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Sycamore Class Year 5

Welcome to Sycamore Class

         Teacher- Mrs Hornby                Class Bird - The Flamingo        Sycamore


Welcome to our class page!


Here you will find everything you need to know about our class, our expectations and updates on what we've been learning about.

For more information about the curriculum please head over to our dedicated Curriculum page.

Learning we are proud 2023-2024:

21.03.2024 - Craters experiment in Science

20.03.2024 - Visit from a Storyteller

04.03.2024 - Testing out our Sun Dials in Science.

08.02.2024 - Coding using Micro:Bits (Computing)

01.02.2024 - PE: Dance, sharing our group performances

31.01.2024 - Whole school enrichment (and Science) - Alpaca Visit (and animal life cycles)

22.01.2024 - RHSE: Role playing scenarios

16.01.2024 - Maths: Formal written method for division.

Our trip to Enginuity - 'A great day!'

French - On the Move

The children have been revisiting and building on their Year 4 French knowledge by matching the correct noun to the pictures.




Maths - Place Value

To aid our understanding of 6-digit numbers, we used place value counters, charts and interactive ICT games to represent the value of digits.



Geography - Biomes

Having researched different biomes, the children split into groups and made fact files about all they had learned.



Class of 22/23

English and Drama - Shakespeare Week

Our performance of Romeo and Juliet at The Cathedral Globe:

Science and Forest School

Photographing signs of the life cycle of plants:


Geography and D&T

Researching, designing and sewing a lantern for a Chinese New Year parade:


Science and Maths

Scaling the Solar System down to 10m:

History and Forest School

Making Druid Crowns:






Computing and Art

Inspired by Syrian-Palestinian cartoonist, Hani Abbas, we used a mixture of photography and digital tools to create these pieces: