Year 5

Miss Thielmann (Teacher) / Miss Robinson (ARMs)
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.   

 

Year 5 Christmas Card Competition

Monday afternoon saw Y5 turn into Christmas card designers as they had the opportunity to design a Christmas card for Liz Twist, the MP for Blaydon. After making 4 initial designs in their sketchpad they selected their favourite design to turn into a...

Mangahigh Madness

Y5 and 6 children have all been given their own personal login for Mangahigh, a new fun way to practise and consolidate their maths skills. On Friday all of the children had fun testing out the new games and competing against each other. They literally became 'Maths...

Y5 Get in the Zone

On Thursday morning Y5 were lucky enough to have a training session with a basketball coach from Newcastle Eagles. They certainly all 'got in the zone' as they practised their dribbling, dunkin' and throwing! I think we may well have a few future basketball stars.

How did the Romans write numbers?

Year 5 have enjoyed investigating Roman numerals and gaining an understanding into how their number system worked. They were shocked to discover that the Romans did not have a...

Harvest Festival

Our Annual Harvest Festival took place on Tuesday 10th October. Pupils from Early Years to Year 6 came together to perform to a hall full of parents and carers. It was lovely to see relatives of the children joining in with the words and actions to the catchy songs...

Year 5 Go Back in Time!

In music we have been looking at Victorian life. Mrs Kendrick has magically rolled back time to become a strict Victorian teacher and has made us aware of how lucky we are to go to school in 2017 and not 1840! During our singing we've learnt about life for the rich...

Buddy Training

On Friday, Year 5 received a very special training afternoon delivered by our Year 6 children with the help of Miss Bell and Mrs Waugh. We rely on our buddies at Swalwell to take care of younger children on the yard and pay games with children who might be looking...

Whickham Awards Evening

On Tuesday 11th July, pupils from Year 5 and 6 represented our school at the Whickham Awards Evening. All of our pupils behaved impeccably and were a credit to parents and staff. We performed 'No Wars Will Stop Us Singing' with some of our Year 6 pupils being...

Athletics Workshop

This week Year Five were lucky enough to have a visit from Mr Dowson, owner of Shape Performance. We took part in an athletics workshop in which we competed in a number of different events. We were split into teams to compete in throwing, long jump, 660 meter,...

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