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Wooldale Junior School | Royds Avenue, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire HD9 1LJ

01484 686 252


Inspiring - Educating - Developing

Year 5

Class 5P & Class 5I 

Welcome to Year 5!!!

Our teachers are Mr Palk and Miss Ingoe.

Follow us on Twitter @Year5WooldaleJS for real time updates and information.


Our current topic is....   "Ancient Greeks"


Newsletter Topic Web


We will be adding lots of photos, information and pieces of work to this page as time goes on. Please check back soon.

The Eye of the Dragon     5.4.19

As part of our topic on Vikings and Anglo-Saxons we have been reading "How To Train Your Dragon" and have done some art based on Dragons Eyes. First we drew them and then we created them out of clay. Once they had dried out we added colour....



Skipping Workshop    18.3.19

The whole school has taken part in this workshop. We learned to skip forwards, backwards, skipping tricks and French Skipping. We discovered how skipping was good for our health and, more importantly, how much fun it was.

Skipping Tricks.



Lava Lamps and Handmade Butter    11 - 15.3.19

During Science Week we investigated the science behind how lava lamps work and how butter is made....

Shaking the cream to make the butter.

Home made Lava Lamp

After all the physical effort of shaking the cream and the mental effort of working out the science we needed an energy boost.... so we tested our butter on some scones with jam!!! YUMMY!!!!



An Awfully Big Adventure.... Cliffe House     4 - 8.3.19

Archery, climbing, team games, wood craft, fire lighting, pond dipping, campfire cooking and much, much more. So many amazing memories created through a different type of learning. We had a brilliant time....



The excitement builds....    27.02.19

Next week is our residential visit to Cliffe House and we are REALLY getting excited about it now!!! Here is some information about the visit to help with your preparation....

Cliffe House Powerpoint

Cliffe House Kit List



Autumn Trees    23.11.19

We have used chalk pastels and paint to create some autumnal tree pictures. They are all similar but also different. Some have been on display in the hall. Have a look if you are passing.



Seed Dispersal   5.10.18

We have been investigating the different ways in which seeds are spread around. We went into the Wildspace to see what seeds we could find and then considered how they would be dispearsed.