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Year 5

Welcome to Year 5!

Look at our exciting learning...

Groovy Greek Day: here's just a taste of what we got up to. Have a look in the 'gallery' to view more!

The Groovy Greeks

Marvellous Myths - Can you work out what Ancient Greek myths we have painted?

Homework Heroes!

A huge congratulations to all the children who have achieved an effort grade of 8 or more in their homework. Come and have a look at their amazing Ancient Greek creations...

Dissolving Experiment

Super Sieving

Our Sensational VE Day Street Party

Brilliant Blitz Artwork

Cooking and Tasting WW2 Rationed Meals

Our Amazing Anderson Shelters

Our Fantastic Celebration Assembly 

Year 5 lead the first of Highgate's new, weekly Celebration Assemblies. They read some brilliant Blitz poems and performed a classic war song: Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major

Our Evacuation Day at Beaumanor Hall

Making Replica Gas Masks and Carry Cases

Weighing Out WW2 Rations

Super Science

Making and Testing WW2 Parachutes

Investigating Forces

Classifying Materials 

Dramatising the Solar System

Dressing up for 'Children in Need'

Interviewing a Mountaineer

Marvellous Maths 

Extreme Reading 

This term we have been trying out some extreme reading to make reading more fun!

Lively Literacy Lessons

We have been learning to write adventure stories, based on the real life mountain adventure of Joe Simpson and Simon Yates. We used drama to bring the story to life and find out more about the characters.

Exploring an Immersive Drama Setting

Amazing Art and Design

Responding to Holst's 'The Planets' using Abstract Expressionism

Diwali Day 

We learned a dance based on the story of Rama and Sita.