Welcome to Year 5S class page!
You have just arrived at the best class on EARTH'S page! This year in 5S, we will be going on a huge journey with our learning. We will be working incredibly hard but also having a lot of fun too!! Please check back regularly for updates on all the exciting things we will be doing this year!
Carol Singing- Rosewood House
Thursday 5th December
Today, Y5 visited the residents of Rosewood House to sing some Christmas carols. The children, residents and staff all had a fantastic time and there were even a few tears shed with happiness. Once we had sang the carols, the children were given some juice and biscuits. Thank you to all the staff and residents at Rosewood for having us and we can't wait to see you next year!
Thursday 21st November 2019
It was our Multi Cultural day in school day where we all got to hear about all the amazing and different cultures we have in our school! We listened to songs, watched dances and learnt how to say hello in different languages. We were even lucky enough to try some delicious food made by the families in our school. MMM!!
Visit to Emmanuel!
Tuesday 19th November 2019
Today, we visited Emmanuel College for our final installment of our linking project! We were lucky enough to work in a lab with bunsen burners (which we were very careful with) and also try out some weird and wacky physics activities! We had so much fun and we thoroughly enjoyed being secondary school students for the morning!
Children In Need 2019
Friday 15th November 2019
We celebrated Children In Need today by taking part in a Pudsey Parade and wearing non-uniform to raise money for the charity! We also had a very special visitor......... PUDSEY!!!!
Thursday 14th November 2019
Today, it was our final linking session with Mr Oakes before we visit Emmanuel College next week. We explored the subject of Physics, experimenting with magnetism and different materials. We are so excited for our visit next week!
Cracking @ Chemistry
Thursday 7th November 2019
Today, we had our second linking session with Mr Oakes where we explored some Chemistry. We talked about states of matter and grouped different materials into solids, liquids and gases.
Thursday 31st October 2019
Today was our first lesson as part of our linking project with Emmanuel College. We took part in a Biology lesson with Mr Oakes where we looked at the digestive and circulatory systems in our body. We had so much fun being practical with our Science!
Tuesday 15th October 2019
We spent today taking part in a range of outdoor learning activities and we had so much fun. We cut up fruit, bread and cheese ourselves and made delicious bird kebabs for the birds who visit our school to enjoy. We can't wait to see what has been eaten over the next few days! We also worked in pairs to make wind chimes with sticks we found in our Forest School area!
Monday 14th October 2019
Today, we visited St Chad's Church for our first Harvest Festival performance and we all sang so beautifully!
Sport for champions visit!
Wednesday 9th October 2019
Today, we were lucky enough to receive a visit from a world class athlete called David who competes in the high jump. We participated in a tough circuit this morning, which tested our fitness levels, and then listened to David talk about himself and how he became an athlete in our whole school assembly!
Wednesday 9th October 2019
Today, the bus bus visited our school and we had so much fin visiting and purchasing books! Take a look!
Super Solar Systems!
Wednesday 2nd October 2019
This week we created our own solar systems using balloons and tissue paper to decorate them. We had to really think about the sizes we were blowing up each balloon to make sure each balloon represented each planet successfully. We know Saturn and Jupiter are the biggest planets so those balloons took the most breath!!
Fabulous Fine Motor!
Friday 27th September 2019
Look at our amazing Art Collage work we have been doing to improve our fine motor skills! We each made our collage very personal and had so much fun creating them!
Monday 23rd September 2019
We loved our visit to Gateshead Library today, choosing our reading books for this half term and listening to a story told by mark.
Wednesday 18th September 2019
Today we were looking at rounding numbers in Maths. We worked on some problem solving questions in groups where we were dealing with numbers up to ONE MILLION! How amazing are we?! Our knowledge of place value has improved greatly after all our hard work over the past few weeks!
Ancient Maya Workshop
Friday 13th September 2019
We had an absolutely fantastic morning with our visitor (Jo Bath), learning about the ancient Maya. We dressed up, played games and even tried some of the food the Maya would have eaten such as pure chocolate and papaya!
We learnt so much and can't wait to work through the rest of our History topic!