Year 5

Miss Love / Mrs Beattie

Welcome to Year 5

 

Art by Year 5

In Year 5, we have been learning about the American photographer Ansel Adams. Adams took many photographs with a low horizon. Year 5 have used the Ipads to take photographs which emphasise the sky and show up the clouds. [gallery...

Music by Year 5

In Music, Year 5 have been learning to play Three Note Bossa on the recorder. We listened carefully to the song and as a group appraised it. We practised the notes on our recorders and then we performed it as a group.

Year 5 Science Workshop

This term, Year 5 took part in a science workshop exploring states of matter. We learnt about the properties of solids, liquids and gases. During the workshop we did several experiments to test to see which colloids made up different solids, liquids and gases....

Writing in Year 5

In Year Five we have been writing biographies about Michael Morpurgo. Using different sources, we found out lots of useful and interesting information about Michael’s life.  We used notes to record our research. We then wrote our biographies, thinking very carefully...

Year 5 trip

On 8th March, Year 5 went on a trip to the Blue Reef Aquarium to take part in a workshop on Life Cycles. The children learnt lots about the  life cycles of a variety of sea creatures and had a great time exploring the aquarium. In the afternoon, we went for a walk...

We are a Heritage School!

Year 5 were asked to work with English Heritage and Newcastle University to produce an A-Z book of the heritage of Birtley and the local area.  To begin the project, the children were given a homework task of asking family and friends about the heritage of our area....

Sport

On Tuesday 6th March, Destination Judo came into school to do a taster session with each class. A lot of our children had never done Judo before so they were really looking forward to it. The children had a great time learning moves and working with the instructors....

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