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Year 5

We are Year 5. We have two classes; 5K, whose teachers is Mr King and 5B, whose teacher is Mr Blair. Read the Year 5 Curriculum letterand Knowledge Organiser for this term and our latest newsletter.

To see what we are up to for the rest of the year please click HERE.

Autumn Term 2020 - Are we alone?

This term Year 5 children will be learning about space.  The children will be creating their own supersonic solar system, exploring the alien world of Pandora and finding out what it’s like to have your own Dad as a universally known astronaut on the International Space Station by studying the story of The Jamie Drake Equation.

For further information, please click on the Year 5 Curriculum link above.

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Visit from a Polar Explorer!

On Friday 27th November, Year 5 were visited by a polar explorer, Wendy Searle. Wendy’s Antarctic expedition began exactly five years to the day when she visited us. Which we all thought was very apt! Wendy spoke to year 5 about her polar experiences, speaking about: the bitter cold (-35 on a good day), breaking two of her teeth on frozen cheese, skiing solo for over 700 miles in 42 days and becoming the seventh women ever to complete an expedition from Hercules Inlet to the South Pole (being the fourth quickest woman to ever complete the journey). As well as this, Wendy brought all of her polar equipment that she used on the expedition to show us, including: a Polk (to carry equipment), skis with Roald Amundsen’s face on, fur coats and packets of polar expedition food! As you can see, we all had a great time and loved meeting a real life explorer. Maybe one day, we might be famous explorers too...

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