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Year 5

Gymnastics competition.

Cooking up Pastelli (an Ancient Greek energy bar)

Our Guided Reading Books for the year:


Our new topic is The Groovy Greeks! Below is the new homework Grid:

We investigated which electrical conductors make a bulb shine brightest.

Our mission in Science is to clone a plant... now to wait and watch!

Team Building in Forrest School

Crime and Punishment Homework Grid

Welcome to the Year 5 home page, class of 2021/22!

Home Learning in School

Last science experiment of 2020 was a good one - bicarbonate soda mixed with white vinegar to make carbon dioxide (inside of the balloon).

Homework Grid

Some of the fantastic homework given in so far...

Ryan’s chocolate presentation where we tried Willie’s Cacao and learnt about the bean to bar journey 😋

Yoga, xylophones and coding.

Team work creates the biggest stick tower!

Curriculum Presentation, 2020

Hello Year 5! 

Hope you are all ok.

Below is a learning timetable explaining what you need to do each day to continue your schooling at home - the activities are in the labelled folders.  


Don’t worry if you can’t do everything, just try your best.

Good luck and have fun learning at home while you can't be with us in school.


If you have any problems please contact me on:

... between 9am and 3pm on school days.

Sadly we can't be back together in Year 5, but we can pretend with Noah's Thursday!! :)

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Thank you Noah!!

The Year 5 Transition information for those starting in September 2020 can be found below.


The Greatwood Folder is still there if you want to continue with any of the activities-the weather is better this week!

Crime and Punishment Homework Grid - pick an activity which interests you each week for homework. If you want to do two, go for it! Push yourself :)

Mini Police

Fantastic Math work in Year 5 exploring factors and common factors

Amazing dear diary entries performed in front of the class!!

Observing Change - Vinegar and bicarb of soda

Science experiment with Mrs Page - separating materials

Topic - Chocolate bar wrappers Willy Wonka would be jealous of.

Taunton Retreat Day.

English / Drama - Imitating Characters from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory