Year 5

Mrs Wilkins

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Blaydon West netball club.

This week in after school netball we have been practising our passing and defending skills. We then had a short match which we all really enjoyed! We can't wait for next...

NUFC football coaching.

We have been having football coaching from the NUFC coaches during this Spring term. We have been developing our skills and trying them out during matches against each other. We have also been working on our...

Completed Flood Warning Systems in DT.

In year 5/6 we have now completed our flood warning systems as part of our 'Raging Rivers' topic. We have self and peer evaluated them by looking at the strengths and areas for improvement. Some of use found that the net for our system was too small and all of the...

Exploring new exhibitions at Baltic!

During our trip to Baltic we explored the exhibition by Monica Bonvicini. We found out that lots of her sculptures are made from building materials so while we were there we had a go at making our own sculptures from different materials- it wasn't as easy as we...

UK Safer Internet Day 2017

As part of Safer Internet Day, we looked at lots of different photos and talked about whether or not they should be posted online. We discussed the reasons for and against to make sure we know how to be safe when online. We also looked at some other pictures and had...

National Story Telling Week

The whole school enjoyed a fabulous story telling afternoon. Every staff member chose a story to read to the children and every child chose which story they would like to listen too. It was a tricky choice with - The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson, We're Going on a...

Flood Warning System in DT.

Today we have been making our own Flood Warning systems in DT which links to our topic of Raging Rivers. We planned and designed our own systems and have written instructions of how to make them. We are almost finished constructing them and all we have left to do is...

Chinese New Year fun at Blaydon library!

This afternoon we went down to Blaydon Library to take back out books and choose new ones. While we were there we took part in a quiz about Chinese New Year. For every question our teams got correct we could wrap a layer of toilet roll around our team captain! You...

Brilliant visit to The Hancock museum!

When we arrived at The Hancock we had a workshop about different animals and their characteristics. We discussed how they could be classified into different groups, e.g. mammals, fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and insects. We even got to look and touch some stuffed...

Singing in the Metrocentre

What an absolute fantastic time we had singing in the Metrocentre. We took over the full stage and were accompanied by a live brass band. The seats were full and people even lined the balcony. BBC Newcastle were there again and you can here us next Friday morning....

St Cuthbert’s Christmas carol service.

A huge thank you to all the parents and carers who came to support us this morning for our annual carol service at St Cuthbert's Church. The children sang beautifully with Mr Fitzsimons accompanying them on the organ. A special thank you to Reception for acting out...

Cinderella comes to Blaydon West

The children had a special treat this afternoon, when they all got to watch a pantomime. It was very funny, the children all had a fabulous afternoon.      ...

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