Author Archives: Mrs K MacKenzie

Y5 Gymnastics

Y5 Gymnastics

In gymnastics, the children have been working on developing their own synchronised floor routines using shapes such as tucks, straddles and pikes. They worked very hard to ensure they showed good body control. creativity and fluency in transitions. Each pair performed their routine to the rest of the class and we evaluated the performances. Continue Reading

Y5 Geography

Y5 Geography

Y5 have been learning about parts of the earth in geography. They have learned about lines of longitude and latitude and how they are used to locate specific places on the planet. They have also been learning about different time zones around the world and how to calculate the time in anther country using Prime… Continue Reading

Area Model Multiplication

Area Model Multiplication

Year 5 started to learn about multiplying by 2 digit numbers using the area model. They used Dienes equipment to multiply the tens and ones and then added all of their answers together. This will help them to understand the reasoning behind formal written methods of multiplication. There were lots of opportunities in this practical… Continue Reading

Hoops4health

Hoops4health

Year 5 have been working with The Newcastle Eagles in their Hoops4health programme. The Eagles came into school to deliver a roadshow and some coaching sessions before the children took part in a basketball tournament at The Eagles Community Arena. We took four teams to play in the tournament and everyone played extremely well. It… Continue Reading