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.   

 

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...

Living Eggs Week 2 – Young Reporters..

Our Young Reporter for Monday 29th February is...Miss Bell This weekend I was lucky enough to take the chicks home to look after for the weekend. Sophie, Oreo, Cupcake, Alfie, Jack, Tom. Fluffy and Charlie loved their first trip in the car, they let me know by...

Live Theatre- The Maya

On Wednesday afternoon, Y4 and y5 children were taken on a journey back in time when 'The Say Two Theatre Company' performed an historical play based on the Mayans.  Audience participation and humourous facts were in abundance. The workshop which followed included...

Transition – Chemistry

To increase familiarity with Whickham School and to raise achievement, our children are given the opportunity to attend a series of transition sessions. This week our Y5 children took part in a chemistry lesson where they learned that substances are either acid or...

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