Y5 - Diamond

Peru WOW Day Stop Motion

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E-Twinning Art.


Over the past few months, the year 5 children have been working children from a school in Dublin to learn:


- Where they come from?

- What is life like in their city/country?

- How is life different in Dublin?


As part of the work, children have been communicating via the children's social media app 'SeeSaw' and have also completed artwork in matched pairs that have been sent between both schools - take a look on the following link:



'The Arrival' by Shaun Tan

People, Place, Planet: Topic Overview

What time did these events happen?

Year 5 Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Trip to Lincoln University!

A tribute to Stephen Hawking


Today, children from Diamond class asked if they could make a tribute to Professor Stephen Hawking. The children worked incredibly hard and sensitively and produced this video:


Thought provoking animations


As part of our recent writing assessment we completed work based on two particularly interesting videos:


- 'The Silent Child' (recent Oscar winner)


- 'Mega City'


What are your thoughts about the videos?

How do they make you feel?

What do they make you want to do?

What value do they encourage?



Here is our brilliant Padlet all about Anne Frank - take a look!

Year 5 Homework - Friday 2nd March


Have a look and contribute to this padlet all about Anne Frank.


You will need to watch this youtube video in order to answer the questions!




Unplugged Coding Challenge

PGL Photo Gallery


Make sure you have a look at our brilliant PGL photo gallery.


You can find it in the 'PGL Year 5' section, within the 'Children' menu!

For a recent homework, we shared ideas about WW2 aircraft on a 'Padlet'!

Thank you for joining us for our Respect Assembly!

What will we learn this term?

World War Two WOW day! We loved learning about life leading up to the war, rationing, propaganda posters and of course Prime minister Neville Chamberlain's infamous announcement, "We are at war!"

We are so excited. Our topic for Spring term is...

We have been working on fractions. In particular, we've been converting between mixed numbers and improper fractions. Here's our method...

Have a go...

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We've been learning about the layers of the earth and have made models to represent what we have learnt!

What can you learn from looking at our models?

We had a great visit to Monks Wood today!

We walked across the fields from Scothern to Monks Wood, we spotted lots of amazing sights along the way. After a tour of the site and its points of interest, we headed back to school! Some of us were so tired we had to have a little rest!

We love our daily 'Minion Maths'. Have a go yourself!

This is a 'World Mapper' task we have worked on to help us identify population patterns in different countries. Can you complete the tasks?

We had great fun creating Stop-Motion animations as part of Roald Dahl day!

James and the Giant Peach...

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One boy, one giant peach!

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A Roald Dahl favourite!

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These animations helped us to re-tell the story!

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Which one is your favourite?

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What skills do you think we needed to apply?

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What did we do well?

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How can we improve our animation skills next time?

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What is happening here?

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Can you narrate the story?

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What do you like about this story?

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Can you identify the characters?

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Who is your favourite character?

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James and the Giant Peach

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'Let your light shine' - Matthew 5, Our values are Friendship, Respect, Happiness, Honesty, Understanding and Responsibility.