Welcome to

Moston Lane Community Primary School

Year 5

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Welcome to Year 5's class page! Here you can find information about our classes, topics and curriculum. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum to prepare our children for a life in modern Britain.  

Team: 11

Teacher: Miss Redpath

TA: Miss Finnigan

Team: 12

Teacher: Miss Artuner

TA: Miss Lee & Miss Ginty

If you would like to view the curriculum map for the whole year, or for previous half term topics, click on the links below.

Year 5 Curriculum Map 2023/2024

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Summer 1

The sun is shining and we are learning about many new and exciting things such as Ancient Greece, vector drawings, graffiti and the properties of different materials.

Street Art

We have been learning all about street art and designing our own under the sea themed piece of graffiti using stencils.

Team 11's trip to the Science & Industry Museum

On Monday 20th May, Team 11 visited the Science & Industry Museum by tram. We had a wonderful day!

BBC Blue Peter Art Project

Year 5 have had lots of fun completing the BBC Blue Peter 'Reading Makes Us Free' project. They designed their birds and nesting materials and the birds will be installed in Manchester Central Library. Remember - you will be able to visit your bird from Saturday 18th May 2024.

Terrance the Tortoise

Team 11 had a very exciting Friday when Terrance came to visit!

Vector drawings

In computing, we have been learning all about vector drawings and how digital images are produced. We have learned some shortcuts such as Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V, rotation, alignment and resizing. We have used these tools to create some fantastic vector drawings!

Song Production

Our unit this half term on Kapow is learning all about how songs and looped and remixed. Year 5 were asked to create their own piece of music using the Chrome Music Lab.

Athletics

This half term we have been making the most of the sunshine and enjoying some different races including baton and hurdles as part of our PE.

IntoUniversity

We enjoyed a full day at IntoUniversity learning all about coding, AI, Python and Microbits.

Science

Our first experiment was all about if materials were soluble or insoluble. We tested sugar, food colouring, oil and other materials to see if they would dissolve.

Spring 2

This half term, we're learning about human development and growth, mountains, Chinese inventions and plenty more!

World Book Day

Team 11 wore some fantastic costumes to celebrate World Book Day.

Mother's Day Cards

Team 11 and 12 got creative and made some beautiful mother's day cards ready for 10th March.

IntoUniversity

Year 5 attended a 'What is University?' focus workshop at St John's Church where they learnt about different courses, universities and societies. 

Spring 1

Our topics in Spring 1 include the Shang Dynasty, Frida Kahlo and South African music. Check our website page to see what we've been up to.

Our Class Assembly

We proudly performed our assembly to Year 6, parents and carers all about the learning journey we've been on so far. We then performed Shosholoza and it's definitely stuck in our heads now!

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Animal Habitats

As part of our reproduction topic, Year 5 have learnt all about different habitats where animal live and how they reproduce. They then went on to make their own information books!

African Drumming

We have been busy learning how to perform music on the African drums including Shosholoza and other beats.

Snow!

Moston Lane was covered in snow on Tuesday. Team 11 made some memories and played in it before it all melted away.

Autumn 2

This half term has been packed full of learning and even included a trip! We've worked extremely hard during the run up to Christmas. You can learn more about what we've been doing below.

Team 11 and Team 5

To complete our whole school write, different year groups visited each other, paired up and shared their work.  Team 11 were paired with Team 5 for this and you can see their photos below.

Our Trip to Manchester Art Gallery

Team 11 and 12 had a really exciting trip to Manchester Art Gallery. For some of us, it was our first time travelling on the tram! At the gallery, we had a look around all of the exhibitions and had an interactive workshop all about the Battle of Troy. It was a very cold day but we had so much fun. 

Geography

We have been learning all about volcanoes in Geography this half term. We have learnt about the features of a volcano, where some famous volcanoes are located and what causes a volcano to erupt. We then went on to build our own volcanoes and make them erupt!

