Year 5

15Nov2018

Our netball teams dominated their recent tournament with one team coming first place and sailing through to the County Finals and the second, new team coming third! A great result and we look forward to the next round.

15Nov2018

Staff from the MetroCentre branch of Santander visited year 5 this week to talk to us about managing our money. We looked at where our money comes from, how we spend it on needs and wants, and how to budget when we costed up items for a new bedroom. The children had some great discussion points and

14Nov2018

5G this week got to explore Chase Park inconjunction with its relaunch, Heritage Lottery Funding and Gateshead Council. Working with local artist Sara Cooper, we made live walking maps, collected leaf samples, made rubbings, measured the trees using our arms and visited some of the features and art

28Oct2018

We had a P.E. lesson with a difference today – learning about how we use our different senses. By removing our ability to see, we worked in pairs to guide each other round obstacles, and then play a simple passing game using a ball that contains a bell. It was fascinating to start to discover how di

28Oct2018

Three teams from Year 5 competed against a largely Year 6 opposition in the first round of heats. We used all our coached skills, formations and team work. Well done to C team who just missed qualifying by one single point, having won most of their games and coming down to goal difference.

19Oct2018

Today in PE, we used different skills to those we normally use. Some of us were blindfolded, and we had to trust our partners to direct us safely through the obstacles. Then we all wore blindfolds, and played a passing game with a ball that makes a sound as it moves. We had to listen carefully to wo