Welcome to Marvellous Maples!
Welcome to Year 5's class page. Mrs Lineker is our class teacher and Mrs Buxton is our TA!
Take a look at our page regularly to see what we have been learning!
P.E. is a compulsory part of the curriculum (all children must take part)
and for Health and Safety reasons full P.E kit must be worn.
The Glade Hill PE kit is a plain white t-shirt with black shorts or trousers.
P.E. in Year 5 is on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings
This half term our new topic is Eureka! This means 'I've got it!' We will be researching into famous eureka moments where inventors have created something new that has changed our world!
In literacy we will be learning how to write persuasive writing and how to write a persuasive speech, like a Dragon's Den pitch. The children will be performing these in a Dragon's Den panel at the end of the term.
In history we will be learning about famous inventors and inventions.
In science we will be learning about materials and their properties and why certain materials are used I particular products.
In maths we will be learning how to multiply and divide using written methods.
Autumn Term 1
This half term Year 5 are basing all their learning around the novel
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Take a look at what we are learning this half term:
Scrumdiddilyumptious is the name of our new topic! We will be learning all about chocolate, where it came from originally, how to make it and also how to package it!
Literacy – Adventure stories - We will be reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other adventure stories for inspiration.
Maths – Addition and Subtraction - This half term we will be learning how to use addition and subtraction confidently and efficiently to solve mathematical problems. We will also be focusing on being able to calculate sums in our heads at a quick speed.
Science – Chemistry– this half term we will be learning all about mixtures, solutions, reversible and irreversible changes.
History – We will be studying the Aztecs and how they invented chocolate!
Cadbury World Trip!
We visited Cadbury World to learn about where chocolate comes from and how it is made! Highlights of our trip include tasting melted chocolate, going to the 4D cinema and playing on the Aztec Adventure Park!
Take a look at what we got up to...
We were really lucky to have a member of EON come in to visit us and teach us all about conductors
and insulators. We learnt that materials have properties which can be really useful - such as allowing electricity to pass through it. These are called conductors.
We made models using a variety of conductive materials and connected them via wires to a programmed computer. When the circuits were complete, the model would make different noises! It was so much fun!
Take a look as us in action...
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