Miss Hedley is our Year 5 teacher.
Mrs Drummond works in Y5 too and will be teaching the children on Wednesday mornings.
PE days are Tuesday and Thursday this term.
Children in Year 5 are in Upper Key Stage Two. Find out what has been happening in our class.
Read more about Year 5
Year 5 Spring Term 2023 Booklet
Science: Changes in materials
The children in Year 5 have been looking at different reversible and irreversible changes. We’ve had an afternoon of mixing vinegar and milk to make plastic, bicarbonate of soda and vinegar to make carbon dioxide (and a bit of a mess!), yeast, sugar and water to also…
Crookhill Cobras 🏀
On Friday night, the Year 5 Crookhill Cobras were back in action at the Vertu Motors Arena (home of the Newcastle Eagles) to take part in the Gateshead Hoops 4 Health Championship series. After a dominant 6-0 winning performance in the semi final, the Cobras were in…
Hoops 4 Health Tournament
All of Year 5 have taken part in the Hoops 4 Health tournament today. The team spirit has been phenomenal today and everyone played really well. All 3 teams made it into the knock out rounds in the afternoon with one of our teams advancing to the final after a tense…
Year 5 Writing
✍️ Year 5 ✍️ Year 5 have been writing their own missing chapters for Kensuke’s Kingdom. This is a chapter based on how Mam and Dad react when they realise Michael and Stella have gone from The Peggy Sue and fits between chapter 3 and 4. We hope you enjoy reading…
Practical problem solving in Maths
In Maths we have been developing our problem solving skills. Today we looked at how we can act out and represent problems using equipment to help us really ‘see’ and then understand the problem. This helped us to ultimately solve a range of problems.
Creating the Grand Canyon
In Geography, we have been learning about the geography of the USA. We have looked at the Grand Canyon and how it was formed by the Colorado River eroding the rock. We recreated this on the school field and looked at how we could form our own canyons.
What could be healthier? 🍝
Year 5 have completed a food technology unit on healthy eating. After learning about bolognese and how the meat is sourced, they began looking at different recipes and cooking options. They tasted different sauces and looked at their ingredients and nutritional…
Year 5 have completed lots of work on our topic of Forces this week. First we investigated air resistance by designing and testing parachutes to find the prefect parachute to create the most air resistance. Then we investigated water resistance to se which shaped…
Health and Fitness
PE this term has seen the children in Year 5 increase their fitness levels by taking part in cardio, flexibility and strength circuits each week. We’ve found it tough but rewarding!
This term the children in the Year 5 and 6 computer club have been improving their physical computing skills by using Crumble kits to put some of their coding skills into action. They’ve coded traffic lights, lighthouses and made and controlled their own robot…