Year 5




Girls Kwik Cricket Competition

Well done to our Y5/Y6 Girl's Cricket team who took part in the Gateshead Schools Kwik Cricket Tournament last week. 'It was great fun and we all played really well together.' said Alana Y6. Mr Shields agreed, commenting that he was very impressed with the skill and...

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May Procession to Mary’s Grotto

To mark May as a special month of prayer dedicated to the honour of Our Lady, Mary, mother of our Lord Jesus Christ, the children from Years 3 and 5 planned and led a pilgrimage and special liturgy. The children and staff processed to our parish church of St Joseph’s...

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A River Study for Y5 in the Breamish Valley

This week our Year 5 Class had a field trip to the River Breamish in Northumberland as part of their Geography topic learning all about the different features of a river. The visit was a follow on from their session in school, led by a member of The Sill* ( learning...

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Times Table Rock Stars

As some of you may be aware, the DFE have confirmed that all schools will be expected to administer a multiplication test to their Year 4 pupils from 2019-20. This multiplication tables check has been designed to help ensure that children in primary school know their...

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Creating Our Own Paschal Candles

A huge thank you to Mrs Lappin, our Chair of Governors, who came into school to teach a lesson all about religious signs and symbols used in our church, particularly around Easter time. The lesson also involved the children in designing and then painting their own...

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Stations of the Cross Liturgy

We finished our Spring Term with a liturgy of our own version of the Stations of the Cross. Please see below the PowerPoint that was used at our service. The beautiful images were produced by some of our budding artists. During the liturgy, the liturgical dance group...

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The Spring Fling 2019

Our School Council organised a hugely popular ‘Spring Fling’ disco this term to raise money for school funds. After selling tickets, plus a tuck shop, the amount raised was £150.00. Mrs McDermott (who also attended the disco and 'showed-off' her fantastic flossing...

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Bread Making in Year 5

This week, as part of our Design & Technology curriculum, Mr Shields is leading all classes in a 'cookery day' and today it was the turn of Year 5 to make bread. As you can see from the photographs below, everyone was involved in the bread making process from the...

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Performance Poetry Week 2019

Our Performance Poetry week was another huge success this year, with some outstanding performances from all year groups. Each year group then performed as a whole class and then in smaller groups. The lively performances were a mixture of new and classic poems and...

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