Year 5

Mrs Wilkins

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Singing lessons with Mr Fitzsimons

Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 are sounding like a professional choir after all of their singing lessons with Mr Fitzsimons. They have been learning a range of traditional Christmas carols over the past few weeks. On the last day of this term, all of the children will be...

Anti-Bullying week: Mindfulness

This week, Year 5 and 6 have been doing some work related to Anti-Bullying week with Mrs Hall. They have been focusing on mindfulness which is about focusing on the present moment and excepting the thoughts, feelings and attributes that make you unique. It is about...

Learning about Diversity and Inclusion!

Mr Glickman who is a local rabbi came to visit our school. He spent some time in Year 2 teaching the children about Judaism. They learnt lots of interesting things such as the origins of Hebrew writing, looking at artefacts, the history of Judaism and how it got it's...

Astromaths with The Life Centre!

In Year 5 and 6, we took part in an Astromaths workshop with some of the staff from The Life Centre. During the morning we designed our own rockets and investigated which angle we should launch our rockets to make the go the furthest distance.       We...

Harvest Festival.

A huge thank you to Reverend Robinson for another fabulous Harvest Festival. Also, thank to all those who donated food which has now been collected by our local food bank- it is very much...

Trip to the Baltic.

We all had a great time exploring some of the exhibits at the Baltic this week. We looked at lots of work by Caroline Achaintre and thought about which ones were our favourite before having a go at making some sculptures of our own with different materials. Taking...

Macmillan Coffee afternoon!

A huge thank you to everyone who donated cakes for our Macmillan Coffee afternoon and to those who came and bought the cakes as well! The school hall was packed with people eager to raise money for this charity so thank you to everyone who made this afternoon...

Fantastic football! 

Last week our year 5/6 football team played their first tournament. All members of staff were extreamly pleased their effort, sportsmanship and determination. Our keeper made some spectacular saves and the team as a whole played brilliantly together. I can't wait to...

A great day of learning on the Quayside!

We have had a fantastic day on the Quayside to with Richard ('That History Bloke') where we found out even more about The Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead. We went to the place where the fire started and walked across the Swing bridge to where the fire spread...

Fun with ‘That History Bloke’!

We have had great fun in our workshop today with Richard (That History Bloke) about The Great Fire of Gateshead & Newcastle. We now know lots about when the fire was, when it happened and where it spread to. We can't wait for our trip to the Quayside where we will...

Sequences in Gymnastics.

We have been working on sequences with in pairs combining different shapes and balances. Next we are going to work on the transitions between our move within our sequences.        ...

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