Welcome to Year 5

We work hard and always try our best. We are building our self belief and resilience.

Our Year 5 Team: Miss Hart-Davies, Mr Donagy, Mr Ma, Miss Jones, Miss McLoughlin and Mrs Venables

Information for Parents

Click here for the Termly Overview for Autumn Term 2023

Timetables

Click here for Y5SD timetableΒ 

Click here for Y5EHD Timetable

PE

PEΒ kit consists of navy blue shorts or leggings, a sky blue polo shirt and trainers or pumps.

Miss Alt’s class have PE every Tuesday.

Miss Hart-Davies’s class has PE every Tuesday

Reading

Please try and read with your child every night. Really focus on asking questions about their book as this will help them with their reading comprehension.

Keep up to date with our latest news by following us on X (formerly Twitter) @SmithdownPrimY5

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Year 5 Chatter

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Year 5 Computing

19-03-2024

Year 5 continued to look at how we can use variables in our programming. Children created a multiplication quiz on Scratch including variables for scores and a timer.

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5EHD final pottery pieces

06-03-2024

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Year 5 pottery painting

27-02-2024

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5EHD begin their Chinese New Year Celebrations

30-01-2024

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Year 5 Micro:Bit

06-12-2023

This afternoon children have looked at how we can use a Micro:bit to create a multiplication game. Children needed to create number variables and then use multiplication to be able to get the numbers to multiply and together and display on the Micro:bit.

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Santa Dash 2023 πŸŽ…πŸ½πŸ€ΆπŸ»πŸƒπŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ½πŸƒπŸ½β€β™‚οΈ

05-12-2023

This Friday, 8th December 2023, we will be having our very own Santa Dash! A chance to squeeze in an extra fitness session whilst having some festive fun πŸƒπŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ½πŸƒπŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ½πŸ€ΆπŸ»

Watch this space! πŸ˜„

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Year 5 Micro:bit

29-11-2023

This afternoon Year 5 have continued to explore how we can code a Micro:bit. Today we looked at how to set and change the brightness of the LED lights on the Micro:bit when a button was pressed. Children then created code for it to display a sequence of different images.

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Young Scientist Centre

23-11-2023

5NA went to a solar system workshop at UCLAN. We did lots of investigations all about the solar system!

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Bulb Planting in Crown Street Park!

23-11-2023

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Year 5 Coding

22-11-2023

This afternoon Year 5 completed a coding activity on Hour of Code. Children used blocked coding to create images and animations. Children focused on the positioning of their shapes as well as inserting different blocks to make their code more efficient. Children then had to debug their code to makesure it works.

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What was operation Pied Piper?

17-11-2023

We have been looking at evacuation and it’s impact on children during the war – we examined some sources and discussed what they were and their intentions!

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Year 5 Computing Micro:bit

17-11-2023

Wednesday afternoon Year 5 have continued to explore Mico:bits. Children used variables, If statements and Inputs to get a Micro:bit to play Rock, Paper & Scissors.

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5EHD PE

14-11-2023

Congratulations to this boy in 5EHD who was chosen by our Everton coach, Connor, to receive this signed picture of Jordan Pickford for outstanding efforts in PE today!

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Remembrance Day

10-11-2023

We have created some beautiful poems after reading Flanders Fields and used watercolours/charcoal/pencils to create some poppy artwork to mark Remembrance Day.

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How and Why did WW2 Start?

10-11-2023

We have started our WW2 topic by exploring who was involved, how it began and why. We made a double page spread to answer our enquiry!

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After learning about life cycles with Years 2 & 5

19-10-2023

After learning about life cycles, @SmithdownPrimY5 kindly invited us to watch their butterfly release this afternoon. 4 classes of pure excitement πŸ¦‹ #smithdownsci @SmithdownPrimY2

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We then focused on how animals mature by looking at some life cycles…

19-10-2023

We then focused on how animals mature by looking at some life cycles. Mr. Ma let the Y5 caterpillars visit KS1 and just look at their faces. We identified some at pupa stage for some science in action #smithdownsci @baronbedford @Edu_Meadows

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Today we experimented with different oil pastel techniques

19-10-2023
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Our fantastic stars of the week in 5NA⭐️

19-10-2023

Our fantastic stars of the week in 5NA – well done πŸ‘ ⭐️

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We’ve been developing our teamwork skills in PE πŸ‘Œ

19-10-2023

We’ve been developing our teamwork skills in PE with @EITC πŸ‘Œ

 

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This afternoon 5EHD have been looking at different watercolour techniques…

19-10-2023

This afternoon 5EHD have been looking at different watercolour techniques ahead of using them as part of a mixed media piece. #smithdownart 🎨

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Y5 are working on teamwork this half term with @EITC Today…

19-10-2023

Y5 are working on teamwork this half term with @EITC Today we had to order ourselves in silence πŸ€«πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ½πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸšΆπŸΏβ€β™€οΈand we played stuck in the mud. @misshartdavies @Miss_Jones11 @MrsKellyx #SmithdownPE

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We are looking at life cycles in science…

19-10-2023

We are looking at life cycles in science, so now have 40 caterpillars that we are going to watch transform into butterflies. We have given them food, and are going to monitor them turn into chrysalises. #smithdownsci @MrsKellyx @MissGuy_

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We’ve made such a lovely start to our new mixed media landscapes art topic!

19-10-2023

We’ve made such a lovely start to our new mixed media landscapes art topic! #smithdownart

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