Year 5

A big welcome to Year 5 at Bishop Road School. The class teachers in Year 5 are Miss Purnell, Miss Evans, Mr Lescure, and Mr Grattan with the classes known as 5P, 5E, 5L & 5G 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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    19th January 2022
    5P are the bee's knees!
    This term we're learning about plants and animals in science. Last week, we learnt about pollination and,...
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    6th January 2022
    Cooking up a storm with 5P!
    This week we've been making fajitas with Ms Steimetz. We learnt how to safely chop and grate...
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    8th December 2021
    Christmas Jumper Day!
    What an exciting day! The whole school celebrated Christmas Jumper Day today and had a wonderfully festive...
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    29th November 2021
    Helenka Stachera came to visit!
    Today, Year 5 were visited by Helenka Stachera author of ‘The Ice Whisperers’. She told us all...
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    17th November 2021
    Art with Mr Dyes
    Once again, we have been lucky enough to have some brilliant art sessions with Mr Dyes via...
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    10th November 2021
    Maths Day!
    Today, we enjoyed a whole day full of maths fun that Mr Mullen organised for us! We...
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    10th November 2021
    Forensic Science Workshop
    Yesterday, we took part in a forensic science workshop where we learnt all about DNA and how...
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    10th November 2021
    Forensic Science Workshop
    Yesterday, we had an incredible opportunity to develop our skills as forensic scientists! We had a great...
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    4th November 2021
    Unbe-leaf-able Art!
    We had a wonderful time today creating some art based on our whole school project of Dendrology....
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    21st October 2021
    Unbe-leaf-able artwork!
    Since our trip to Westonbirt, we've up to all sorts of tree-mendous activities. Have a look at...
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    20th October 2021
    Computing in the ICT Suite
    This week, we've really enjoyed being able to use the amazing ICT suite as part of our...
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    20th October 2021
    The Battle of Bosworth
    Today, we learnt all about the Battle of Bosworth which began the reign of Henry VII. We...
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    6th October 2021
    National Poetry Day
    This week, we celebrated National Poetry Day! It was so much fun, with every child getting stuck...
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    6th October 2021
    5E go to Westonbirt!
    On Thursday last week, we had the amazing opportunity to visit Westonbirt Arboretum! Luckily, the weather held...
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    4th October 2021
    Westonbirt Arboretum
    Earlier last week, the children had a brilliant time exploring the arboretum and identifying all the different...
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    29th September 2021
    Westonbirt Arboretum
    We had a tree-mendous time at Westonbirt; you will not be-leaf what we got up to! Here...
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    29th September 2021
    Trip to Westonbirt!
    Today 5L went to Westonbirt Arboretum. We spent the day walking in the beautiful tree garden and...
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    28th September 2021
    Super Science!
    In Year 5 we have been learning about properties of materials. We did an experiment today investigating...
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    19th August 2021
    Welcome
    Welcome to the Year 5 blog. Blog posts for the whole year group and individual year 5...