Year 5

Welcome to Year 5

There are two classes in Year 5: Willow and Palm.

Staff

The teacher in Willow class is Miss L Firth.

The teacher in Palm class is Mrs E Plows.

The teaching partner in Year 5 is Mrs Turner.

The teaching assistants in Year 5 are Mrs Whettlock and Mrs Johnson.

PE

Willow Class have PE on a Thursday.  On a Wednesday morning, Willow class have swimming lessons at Queensbury Pool (September to February half term).

Palm Class have PE on a Monday and Wednesday. After February half term, Palm class will have swimming lessons at Queensbury Pool.

Library

Library is on a Tuesday for Palm and Friday for Willow class.

Homework

In Year 5 homework is given three times a week. We give Learning Challenge homework on a Monday (to be returned on Wednesday) and Maths homework is given on Wednesdays (to be returned on Friday). My Maths homework is given on a Friday. (to be completed by the following Friday).

Our Learning Challenges

Our Autumn 1 Prime Learning Challenge is “Are You Working Hard Enough?”

In this History based Learning Challenge we investigate what life was like for children during Victorian times. We will also visit Bradford Industrial Museum to experience Victorian school life.

Our Autumn 2 Prime Learning Challenge is “Can You Hear the Rain Drops?”

In this Geography based Learning Challenge we investigate the water cycle and complete an indepth study of Brazil.

Our Spring 1 Prime Learning Challenge is “Could You Be the Next Doctor Who?”

In this Science based Learning Challenge we investigate scientific study. Children will learn to plan different types of scientific enquiries to answer questions, including recognising and controlling variables where necessary.

Our Spring 2  Arts Poetry and Music Theme

Each year our Spring 2 Learning Challenge changes, but it is always focused on The Arts.  The Learning Challenge incorporates The Arts in the widest sense, including Art, Music, Dance, Poetry etc.  The theme culmintates in an amazing Arts Festival created by the whole school.  It really is an event not to be missed – look out for the date during the Spring term.

Our Summer 1 Prime Learning Challenge is “Can You See the Signs?”

In this Religious Education based Learning Challenge we investigate some key aspects of both the Christian religion and the Sikh faith. We will visit a local Sikh temple and Bradford Cathedral.

Our Summer 2 Prime Learning Challenge is “Can You Keep a Boxtroll Safe?”

In this PSHCE based Learning Challenge we will be finding out about a range of different safety rules including water safety, internet safety, keeping healthy, how important our family are and all about good and bad drugs. We also have visits from  the Fire fighters from Illingworth Fire Station.

Our Class Rooms

Take a look at these photographs to see what our Year 5 learning environments are like.

Willow room 2Palm Classroom
Literacy displayLCC Display
Willow Science DisplayPalm IIP Display