Elms (Y5)

Mr Murray/Mrs Hocking

Welcome to Elms

We are the Elms and are looking forward to working hard in Year 5 with our teachers, Mr Murray and Mrs Hocking

We are enthusiastic, energetic, creative learners who are excited for the year ahead.

 

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World Book Day in Elms

We had lots of fun on World Book Day in Elms! First, we brought our favourite book to school and wrote a book review to persuade others to read it. These will be displayed in our re-vamped book area. We also created bunting for our reading corner and made bookmarks....

Tonight on the News at Six…

Today in Elms we have been using ‘The Lion King’ as our inspiration for television news reports. After the tragic death of Mufasa, we wrote news reports and recorded them using the iPads. We then used the app iMovie to edit them and make sure our reports were good...

Debating in Elms

Today in Elms we held a debate about the British dairy industry and food miles, linked to our topic work. We thought about different points of view in the debate and the reasons why British farmers want fairer prices for their milk and dairy products, as well as the...

Happy New Year!

We have had a fantastic start to the new year in Elms. We’ve done lots of work with measures in Maths, including solving some tricky problems. We have started our new topic, and produced fantastic mind maps which show how our personal carbon footprint is created....

A busy week in Elms…

It’s been a busy week in Elms and Christmas fever has definitely begun! We have continued using ‘The Man on the Moon’ advert as our focus for English and have turned journalist to write newspaper reports about how the man was discovered. On Wednesday, we visited...

Christmas Craft in Elms

On Monday, we had a lovely morning creating Christmas crafts with our parents and carers, who came in to help us create some beautiful baubles! Related

Take Care of Yourself Week in Elms

This week, the Elms have been working on rights respecting  projects. In our class, we have written to the Prime Minister to persuade him to help the Syrian refugees who are living in polythene tents. Today, everyone has  written to the Prime Minister  and we hope he...

Children In Need

On Friday, we had a fantastic day celebrating all things Children In Need. We dressed up as superheroes, or our own heroes, and took part in an enterprise challenge. We had to design and market a product before pitching it to Mrs Hope, Apprentice-style! W used the...

Welcome to the Elms!

Welcome to Elms! We’ve been back to school a month now, and time has flown! All of the children in Elms have made me feel very welcome, and have really helped me to get to know Windy Nook. Our school council elections took place last week. It was great to see so many...

Researching Writers

This week in Elms we have been conducting research on Lewis Carroll as it is the 150th anniversary of his celebrated story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. What has been the most interesting fact you have discovered about him so far? ...

Researching Writers

This week in Elms we have been conducting research on Lewis Carroll as it is the 150th anniversary of his celebrated story Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. What has been the most interesting fact you have discovered about him so far? ...

Victorians in Year 5 and 6

This term we will be learning all about the Victorians and the influence that they had on Great Britain and the wider world. Please take some time to click on the links below and find out more about them. http://victorians.swgfl.org.uk/...

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