Welcome to Year 5!
Miss McRoberts and Mrs Regan are our Year 5 teachers and they are supported by Miss Richardson. Miss McRoberts teaches Year 5 Birch and Mrs Regan teaches Year 5 Lime.
Information about what Year 5 will be learning can be found in our ‘Curriculum’ section.
During our Greek topic, Year 5 have been creating vases. We began by using paper and glue to create a structure around a balloon. After the structure had set, we painted the vase a colour of our choice. As the Greeks often decorated their vases with a story, we chose...read more
Wow! Year 5 really impressed with their wonderful Greek costumes on our Greek Day. As we had just completed our myth based on Hercules, we enjoyed watching the film. After this, we created drama performances based on our Hercules myths. In the afternoon, we enjoyed...read more
Here at West Lane, we love book all year round and we love reading EVERY day, not just World Book Day! However, this special celebration of stories is a great chance to share our favourite stories and ideas with our friends and share the buzz about books that we have...read more
Are you an aspiring author? Do you have an incredible idea for a gripping narrative? Do you really just love writing stories? Well, this is your invitation to a wide world of imagination: enter the 500 Words competition by following this link! What is 500 Words? The...read more
Our fantastic football team have impressed us once again by becoming the Blaydon and District 5 a side champs! Our team now progress onto the Durham County 5 a side semi final.read more
In the week leading up to Remembrance, our whole school participated in a remembrance project – where pupils decorated Winlaton community with pebbles (carefully designed and decorated by the children themselves, with the names of soldiers from World War 1 and 2) for residents to find!read more
As part of our RE day this week, Year 5 children were welcomed into the classroom with the aromas of India! As we have been learning about Hindu festivals and how they are celebrated, we also cooked some Indian food, made Raksha Bandhan bracelets and Diwali lanterns. Wow! What an incredibly eventful day!read more
We played in the Y5/6 Tag rugby finals at Blaydon rugby club yesterday, where we came 2nd in the first group! This sent us through to the champions league – where we came 3rd! A massive well done to everyone, especially Lewis M – who was scouted by an England rugby coach!read more
This week, Mrs Nugent and Miss Grayson held an very informative whole school assembly to celebrate ‘Harvest’ time. They talked to us about the meaning of Harvest at this special time of year and encouraged us all to think about others who are less fortunate than ourselves – to give thanks for all the things we have…read more
It was a pleasure to take 30 children for a 100% attendance trip on Wednesday (bowling and a McFlurry) – to celebrate getting into school every day last year! No mean feat!read more
This half term in her after-school dance club, Mrs Regan has been working her dancer’s hard! Click on the video link to watch some KS2 children perform to a track from ‘The Greatest Showman!’read more
As part of our RE day, Year 5 pupils were welcomed into the classroom with the aromas of India! We have been learning about Hindu festivals and how they are celebrated. We cooked some Indian food, made Raksha Bandhan bracelets and Diwali lanterns – we had an incredibly enjoyable and eventful day!read more