Mrs Begum

About Year 5

During the year we undertake a number of exciting IPC units which cover a broad range of topics such as; the solar system, renewable energy, living and growing as well as the art and history of different cultures around the world. We will also be exploring where our feelings and emotions come from and how they may affect us.
 
 
To support learning, we organise events and educational visits for the pupils, such as visiting a Tudor House and partaking in a video conference with The National Space Centre.
 
 
We hope your child will have a fun and hard-working year with us in Owl, Hummingbird and Robin Class! Please see our class blogs for more information.

Mr Bruce

Miss Beckett

Year 5

As part of our English curriculum we study a range of texts and genres of writing, including Romeo and Juliet and The Highwayman. In Maths lessons we will be learning key skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, angles, fractions, decimals and percentages as well as problem solving and data handing.

 

All children in Year 5 have a fantastic opportunity to learn how to play an instrument with a Specialist Music Teacher. Pupils can continue this into Year 6.

 

We hope your child will have a fun and hard-working year with us in Year 5! Please see our class blogs for more information.

 

For further information you can view our Curriculum here.

The IPC Units for the Autumn term are the Time Tunnel and Mission to Mars.

 

The core texts are Author Focus: Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet / Macbeth as well as The Chicken Gave it to Me / A Christmas Carol.
In English we will be looking at Older Literature / Dramatic Conventions / Recounts. In Science Pupils will learn: About the planets in our solar system, about mass and weight, and the effects of gravity, how to grow seeds and plants, and choose those that will be suitable for Mars, how to identify a living organism, about different energy sources and how to choose the best energy source/s for our Mars shelter.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Spring term are Myths and Legends and Making Things Go.

 

The core texts are Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady / The Highwayman.
In English we will be looking at Traditional Stories, Fables, Myths and Legends / Classic and Narrative Poems / Choral and Performance. In Science Pupils will learn: Pupils will learn: About different kinds of energy, how to make a solar oven, which materials absorb and reflect energy, making a rubber-band car, making a balloon rocket, making a lemon battery and about ways of making energy savings.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

The IPC Units for the Autumn term are Express Yourself and Living and Growing.

 

The core texts are Letters to Leah / When Jessie Came Across the Sea and Tadpole’s Promise / Dr Xargles.
In English we will be looking at Recounts / Poetic Style / Choral and Performance. In Science Pupils will learn: Pupils will learn: If feelings come from the heart or the brain and if animals have feelings and emotions.

 

To look at a full list then click here.

Year 5 Latest Blog

Year 5 Dance Collaboration

This week, all the children in Year 5 joined together to practice a dance to the music ‘This is Me’ (from the film the Greatest Showman). Once some of us had learnt and perfected the dance sequence, we went on to adapt and create a group dance using some of the moves we had learnt. ...

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Inspire Festival 2019

On Thursday 13th June, children from our Singing and Dace Club attended and took part in the annual Inspire Festival at Dagenham Park High School. The children performed confidently to an audience of just under 300 people in a packed auditorium. Our choir members sang ‘Rhythm of Life’ and our dancers showed off their rhythmic ...

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Hummingbird Class – Culture Day

In class this afternoon, children in Hummingbird class were luck enough to try some different types of food from around the world. We had a great time together learning about the different cultures in our class and what foods they eat. Thank you to Aryan, Tobi, Cristina and Sonum for bringing in some food for ...

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Year 5, have been learning about the Chinese culture today. Aswell as learning some Chinese and cooking dumplings, the children were taught some Chinese words linked to ‘weather’ which they wrote and then painted. The children thoroughly enjoyed their experiences today. It was a huge success!

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Parsloes Primary School
Spurling Road
Dagenham
Essex
RM9 5RH

Tel: 0208 270 4925

E-mail: office@parsloes.bardaglea.org.uk