Fun with tangrams

Fun with tangrams

Today, for Chinese New Year, tangrams was the theme of Year 5’s Maths lesson. A tangram is an ancient Chinese puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called ‘tans’, which are put together to create a picture. As the children found out, logical...
Mend a puncture with Year 5!

Mend a puncture with Year 5!

  Today Bike it Ben visited Year 5 to teach the children how to mend a puncture.  Closely following Ben’s instructions, they worked in groups with sandpaper, chalk, glue and puncture patches to practise the skills involved in repairing inner tubes.  ...
Spring Term in Y5 (2016)

Spring Term in Y5 (2016)

Welcome back! If you click on the link you can read about what Year 5 will be learning this term. Maybe you’ve already guessed what we will be studying in our English lessons? Spring Term Y5 2016 I hope everyone is looking forward to Spring term in Year 5 as...
Times Tables Fun!

Times Tables Fun!

Year 5 children have been working hard at home making games to help with the learning of their times tables. This morning they had lots of fun playing them.           The quality of the games and the imaginative thinking that had gone into...
Year 5 lead the way!

Year 5 lead the way!

This morning Year 5 worked with Mr Dowson developing their leadership skills. They had fun learning games to play with Reception, Y1 and Y2 at break time. Just as importantly, they practised the skills needed to be a good leader which will hopefully help them to...
History on our doorstep!

History on our doorstep!

On Thursday Y5 had an exciting day exploring Newcastle Castle Keep and the Black Gate. The visit enabled the children to learn about the history on their doorstep as well as provide a backdrop to the legend of King Arthur which they have been studying this term. In...
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