Busy times in Y5


We have had a very busy few weeks in Year 5, venturing out on many trips! This week, both Submarines and Galleons have been to visit Live Tales theatre where they took place in a writing workshop, becoming authors for the day. As always, the children were absolutely fantastic and were so engaged with the… More

Happy Half Term!

It’s been a very busy half term but the children have worked extremely hard and deserve a well earned rest! We are really looking forward to this afternoon when Galleons have been invited to read with our friends in Starfish. Of course, Submarines will be having an amazing time swimming too! Next half term, we… More

Amazing few weeks in Y5!

We have had an amazing few weeks in Year 5! Parents’ evenings were so positive and it was wonderful to be able to pass on such lovely comments about the children. Thank you so much for your support as usual. Our visit to Beamish, last week, will remain one of the highlights of the year!… More



We¬†had a fabulous time at Beamish learning about life in Victorian times. It really brought our class story of ‘Street Child’ to life and the children were able to understand more what life was like back then. The children had so many questions and¬†listened very carefully to the information they were told from the staff… More

Greenpower Car Project


Year 5 have been mastering their engineering skills down at the Port of Blyth building a working electrical racing car! The children also got to experience a range of STEM lessons to improve their understanding of how the car worked and build upon Science and Technology learning from the curriculum in a real life setting… More

WW1 Project share – Poppy of Honour


Thank you to all parents and carers for joining us for the project share. The children have all worked really hard and it was great to see such a variety of ideas.     Thanks also to all the adults who completed a poppy of remembrance dedicated to a soldier who died during World War… More

Spring Science – Reversible and Irreversible changes (materials)


This term we have been learning about the properties of materials. We revised the three states of matter and discussed how materials change state.   Dissolving We discussed what we thought dissolving meant and then explored some different materials and used science models to explain what was happening.       Absorbency As part of… More

Poppy Art – Design Technology


As part of our WW1 topic we have been learning about the significance of the poppy and it’s use as a symbol of remembrance. The children also explored the difference between red and white poppies.  



This term we have been learning how to play hockey and developing our skills. We’ve become so good that six children have been selected to play at a hockey tournament against other schools.