Year 5

A big welcome to Year 5 at Bishop Road School. The class teachers in Year 5 are Miss Turner, Miss Purnell, Miss Evans and Mr Chamberlin with the classes known as 5T, 5P, 5E & 5C respectively. Year 5 are situated in the Silverthorne building. 

You can find more information about our learning this term via our curriculum page below which also includes information about how you can help at home, a reading list and an overview of the topics covered this year. Homework and spellings for the year group can be found on the links below and the individual class blogs give a flavour of the things we have been doing recently.

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    28th May 2021
    Outdoor Learning - Session 3
    In our final session of Outdoor Learning, we built dens, created shops and even cooked pakoras! We...
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    28th May 2021
    Readathon Fun!
    Today across the school, we took part in a 24 hour readathon! In 5E, we read for...
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    27th May 2021
    Art Deco Tiles
    5T made some exquisite art-deco inspired tiles during art, focusing on bold lines and patterns. We produced...
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    27th May 2021
    Bottle Rockets
    In science this term, 5T have been learning about forces. In order to investigate air resistance, we...
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    27th May 2021
    Sliding into action: Outdoor Learning
    During Outdoor Learning, 5T experienced a range of exciting activities. We cooked dandelion pancakes, nettle crisps and...
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    26th May 2021
    Sports Day 2021!
    We had a fabulous time at Sports Day this year, and even came second - and only...
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    25th May 2021
    Outdoor Learning Session 2
    Wow - we were so lucky to get the best of the day's weather this morning as...
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    24th May 2021
    Oil Pastels in RE
    In RE on Friday, we explored the value of faith and what it means in Christianity. The...
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    21st May 2021
    Outdoor Learning - Session 2
    In today's Outdoor Learning session, we spent time creating market stalls, churning our own butter and even...
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    21st May 2021
    Amazing Aerodynamics!
    In Science this term, we have been learning all about forces. This week, we have been looking...
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    20th May 2021
    Art with Mr Dyes
    Yesterday, we were virtually visited again by Mr Dyes and he showed us how to create a...
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    19th May 2021
    Water Bottle Rockets!
    This afternoon, we all enjoyed a very active and fun Science lesson. Our topic this term is...
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    19th May 2021
    Outdoor Learning Fun!
    In 5E, we have been very excited for our three Outdoor Learning sessions on the field. Luckily...
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    17th May 2021
    5P's Tremendous Tiles!
    As part of our Folk Art project this term, we have been looking at ceramic tile designs...
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    14th May 2021
    Terrific Tiles!
    This week, we have thoroughly enjoyed designing and creating Art Deco inspired tiles. We were influenced by...
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    14th May 2021
    Outdoor learning - Session 1
    In our first Outdoor Learning session, we enjoyed a selection of engaging and intriguing activities. We spent...
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    14th May 2021
    Outdoor Learning - Session 3
    In our final session of Outdoor Learning, we enjoyed a story about how Robin got his red...
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    13th May 2021
    We have lift off!
    In Science this term, we have been learning all about forces. This week, we have been looking...
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    6th May 2021
    Folk Art in 5E!
    In our Art lessons this term, we have been looking at folk art. Folk art belongs to...
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    4th May 2021
    Outdoor Learning - Session 2
    In our second session of Outdoor Learning, we listened to the story of the Wise Fool. The...
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    30th April 2021
    The Bishop Road Mile
    Today, we took part in The Bishop Road Mile. We had a wonderful time keeping active in...
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    30th April 2021
    Art in 5C
    In Year 5, we have spent time learning about the wonderful work of William Morris. We took...
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    30th April 2021
    Pot Painting in 5P
    This term we are learning about Folk Art. Just like the artists whose work we have been...
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    26th April 2021
    Outdoor Learning - Session 1
    5P had a wonderful time in the sunshine for outdoor learning on Friday. We listened to a...
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    19th March 2021
    A return to Team-Sport this week!
    Year 5 have been enjoying school this week, especially the opportunity to participate together in some good...
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    18th March 2021
    Experimenting with Shadows
    This week in Science, Year 5 have been learning about how shadows are formed and how and...
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    4th December 2020
    Art with Mr Dyes!
    This term, 5C are having a wonderful time taking part in virtual art sessions with Mr Dyes....
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    27th November 2020
    Amazing Art!
    On Wednesday, we had the second of our four wonderful Art lessons via Zoom with Mr Dyes!...
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    25th November 2020
    Art with Mr Dyes!
    5P are very lucky this term as we are getting four virtual art lessons from Mr Dyes....
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    6th November 2020
    Tremendous Tudor Houses
    In Year 5, we have been learning all about the Tudors. We discussed their fascinating architecture and...
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    23rd August 2020
    Welcome
    Welcome to the Year 5 blog. Blog posts for the whole year group and individual year 5...