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Sequoia - Year 5

Summer 2 2022

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes - Ms Power's Group

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations! 


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The children spent this historic day learning all about the Queen's 70 year reign. The made flags learnt about her life and times and in the afternoon had a huge celebration to mark her Platinum Jubilee by feasting together and dancing.

Final Design and Technology Product by Children in Year 5

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The children successfully worked together to produced their finished designs. They decorated them to demonstrate how the earth rotates on its own axis around the sun. They learnt, when the country they are in is not facing the sun, it is night and when it is facing the sun, it is daytime.


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Summer 1 2022

Music Lesson - Part 2

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Sequoia Class were in the hall, with specialist musicians, playing with musical instruments.

Science - Solar system

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Sequoia class were learning about the Solar System in their Science lesson. The video shows three children demonstrating how the moon goes around the Earth and how the Earth goes around the Sun. What a great team!

P.E with Sequoia Class

Sequoia Class were playing Follow The Leader in their indoor P.E session. The class is split into 5 groups and spend a certain amount of time on the apparatus, the Teacher will then blow a whistle and the groups move round clockwise to the next activity. They each get a turn on all the equipment set out in the hall, a lesson you will not want to miss!

DT and Art session

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In D.T the children learnt how to use a saw and clamp in order to make a moving model with a cams mechanism.


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Summer 1 Curriculum Letter Year 5 2022

Music introduction to rhythm and singing!

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The children in year 5 have been given the opportunity to take part in a fantastic music workshop for the next 9 weeks, where they will learn to deconstruct music, identify a wealth of new instruments and explore singing, rhythm and song writing.

Acting out Cosmic shaving scene.

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Sequoia class worked in small groups to act out a scene from the book, Cosmic, that Year 5 are currently reading.

Coding in ICT - Sequoia Class

Thank You all for all your hard work during the Spring Term!

There has been some fantastic homework. We have used most of it to make our own class book!

Well done to All!

Spring Homework. THE ANCIENT GREEKS!

Spring Term Curriculum Letter!

Spring Spellings Year 5

Welcome To The Year 5 Christmas Performance!

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First scene of the play Away with the Manger. Year 5 production

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Hiding In The School...

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The Nativity!

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All Caught Out!

End songs

Merry Christmas Everyone!

Dear Year 5 Parents and Pupils

As you can appreciate we are currently experiencing unpredictable times.


In order to stay somewhat ahead of what may happen in the New Year, we are opening up back, access to online learning websites for pupils to use, should they find themselves having to do work from home for long periods  of time...


Please use the following regularly:

*purple mash 


*Oak academy

*TTRock Stars




Please feel free to message me if you have any queries.

Email Ms Campbell at

Please use the following websites whilst you are off school during the closure.

NEW! BBC iPlayer

For English

Oak Accademy

Lexia  for  reading


For Maths Practise





Maths Frame





Joe Wicks

Home Learning

Please use the links below to access online home learning activities. Please email myself if you are unsure of your log in details. this address again is:

Email myself at

Oak National Academy

Online Classroom

Nearly 10,000 free video lessons, resources and activities, covering most subjects, from Reception to Year 11.


This online platform covers most subjects including Maths, Literacy, Computing, History and Geography. Please use this link below to access this resource. 

Dear Sequoia Class, below are some other activities that you may want to try out!

Spring 1 Spelling Year 5

Welcome to BLACK HISTORY MONTH in year 5! The children have been looking at stories from around the world as well as the work of the LATE world renowned artist Jean Michael Basquiat !

The Tortoise Who Rode An Elephant

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A Yoroba Story

In Literacy this half-term, the children have been studying the book There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom! Below is some Role play they did to understand the conflict the character faces in the story.


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Wonderful sketchbook work from Sequoia class today, exploring Hokasai's 'The Great Wave'.

Year 5 Curriculum Letter Autumn 1