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Fun in English: Oracy Skills

Man of the Match: well done, Charlie!

Reading Plus

Children in Year 5 now have access to Reading Plus. This is a scheme for reading comprehension and vocabulary that is particularly tailored for your child.  Their log in details will be provided, along with a letter which explains the programme,  We will be using Reading Plus on a regular basis in school and it will also be part of your child's homework each week. It would be helpful if your child could also access this at home in addition to the homework set.  A video will be attached soon with useful information about the scheme. 

Christmas Lego Challenge!!

Christmas Singalong

Remembrance Day

Children in Year 5 visited our memorial to remember those that had fought and perhaps died in war and for those who still serve our country today. They took a moment to reflect and remember why the poppy is used on Remembrance Day.

Year 5 had a fabulous morning ( on Thursday 11th November) creating Viking Poetry with Adam Bushnell. They explored vocabulary through Viking artifacts and building troll traps. This enabled lots of rich language to be developed and channelled into producing their own poems. We thoroughly enjoyed all the activities and learning more about the Vikings....and, of course, creating our own poems! Thank you for such a fantastically fun morning,  Adam.

Well done to all the Year 5 for great teamwork, engineering skills and creativity.

Halloween Disco

Fireworks Wordles

Bonfire Night Performance Poetry

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Year 5 performed the song Harvest Hymn to celebrate Harvest

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A HUGE thank you to Captain Chemistry for a fantastic morning (Friday 8th October) building Viking longships with us. We thoroughly enjoyed learning about them, constructing them, testing and improving them AND, most excitingly, racing them! Everyone learned so much whilst having enormous fun. Well done to all the Year 5 for great teamwork, behaviour and engineering skills. 

Rose's Victorious Viking Village

Rose and her family recently visited the Jorvik Museum in York and bought a Viking villlage kit book......and look at how awesome it turned out! She reported that it took several hours over several weeks to build due to a stronger glue and reconstruction being  needed. There are many more elements to it than can been seen in the picture.....even a Viking longship! Fabulous work Rose! 

International Languages Day

On Monday 4th October, we celebrated International Languages Day and Year 5 focus was France. Throughout the day, we enjoyed a variety of fun activities including: vocabulary wordsearches; designing rainbows whilst revising French colours; learning about various landmarks located in France; researching fascinating French facts of our own choice then designed a poster using them and even had a French disco with Mrs. Hamill. Otis completed our day perfectly with the delicious, traditional French sweet treats he baked and brought into share. FANTASTIC!! 

On Wednesday 29th September, Year 5 were lucky enough to participate in a gymnastics event at Sherburn Gymnastics Centre alongside other schools. Every, single child from Finchale were absolutely awesome and did Finchale proud with their determination, resilience and behaviour. It was a real pleasure to take them and everyone enjoyed it thoroughly. Well done Year 5!!

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Our rising star gymnast.....WOW!!! Incredible, Isla!!

Our Personality Swirls

Welcome to Our Year 5 Classroom September 2021 !

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