Friday, 19 January 2018

Spring 1 Spellings

Make sure you are practising your spellings for this half term at home!



Here are some ideas that you could at home to help learn your spellings.

·        Make up your own acrostic poem
·        Write your words in a sentence – remember punctuation
·        Use rainbow writing to write each spelling out
·        Use pyramid writing
·        Find letters of your spellings in a newspaper and cut these out to spell each word
·        Use curvy writing to write each word out
·        Write a short story and include all your spellings in it
·        Write your spellings out up and down
·        Write your spellings out in alphabetic order
·        Think of  a rhyme or mnemonic to remember your spellings
·        Write out your spellings using a different colour for the vowels
·        Write your spellings onto flashcards x2 and play matching pairs
·        Ask someone to write out your spellings incorrectly and you find the mistakes and correct them
·        Make a word search using all your spellings

Mental Maths

Practise some of your mental maths strategies you have been learning in class this week by trying some of the games below!

Wednesday, 20 December 2017


To wish everyone Merry Christmas in Year 5 we have been busy making marshmellow snowmen. All the children enjoyed this 'cool' activity and there is 'snow'-way that they will last until Christmas day!

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

Space Exit Point

Today we held our exit point, giving parents and adults the opportunity to look at all our fantastic learning about Space!

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Alien Shelters!

This week in DT we have begun to build our 3D shelters on our groups!

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Bikeability Day 2

Today the children went out onto the roads of Calmore to put into practice the skills that they learnt yesterday in the playground under the watchful eye of the instructors.

Monday, 20 November 2017


Today we started our Bikeability course!

We begun by learning how to check ourselves and our bikes so they are safe to use. We then pedalled around the playground to practise our safe starts and stops.

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