Modelling at the Mill!

Modelling at the Mill!

Today Y5 spent the morning at the Baltic Arts Centre. Did you know that the building was built in 1950 as a flour mill? It employed hundreds of people until it closed in November 1982. Now it is an international centre for contemporary art!The purpose of the visit was...
Back to the Swinging Sixties with Y5!

Back to the Swinging Sixties with Y5!

As part of our topic, ‘Modern Britain’, the children in Y5 have been learning about what life was like in 1960s Britain. They produced their own pop art, designed their own clothes based on ’60s styles, and interviewed people who lived through what...
Skipping Crazy!

Skipping Crazy!

On Tuesday Y5 took part in a skipping workshop led by Chris Corcoran from Skipping School. The children had lots of fun practising individual and partner skipping skills – while also getting fit.       The morning ended with the children...
Trumpet Tuesdays

Trumpet Tuesdays

Year 5 pupils have only had three trumpet lessons and they are already amazing Mr Parnaby with what they can do! They can play a simple tune in time together as a class, repeat rhythms played by Mr Parnaby and recognise high and low pitched notes. Listen to two well...

Slam dunk with Y5!

Y5 children are working hard on Friday afternoons to improve their basketball skills with Billy, a former coach of Newcastle Eagles.         The children have been practising different passes such as chest pass and bounce pass.      ...
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