Year 5 News

Halloween Disco

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Year 5 – The Lost Words

Beautiful Y5 work based on The Lost Words. Black out poetry where we chose words from the introduction to make a poem, then acrostics with metaphors. And of course… we are working on beautiful presentation because Mrs Parlett is a presentation pest!

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Football Update

Football update. There have been lots of matches over the last week. The 5 a side team came third out of ten in a tournament and made it through to the next round. The A team were in action against New Seaham Academy on Wednesday. They played brilliantly as usual. They won the game 2-1 with goals coming from William …

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Fun Friday Maths!

Year 5 have enjoyed their Fun Friday Maths today – using number lines to delve deeper into rounding and solving a tricky puzzle with some pentominoes.  They showed great resilience.

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Year 5 – Heritage Walk

Year 5 enjoyed their heritage walk on Friday, learning about some of the buildings we can still find from the past and how and why the Londonderry family developed the harbour and coal mines.

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Flu Immunisation

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Year 5 Sketchbooks

Year 5 spent some time this afternoon sketching examples from the wonderful book The Lost Words in the style of Jackie Morris. We have some real talent in our class!

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Year 5/6 Performance 2019

Year 5 & 6 you were simply wonderful this week. We are so proud of you all. What an amazing way to end our school year. Our life will definitely suck without you Y6. 😢 🌟 🌟 Both Monday and Wednesday performances can be found below. Enjoy! Monday Night Performance – Click Here! Wednesday Night Performance – Click Here! Videos …

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Year 5 – Seaham Grange Farm

Did you know we rely on a farmer every five minutes throughout our lives? Do you know which crops are grown just along the road from our school and what they are used to make? Well, Year 5 do! We had a brilliant afternoon at Seaham Grange Farm learning all about crops grown in our local area and what products …

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Year 5 – Hoola Hooping!

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Netball Success!

On Tuesday we went to a netball competition in peterlee at Dene School.  We played Easington Colliery and Ribbon School who were all very good.  We played as a team really well and won with an overall score of 15 points.  We had to keep swapping positions so we could all have a game without anyone being left out. Every …

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Skipping School 2019

Gail from skipping school came in as part of our active week this week. She worked with all classes and trained some of our KS2 children to be playground leaders. Our skills are absolutely amazing!

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Year 5 Battle Cries!

Rody Robert Ria Michael May Manisha Madeleine Macy Luca Liam Lexia Kian Jack Grace Gabriel Freyja Ethan Ellie Carys Byron Brooke Anya Anthony Amelia Amelia Alexis Luke  

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Dance Showcase 2019

Year 5/6 Dance Club took part in the Dance Showcase this year.  They did so well representing our school.  Well done Dance Club, we are so proud of you all. Miss Armes and Mrs Strong

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Science Fair

Macy, the winner of our Science competition helped to produce a fantastic presentation about the scientific discovery she thought that was the greatest of all time – colour! Although Macy was unable to attend the science fair she sent two friends in her place, Lexia and Manisha. They did a fantastic job and there was lots of audience participation as …

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Dance Festival 2019

Year 5/6 and 3/4 dance club performed at this years Dance Festival last week.  Year 5/6 were chosen to perform in this years Dance Showcase in May.  

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St Cuthbert’s Got Talent 2019

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Moon Buggy Creations!

Year 5 had a great time at St Bede’s today. They began designing and making their ‘moon buggies’. Today’s task was to build the chassis and everyone did a great job. In a fortnight they’ll complete their models so watch out for more photos. Thanks to Mr Jenson, Mr Campbell and Mr Pearson.

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Geography Investigation Day

Today Mrs Groark took a group of ten year 5 children to County Hall to take part in a Geography investigation day.  We were one of eight schools in the county to take part in this day.  The children had a fantastic time investigating countries around Europe taking part in Spanish Flamenco Dancing, Storytelling, French art – matisse paper cuts …

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Science – Making Catapults!

Today we built catapult with lollipop sticks and ribber bands.  We had lots of fun making them and we have enjoyed it. I learned that the bigger the plasticine ball was the smaller the distance it travelled.  Also the amount of force counts too. I’ve learnt lots today and didn’t know science was this fun. We are hoping to finish …

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