Author visit

In the Autumn term the author Stewart Ross visited our school. He came into our classroom and talked about the books he has written and what he enjoys about being a writer. We found him very inspiring!   Here is one of the books we have enjoyed reading by Stewart...

Y5 book recommendations

In Year 5 we have a weekly book recommendation slot in which children share a book they have enjoyed with the class. Have a look and see if you have read any of them.

Water water everywhere…

In the Spring term Y5 looked at different aspects of water. As well as visiting the Laing Art Gallery to explore watercolour painting, there have been visitors to school from Northumbrian Water and Water Aid.   The children have learnt many new things and in fact...

Designing biscuits in Y5

In the Autumn term Y5 children enjoyed working in groups designing and making novelty biscuits for a child’s birthday party. After lots of experimentation, they came up with a final design. Children in Y2 were invited to evaluate the finished products. What do...

Trumpet lessons in Year 5

We’re halfway through the year and the children in Y5 are now learning to play The National Anthem and The Blaydon Races in their whole class trumpet lessons. Why these tunes? Well, it is the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this year and on 9th June 2012 it will...

Look at Year 5’s photograph frames!

For the last few weeks Year 5 children have been carefully planning, designing and making photograph frames. They had lots of fun and were really pleased with their finished products. Mrs Latham thought they showed real creativity!
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