Year 5

Mrs McClean and Mrs McGrath
year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Summer term begins with our ‘Marvellous Mayans’ topic. We look forward to sharing our work and experiences with you.

Click here for a recommended reading list for Year 5.  

Class Blog

Ju-Jitsu Stars

Mason, Jacob and Kurt have recently undergone training in the art of and achieved Kata 1, having displayed proficiency and skill with good attitude, honour and dedication. They train with the North East Ju-Jitsu...

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Dancing Pupils Take The Lead!

It's always wonderful to watch our children grow in confidence and discover the depth of their abilities. It's even better to see them take the lead, sharing these skills with other pupils. Here are some of our year 5 children leading our Tuesday lunchtime dance club....

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Air Resistance Investigation

We had fun on Friday as weather conditions permitted the launch of our parachutes. Having carefully recorded the time each parachute took to land, we concluded that the parachute with the largest surface area had the most air resistance. [gallery...

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Bringing History to Life

We've been studying WW1 poetry for some time, learning about similes and metaphors through Wilfred Owen's 'Dulce et Decorum Est' and propaganda through Pope's 'The Call'. Every year the story takes a more personal turn as we explore the role John Ramsay Robertson...

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Long-ship Building

As we bring our Viking topic to a close, what better way to share our new knowledge, than with bit of long-ship building. Flat bottoms for easy access to shallow rivers, detachable prow enabling your stern to become your bow and a choice or oars or wind power. Well...

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