Year 5

Mrs McCall (Teacher) / Miss Watkins


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.   


Transition – Pottery

To increase familiarity with Whickham School and to raise achievement, our children are given the opportunity to attend a series of transition sessions. Our Year 5 class took part in  their first transition session on Wednesday afternoon. They enjoyed making clay...

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 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...

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