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Baking Victoria Sponge Cakes in Year 5

Year 5 have had a brilliant time today baking Victorian sponge cakes as part of their 'Victorians' topic. They followed the recipe excellently well, worked very sensibly as part of a group and best of all, got to taste their Victoria sponge cakes which I can...

Year 5’s Trip to Beamish

Both Year 5 classes enjoyed a brilliant trip to Beamish yesterday to learn all about life during the Victorian era. They enjoyed taking part in a lesson in the Victorian school; visiting the coal mine; taking a ride on the steam train; and exploring lots of...

First Aid Training in Year 5

Year 5 have been learning many essential life skills in their First Aid training today. They looked at DRABC (Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing and Circulation); how to perform CPR; what a defibrillator is, how to use it and where it is located in our school;...

Year 5 Outdoor Learning with Mr H

Year 5 have enjoyed an excellent morning/afternoon with Mr H today. They made a house for Dobby, used tools to create their very own magic wand, completed some orienteering where they had to search for characters from Harry Potter and finally played Mr H's game...

Community Police Officers Visit Years 5 and 6

This morning, Years 5 and 6 had a visit from the community police officers. They came into school to speak to the children about lots of important issues, including knife crime, safeguarding, anti-social behaviour and the potential dangers of social media. The children all engaged...

Year 5 Trip to Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens

Last week, Year 5 visited Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. They looked around the museum and they took part in an art workshop learning how to sketch different rainforest leaves. The children were so well behaved and had a great day! A huge thank to...

Outdoor Learning in Year 5

Year 5 have had a great time learning outdoors over the past few days! They have taken part in lots of orienteering activities, have worked collaboratively to create Tudor maps and portraits and have also created their own Tudor-inspired pomanders.   ...

Science in Year 5 this half term

The children in Year 5 have been working very hard this half term during their science lessons when studying 'Properties and Changes of Material'. They have tested and compared materials based on their properties, investigated dissolving, investigated separating mixtures and also learned about reversible and...