Author Archives: Mr J. Craig

Filled with Joy

Year 5 took part in a collective worship, the theme was ‘Joy’. We looked at the reading from John 2, 1-11 which tells us of Jesus’ first miracle. We thought about the joy which was created by this miracle during a wedding celebration and how joy can be shared with Jesus forever. We then wrote our own prayer about Joy and how we could spread this message throughout our community.

Year 5 have investigated the start of the Tudor time in History. We looked at Henry Tudor and how he won the War of the Roses, and how he created the Tudor Rose when he became King by marrying Elizabeth of York. We then decided to think of the type of king Henry VII was… Continue Reading

Year 5 had a visit from David this week, a scientist, who gave us a brilliant workshop all about balloons. David discussed forces, how balloons can blow up other balloons. Friction, looking at how balloons can pick things up and finally balloon races. Year 5 were blown away by this experience. Thank you David. Continue Reading

Year 5 had a fantastic opportunity this week. We were visited by Deanna Van der Velde, an orthodox Jewish lady who works for the Gosforth Synagogue. She came into our school and helped us to understand some of the history behind this fascinating Religion. Deanna discussed Hanukkah and other traditions within the Jewish faith. Continue Reading

Clay Models of Greek Vases

As part of our Ancient Greece topictge children in year 5 have been creating their own Greek vase using clay. Having designed our vases we used coiling techniques to build up the shape adding water to smooth this out. The finished product was excellent. Well done Year 5. Continue Reading

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