Year 5

Miss Thielmann (Teacher) / Miss Robinson (ARMs)


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.   


Remembrance Assembly

Children in year 5 and Year 6 are receiving an educational course from charity Skillforce. The course is linked to the Junior Prince Award. The pupils involved have been taking part in remembrance activities to help them to understand the selfless commitment of our...

Y5 Vikings

Year 5 have been using the TASC wheel to help them to take responsibility for their project on Viking Longships . Miss Bell was extremely impressed with the work children presented.

Sports Ambassadors

The role of a School Sports Ambassador requires representatives to show initiative , take responsibility, portray a positive image and be a good role model. Two of our Year 5 children, who are able to influence and inspire others, attended a Whickham Cluster Young...

Music Workshop

This week in school we were lucky enough to have a visit from some musical guests! We took part in a workshop called 'Born in the USA' and listened to and  performed music from American history up to the present day. Compositions from Star Spangled Banner to...

Police Visit

A community police officer often visits the school to chat with children and staff.  Pupils know our local officer as Sean.  On Wednesday 30th September, he held a special assembly in school and discussed how to stay safe in the community. Photos in gallery ( visitors...


Miss Bell and Mrs Anderson accompany Y5 and some Y6 children to swimming lessons on Friday afternoons. To learn how to swim, pupils need to master skills that will help them float, breathe and move around the water. All our children are gaining in confidence . All...

Nissan – Careers Related Learning

On Wednesday, 16th September, our Year 5 and Y6 pupils visited Nissan  in Washington . As well as learning about the work of Nissan, they gained first-hand experience of carrying out tasks associated with working on a production line. Children learnt about Japanese...

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