2019-2020 - St Teresa's Year 5 Class is taught by Mr Tickner. Mrs Whittaker and Mrs Ware are teaching assistants supporting the class.
In Art, Year 5 have been studying Food Technology. Recently, the children have been looking at the dangers and safety precautions that are in place within the kitchen. This week, Year 5 made a lovely vegetable soup. It tasted scrumptious!
Science Investigation Day - Year 5 were getting ready for the arrival of St. Peters on Wednesday morning. We researched the purpose of a compass and why 'The compass always points North'. The children really enjoyed building their own compasses out of everyday materials.
As they always do, Year 5 from St Edwards put on an amazing show at the Dementia Cafe. This event is regularly run termly at the Oasis Academy, Sheerness.
In Science, Year 5 are looking at Animal including the Human Body. The children worked in groups to group up different child development statement. Year 5 absolutely loved it but some of their statements were a long way out. 'Learning to ride a bike' - 1-2 years old.
On Shrove Tuesday, Year 5 discussed why Shrove Tuesday is an important time of the year. They also had the task to decorate their pancakes using a mixture of different topics. You can see by their faces that they loved this activity and wished it was every Tuesday!
Asia Food Tasting - After learning about Asia in Term 3, Year 5 were able to liven up their taste buds by tasting a variety of Asian foods.
This week, Year 5 have been using their mathematical brains to convert different imperial and metric units. Today, St.Teresa Class completed an investigation where they were measuring different objects from around the classroom using CM. They challenged themselves by converting the measurement into metres.
Maths Week - On Tuesday, the Year 5 children were trying out and playing their games ahead of the Maths Week Game Day tomorrow. Every game in the classroom looked fantastic and so much fun!
Maths Week - The Year 5 pupils have begun to create their challenging games, ready for the Year 6 children on Wednesday morning.
The Hobbit Themed Week - Year 5 used a scene from the beginning of the book (When Gandalf met Bilbo) to write dialogue and act out the part using drama.
Dementia Cafe: Year 5 were so proud to sing for the ladies and gentlemen
Our Lady of Walsingham Display
In PSHE, Year 5 have been learning about how to stay fit and healthy on a daily basis. In groups, the children created an Exercise Plan that they will use daily to keep fit. We trialed our first day on our Class Exercise plan and they loved it!
Outdoor Week - In RE, Year 5 have been learning about the Creation of the World. We had a great discussion about suffering and how the children have helped someone in need. They wanted to show some of their thoughts through Drama.
In RE, Y5 have been writing prayers inspired by the beauty of nature.
St. Teresa's Hall Display 2019
Please look below to see the amazing learning Year 5 did last year....
Picnic and Praise: 25th June 2019
Bees and Butterflies: Year 5 are studying why there is a decrease in the bee and butterfly populations in the UK.
Sheppey FM 92.2: We were invited to speak on the radio. The children talked about their project, designing and writing a newspaper all about Bluetown and Sheerness.
Urban Detectives: Art on the Beach
Urban Detectives: Newspaper project
Year 5 performed The Passion, liturgical dance at school for the parents and at Mass at the end of term in Church. We are so proud of their enthusiasm and respect for the dance.
Year 5 enjoyed planning, making and eating pizzas in their DT lesson!
Year 5 love playing on the new playground equipment!
Year 5 learnt about the 5 Ks of Sikhism and what the Sikh symbols represent.
3D shapes: Year 5 were challenged to make nets of 3D shapes
World Book Day: Year 5 had great fun reading around the school ... wherever they could!
Ash Wednesday. The children attended Mass at SS Henry and Elizabeth Church. They were so well behaved and great ambassadors for the school.
Design and Technology: The children had great fun planning healthy sandwiches, making them and (best of all) eating them! The most exciting sandwich was: bread, banana, tuna, ham, egg, mayonnaise and butter... all in one sandwich!
Chinese New Year: Year 5 celebrated the Chinese New Year with a chop sticks eating competition, painting in Chinese lettering and making elaborate paper clothes as gifts.
Year attended mass at Church with the parish on 30th January
Year 5 recreate Katie Paterson art work: from stones, shells, seaweed and drift wood found at the Beach
SNOW & ICE DAY, 9th January. The children learnt about negative numbers and the properties of Ice. The children enjoyed experimenting with salt and colours to change the ice.
Remembrance: November 2018. Visit to Sheerness Gateway and Cenotaph
Hindu Theme Week
Upnor Castle and Rochester Castle: CASTLE Theme Week