Year 5

Miss Howe

Welcome to Year 5


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....


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....

We are a Heritage School !

Today we had a special assembly led by two ladies from Newcastle University and the local heritage group. The children from year 5 worked with two ladies to find out about our local area then each person in the class was given a letter of the alphabet and researched...

Year 5 Geography

In Geography, Year 5 have been learning how to use 4 figure grid referencing and 6 figure grid referencing. The children were able to identify a location on an ordinance survey map using 6 figure grid referencing.

Year 5 English Drama

The children worked in pairs to act out the scene from Kensuke’s Kingdom when Michael met Kensuke for the first time. The children had to read the text carefully and infer how the characters were feeling. When they acted it out they had to think carefully about...

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