Year 5

Mrs Wilkins

Welcome to Year 5

Class Archives:

High Ropes

Year 5 and 6 had great fun overcoming their fears on the high ropes course. It was great to see the children showing determination and encouraging each other to complete the course. 

Annual Christmas carol service.

Thank you to all of those who joined us for our Christmas carol service at St Cuthberts church. The children really enjoyed singing some traditional carols as well as a few songs from their nativities.

Year 5/6 Christmas party!

Year 5 and 6 had great fun at their Christmas party yesterday! We enjoyed eating lots of tasty party food! Christmas themed Charades was great fun (but harder than we thought!) We danced the afternoon away to the latest songs as well as some...

Blaydon West Christmas Choir

This year our Christmas Choir sang some carols in our local community. We visited Briarwood and Hadrian House to spread some Christmas cheer to the local residents. We were all in good voice and everyone enjoyed our singing although we especially enjoyed the juice and...

BBC live lesson!

This afternoon we took part in the BBC LIve lesson about Remembrance. We created our own haiku poems of remembrance during it. They even mentioned Blaydon West and the pebbles that we have all decorated and left around the area for others to find.

NUFC : Onside.

This week we began Onside with NUFC. We began by setting rules for our sessions which link to respect. We then looked at British values and what they are.

First hockey coaching session.

This week we began our hockey sessions with our Grassroots coach. First we warmed up to make sure we were ready for our session. We then practised some basic skills with the hockey sticks to get us started.  

Science with Lego!

Today staff from Northumbria University came to carry out a science workshop with Lego. We followed instructions on the wedo2.0 app on the iPads to build a mini car for Ellison the elephant to be transported on. We connected the car to the iPad and had a completion to...

Spooktacular Science week mix-up morning!

As part of our Spooktacular science week we took part in a mix up morning. Each year group was split up and mixed with other year groups in KS2. In our activity with Mrs Brown we researched the question : What makes bats spookily clever in the dark? We all had lots of...

Amazing adaptations workshop.

Today we had a visit from Newcastle university staff who carried out a science workshop with us all about amazing adaptations. We found out about different ways that a range of plants and animals have adapted to ensure their survival. We had to design our own bird,...

Weeding at the allotment!

This morning, we went to the allotment. We found lots of rasberries which we picked and enjoyed eating back in the classroom! We found one normal potato and one sweet patato. We all loved it at the allotment because it was a lot of fun. We also found bugs and insects...

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