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 Dancing with Translation!

In Year 5 this week, we have been learning about position and direction. We began to translate coordinates on a grid through a very interesting means - line dancing! The children worked in pairs to choreograph a line dance and use the language of translation to direct...

Year 5 Ready to Lead some Playground Fun!

Year 5 were so excited to begin their training to become Playground Leaders. We welcomed our trainer from the School Sports Partnership who talked to us about the importance of the Playground Leader scheme to help younger pupils in our school learn about friendship,...

Conker Craze!

Fellside children were full of excitement as this year's annual Conker Competition got into full swing! An amazing seventy-two children from Year 3 to 6 signed up to take part in the competition, which followed the same past-paced rules as the World Conker...

Year 5 Create Tortugas de Arcilla!

Did you guess what culture we might be studying in art from the post title? Year 5 are learning about art in Latin America this half term. We have looked at artists such as Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to find out more about what artists wanted to represent about...

House Captain Elections 2018

The first of our elections for the new school year took place on the afternoon of Thursday 13th September when our would-be-House-Captains gave pledges and speeches to try to win votes from fellow members of their House.  30 children from Years 5 and 6 gave pledges...

When in the World? Year 5 Explore Chronology

To begin their learning in history, Year 5 have been creating a world and British history timeline of the topics they have studied so far. They looked closely at the period of time between 8000Bc and 2000AD, selecting to mark their timeline in steps of 500 years....

‘Flying Free’ Photo Call

Our 'Flying Free on Gateshead Quay' dancers proudly sported their event T shirts for school on Friday 6th July having received their certificate of participation in the project from Dance City in our whole school assembly that morning.  Don't they look good in green?...


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