Science

Our topic this half term was forces. We conducted several different experiments over the half term including:

Gravity test

We made craters using three different weighted materials to test which would fall the quickest and leave behind the largest crater.

Catapults

We learnt about levers and pulleys and made our own catapults. We then had a class competition to see which would launch an item the furthest.

Music

We have learnt all about the Blues genre of music. We have listened to and evaluated different pieces of Blues music as well as learnt new chords to perform the 12 Bar Blues. You can watch our performance below.

Design and Technology

Our topic this half term has been bridge building. We have learnt about different features of bridges and what makes them strong. We even built our own suspension bridge.

Interfaith Week

Our chosen religion for Interfaith Week 2023 was Judaism. We learnt about Hanukkah and each class created their own Hanukkah wreath depicting different elements featured during this celebration.

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Autumn 1

Team 11 and 12 have had a fantastic start to the school year. Read on to find out what we've been learning...

 

 

Art

We have sculpted and painted clay dragons which was very messy but fun!

We studied the 'The Four Gentlemen' and had a go at recreating them using ink.

We've practised writing Chinese calligraphy and finally we've designed our own traditional Ming dynasty vases.

 

 

Computing

We have developed our programming skills and learnt how to code a Micro:bit. 

 

 

Music

We've studied Egyptian music and linked it to hieroglyphic symbols even creating our piece of inspired body percussion. 

 

 

Welcome to

Moston Lane Community Primary School

Year 5

image

Welcome to Year 5's class page! Here you can find information about our classes, topics and curriculum. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum to prepare our children for a life in modern Britain.  

Team: 11

Teacher: Miss Redpath

TA: Miss Finnigan

Team: 12

Teacher: Miss Artuner

TA: Miss Lee & Miss Ginty

If you would like to view the curriculum map for the whole year, or for previous half term topics, click on the links below.

Year 5 Curriculum Map 2023/2024

of
Zoom:

Summer 1

The sun is shining and we are learning about many new and exciting things such as Ancient Greece, vector drawings, graffiti and the properties of different materials.

Street Art

We have been learning all about street art and designing our own under the sea themed piece of graffiti using stencils.

Team 11's trip to the Science & Industry Museum

On Monday 20th May, Team 11 visited the Science & Industry Museum by tram. We had a wonderful day!

BBC Blue Peter Art Project

Year 5 have had lots of fun completing the BBC Blue Peter 'Reading Makes Us Free' project. They designed their birds and nesting materials and the birds will be installed in Manchester Central Library. Remember - you will be able to visit your bird from Saturday 18th May 2024.

Terrance the Tortoise

Team 11 had a very exciting Friday when Terrance came to visit!

Vector drawings

In computing, we have been learning all about vector drawings and how digital images are produced. We have learned some shortcuts such as Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V, rotation, alignment and resizing. We have used these tools to create some fantastic vector drawings!

Song Production

Our unit this half term on Kapow is learning all about how songs and looped and remixed. Year 5 were asked to create their own piece of music using the Chrome Music Lab.

Athletics

This half term we have been making the most of the sunshine and enjoying some different races including baton and hurdles as part of our PE.

IntoUniversity

We enjoyed a full day at IntoUniversity learning all about coding, AI, Python and Microbits.

Science

Our first experiment was all about if materials were soluble or insoluble. We tested sugar, food colouring, oil and other materials to see if they would dissolve.

Spring 2

This half term, we're learning about human development and growth, mountains, Chinese inventions and plenty more!

World Book Day

Team 11 wore some fantastic costumes to celebrate World Book Day.

Mother's Day Cards

Team 11 and 12 got creative and made some beautiful mother's day cards ready for 10th March.

IntoUniversity

Year 5 attended a 'What is University?' focus workshop at St John's Church where they learnt about different courses, universities and societies. 

Spring 1

Our topics in Spring 1 include the Shang Dynasty, Frida Kahlo and South African music. Check our website page to see what we've been up to.

