Mrs Wright, Mrs Etherington and Mrs Jobling

Summer Term 2019

Welcome back to the Summer term! We hope you had a lovely Easter, and have heard lots of fun stories about our trip to Malham. The children were a real credit to Glynwood, and their families.

During this term we will be learning about Ancient Greece. Following the success of our Victorian Day, we are planning to have a Greek Day where we will be preparing and tasting Greek food, dressing in togas and doing some Greek dancing. Weather permitting we will also be holding a Greek Olympics!

In Science we will be learning about Earth and Space, and Forces, including springs and gravity.

Greek Myths and Legends will be our theme in English, along with a grammar and spelling focus.

In Maths we will be improving our pace and accuracy in Times Tables Rockstars, and will be continue to develop our arithmetic, problem solving and reasoning skills.

PE will focus on tag rugby and kwik cricket, which we are sure the children will enjoy.

We are really looking forward to enjoying these lessons with the children this term, and hope they will share their enthusiasm at home too.

Thank you again for your support.
Y5 Team

Year 5 enjoy Forest School

Year 5 are enjoying their Forest School sessions. Today we played a camouflage game, used tools to make jewellery and pencils and then had a fabulous campfire. Next week will be the last session for this group.

Magnificent Malham!

Year 5 had a wonderful time in Malham. We splodged in rivers, climbed hills, battled through a snowstorm, raced up 420 steps, learnt how to use a compass and spent an exciting time sleeping away from home with our friends! We wished we could have stayed longer!

Sports update

Well done to Swan and Stephenson house for their joint victory on Wednesday afternoon in the annual cross country event (see twitter for pics) and to the year 6 football team who came runners up in their 5 a side tournament at Gateshead stadium.  The boys were...

Y2KR share a story for World Book Day 2019

Y2KR had an absolutely fantastic World Book Day sharing stories with both nursery and reception classes. The older children brought a selection of their reading books from class to read to the younger children and afterwards read a selection of books and stories...

World Book Day in Y3 EB

We all enjoyed dressing up as our favourite book characters for World Book Day. The day was filled with lots of book related activities. On the morning, we paired up with Year 5 children from Mrs Jobling’s class to do some peer reading. Some of us also brought in our...

Hockey Heroes!

Both of the Year 5 hockey teams competed in the Gateshead School Sports Partnership, Year 5/6 Mini Hockey tournament, on Tuesday after school. Both teams played brilliantly and did well to adapt to the more advanced game with wooden sticks. Glynwood A team finished...

Champions of Gateshead!

Last night, the year 5/6 basketball team attended the finals of the Gateshead tournament at Cardinal Hume school.  The team won all 4 of their games to finish top of their group and then dominated their opponents in the semi finals to set up a fiercely fought final...

Basketball glory

Last night two teams of year 5 and 6 children went to Joseph Swan for the cluster basketball event.  Our two teams were put into different groups and both came out on top as group winners which resulted in an all Glynwood final.  It was a well contested match with...

Christmas Quiz 2018

This morning saw the annual Christmas Quiz take place and as usual it was a closely fought contest.  This year's champion quizzers were Darling house.  Well done to all the children and teachers for their artistic talent, singing skills and of course their totally...

Wow! The Y5’s sure know how to PARTY!

Time flew this afternoon as the Year 5's enjoyed their Christmas Party. There was Just Dance, party games, more dancing, a DaNcE BaTtLe, party food and presents. The children were dressed to impress and pulled out all their best moves to earn themselves some prizes!...

Y5’s Victorian Day

The year 5 staff would like to thank all parents and children who made today possible. A great day was had by all! Mrs Etherington, Mrs Wright, Mrs Jobling, Mrs Youd and Mrs Smith

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