We are really excited to welcome you all to Year 5 this year. You will find key information on this page as well as updates about what we have been getting up to.
Our class names are themed around inspirational musicians.
Miss Verran - 5Ezra@uptonjun.dorset.sch.uk
Mrs Ramsden/Mrs Saunders - 5Wonder@uptonjun.dorset.sch.uk
Ms Bennett - 5Perry@uptonjun.dorset.sch.uk
Reading records due Library book change
PE - Games (outside)
PE (inside) Spelling test
Times table rock stars (TTRS) homework due Spelling homework set
Friday 30th September
In Maths, we explored negative numbers using our manipulatives.
In Geography, we looked out three ways mountains can be formed using equipment from around the school. They include fault-block, dome and fold mountains.
Friday 23rd September
In Art, we have been looking at the artists Andrew Wyeth and Umberto Boccioni. This week we practised creating backgrounds using straight and curved lines in different directions. We also created tone by shading from light to dark as well as using water colours in a similar way.
Friday 15th September
Each class have started rooting their own spider plant from the plantlets on Mrs Ramsden's spider plant!
We have learnt that some plants can reproduce by producing plantlets on runners.
Friday 9th September
In Science, we started looking at the parts of a flower and their functions.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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