Our Class Assembly

We proudly performed our assembly to Year 6, parents and carers all about the learning journey we've been on so far. We then performed Shosholoza and it's definitely stuck in our heads now!

image

Animal Habitats

As part of our reproduction topic, Year 5 have learnt all about different habitats where animal live and how they reproduce. They then went on to make their own information books!

African Drumming

We have been busy learning how to perform music on the African drums including Shosholoza and other beats.

Snow!

Moston Lane was covered in snow on Tuesday. Team 11 made some memories and played in it before it all melted away.

Autumn 2

This half term has been packed full of learning and even included a trip! We've worked extremely hard during the run up to Christmas. You can learn more about what we've been doing below.

Team 11 and Team 5

To complete our whole school write, different year groups visited each other, paired up and shared their work.  Team 11 were paired with Team 5 for this and you can see their photos below.

Our Trip to Manchester Art Gallery

Team 11 and 12 had a really exciting trip to Manchester Art Gallery. For some of us, it was our first time travelling on the tram! At the gallery, we had a look around all of the exhibitions and had an interactive workshop all about the Battle of Troy. It was a very cold day but we had so much fun. 

Geography

We have been learning all about volcanoes in Geography this half term. We have learnt about the features of a volcano, where some famous volcanoes are located and what causes a volcano to erupt. We then went on to build our own volcanoes and make them erupt!

Science

Our topic this half term was forces. We conducted several different experiments over the half term including:

Gravity test

We made craters using three different weighted materials to test which would fall the quickest and leave behind the largest crater.

Catapults

We learnt about levers and pulleys and made our own catapults. We then had a class competition to see which would launch an item the furthest.

Music

We have learnt all about the Blues genre of music. We have listened to and evaluated different pieces of Blues music as well as learnt new chords to perform the 12 Bar Blues. You can watch our performance below.

Design and Technology

Our topic this half term has been bridge building. We have learnt about different features of bridges and what makes them strong. We even built our own suspension bridge.

Interfaith Week

Our chosen religion for Interfaith Week 2023 was Judaism. We learnt about Hanukkah and each class created their own Hanukkah wreath depicting different elements featured during this celebration.

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Autumn 1

Team 11 and 12 have had a fantastic start to the school year. Read on to find out what we've been learning...

 

 

Art

We have sculpted and painted clay dragons which was very messy but fun!

We studied the 'The Four Gentlemen' and had a go at recreating them using ink.

We've practised writing Chinese calligraphy and finally we've designed our own traditional Ming dynasty vases.

 

 

Computing

We have developed our programming skills and learnt how to code a Micro:bit. 

 

 

Music

We've studied Egyptian music and linked it to hieroglyphic symbols even creating our piece of inspired body percussion. 

 

 

Welcome to

Moston Lane Community Primary School

Year 5

image

Welcome to Year 5's class page! Here you can find information about our classes, topics and curriculum. We offer a broad and balanced curriculum to prepare our children for a life in modern Britain.  

Team: 11

Teacher: Miss Redpath

TA: Miss Finnigan

Team: 12

Teacher: Miss Artuner

TA: Miss Lee & Miss Ginty

If you would like to view the curriculum map for the whole year, or for previous half term topics, click on the links below.

Year 5 Curriculum Map 2023/2024

of
Zoom:

Summer 1

The sun is shining and we are learning about many new and exciting things such as Ancient Greece, vector drawings, graffiti and the properties of different materials.

Street Art

We have been learning all about street art and designing our own under the sea themed piece of graffiti using stencils.

Team 11's trip to the Science & Industry Museum

On Monday 20th May, Team 11 visited the Science & Industry Museum by tram. We had a wonderful day!

BBC Blue Peter Art Project

Year 5 have had lots of fun completing the BBC Blue Peter 'Reading Makes Us Free' project. They designed their birds and nesting materials and the birds will be installed in Manchester Central Library. Remember - you will be able to visit your bird from Saturday 18th May 2024.

Terrance the Tortoise

Team 11 had a very exciting Friday when Terrance came to visit!

