Year 5

2Oct2017

Last week our Year 5/6 netball team sailed through to the Gateshead finals which are held in December. They scored 16 goals and conceded no goals! Well done to you all and good luck in the finals. Article 29 – your education should help you use and develop your talents

2Oct2017

              If you are year 4 and above we would like to invite you to join our ‘New Percussion Ensemble’. This will be held in the William Shield Room at the Dryden Centre each Wednesday, term time only, from 16:30-18:00pm and is free of charge. The start da

29Sep2017

Today, we acted out scenes from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. We worked on our volume and tone of voice, and looked at how to use actions instead of props. Can you guess which scenes we performed?

29Sep2017

In Science, we’ve been looking at different forces. We used parachutes to learn about air resistance. We investigated how air resistance changes, depending on the surface area of the parachute you are using. We designed an experiment, built our parachutes and tested them. We then constructed line gr

27Sep2017

This week we have been looking at poetry all in build up to National Poetry Day. We studied a poem all about freedom and flight, then worked in groups to write our own version based on something we chose that could fly or float. We worked amazingly well together, coming up with two new lines each th

24Sep2017

Local Poet Rowan McCabe came into school to talk to us about poetry and how he feels free when he writes and performs his poetry. He spent time in class with Years 4 and 5 and the children loved it! We all enjoyed hearing his animal rap poems and lots of children were keen to ask questions. Maybe w