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...
National School Sport Week 2015

National School Sport Week 2015

Our school once again took part in National School Sport Week, the idea of which is to provide an opportunity to encourage young people to be more active. Year 5 had a very active week indeed! The children chose one activity to work on throughout the week, with the...
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