Author Archives: Mrs K MacKenzie

Y5 Textiles Art

Y5 Textiles Art

The children in Y5 used their new textiles skills to produce a scene from the story Beowulf. After drawing and painting on a piece of fabric, they added sewing, layering, quilting and stuck on objects to include texture. The results were brilliant!

 

Y5 Science

Y5 Science

During their science topic on Forces, Year 5 have been investigating the effects of air resistance. They planned an investigation to find out how changing the size or shape of a parachute might change the way it falls. They were given a task to design and make the safest parachute – the one that would… Continue Reading

Y5 Curriculum Presentation

Y5 Curriculum Presentation

Please find below the presentation for the Year 5 Curriculum Evening and some useful resources. Year 5 Curriculum Information  end-of-year-5-expectations Reading-list-Year-5 Spelling-Strategies-Handout Question-stems-to-support-you-with-supporting-your-childs-comprehension New Year 5 Differentiated Writing Mats Grammar Glossary Continue Reading

Y5 Visit Jarrow Hall

Y5 Visit Jarrow Hall

Year 5 had a great day when they visited Jarrow Hall to find out about what life was like in Britain during the Anglo Saxon era. First, they visited the farm where they learned about the different animals that were kept on an Anglo Saxon farm. After that, they went into the Anglo Saxon Hall… Continue Reading

Y5 Textiles

Y5 Textiles

Year 5 have been learning all about textiles in the last few weeks. They worked online to find lots of different textiles examples and methods before carrying out research about William Morris. This week, the children tried out lots of different textiles techniques by painting, stitching, sticking, layering and quilting fabric. They are now looking… Continue Reading

Y5 Final Week

Y5 Final Week

Hello Year 5, As we come to the end of your journey in Year 5 I would just like to let you know that, even though it has been a very strange and unusual year, you have all shown the most admirable resilience in a matter of events that we could not have possibly predicted.… Continue Reading