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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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...

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....

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...

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,...

Les Saisons

Elms have been learning all about French vocabulary relating to the seasons this week. We have also been recapping on our knowledge of French words for months. Test us to see what we have...

Heworth Dance Performance

This week, upper Key Stage 2 were treated to a mesmerising display of song and dance, courtesy of students from Heworth Grange. It was a fantastic show. The performers had clearly worked very hard in rehearsal; the dances were energetic, colourful and entertaining,...

EGGcellent Creations!

Children from Elms have been EGGstremely creative in their designs for the annual egg decorating competition.  The entries showed good imagination and creativity.  I'm sure they all had a smashing time making them. The winner will be told during Friday's assembly....

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