Year 5 Weekly Blog 1st October.

Another week complete. Can you believe we are already into October. Not long until its December and Christmas.

In English this week, we have been looking at different types of sentences: simple, compound and complex sentences.

What type of sentence do you think this is?

Today, I went to the shop and bought a bar of chocolate however, by the time I got home it had melted.


In Maths we have been learning different ways to add and subtract using mental strategies such as partitioning, mentally (writing the answer straight down and frog hopping (when counting up).


In our Topic work, we have started our topic on ‘This is me – Charity’.

We have learnt the terms:  ‘Philanthropists, Altruists and Humanitarians’. We created a database of famous philanthropists and researched why they are known Philanthropists.

Do you know what a Philanthropist is? 


We are looking forward to another busy week next week.

Have a good weekend

from Year 5.

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