Year 5: Gallery
Y5 Strawberry wellies, by Mrs Percival
Date: 12th May 2021 @ 2:06pm
Y5 have been planting strawberry plants in wellies for the quiet garden. We have drilled holes in the bottom of the wellies and cut them down a little. Now we are looking forward to some strawberries and cream before the end of term!
Y5 Forces, by Mrs Percival
Date: 12th May 2021 @ 1:56pm
Today we have been looking at the forces of air resistance and gravity using helicopters.
Y5 Armistice Day, by Mrs Percival
Date: 11th Nov 2020 @ 3:17pm
Today we have been learning about the tomb of the Unknown Warrior. We found out about what the tomb is, where it is and why it is there. We also looked at how Liverpool and Manchester were bombed during World War Two and discovered that a bomb landed on Ellesmere Port. We looked at a photograph of Mrs Percival's great grandfather, who was a soldier in the World War One and talked about his wartime story. At 11am, we observed a 2 minute silence.
Junior Road Safety Activities, by Miss Young
Date: 1st May 2020 @ 10:59am
we have a mini quiz for you to try out and the July Bulletin. Sorry we can't accept entries for prizes at the moment but continue being safe, especially when out on the roads.
Lexi and Grace- Oldfield's Junior Road Safety Officers :)
Drawing Ideas to try at home, by Miss Jones
Date: 24th Mar 2020 @ 6:44pm
Something to try at home....
Here are some step by step guides for turning numbers or letters into drawings.
Author Visit- Murray Lachlan Young, by Miss Young
Date: 14th Nov 2019 @ 4:12pm
Murray Lachlan Young and the Action Transport Team visited KS2 and delivered a fabulously funny assembly. Before Y5 and 6 created their own stories, with the help of Murray and Joe using juxtapositions as their inspiration.
Sports day, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 22nd Jun 2019 @ 10:44am
Thank you to everyone who supported our Sports Day this year. It was great to see and hear the support for all the children taking part, your cheers and claps were huge motivators! The weather was fabulous and a great day was had by all.
Thank you to those who supported the PTA by purchasing raffle tickets. There were some amazing prizes - our Year 6 pupils did a great job of writing letters to companies to encourage them to donate prizes. We raised a total of £216!
Space-themed PTA cake sale and coffee afternoon this Friday , by Mrs Bailey
Date: 5th Feb 2019 @ 4:52pm
The force is calling you from a galaxy far, far away!
PTA CAKE SALE
From 3pm on Friday 8th February 2019
in the School Hall
It’s time to get your imagination working over time. Think out of this world (literally) for our Space Themed bake sale this Friday.
We can’t wait to see your creations!
Tea and coffee available
Prizes for the best entries from each class.
Please label cakes with your child’s name and year group and give to class teachers or the school office on the day.
Please bake and buy generously. All proceeds raised go to the PTA
If you wish to support the cake sale but don’t wish to bake, shop bought cakes are always well appreciated.
We would also be grateful to any of you who can help set up or sell on the day - just reply email to let us know!
Christmas lunch, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 19th Dec 2018 @ 1:52pm
We enjoyed a tasty Christmas lunch today. Thank you to everyone involved in preparing and serving the meal. We listened to festive Christmas music whilst we ate. It was exciting pulling our crackers and reading the jokes inside!
A special thank you to Mrs Stark, Mrs Maddocks and Ms Denham for preparing the food , to our governors who came in to help serve the food and to staff who gave up part of their lunchtime to ensure the lunch went smoothly.
Y5 First Aid - Mini Medics, by Mrs Percival
Date: 8th Oct 2018 @ 10:45am
Today we were learning First Aid. We learnt how to do CPR and how to put a casualty into the recovery position, as well as how to help someone who is choking. Fabulous life saving skills!
Year 5 fire safety visit, by Mrs Woodward
Date: 12th Feb 2018 @ 3:36pm
Today we had a visit from the fire service, who spoke to us about fire safety in the home. We then got to see around the fire engine and experience the smoke tent.
Exploring the planets in year 5, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 5th Feb 2018 @ 3:30pm
Today year 5 children enjoyed finding out about the different planets in the solar system.
Year 5 learn about conservation at Chester Zoo, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 16th Jul 2017 @ 1:44pm
Year 5 had a fabulous visit to Chester Zoo on Friday, increasing our understanding of how the zoo supports conservation.
