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:                                                                     

The Year 5 Team

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Week commencing: 21.01.23

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.