Welcome to Spring Term in Year 5

Welcome to Spring Term in Year 5

The children have been hard at work today thinking about how they can make aspects of their lives better through the making of realistic New Year’s resolutions. Each member of Year 5 came up with three goals: the first to improve themselves, the second to improve...
Y5 never knew Newcastle had so much history!

Y5 never knew Newcastle had so much history!

  On Friday Year 5 had a fabulous time at the Castle Keep in Newcastle. The purpose of the visit was to provide a context for the Arthurian legends we have been studying in English. We explored the castle and its many passageways and chambers and we discovered...
Y5 prepare to be playtime game leaders

Y5 prepare to be playtime game leaders

Year 5 had an exciting morning learning lots of fun playtime games (Spots, Circle Dodge, Shark Attack, Bridges, Shower Tag, Numbers, Sitting Ducks, Rock, Paper, Scissors, Sticky Toffee and Stars and Stripes) with Mr Dowson from Whickham School in preparation for when...
Tuneful Trumpets!

Tuneful Trumpets!

At last the day has come when Year 5 can take their trumpets home! Thank you to parents and carers for returning the trumpet agreement forms. Lots has been learnt by the children in their first three lessons with Mr Rushton, and I’m sure they will be keen to...
Pearls of Africa

Pearls of Africa

On Monday afternoon we were visited by the Ugandan Children’s Choir, ‘Pearls of Africa’. The choir, aged between eleven and eighteen, are a charitable organisation who travel the world raising funds and awareness for less fortunate children in...
Autumn in Year 5

Autumn in Year 5

Year 5 have been delightful during their first week back, eagerly engaging with everything that we have done and showing great positive attitudes. Luckily the Autumn term in Year 5 has lots of stimulating and exciting learning in store! To find out more, click on this...
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