Year 5


The time has finally come! The children in Year 5 were ready to dye their batik style art work! The children used wax crayons to create a resistant layer, which would stop the dye permeating the fabric, before carefully applying dye to make beautiful patterns on their art work. As we have studied ri


Harlow Green qualify for the Tyne and Wear Finals! What an afternoon for our Year 5 and 6 Indoor Athletics Team at the Gateshead School Sports Partnership Indoor Athletics Finals. All athletes did exceptionally well and gave a 100% on every single event, in addition to attending extra training sessi


The last fortnight, has seen an excellent effort by the children in their reading in Reading Plus and Accelerated Reader. It is clear that the competition for ‘Word Read’ certificates is clearly inspiring some as we have 10 more 50,000 word readers. Even more impressively, we have our first Reading


The children in year 5 have thoroughly enjoyed the final week of their science topic on forces. They have been learning about how mechanisms such as levers, gears and pulleys can be used to reduce the amount of force needed to move something. Levers are made up of a rigid beam and a fulcrum which ca