Ibn Masood Autumn 1

Incredible Ibn Masood

A warm welcome to Ibn Masood. Thank you for visiting our page. Our first term together has flown and what a great start to the year it has been!


In English this term, we started off the year by learning all about a dump! Not just a random dump, but Stig’s dump. This was also our class novel and we really enjoyed learning about the friendship between Stig and Barney. This also allowed us to write our own stories about a dump and focusing on using different techniques for description. We also looked at biographies and autobiographies and wrote in the role of Mo Farah, Boudicca and Neil Armstrong! During this term, we indulged in some delicious, scrumptious cakes at the MacMillan Coffee morning. As a result of this, we wrote our own recount of them.


We have started Inspire Maths in Year 5 this term where there has been a big focus on using the CPA approach. This is the idea that we use concrete learning methods which are then transferred into pictorial and finally into abstract. We began the year focusing on place value looking at numbers up to one million! There was a big focus on language and some of the questions were really challenging but in Ibn Masood we love them and were able to conquer them! We then moved onto the four main operations and even tackled the order of operations! We look forward to the maths journey this year!


Our science topic this term was out of this world! No really, that was our topic – Earth and Space. We looked at the order of the planets and found out why we have day and night.

We stepped back in time to the Roman’s invasion of Britain. Do you know why they invaded Britain? Well we do! We also looked the Boudicca and her failed rebellion which led to several cities being burned.

Beginnings was our topic in RE where we looked at different religions’ ideas of how the world began. We found out that some of them were really similar to our own views and also found some differences.

Hadeeth from Ibn Masood

Abdullah Ibn Masood reported that the Prophet (S.A.W) said, “Do not wish to be like anyone except in two cases. (The first is) A person, whom Allah has given wealth and he spends it righteously; (the second is) the one whom Allah has given wisdom (the Holy Qur’an) and he acts according to it and teaches it to others.” (Fateh-al-Bari page 177 Vol. 1)

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