed!