Year 5

Mrs Wilkins

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Outdoor athletic coaching: long distance running.

This is week we have been practising our long distance running skills- we had to make sure we didn't sprint at the start so that we had energy to keep going for the whole race! It was extremely hot and sunny up at the oasis today so we made sure we drank plenty of...

Solving riddles by cracking codes at Blaydon library!

This is afternoon we had a great time at Blaydon Library! We got into groups to act out some book titles for other people to guess- some of them were trickier to guess than others! Then Maria read out some book titles and we had to decide if they were real book titles...

Theories of evolution.

This is week in Science we have been learning about different theories of evolution. We sorted different theories into different categories before answering some questions about...

Baltic visit: Summer 2017

This is afternoon we returned to Baltic to explore two new exhibitions. The first one was a photo exhibition by Rodney Graham called ' That's not me'. It was really interesting because all of the photographs featured him in different settings. We looked at each one...

Outdoor athletic coaching: indoors!

Because of the rain, we had to do athletics indoors this week. We spent time practising the skills that we have been working on for the past few weeks: running, relays and hurdles. We are so fast that we are blurry in a lot of the photos!...

Visit to Cragside in the sunshine!

As part of our 'Victorious Victorians' topic, we visited Cragside house and gardens yesterday. When we arrived we had a short tour around parts of Lord Armstrong's house. It is huge so we only had time to look around a few of the rooms. During one of our workshops we...

Amazing adaptation!

This afternoon we had a visit from some students from Newcastle University who did some work with us on animal adaptations. We had to design our own birds so they could survive in certain habitats which meant we had to think carefully about their adaptations. We then...

Outdoor athletic coaching: javelin.

This week we have been practising our throwing skills with the javelins. We tried standing throws and the throws with a short run up. Some of us even managed to get our javelins to the other side of the...

Outdoor athletic coaching: running.

Today we began our coaching sessions with our athletics coach. We worked on our sprinting through relay races as well as doing some long distance...

Spring Flowers Art Competition Winners

Mrs Storey our art coordinator asked the whole school to paint some spring flowers to display in our school art gallery. All of the children thoroughly enjoyed working extremely hard to produce their best work and Mrs Storey found it really difficult to choose a...

Bedtime stories from Blaydon library!

For world book day this year we have all come to school in our pajamas! We have brought in our favourite bedtime stories in to share with each other. We were lucky enough to have a visit from Blaydon library! We heard some spooky stories...not too spooky though! As...

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