Miscellaneous

30Nov2018

We had an amazing time visiting the Hindu Temple in Newcastle. We had lots of fun, which included trying on traditional clothes and having our hands painted. We played drums and listened to music. Kirtida, the priest, answered all our questions about Hindu beliefs and worship, and explained how Hind

24Jul2018

We were inspired by the story of Guru Hargobind, and how he used his cloak to rescue innocent people from prison. We designed patterns which could be used on a cloak, making our stampers from recycled items like straws and cardboard boxes.

23Jul2018

5H really enjoyed developing our sewing skills. We experimented with different stitches and embellishments, and learned how to join fabrics. We used our skills to make personalised cushions!

18Jul2018

In RE, Year 5 learned about the special festival held in Jaipur every year, as part of the celebrations for the Hindu festival of Holi. Elephants are painted and dressed in special clothes and jewellery. We painted our own designs to join in the fun, using only the three primary colours to create so

18Jul2018

5H had an amazing day in Newcastle, visiting the exciting Great Exhibition of the North. We learned about hyperloops, grapheme light bulbs, Stephenson’s Rocket and lots of other things. We loved exploring the different buildings around the city. Which ones do you recognise?

8Jun2018

In Science, Year 5 have been measuring our bones, and comparing them to Reception pupils’ bones. We used complex tables to record our results and made observations about what we found.