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Cherry - Year 5

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Our topic this term is: The Rainforest

Autumn Term 2022


Indoor PE is on a Tuesday and outdoor PE is on a Wednesday.

Year 5 are expected to read at least 5 times a week. Reading records are checked by a member of staff in Cherry Class every Friday to tally points.

Please remember to bring your water bottle and a healthy snack for break time with you to school every day.

Homework is uploaded onto DB Primary every Friday and needs to be completed by the following Thursday.

Please log on to TTRockstars to practise your times tables daily.



Here are some of the key questions for our current topic:

What is a rainforest?

Where are tropical rainforests located?

How much rain does a rainforest receive annually?

What are the layers found in the rainforests?

Which animals are found in rainforests?

Why  are rainforests important to mankind?

In what ways has man contributed to the destruction of rainforests?

What role can you play to help save the rainforests? 



Our Author of the term is...


What is her full name?

When was she born?

Where was she born?
Which schools did she attend?

Where does she live?

When did she start writing books?

How did she start writing books?

How many books has she written so far?

How many books has she sold so far?

Have you read any of her books?


You will find your homework menu on DB Primary with themes under different subheadings: whole school themes, subject themes and topic themes. You need to choose one theme from each subheading.

You are to complete one themed piece of homework once a fortnight. 


You can choose how you want to present your homework. It can be a piece of art, writing, a presentation - it's entirely up to you.  


You will also be expected to complete other tasks such as maths, arithmetic, reading and spellings, set on your homework folder.

Take a look at our reading corner. It is vibrant and we love to read here!

Here is our vibrant reading corner, linked to our topic about the rainforest. We love reading here!

Take a look at some of our displays. They show our learning journey in science and some of the steps that we discuss regularly about having a growth mindset!

The Lion King

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Please see our wonderful and creative title to introduce our topic this term.

Willowbrook News

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Press play to see our fantastic and informative news broadcasts by our excellent reporters.

Amazing Art

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Watch the video to learn all about the Adinkra printing techniques. This wonderful work is now on display in the corridor!

PE - Archery

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Beware! We have some amazing archers in Hawthorn Class! Press play to find out more and see them in action.

Marvellous Money

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Welcome to Hawthorn’s Corner Shop! Come on in...

Wellerman - Performed by Hawthorn Class on the Ukulele’s

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Here is our wonderful performance of Wellerman.

I Just Can’t Wait To Be King

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Our favourite song from The Lion King!

Christmas Performance Poem 1

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This is one of our Christmas performance poems. It is a Star Wars Christmas poem which is based on a traditional Christmas poem.

Christmas Performance Poem 2

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This is our second Christmas performance poem. It is based on a lovely poem by Michael Rosen. We love his poem in class so we have slightly adapted it and retold it for Christmas. Enjoy!
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