Welcome to Year 5 - Bowden

Hello! My name is Miss White and welcome to our class page. Our class is named after Sir Frank Bowden who founded the Nottingham based Raleigh Bicycle Company.

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News

  • This term's newsletter can be found on the side panel (right) under downloads.
  • 12th December - Theatre trip to see Black Beauty.
  • 15th December - 2pm Christingle at St George's.

Please make sure that PE kits are in school every day. This is so that when there are changes to the timetable, children do not miss out. This term our sports coach Gemma will be visiting on a Thursday afternoon to teach us tag rugby!

Who said homework had to be boring?!

Lots of English and Maths games and activities can be found on the side panel - just click on the links and have some fun!

Don't forget to learn your spellings!

Check out our class page on padlet. Use your imagination! https://en-gb.padlet.com/cwhite72/ikjg0z45jj2d

Check out this one too! https://padlet.com/cwhite72/c8ikwpgni8ni

Record your ideas about Black Beauty here: https://padlet.com/cwhite72/tfnlz109vnkx

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Reading books and diaries should be in school every day. I will check your child's reading diary every Friday to make sure they are reading at home.

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Children are expected to keep practising their times tables at home up to 12. Your child should know and be able to use the commutative method. E.g. 2x4=8 in the 4x table and 4x2=8 in the 4x table.

Next week (11/12/17)

In Maths, we are focusing on fractions.

In English, we are continuing with our narrative unit on Black Beauty.

So far this term, we have made a great start to our Viking topic and have also begun learning some German. We have been exploring materials and their properties in science.

Take a look at some of our work so far this year!

These are our Christmas decorations for the school tree!

We had an exciting visit to NUAST on Wednesday 22nd November to learn about Engineering. Here is Ruby's light up Christmas tree.

Fuad and Summer created their own Viking inspired runestones.

Max created his own poster in RE about poverty.

Lydia created her own art work inspired by the work of Chris Offili, who uses a variety of materials to create different layers.

Nadia's poster is all about WWF!

Aqsa tells us why she thinks Muhammad Ali is inspirational.

Jakub's spooktacular poem!

Our class books

We discuss these books in more detail during our guided reading time. Children will answer questions based on different reading skills (VIPERS).

Find out a bit more about Varjak Paw here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/find_out/specials/reviews/newsid_3735000/3735721.stm

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