Elms (Y5)

Mrs Hope

Welcome to Elms

We are the Elms and are looking forward to working hard in Year 5 our teacher is Mrs.Hope







Important Information:

Homework will be given out on Friday and will be due in on Wednesdays. Homework will comprise English, Maths and Spelling. Spellings will be tested weekly on Fridays.

Reading should take place at home every night, and diaries should be completed and brought into school on a daily basis.

P.E. is on Fridays each week. Please ensure your child has in school a full P.E. kit, including trainers. P.E. kits will be taken home after use.

Please ensure all school lunch money is paid weekly on a Monday morning.

Looking at religious art in the Elms

Today the Elms worked in pairs to produce an ICT presentation which explained and illustrated the differences between the use of art in worship in Christianity and Islam. They had to include descriptions and images for both religions, explaining the differences and...

Transition Week in Elms

Last week, children got to experience life in their new classes with their new teachers.  It was lovely to see the children working so hard where they learnt about Lord Armstrong.  Children gathered research from various sources to create a biography.  To compliment...

The Elms are musicians!

This week, as part of their RE lesson, the Elms thought about how music can be a form of expression in many religions. They worked in groups to create a tune to reflect the words of a Bible extract. They also listened to examples of music, including the Hallelujah...

See Our Perspective

Topic in Upper Key Stage 2 this half term is all about perspective drawing.  The children in Elms have showed great accuracy and patience in their work.  They began by understanding what a vanishing point was and building simple blocks.  These blocks were then...

School Games Day in Key Stage Two

This afternoon Key Stage Two had a great School Games. They paraded around the yard in the colours of their countries, waving flags and banners. The reception and nursery children opened the Games with an amazing Spanish dance. They then took part in different...

Science Day in Upper Key Stage 2!

As part of Science Day at Windy Nook, the children in Upper Key Stage 2 were visited by Mike the scientist. He invited them to create their own toothpaste and then test it. Then, in the afternoon, they showed off their handmade periscopes. Everyone helped to set up...

Fabulous Performance from the Girls Football Team

Yesterday a team of Year 5/6 girls went to the football tournament at South Street. They played five games and won two, drew one and lost the other two. Mrs Barnett who went with the girls said that they played really well and made her very proud!! Well done girls!!...

Election Fever in Elm

Election fever has ran through the whole school this week.  The Elms have immersed themselves in the party debates through research, persuasive writing and analysing data.  Over half term they were asked to research and design a poster representing a political party....

Election Fever hits UKS2!

During this Election Week, Upper Key Stage 2 have gone all political. After researching one of the parties for homework, we came back and learned lots more about their respective leaders, policies and selling points. It was then down to the children to choose a party...

Starting from Scratch

Our topic this half term has been to design a mathematical program using Scratch.  The children have loved designing their own themed game and learning how to program, write algorithms and debug.  Here are some of the examples the children have created.  

Arabic writing in the Elms!

This week the Elms have been practising writing in Arabic during their RE lesson. The Qur’an is written in Arabic as the Arabs were the first Muslims. It is read from right to left. The children spent time experimenting with writing in Arabic- copying some common...

The Sorting Hat

This week the Elms have been looking at persuasive devices within writing.  Using the book Harry Potter, the children wrote persuasive letters to the Sorting Hat to be selected for certain houses.  We identified the characteristics of each Hogwarts House (Gryffindor,...

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