Year 5

4Mar2019

We had an afternoon learning all about University life at Newcastle Uni and the different things the children can study, clubs to join and facilities to use whilst at University.  It was fascinating to hear about all the different subjects and degrees and what all the amazing new buildings are for.

4Mar2019

We have been using the counters and numicon to understand comparable fractions, improper and mixed number fractions. This is part of our mastery and Shanghai elements that we use in maths lessons. (Don’t tell anyone but we even got to write on the desk – one huge whiteboard!)

1Feb2019

Our Reading Champiosns visited Waterstones in the Metro Centre yesterday to meet Liam, the Children’s  book expert. He was very impressed with their book reviews and was keen to hear their thoughts about the books they had read. Then he helped them to choose a new book. It was a lovely visit and

29Jan2019

5H had a fantastic time at Nissan’s Code Club. We learned about coding, and then put what we had learned into practice, controlling and racing robots. It was brilliant fun and we learned a lot.

29Jan2019

We had an AMAZING day on Ancient Greek day! After learning about the history of the different city states, we made our own clay offerings. Then we acted out Sophocles’ famous play, The Medea. Best of all, we investigated different artefacts. Some were over 2,500 years old!

24Jan2019

Today we said a very emotional goodbye to Miss Monica and Miss Wang.  Miss Monica has been with us for two weeks and we’ve really enjoyed learning Chinese and maths and getting to know her. We have had lots of observers in our class and the children have been outstanding! To finish today she spen