Year 5

Miss Watson assisted by Mrs Rutherford


A warm welcome to Year 5’s blog.

Year 5 is a busy year; the children learn lots, work hard and are encouraged to become even more independent and responsible.

Please read all about the fun and interesting activities that have been going on in our classroom.

We would love to hear your comments.


Our Class Blog

Year 5 and 6 Transition Awards

Every year, Whickham School and Sports College told a transition awards ceremony for the local primary schools. Year 5 and 6 pupils are nominated by their teachers for awards which match the olympic values: respect, excellence, friendship, equality, determination,...

Year 5 Explore Planet Earth

In their literacy work, Year Five have been exploring how to write a documentary. We have looked at the narration of the wonderful Sir David Attenborough as inspiration, and thought about how he uses varied sentence types to maintain an engaging pace. The children...

Year 5 are visited by NE Humanists

Year 5 were visited by Kate Hinton of North East Humanists as they have been learning about this belief in their RE lessons. Kate came in to talk to the children about the Golden Rule, ceremonies and what being a humanist means to her. She also answered many of the...

Big Pedal Winners

As has begun to be the norm for the winners of the annual intra-class Big Pedal competition, our Year 5 class were the recipients of a 'top table' lunchtime treat on Wednesday 8th May.  Having made the most journeys out of all of our classes to and from school by...

Ozobots in Year Five

Year 5 have enjoyed their introduction to the ozobots. They have been coding the bots using pens, which the ozobot can read and follow. As well as this, red, blue and green pens can be used to give instructions such as 'tornado' or 'snail dose', changing speed or...

Year 5’s Fantastic Viking Visit to Durham

Year 5 had a fantastic day yesterday learning all about the Vikings at Palace Green Museum and Library in Durham. The day started with a handling session where the children were able to examine a wide range of artifacts from the Viking period. Some even tried the...

Vex iQ Champions: We’re the Next Level!

On 6th February, two teams from Fellside took part in the Vex iQ Next Level Challenge - 2019. This was a regional competition held at Nissan for 7-11 year-olds to show their skills with building, programming and operating a robot. The two teams have been working with...


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