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 Thursday and Friday this term.
Children in Year 5 are in Upper Key Stage Two. Find out what has been happening in our class.
In Science, the children in Year 5 have been learning about forces and using Newton Meters to measure the weight of objects in the class. They found that items with a mass of 100g was equivalent to a weight of 1N.
The Year 5 children have been training to be Mini Health Champions. They have had sessions on developing physical health, healthy eating and emotional well-being in the school. They have developed their own playground games and enjoyed sharing them with each other on…
Year 5 have been studying the narrative poem The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes and have used the text to inspire some diary entries. They have written in role as Bess to describe her day with the King’s guards. We are very proud of the results.
The children in Years 5 and 6 were joined by the Newcastle Eagles for an afternoon of health, fitness and basketball. They started with a fitness station where the children learnt all about the importance of exercise and why they need to keep fit and played a game of…
In PE Year 5 have been practising their different shapes including dish, arch, pike, straddle and front and back support. They have also been learning to perform different counter balances. These will be built into routines later in the term.
Year 5 are looking at architecture this term and after some observational drawings of their houses last week, have taken part of this sketch and turned it into a print. They focused on what they could actually see and not just what they thought they could see. They…
Year 5 have had their first trumpet lesson today and have learnt how to hold it and how to make a sound. They all did really well!
In our first lesson about The Vikings, the children learnt about the raids on Lindisfarne and how this affected the monks who lived there. We reenacted the raids in the playground to help us to empathise with them.
The children in Year 5 have been exploring how to strengthen structures and making bridges using their ideas.
The children in Year 5 visited the Great North Museum today to learn all about the Ancient Greeks. They started with a Fighting Forces workshop where they learnt about the Greek Hoplites and and got to try out their equipment. After that, they explored the galleries…