Welcome to 5B
Our class teacher in 5B is Miss Bunce. Our classroom is up the first set of stairs in the main school corridor. It is opposite Class 5A.
We will be displaying class based work on this page as the year progresses.
ICT - MAKING ANIMATIONS
For the last few weeks of this term we have been making sports animations using Logomotion.
On the left is Maryam's animation. She is canoeing along then lands on the shore. Night approaches, the sun goes down and the moon rises. So she fries some fish for supper by moonlight.
Below there are a few more of our animations.
Adam Benjamin O. Harry Hassan
Hattie Imane Michael Thomas
In the Swimming pool - Summer is here! - 1st May
Please see the photo album at the bottom of the page for more pictures.
5B Assembly - All about Sound - 27th March
We have been learning about sound in science this term and on Wednesday 27th March we presented our assembly which was all about sound.
To view all the photos please see the Photo Album at the bottom of this page.
SCIENCE - a talk about sound - 20th March
Details to follow.
Science - SOUND - Making and testing string telephones - 13th March
In Science we have been studying sound, including how sound travels. We made string telephones to find out if sound travels along the string. We tried using our telephones out in the playground and we found that the telephones worked better when the string was taut and also that we had to be careful to make sure one person was speaking while their partner was listening! We also tried multiway connections with some success and a few tangled phones.
To view all the photos please go to the album at the bottom of the page.
Happy Mother's Day (Sunday 10th March)
More photos in the album at the bottom of the page.
Visit to Henley River and Rowing Museum - Fri 8th March
Photo albums and a report now available on the Year 5 page,
Snow set in on Friday 18th January and continued on and off over the weekend. On Monday we were able to play in the snow on the school field at lunchtime. All sorts of snow mounds appeared including snowmen, giant snowballs, snow chairs, snow slides and even a small snow polar bear.
In class we wrote some poems about the snow. Here are three of our poems all entitled "Snow":
To view all of the photos of fun in the snow on the school field, please go to the "Whole School Events" page in the Pupil drop down menu where there is a "Snow Play" photo album at the bottom of the page. (Or use this link which opens in a new window.)
Christmas Party - Years 5 and 6 - December 19th
Loads of fun was had by all.
All photos from the Year 5 and Year 6 party will be available to view in the Photo Albums at the bottom of the Whole School Events page (coming soon).
Miss Bunce's English group - Instruction writing
Please see the Year 5 page for the reports and photos of this group making Witch finger biscuits and also designing and making a game including instructions.
PSHE - 5B visit the Life Bus at school - 12th Dec
Learning about body organs and drugs
To see all the photos taken on the Life Bus please view the photo album at the bottom of the page.
Year 5 Tudor Day - Friday 14th December 2012
To see a full page report and lots of photos of our fun Tudor Day in school, please see the Year 5 Tudor Day page.
Visit to Hampton Court Palace
Recently, the whole of Year 5 visited Hampton Court Palace. Each class enjoyed a booked kitchen tour and spent the rest of the time exploring the palace in groups.
On Tuesday the 27th November Year 5 went on a phenomenal school trip to Hampton Court Palace and had a palace-load of fun! First, 5B went into the kitchens with its VERY realistic plastic/clay models of food and colossal fireplaces; we could even fit the whole year group in one of them. They weren’t lit (sadly). Shubang got to turn the spit over one of the fires. (That one was lit.) There were tapestries that easily covered whole walls; but they were nothing compared to the colossal painting by an oak stairway that covered 3 walls and the ceiling! (This was about 15-20m by 20-25m!)
Name: Hampton Court Palace
Bus Time: 1 hour each way
Trip Symbol (what it was like):
Trip Rating: 7 ½/10
By Luke and Ben
Please see our photos of the trip in the Hampton Court album at the bottom of this page.
5B Assembly - 21st November
Our assembly was all about Heathy eating and exercise. Some of us demonstrated the sport that we do regularly. Here is some more information about our sports.
Football is a good sport because it helps your daily exercise. It is one of the most popular sports in the world. It is a great sport to play with your friends. You run around a lot to help you be fit.
By Ben C.
I like ballet because it is calm. Ballet is held in the hall. The children there are nice. I’ve been doing ballet for a year. Sometimes we do bar work.
By Hannah P. 5B
We play at Maidenhead Lawn Tennis Club. Tennis is a sport for all the family. You can do many strokes in tennis. For your serve you need to use the chopper grip so then the ball will spin to the left corner.
We have been playing Tennis for about five years. Tennis strengthens your arms, legs, hands and feet. Here are the tennis strokes.
Forehand, backhand, (these are your ground strokes), backhand slice, forehand slice, backhand and forehand volley, serve, and loads more! You use the c-shape to put more power on the ball.
By Thomas and Xanthe 5B
My sport is kickboxing. I like my sport because it keeps me fit and strong. Also when I go to secondary school I won’t get bullied.
I’ve been doing kickboxing since I was three years old and this is what we do:
We run from one side to the other side of the room ten times.
We have to practise our punches.
We have to find a partner.
Once we have a partner we have to find a space and then we put our gloves and head guard on then we start fighting.
By Hollie L 5B
I have done judo for only 1 year. Judo is a very complex sport. Judo is known to be in the family of Martial arts. Martial arts have lots of sports such as: karate; judo, boxing, kick boxing, taekwondo, etc. In judo you cannot do things like head-locks. No, we have to do throws like the aeroplane throw and holds like the clasp-your-hands-together hold. You can also get higher grades in judo. For example there are stripes you can get: yellow; orange, green, blue, brown, black. You also get belts the same colours as the stripes apart from red belt and white belt. Judo is also good because you use most of your body. Judo is very good for you because it keeps you fit.
By Ethan L. 5B
Please see the album at the bottom of the page for all the assembly photos.
PE - Partner balances - 7th November
See photo album at the bottom of the page for more photos.
MACBETH Performances 25th Oct
Each of the four English groups prepared a performance based on Macbeth which they performed for their parents/carers on Thursday 25/10/12.
Please see the Year 5 page for the report and photos of the performances.
ART - Self portraits in the style of Picasso
We have been looking at Picasso. We looked at his style of work and we created our own self portraits using colouring pencils.
Please go to the Photo/Art albums at the bottom of the page to see our portraits.
This term in PE we have been learning about dancing in the Tudor times, not just the steps but also about posture and how people would move in the heavy clothes worn in those days. We have been taught some dances and then in groups we have made up our own dance routines in the Tudor style which we performed to the rest of the class on Wednesday 10th October.
The photos in the album at the bottom of the page show some photos of us at the beginning of the term then some photos of us performing our own Tudor dance routines.
Visit from Maidenhead Fire Brigade
As part of a Year 5 literacy project this term, Maidenhead Fire Brigade visited Courthouse on Friday 21st September.
See album below for some photos.
5B PHOTO ALBUMS and ART GALLERIES
Photo albums and Art work will appear here gradually as the year progresses.
Just click on an album to open the album then click on any photo icon to view a larger version of the photo and to scroll through the album.