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Eskdale, Skelmersdale, Lancashire, WN8 6ED

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Delph Side Community Primary School

Enjoy, Embrace, Evolve - "We Make the Difference!"

Year 5

The teacher in year 5 this year is Mr Ward and the teaching assistants are Mrs Keegan and Mr Mather.

Our theme this half term is Earthlings. Throughout this half term we will be focusing on science, music and Art. During our science lessons, we will be exploring space! We will be looking at the shape of the Earth, sun and moon and exploring all the other plants in our solar system! A mobile planetarium will also be coming to school during this half term! In Music, we will be exploring the music of the famous composer, John Williams. In Art, we will be recreating the moon's surface using mod roc (something we have become masters at using this year!)


We have PE on a Monday and we have cricket sessions with a cricket coach from Skelmersdale Cricket Club on a Wednesday. Please do not forget to make sure you have your PE kit in school on these days.


We are swimming this half term! Our swimming day is Thursday this year so do not forget your swimming kit on this day!


The children in year 5 will have the opportunity to develop their ukulele skills even more this year as they will have a ukulele lesson every Monday until the end of the year.


Check back to our page to see what we have been getting up to in year 5!


Year 5 have had so much fun, celebrating kindness, equality and good beating evil - like the Holi festival celebrated by Hindus.

Online Safety

Our online safety focus was to explore the risks of sharing too much about ourselves online. We looked at the impact of posting personal information online and how it is no longer in your control once you’ve posted it.

Rocky Road

Performing Play Scripts!

As part of our new English topic, we have been learning how to perform play scripts. This is great practice with our Nativity next week!

CPR Training

Poppy Pictures!

Year 5 are starting to learn to shade to create perfect poppy pictures! A work in progress!

And some are finishing off Spitfires - Good times - Mrs O #enjoy.

Heartsmart - Don't forget to let love in!

We have been learning about Gunner the dog who was helped to good health and went on to do great things!

Bonfire Night!

This is just some of the fantastic artwork and poetry we produced on Monday as part of our bonfire night theme!


We have been developing our running skills in athletics today.


Check out what we have been doing in year 5! We have been separating solids in science!

French Day

Year 5 enjoyed their French lesson and had a little visitor from year 2!

Family Challenges

Well done to everyone who brought in a family challenge this half term! All the Anglo Saxon shields are brilliant!

Trip to the Beacon!

Year 5 had a great morning at the Beacon using their map skills to locate physical and human geography.


In year 5, we have been creating our dance sequences using some new moves that we have learnt!

First Week!

This week in Year 5, we have been using the iPads to research counties in the UK and Great Britain!