Year 5

A Special Guest

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

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

Mini Vinnies visit Joe’s Place

Last Wednesday, some Mini Vinnies visited Joe’s Place in Gateshead to donate bags of food items ¬†which Year 5 had collected for their Harvest Assembly. Joe’s Place opens on a Wednesday in St Joseph’s church hall to offer a hot meal, snacks and company to homeless people in the North East. The children learned about… Continue Reading