Year 5

Mrs McClean and Mrs McGrath
year 5

Welcome to Year 5

Autumn term begins with our ‘Vicious Viking’ topic, before we enjoy ‘Eureka’ during the second half term. We look forward to sharing our work and experiences with you.

Class Blog

World Book Day 2017

What an amazing effort made by children to dress up and all the staff at Carr Hill to provide fun and exciting activities for Wolrd Book Day! What was your favourite activity?Tell us about what you did today! What is your favourite book or who is your favourite author...

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Astronaut EM

Today was the turn of year 5a to visit Newcastle's Centre for Life. The children explored everything from astronaut 'maximum absorbency garments' (nappies) to using robotic arms. We learned a little more about the recent exploits of Tim Peake and have hopefully...

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Holst’s Planet Suite Masks

We've been exploring Holst's Planet Suite. We considered the imagery created in our minds and the Gods from which each planet takes its name. We combined the two to create our own mask designs and today started to build them. So many basins of paper mache in one room....

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Visiting Tommy at Seaham

We have been learning all about World War 1 and the impact it has had on the world. We were lucky enought to visit Seaham to see the sculpture of Tommy. The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, has pride of place in Seaham sea front. What a day! Yes, it was...

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Year 5 and 6 Learn how to Geocache!

Year 5b have loved finding out about Geocaching in Computing sessions. We have been researching Geocaches in the area and have nearly finished planning our own Geocaching session. We can't wait to get out and find some of our own... Last week while evaluating local...

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Y5b start trumpet / cornet lessons!

In Year 3 we learnt to play the ocarina and last year we extended our skills to play the recorder. This year we are learning to play the trumpet or cornet with Mrs Weaver! How is it going Year 5b? Any top tips or comments you would like to share about the...

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