Year 5

Mrs McCall (Teacher) / Miss Watkins

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.   

 

Christmas Fayre

Miss Bell and her Year 5 class organised a Christmas Fayre to raise funds for school. The Fayre was held in the school hall on the last day of the Autumn term and every child in the school made or donated items to sell. £222 was collected. A huge thanks to all...

Singing in Costa Coffee at Metrocentre

Year 5 and Year 6 were invited to sing at Costa in the Metro Centre on Tuesday afternoon. They sang a number of Christmas songs to shoppers and were a real credit to our school.. Costa Coffee were incredibly generous. ..they made a donation of musical instruments to...

Aladdin

Year 5 had an extra special treat this week. Miss Bell organised a fantastic outing for her class. They all went to see Aladdin at the Tyne Theatre in Newcastle. Oh yes they did!...

‘Strictly Pantomime …NOT!’

Y5/6 once again delighted the audience with their amazing singing and acting skills in a fantastic performance of 'Strictly Panto...NOT'. Children had a great time becoming the stars of the stage in a fabulous show  which was much appreciated by the audience....

Singing in the Community

This week, our Y5 class walked to Swalwell Community Centre with Miss Bell and Mrs Anderson and sang to local residents. Singing for the pensioners at their annual Christmas dinner is fun, exciting, sociable and lifts the spirits of local residents like nothing else !...

Skillforce – First Aid Awareness

First Aid is an important skill. This week  Skillforce gave our Y5 children a taster session. Students were taught basic skills.  They were shown how to put a patient in the recovery position, how to deal with a potential broken arm and also what to do if someone is...

Sportshall Athletics

Junior Sports Leaders from Whickham School and Sports College motivated children from cluster schools in a Sportshall Athletics event. The Sportshall Track and Field Competition provided an introduction to athletics. It emphasised the fact that taking part is more...

Anti – Bullying Week

November 16th to 20th  is Anti - Bullying Week and Swalwell Primary School has held special assemblies to raise awareness of the impact of bullying and to help children to understand what bullying is and how to deal with it. Throughout school, this week, children have...

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