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Welcome to Year 5

Welcome to the Year 5 page. Please take the time to have a look at what we have been doing so far in Year 5 and also what we will be doing as the year progresses. 


Our class teachers are Mrs Rhodes and Miss Thorne. Mrs Twigg and Mrs Parrinder are our teaching assistants. 


Important information

  • 5T and 5R P.E - Thursday afternoon and Friday morning.
  • Homework will be set on Friday and should be returned by Thursday.
  • We are having a big push on times tables and mental strategies this term. 

Rainforest Cafe - a fantastic way to celebrate the learning from this term. Our grown ups enjoyed banana bread and juice, drumming, Mola art, tribal masks and learning more about the devastating effects of deforestation on our world. Thank you to everyone who joined us this afternoon!

Supporting documents for our new project - "Saving the World: The Rainforest".

Saving the World: The Rainforest is our new project for the Summer Term. We have had a brilliant, and very informative, morning with Zoolab as part of our 'Learning Launch'.

Our 'Celebration of Learning' for the end of our Mission to Mars project was a HUGE success! Family members joined us to train to be astronauts; creating their own spacecraft, learning Russian, examining 'Space Oddities' and many other NASA-approved training experiments were undertaken to pick the best of the best to be our new recruits!

Our trip to the Space Centre in Leicester...a great day out to consolidate our learning and see REAL ARTEFACTS from space!

3...2...1...Blast off! Year 5 are on our Mission to Mars and training to be astronauts.

Navigation Trust: Teaching us more about the history and impact of the Canal on Louth in the 1700s onwards!

As part of our DT learning, we had a bridge building workshop with Bob; learning how to make structures stronger and more stable.

Pond Dipping! We have been investigating The Lud as a Chalk Stream in Hubbard's Hills...and even saw a crayfish! What an adventure!

Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project; Will taught us about the wildlife we might be able to find and how to identify aquatic invertebrates!

The Lud fieldwork - Mr Hobson took us on a guided tour of Louth to see how The Lud changes along its route.

Bikeability - we learnt how to be safe on the roads around Louth this week. Keep up the good work at home too!

Spout Yard Boat Race Fun! Our entry point for our project learning saw Year 5 designing the best floating craft to send on a maiden voyage down The Lud!

Autumn Term topic: Go with the Flow - What is the legacy of the Lud?