Year 5 English

The Secret Garden

Summer 1 – Novel 5

This half-term Year 5 are reading a novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.



Today, as the sun was shining, we took our class novel outside to read !




Today, we edited a set of poor instructions and then followed the good ones to transform our class garden.








Year 5 have worked really hard this week weeding the outdoor garden space, and today with Miss Cooper we planted sunflower seeds that she had received as a donation to our school from a charitable organisation to help start our garden off !

Watch this space for more planting updates …. 🥦🌻🥕














The organisation that donated the seeds to us are called…













Look at how our garden looks before and after !




  Our sunflowers seeds have have started to grow 🌱🌻🌻🌻

Wow ! look at our garden now 🌱☘️🍃🌷🌸🌞🌼🌻🌿🍃


Oranges in No Man’s Land

Spring 2- Novel 4

This half-term Year 5 are reading a novel by Elizabeth Laird. We will be using a novel-based approach during our English lessons.





The character in our book (Ayesha) has a dilemma, which resulted in Year 5 and 6 thinking about whether or not risk taking is a good thing. We carried out a class debate and had a P4C lesson to gather our thoughts.