Welcome to Y5!

Dear Y5 Parent/ Carer, Welcome to the new school year. I hope your child has had an enjoyable and stimulating first week in Year 5. I have had a lovely time with the children; they have worked hard, shown lots of interest and their behaviour in the classroom has been...

Countdown to the Olympics!

In the last few weeks of term the children in Year 5 enjoyed working together to create merchandise for the London 2012 Olympics. They produced some imaginatively designed products including jewellery, phone cases, puppets, dreamcatchers, ornaments and even a netbook!...

Learning, fun and sunshine…

Today Year 5 spent a memorable day visiting the National Glass Centre and Penshaw Monument. There are great views from the Monument. Our day began at the National Glass Centre where we had a tour of some the fascinating modern art currently on show. The salvaged bike...

Jubilee Celebrations

On Friday 1st June pupils and staff celebrated the Jubilee at a traditional street party held in the school playground with cakes and crowns playing an important part! Our class had a competition to see who could create the most original commemorative plate design....

Look at Y5’s Greek style pottery!

For our topic on Ancient Greece we have been looking at Ancient Greek pottery. We were inspired to create our own pots using the pinch pot method, and then we decorated them using colours and simple patterns similar to those found on Ancient Greek vessels. Clay was a...
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