Vector drawings

In computing, we have been learning all about vector drawings and how digital images are produced. We have learned some shortcuts such as Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V, rotation, alignment and resizing. We have used these tools to create some fantastic vector drawings!

Song Production

Our unit this half term on Kapow is learning all about how songs and looped and remixed. Year 5 were asked to create their own piece of music using the Chrome Music Lab.

Athletics

This half term we have been making the most of the sunshine and enjoying some different races including baton and hurdles as part of our PE.

IntoUniversity

We enjoyed a full day at IntoUniversity learning all about coding, AI, Python and Microbits.

Science

Our first experiment was all about if materials were soluble or insoluble. We tested sugar, food colouring, oil and other materials to see if they would dissolve.

Spring 2

This half term, we're learning about human development and growth, mountains, Chinese inventions and plenty more!

World Book Day

Team 11 wore some fantastic costumes to celebrate World Book Day.

Mother's Day Cards

Team 11 and 12 got creative and made some beautiful mother's day cards ready for 10th March.

IntoUniversity

Year 5 attended a 'What is University?' focus workshop at St John's Church where they learnt about different courses, universities and societies. 

Spring 1

Our topics in Spring 1 include the Shang Dynasty, Frida Kahlo and South African music. Check our website page to see what we've been up to.

Our Class Assembly

We proudly performed our assembly to Year 6, parents and carers all about the learning journey we've been on so far. We then performed Shosholoza and it's definitely stuck in our heads now!

image

Animal Habitats

As part of our reproduction topic, Year 5 have learnt all about different habitats where animal live and how they reproduce. They then went on to make their own information books!

African Drumming

We have been busy learning how to perform music on the African drums including Shosholoza and other beats.

Snow!

Moston Lane was covered in snow on Tuesday. Team 11 made some memories and played in it before it all melted away.

Autumn 2

This half term has been packed full of learning and even included a trip! We've worked extremely hard during the run up to Christmas. You can learn more about what we've been doing below.

Team 11 and Team 5

To complete our whole school write, different year groups visited each other, paired up and shared their work.  Team 11 were paired with Team 5 for this and you can see their photos below.

Our Trip to Manchester Art Gallery

Team 11 and 12 had a really exciting trip to Manchester Art Gallery. For some of us, it was our first time travelling on the tram! At the gallery, we had a look around all of the exhibitions and had an interactive workshop all about the Battle of Troy. It was a very cold day but we had so much fun. 

Geography

We have been learning all about volcanoes in Geography this half term. We have learnt about the features of a volcano, where some famous volcanoes are located and what causes a volcano to erupt. We then went on to build our own volcanoes and make them erupt!

Science

Our topic this half term was forces. We conducted several different experiments over the half term including:

Gravity test

We made craters using three different weighted materials to test which would fall the quickest and leave behind the largest crater.

Catapults

We learnt about levers and pulleys and made our own catapults. We then had a class competition to see which would launch an item the furthest.

Music

We have learnt all about the Blues genre of music. We have listened to and evaluated different pieces of Blues music as well as learnt new chords to perform the 12 Bar Blues. You can watch our performance below.

Design and Technology

Our topic this half term has been bridge building. We have learnt about different features of bridges and what makes them strong. We even built our own suspension bridge.

Interfaith Week

Our chosen religion for Interfaith Week 2023 was Judaism. We learnt about Hanukkah and each class created their own Hanukkah wreath depicting different elements featured during this celebration.

image
image

Autumn 1

Team 11 and 12 have had a fantastic start to the school year. Read on to find out what we've been learning...

 

 

Art

We have sculpted and painted clay dragons which was very messy but fun!

We studied the 'The Four Gentlemen' and had a go at recreating them using ink.

We've practised writing Chinese calligraphy and finally we've designed our own traditional Ming dynasty vases.

 

 

Computing

We have developed our programming skills and learnt how to code a Micro:bit. 

 

 

Music

We've studied Egyptian music and linked it to hieroglyphic symbols even creating our piece of inspired body percussion.