NSPCC visit Years 5 and 6

NSPCC visit Years 5 and 6

On Thursday 1st October Year 5 and Year 6 had a visit from Patricia, Natalie and ,of course, Buddy from the NSPCC. They led a very helpful and informative assembly, reminding us that every child has the right to feel safe and happy, and that no type of bullying or...
Autumn Term in Year 5

Autumn Term in Year 5

Year 5 have been such a pleasure to be with so far! They are demonstrating positive attitudes and are quickly getting used to new routines.             To find out about the exciting things that Year 5 will be learning about this term,...
Fraction frenzy!

Fraction frenzy!

  Year 5 children have been working hard to improve their understanding of fractions: improper, mixed numbers, equivalent, finding fractions of quantities… Their recent homework task was to create a game to help others practise their knowledge of fractions....
Y5 Trumpet Concert

Y5 Trumpet Concert

On Monday Year 5 performed an end of year trumpet concert in school. Mr Rushton, who has been teaching them once a week since September, led them as they played a selection of pieces.  The children were able to showcase the skills they had developed throughout the...
Year 5 Visit to National Glass Centre

Year 5 Visit to National Glass Centre

            On Friday Year 5 visited the National Glass Centre at Sunderland. The children discovered what glass is made of, they explored the galleries, watched a glass blowing demonstration, made their own fused glass mosaic tile and of...
Whickham Cluster Awards

Whickham Cluster Awards

Monday 29th June saw Whickham School host their annual Year5/6 awards ceremony for cluster schools. Each year since the London Olympic Games, Whickham have asked the cluster schools to nominate children for awards in the seven ‘Olympic and Paralympic...
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