Year 5


This  week, we visited the Oriental Museum in Durham, to consolidate our learning surrounding the ancient city of Baghdad and our RE work about Islam.  We began our visit by studying various rare artefacts from C.900.  We worked with a partner to search for answers to questions about the period a


Last week, Year 5 got an insight into teaching when they undertook sports leadership with Year 1. They worked with staff from Joseph Swan Academy  to design a quick, five minute activity for students in Year 1, making sure they were staying active and having fun the whole time! All students worked


As part of our study into Baghdad and Islam, Year 5 have been working hard to replicate the intricate patterns found on Islamic prayer mats. After drawing out our designs, we used thread and wool to stitch our patterns onto binca. We will be evaluating our work later this week. Article 29 – We have


This half term in Maths, Year 5 have been focusing on deepening our knowledge of shape. We created various quadrilaterals using geoboards and elastic bands, and replicated our polygon onto squared and dotted paper. Then we completed STEM sentences to identify the properties of each shape, including


A lovely afternoon at Angel Court catching up with old friends. This week we were helping to finish off some decorative boards that the residents have been working on. Inspired by some of the screen prints and sewing we did last year, the boards were cut to shape and decorated using paint pens. They


June 5th is ‘World Environment Day’ led by the United Nations with the aim of raising awareness and putting actions into place which will help protect the world in which we live. There are many ways in which our lifestyles have a negative impact upon our environment.  However, there are many ways i


Yesterday, two of our year 5 cricket teams took part in a competition at Felling Cricket Club. Both teams showed off their incredible sporting skills, as well as their their team work and sportsmanship.   Article 29 – We all have the right to develop our talents and abilities.


Year 5 are absolutely delighted to be taking part in Newcastle Building Society’s Boardroom Challenge this year, and we started the process with some very special visitors from the company, who came in and spent a morning with each class. They introduced the idea of the Boardroom Challenge: we need