Year 5 Blog

World Book Day in Year 5!

5W had such a great time preparing for World Book Day. We learnt the story The Tiger Who Came To Tea off by heart. Then, in groups we practised performing the story- we have some fantastic actors. In preparation, we even made our own tiger puppets! It was great working with the young children making […]

World Book Day -The Tiger that came to Tea

The children in 5D had great fun reading The Tiger that came to a Tea. They read it and discussed how to share it with our youngest children at Park Hill School. They loved sewing and making puppets and helping to prepare activities for the little ones to enjoy. They practiced using intonation and sound […]

Benin Masks 5D

The children developed their craft skills by designing and making these African masks based on the artefacts found from the ancient civilisation of Benin. They drew and cut out the pieces carefully and then painted them with ‘earthy’ colours. 1+

Park Hill Litter Pickers

Hello all, I just wanted to share some news that reminds us of what wonderful children we have at Park Hill…. Millie, in 5D, and her friends have volunteered to take care of the school and want to start a litter picking team. Completely their own idea and choice to give up their free time […]

The Champions’ Reward…

Spencer had a wonderfully colourful afternoon celebrating receiving the most House Points before Christmas! We got wet, dirty, muddy, colourful and REALLY HAPPY! 5+

Clay Viking faces Year 5

Year 5 have been modelling with clay. Once complete they painted the faces with metallic paint. 0

Happy New Year 2020 from 5 D

The children have been making their Viking weaving into calendars. They wove the threads and then extended their designs using crayons. They then put together the weaving and the mounts to make their calendars. They are very proud of their finished work. 1+

Children in Need Year 5 And 6

The children in Years 5 and 6 organised and held a fantastic Children in Need morning! The grown- ups were very complimentary about the range of stalls on offer, the behaviour of the children and the help the older children gave the younger children. This is a super event where Park Hill children are able […]

Anglo-Saxon legend Beowulf causes a sir amongst the Year5

Year 5 have been reading and writing about Beowulf-the oldest legend to be found from Anglo-Saxon times. They have been creating horrific creatures and writing diaries based on the version written by Michael Morpurgo. No one knows if the story is true but it tells of the creature: Grendel who attacks the people in the […]

Viking weaving – Year 5 have been getting in a twist.

Year 5 have been making landscapes by weaving threads just like the Vikings back in the early days. 1+

Year 5 Anglo-Saxon time travel through the years.


Golden Time 5D enjoying the sunshine ☀️

5D organised themselves into a variety of activities today and enjoyed some lovely late Summer sunshine. Here are our Star of the Week and Jigsaw winners enjoying reading some books together. 1+

Library Time 5D

5D enjoyed visiting the library today 1+

A message from Tom Palmer…

I managed to contact famous author of ‘Roy of the Rovers’ and ‘D-DOG Day’, Tom Palmer, who has sent us the following message! He has also provided some signed books, which we will use for prizes for amazing reading!   9+

5 D Golden Time special.

5D settled into Year 5 really well and really enjoyed a wide variety of activities as their Golden Time. It was good to see them queuing for the Reading Corner! 2+

5D Book worms

Book worms 1+