Year 5

Miss Crabtree, Mr Storey and Miss Easton

Welcome to Year 5

Welcome to Year 5 where Mr Storey, Miss Crabtree and Miss Easton work very hard to ensure the children in Jade and Gold class become skilled mathematicians, creative writers and inquisitive  learners! 

 This half term we will be learning about the Terrible Tudors in particular King Henry VIII reign.

 Have a look at all the amazing and fun learning we have been doing in Year 5.

 

DAY OUT AT THE BEACH

oday Year 5 embarked on an adventure to Cullercoats Beach. Mr Storey, Miss Crabtree and Miss Easton thought it would be more beneficial to take public transport there. In our maths lessons earlier in the week we studied the bus and metro timetables looking at the... read more

PERFECT PANCAKES

This morning Year 5 went to the forest to build dens and make pancakes as part of Outdoor Learning Week. Parents and Carers were invited to come and join us for the activities and they got very involved. We had a lovely time down in the forest – despite the wind... read more

BACK TO BASIC

On Wednesday, Year 5 were very lucky to have visitors from Sc.out.ed an outdoor learning specialist company, who came to deliver a Stone Age workshop. In the classroom, we discussed a typical Stone Age diet and then we cooked some porridge and added some berries and... read more

BRILLIANT BASKETBALLERS

On Tuesday after school, fourteen year 5 children traveled to Cardinal Hume to compete in an Inter-School competition. When we got there we split into two teams. And we competed in two different leagues in which we played 4 games. Both teams won 1, drew 1 and lost 2... read more

A BLAST FROM THE PAST

Today, we were taken back in time to the Tudor Times, Shakespearean Times and Victorian Times as part of the fantastic Year 5 Class Assembly. We all entered a time machine and went back to witness King Henry VIII  choose a new wife on with the help of our very own... read more

TERRIFIC TUDOR TRAIL

Year 5 visited Durham today to learn more about the Tudor period. Our day was split into three: a walk around Durham to find aspects of Tudor Britain; Tudor artefact handling and drawing portraits in the style of Hans Holbein. The walk was fascinating – who knew... read more

BRILLIANT VISIT FROM THE BISHOP

Year 5 had a very informative visit from the Bishop of Jarrow yesterday! The children researched all about the Bishop and his job, then they prepared question for him when he came in to visit us! The Bishop then took a whole school assembly and shared a story with us.... read more

DISCOVERING COMMON MULTIPLES

Today Year 5 have been investigating common multiples in maths. The children were asked to roll two dies number 0-9. Which ever numbers they rolled they had to write out the multiples of the number. Then they had to find which numbers appeared appeared in both sets of... read more

SHAKESPEARE SUPERSTARS

Year 5 have started their year by exploring a literary genius – William Shakespeare. It has been hard work trying to decipher his Shakespearean language although we have recognised some of his famous lines that have survived and are still used today. To help us... read more

PYRAMIDS IN THE FOREST!

As part of outdoor learning week Year 5 worked in the forest to create as many different kinds of pyramids as possible. In maths, the children have been looking at the different properties of 3D shapes and had a fabulous time creating their own pyramids of all... read more

WASHINGTON WETLANDS

On Wednesday 18th May Year 5 visited Washington Wetlands. In science we have been learning all about life cycles and our visit gave us an amazing opportunity to see different animals. We were able to see tadpoles and chicks. In the morning we were able to go pond... read more

ALLOTMENT ART PROJECT

As part of an ongoing allotment art project our school gardeners thought it would be a nice idea to run a flower themed art competition. The winning child from each class will be able to paint their flower on the allotment wall. Gold Class decided to paint lilies for... read more
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