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Class 5

Welcome to Class 5
Class 5 2020-2021
A warm welcome back to you all. We have 18 Year 5 Superstars in class this year. We're really looking forward to seeing you all and hearing your many adventures.
Handwriting Hero

Stars of the Week

STLB - I know what to do if I see anyone hurt
Week 6 - Fantastic character description, marvellous multiplication, a virtual assembly and Mayan headdress designs 
Headteachers Awards 2.10.20
Handwriting Hero 2.10.20
Stars of the Week 2.10.20
STLB - I can laugh and have fun 2.10.20
Week 5 - Creating food chains in science, a pollution liturgy and Mayan codices
Headteachers Awards 25.9.20
Handwriting Hero 25.9.20
Stars of the Week 25.9.20
Week 4 Football in PE, a fantastic liturgy, using the new outdoor play equipment and relaxing during lunch. No queueing for lunch so we get much longer to eat, chat or watch a movie in class. 
Headteacher Awards 18.9.20
Handwriting Hero 18.9.20
Stars of the Week 18.9.20
Happy Birthday
Week 3 describing settings outdoors
Stars of the Week 11.9.20
Handwriting Hero 11.9.20
Headteachers awards 11.9.20
Week 2 working hard in class. Enjoying break games outside.
Back to School 🤩
Sport Relief Winners
CAFOD Penalty Shootout
Miss Neasham 'The Cat' proved a formidable foe in goal today and showed her Premier league skills during the shootout. The Supreme Champion was Natalia with 3 out of 3. Future England Lioness!!
Captain Chemistry 2
Science Week Rocket Making
World Book Day
The Daily Mile
PE - Performing the Haka
P4C - Humans and Animals Part 1
Some fantastic discussion today looking at the differences between humans and animals and whether there were any differences. Further exploration next session of questions such as - Do animals have their own languages? Are humans actually free? Do you love animals in different ways? 
Live Tales Sunderland
Today we had an amazing experience at the Live Tales writing workshop. It was full of mad and wonderful ideas to help us create some amazing stories. 
Library Visit
We had a great visit to the library today. We loved the selections of books on offer and the children decide that they would like to make it a regular trip.
Science Field Study Walk
Today we looked at the different plants that we have in the local woods. We will return in a few months time to compare our findings. 
PE Tribal Dance - The Haka
Bushfire Fundraiser
Massive thanks to the children and parents today. We had great fun playing Kangaroo Races, Aboriginal Art and a Bush Tucker Trial. With your kindness we managed to raise £100 to help in Australia. the class have decided to donate to the World Wildlife Fund and become Koala Protectors. 
Maths Week - Probability 
Geography Presentations
Wheelchair Basketball
Christmas Party
Class 5 Feeding Families
Class 5 Advent Liturgy
Testing Forces Acting on Eggs
Testing the Effect of Gravity on Cars
Captain Chemistry
Science Testing Water Resistance
Festival of Lights Official Pictures
Remembrance Day Walk
Today we had an excellent learning walk around South Moor exploring the historic sites. Mark took us round the South Moor Heritage Trail explaining the history of the miners who fought in the First World War. For more information see 
Festival of Lights
Today we had an excellent experience at County Hall in Durham. We looked at many different faiths and how they celebrate. We had a lot of exciting activities to do and tried some amazing food. Elliot was great at tidying up too!!
Viking Longships
Crazy Creatures
Today we had an excellent experience with Crazy Creatures. We got to handle lots of scary animals including a Bearded Dragon, a Corn Snake and a Tarantula. This was to help our work for a scary writing day to include gruesome animals. 
That History Bloke
Today we had the privilege of a visit from That History Bloke (Richard) who took us on a whirlwind tour of Viking life. The children were enthralled with his Saga of Ragnar Furrylegs and were amazed by some of the Viking artifacts they got to handle. 
Gymnastics Coaching