Kingstone And Thruxton Primary School


Kingstone, Hereford, Herefordshire HR2 9HJ


The document below outlines what is taught in Year 5, in each subject, in each half term.

If you would like more information about our curriculum, please speak to your child's class teacher who will be happy to provide more information.
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Welcome to the Year 5 Blog! 

Welcome to the Year 5 class blog - we hope you enjoy your visit. This page is updated regularly and is a lovely way for you to keep an eye on what we've been up to and share in our learning journey. 

On our Year 5 blog you can find out about:                                                                     

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Week commencing:27.02.23

For World Book Day the children became authors and wrote their own class book. We cannnot wait to see the final published results!

Week commencing: 13.02.23 - World of Work Week!

Year 5 had an incredible 'World of Work' week. We have had some amazing visitors from many interesting careers, finding out all about what they do. We have been visited by: a vet, a neonatal nurse, a paramedic, a solicitor, a band, the RSPCA, the police and we we even went on a trip to Hereford Football Club.


Week commencing: 06.02.23

The children had a road safety workshop to discuss many of the dangers when crossing a road or walking to school.

Safer Internet Day: For Safer Internet Day, the Year 5 children created profiles for two people that they have met in person and two people they have met online. The children filled their profiles with adjectives to describe them. The children found that it was much harder to describe the people that they had met online and came to the conclusion that we do not always know a lot about the people we interact with online.  A brilliant way to celebrate this year's theme: Want to talk about it? Making space for conversations about life online.

Week commencing: 23.01.23

In Year 5, the children have been busy learning how to mark each other in their netball topic, 'calling the shots'.  They have been will practicing how to tackle effectively as well as how they can best mark their opponent.

Week commencing: 16.01.23

In history, the children located the lost tomb of Nebuman, which is located somewhere between the cities of Thebes and Esna. 

Week commencing: 09.01.23

The Year 5 children have been experimenting with creating different shades of colours, using acrylic paint as a medium.

Week commencing 02.01.23

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To begin our painting unit, the children have been experimenting with different mediums of paints to see which one they prefer. They have experimented with  acrylic, powder and watercolour paint.

Week commencing: 21.11.22

In computing, Year 5 have been creating vector drawings on PowerPoint. They have been resizing, rotating and changing the colour of their shapes to create pictures of parrots. 

Week commencing 14.11.22

In design and technology, the Year 5 children have been experimenting with different cam mechanism shapes to investigate the different effects on the follower. 

Week commencing 07.11.22

In English, the children had an experience day where they found out all about a missing explorer, Percy Fawcett! 

Week commencing: 17.10.22

The Year 5 children conducted a science experiment; measuring the height and wing span of children across the school to find out whether there is a link. 

Week commencing: 12.10.22

We voted for who we would like to be elected as our class parliament member!

Week commencing:  12.09.22

The Year 5 children have been spending some time practising their shading techniques (cross-hatching, stippling and scumbling) before applying shades to their botanical sketches to show light and dark tones in colours. 

Week commencing: 15.09.22

Year 5 have been building on their atlas reading skills by locating the continent of South America on a map and then finding the Amazon Rainforest. They are even able to recall some of the countries that the Amazon Rainforest is in.