A special thank you to Jonny, Calum, Izzy, Charlie, Eva and Emma for planning our route and leading us around the zoo. They built in time for us to make notes on the differing levels of risk animals are under which will support our work back in class this week.
As always, our Year 5 pupils were a credit to Oldfield with their exemplary behaviour and positive enthusiasm and engagement in the day. We all had a thoroughly enjoyable day.
Mondrian art, measure and area in Year 5, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 27th Jun 2017 @ 10:43am
We had great fun today measuring and calculating the area of rectangular shapes before putting them together in the style of Piet Mondrian.
Interactive maths day at Bishop's High School, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 27th Jun 2017 @ 10:22am
Eight of our Year 5 pupils represented Oldfield on Monday at an Interactive maths day held at Bishop's High School.
Everyone really enjoyed calculating measurements of various pyramid shapes and exploring Bishop's High School to solve word problems.
Their favourite part of the day was the Village Challenge. Each group was given a budget of £125 and had to use this to purchase materials for the village they were constructing. We were thrilled to see the Oldfield group working productively as a team, coming first in this challenge.
Thank you to Bishop's High School staff for coordinating the event. Our children had a great day and came back even more enthused about maths and about Bishop's.
Hinduism in Year 5, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 25th Jun 2017 @ 2:41pm
Our Year 5 pupils have split themselves into five teams to research different aspects of Hinduism. They will then share their findings to the rest of the class.
Diwali team - Thomas, Nathan, Sarah, Ben, Calum
Rama and Sita team - Charlie, Amelie, Jonny, Alex
Worship team - Cameron, Harry, Ruben
Family life team - Lucy, Connie, Olivia, Amelia, Shannon, Emma, Ruby, Macie, Poppy
Artefacts and symbols team - Sophia, Ryan, Matthew Y, Izzy, Ewan, Oscar, Eva, Lewis U, Matthew P
Y5 Story Boxes, by Mr Brown
Date: 27th May 2017 @ 7:24pm
Mrs Mabbott was extremely happy with the homework activity year 5 completed. Can you guess the story?
Y5 Conway April 2017 Wednesday, by Mr Brown
Date: 26th Apr 2017 @ 11:23am
We have packed and had breakfast.
One group are climbing, two are on the ropes and zip.
Y5 Conway April 2017 Tuesday, by Mr Brown
Date: 25th Apr 2017 @ 8:09am
Y5 Monday Conway April 2017, by Mr Brown
Date: 24th Apr 2017 @ 12:22pm
Y5 Conway 2017
We had a great first day at the Conway Centre on Anglesey. Two groups climbed and had a go at the ropes course and the zip wire. Everyone had a great time. For tea we had either sausage, fish or pasta followed by a cream muffin. We visited the shop, played on the park and then had a go at the Nightline. We finished the day off with some supper and a DVD.
Judaism in Year 5, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 29th Mar 2017 @ 11:32am
Year 5 are enjoying finding out about the Jewish faith. We have been doing research into synagagoues and finding out what they are used for. After Easter we are going to be investigating Jewish artefacts and learning about their significance in the Jewish faith.
Designing Sandals, by Mrs Woodward
Date: 10th Mar 2017 @ 3:31pm
We had a lot of fun today designing and making our own sandals.
Y5 work on charities, by Mrs Bailey
Date: 3rd Mar 2017 @ 5:12pm
As part of our RE work we have been looking at the purpose and impact of charities on society. Following research into two charities - Christian Aid and Islamic Relief - we planned how we would set up a charity of our own. We enjoyed creating posters to promote our charities.
Y5 Global World Book Day, by Mrs Percival
Date: 2nd Mar 2017 @ 6:50pm
We had a lovely day today concentrating on World Book Day with a global theme. We read an African tale and listened to some beautiful African music while we were working on our writing based on the book.
Don't skip breakfast workshop in Year 5 , by Mrs Bailey
Date: 27th Oct 2016 @ 11:12am
Our Year 5 children have enjoyed taking part in a workshop led by the HealthBox Community Interest Company. Seona Dunne (a public health nutritionalist) and Jess Conner delivered the informative workshop which increased our awareness of what constitutes a healthy diet and why breakfast is so important.