Dumbledore Class 2020 - 2021
In Dumbledore Class we have lots of fun and laughter! On this page you will find our class news and lots of interesting pictures showing you what we have done.
Important information about us!
Teacher: Miss Griffiths
LSP: Miss Salter and Mrs Begum
Additional Important Information:
In Year 5, our school day begins at 8:50am and finishes at 3:00pm.
Children can bring a named water bottle which needs to contain only water or squash.
There will not be any toast provided at break time however children can bring a small snack with them to school to eat at break time such as: fruit or raisins.
The children can come to school on a Wednesday and Thursday dressed in their PE kit with suitable footwear. PE will be outside on the playground.
Thank you so much for your continued support.
Every Wednesday and Thursday
Homework will be sent out at the beginning the term. It will contain a range of activities. The children need to complete one activity per week.
Mathletics, Times Table Rockstars, Purple Mash and Spelling Shed:
Children can access these websites from home. Each child has an individual username and password. Mathletics is an excellent resource which allows children to practise their mathematical skills. Spelling Shed is a brilliant website where the children can practise their weekly spellings.
Our School Council representatives are...
Riley and Tharsana
Every week, we celebrate our successes by having a Writer of the Week, Maths Mind, Sports Player and a VIP!
Our congratulations this week goes to...
VIP - Bailey
Maths Mind - Youssouf
Writer of the Week - Lexi
Sports Player of the Week - Ruqayya
Important dates for your diary:
Monday 3rd May - Bank Holiday
Friday 28th May - Break up for May Half Term
Monday 7th June - Teacher Training Day
Tuesday 8th June - Back to School
Dumbledore Class have used their artistic skills to create beautiful Easter wreaths which they can put up at home to decorate the house. Have a look at some of the fantastic wreaths we made!
Take a look at our lovely Easter Cards which we made for our families!
We all had lots of fun working as a team to find our Easter Eggs!
Red Nose Day
On Friday 19th March, we celebrated Red Nose Day by coming into school in brightly coloured clothes so that we could brighten up everyone's day! We all had a fantastic day!
Mother's Day Cards
On Friday 12th March, we designed some beautiful Mother's Day cards.
They look lovely! Well done Dumbledore Class.
Between Monday 8th March 2021 and Thursday 11th March 2021, we have been celebrating British Science Week. The theme for this year is 'Innovating for the Future' so we have been focusing on our key question: What is the best type of flooring to protect against flooding?
We have completed a range of experiments and activities to try to answer our question. To finish the week, we designed our own new type of flooring and took part in a Dragon's Den activity to try to 'sell' our flooring. Take a look at some of the pictures from our week.
Well done Dumbledore class!
Internet Safety Day
To participate in Internet Safety Day, we have completed a range of activities this week to understand how to stay safe on the internet!
We discussed what Internet Safety Day is and completed a quiz about what we should do in different scenarios! We then produced a poster to remind ourselves how we can always stay safe and what we need to do if we feel worried about anything!
Well done Year 5; your posters are bright, colourful and include very important information!
Chinese New Year
To understand the celebrations of Chinese New Year which begins on Friday 12th February, we discussed the traditions which are celebrated for this festival. We used our knowledge to participate in a quiz and then we made Chinese Dragons!
They look brilliant Year 5, well done!
PSHE - Express Yourself
During the week beginning Monday 8th February, we discussed Children's Mental Health week and how we all are individual and unique!
We discussed 'What makes you, you?', completed a quiz about understanding what to do if we need to talk to people about how we are feeling and then completed an 'Express Yourself' sheet too! We also created a piece of art work to 'express ourselves'!
Well done Year 5, super work!
Monday 14th December - Friday 18th December
This week we have had lots of fun! On Monday, we made our calendars for 2021! We were so impressed with how they turned out. We hope you like them as much as we do.
On Tuesday, we made some lovely Christmas pictures which show a snowy scene with decorated trees. Have a look at our creations below.
We also created Christmas cards for our families. Well done Dumbledore Class they look fantastic!
On Wednesday, we started our day with Breakfast with Santa. We enjoyed our morning feast and saying hello to Santa.
We then had Christmas dinner with our friends. We enjoyed sitting with friends, pulling crackers and telling jokes.
On Thursday, we had a super fun party. We spent the morning preparing for it by making crackers and party hats. We set up the table up beautifully using the placemats which we decorated earlier in the week.
We had lots of fun talking and eating with our friends.
We also played some party games. We had prizes for the winners and for those with superstar dance moves!
On Friday, we held a class quiz. There were loads of different rounds such as an Observation Round, Name the Film Round and Identify the App Round. It was really fun! Everyone worked really well as a team and it was lovely to see the team spirit in the classroom. Well done to 'The Tabby Team' who got 40 out of 45 and therefore are our quiz winners!
Here is a photo of them looking chuffed with their prizes.
Thank you for an amazingly fun week Dumbledore Class! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. Have a lovely Christmas holiday and we look forward to seeing you ready for a brand new term!
Christmas Jumper Day
On Friday 11th December, we all came to school wearing our Christmas jumpers!
We brought in a donation and looked wonderful and festive in our Christmas outfits for the day!
Thank you to everyone who donated!
Christmas Card Competition
For Christmas this year, James Morris set his annual competition of designing a Christmas card. We worked really hard and sent some amazing cards to him to see. There were over 750 entries from a range of children from lots of different schools. We are so excited for Roquai in our class whose design was chosen as this year's runner up!!!
Well done Roquai, you should be so proud of yourself!
In RE, we learnt all about Diwali - the Festival of Light! We spoke all about the traditions of the celebration and what happens on this special day. We learnt that during this festival, it is common for people to make colourful designs on the floor in their house, to serve as a welcoming gesture and bring good luck. These patterns are called Rangoli. We had a go at colouring in Rangoli patterns and some of us even designed our own!
Well done Dumbledore class; they look so bright and colourful!
Remembrance Day 2020
For Remembrance Day this year, James Morris asked schools in Sandwell to produce some art work to remember the different Poppy Day we had this year.
We all designed our own Poppy Day pictures and sent them to James Morris.
He was extremely impressed with our designs and mentioned us on his social media.
Well done everyone!