Times Table Hall of Fame 22.5.15

Another fantastic effort from Year 5 to learn their 3 times table. With a little help from Connor and his Weetabix rhyme, of course!

In the hall of fame for completing their times table challenge in under three minutes this week are:

Leah, Caroline, Savannah, Matt, Ellie, Charlie, Rhiannon, Jai, Caitlin, Clayton, Izzy, Josh Ho., Josh Ha., Jade, Ben, Liam L., Niamh, Amy, Diaz, Wren, Olivia, Jake, Jack and Ella.

Well done everyone! After half-term we will focus on the 4 times table, but remember to check your homework to find your personal targets.

Times Tables Hall of Fame

A superb effort from all the children this week to improve their times tables knowledge and speed of recall. All the children below were able to answer 30 random multiplication questions for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables in under 3 minutes. Some children were even able to answer one question a second!

Leah, Caroline, Savannah, Matt, Ellie, Charlie, Rhiannon, Jai, Caitlin, Clayton, Izzy, Josh, Jade, Ben, Liam, Naimh, Connor, Amy, Ashleigh, Diaz, Wren, Olivia, Jake, Jack and Ella!

Next week we’ll be focusing on rapid recall of the 3 times table. Remember to check your homework to see what your personal targets are!

David Attenborough and the Year 5 Naturalists

This week we have been learning about the life cycles of insects and amphibians. We have our very own caterpillars which have just formed their chrysalises and are ready to undergo metamorphosis. Hopefully, they will emerge as butterflies next week! We also borrowed Year 4’s tadpoles and froglets for some sketching and close observation.

 

Our learning in science has also led us to research the famous naturalist, David Attenborough. Watching clips of his favourite moments from his groundbreaking documentaries gave us some fascinating facts about the blue whale (some of its blood vessels are so huge, a person could swim through them!). All good preparation for us writing his biography next week.

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