Year 5

Mrs McCall (Teacher) / Miss Watkins
YEAR 5

Welcome

Welcome to Year 5! This year is an exciting year, packed full of memorable opportunities and the chance for the children to take on important responsibilities in their first year of upper key stage 2. 

 This year the children will continue to develop as independent learners while reaching their full academic potential in preparation for their transition to Year 6. 

 In Year 5 we work hard, respect each other and engage in and enjoy our learning. The year ahead is packed full of exciting challenges.   

 

Ancient Greeks

Since Y5 are learning about the Ancient Greeks as a topic this term, they decided to use the opportunity to put on a whole school assembly. In order to share their knowledge of Greek Gods, the Olympics and fables they took us on a journey back in time. Homework...

Visitor to our School

Year 5 and Year 6 were given a motivational and inspirational talk by a very special visitor to our school...Miss Thielmann's sister, Jess. Jessica is a competitive swimmer who, through sheer hard work and determination, gained a university place in America and has...

Transition- Food Technology and D.T

Year 5 attended Whickham School and took part in Food Technology and Design Technology sessions. Half of  the class were taken to Mrs Wright and Mrs Hall's cookery department and made Hot Cross Buns which tasted delicious! The other half designed and made puppets with...

Year 5 Summer Timetable

Please click the link to view Year 5's timetable for this term. Summer Timetable Year 5 If you have any queries regarding Year 5 timetable or curriculum, please speak to Miss Bell, Year 5 class...

Fire Safety Talk for Y5

Firefighter Anderson, a member of The Tyne and Wear Fire Service visited Y5 this week to teach children basic life skills. He discussed safety issues, hazards in the home, the importance of having working smoke alarms and escape plans at home. He talked about the need...

Kingswood Residential

On Friday 11th March, Year 5 and Year 6 travelled to Hexham to stay at Kingswood Residential Centre. They indulged in an action packed menu of activities. The children were accompanied by Mrs Lancastle – Smith , Miss Bell and Miss Thielmann. They returned home safely...

Transition – Pottery

Mrs Anderson took Y5 children to Whickham School on Wednesday afternoon for another wonderful transition session. Children learned about Jim Skull, a French artist who created amazing sculptures of skulls. Pupils worked with clay to produce their own sculptures in the...

Kingswood Residential

Today , Friday 11th March our Year 5 and Year 6 children travelled from school to Kingswood in Hexham. This two day residential has been organised by Skillforce and funded by Swalwell Primary School but would not have been possible if Miss Bell, Mrs Lancastle- Smith...

Bikeability

All children in Year 5 have the opportunity to take part in cycling proficiency training. Pupils learn the essential theory behind safe road cycling and are trained to keep themselves safe as a pedestrian as well as a cyclist. Bikeability training will be happening in...

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