Year 5

Year 5 Collective Worship

Year 5 Collective Worship

Year 5 Completed their Transformation RE topic with a beautiful reflective liturgy about how the Holy Spirit has the power to energise and transform lives. The children chose to read one of St Paul’s letters to the Romans explaining how God’s spirit can help strengthen lives. They also shared some of their own prayers that they had written during the topic.

 

Rosary Club

Rosary Club

During the month of May, children from across KS2 joined together in prayer for Rosary Club. As well as learning about and praying the Rosary, the children enjoyed exploring the various names and attributes of Mary through a range of Arts and Crafts activities                         .   Continue Reading

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

St. Cuthbert’s Fair

During Lent, children were made aware of two charities that we would be supporting as part of our work around social justice. The children were encouraged to ‘Give It Up’ as part of the CAFOD campaign to support their work overseas in countries effected by poverty. Children listened to the story of Rabiul from Bangladesh… Continue Reading

Dukeshouse Wood 2019

Dukeshouse Wood 2019

Year 5 had a brilliant time on their residential trip to Dukeshouse Wood in Hexham. They got wet, muddy and windswept all at the same time, but that did not stop them enjoying a fantastic array of adventurous activities. It was an excellent opportunity to build important skills such as team spirit, encouragement, communication, resilience, risk taking and challenge… Continue Reading

Year 5 Rainforest Painting

Year 5 Rainforest Painting

As part of their topic on South America Year 5 spent an afternoon painting some beautiful Amazon Rainforest paintings. They worked in the style of the French artist Henri Rousseau by trying to use sharp lines and bold colours. They started by only using white, yellow and blue to make different shades of green leaves and they only mixed… Continue Reading

Heaton Space Project

Heaton Space Project

Some children from Year 5 and Year 6 took part in a project about their local area with Sean Peacock who is studying for a PhD at Newcastle University. After an initial briefing, they walked around the local area of Heaton and recorded the amount of pollution using specialist technology. The following day, they discussed their findings… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cookery Club

Shine Time Cookery Club

This week the children in cookery club were decorating biscuits. They made their own icing making sure it was not too runny, then they decorated the biscuits with sweets and chocolate. The older children helped the younger children and they even added food colouring to change the colour of the icing. The children decorated extra… Continue Reading