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Category Archives: Year 5

Hoops 4 Health Tournament 2020

Year 5 were lucky enough to take part in the Year 5 Hoops 4 Health Basketball Tournament at the Newcastle Eagles Community Arena last Friday. We played in small teams against lots of different primary schools in Newcastle, winning many of our games!  Year 5 showed fantastic sportsmanship throughout the day; they played to their individual strengths and worked exceptionally well with their teammates, making it all the way to the second round of the knockout stages! Well done Year 5!

School Choir and Orchestra spread Christmas joy to residents of St Joseph’s.

On Wednesday 11th December, children from Year 4, 5 and 6 entertained residents of St Joseph’s retirement home. We have visited the home in the summer term and spring term and it was a pleasure as always to be back. Miss McDonnell conducted the school orchestra which consists of children in Year 4, 5 and… Continue Reading

World Mental Health Day

Thousands of people are saying #HelloYellow to support children and young people’s mental health on World Mental Health Day. At St Lawrence’s, we wore ‘yellow’ as part of an awareness raising campaign with www.youngminds.org.uk. and raised money for this charity. In class, we watched a video, had lots of discussion and took part in some… Continue Reading

Soup fun in Year 5!

In DT lessons this term, Year 5 have been learning about origin and seasonality of ingredients, healthy eating and a range of techniques for preparing ingredients.  They were also tasked with designing and making their own vegetable soup. We learnt a range of techniques for preparing ingredients, including cutting and chopping ingredients using the claw… Continue Reading

Newcastle Eagles visit Year 5!

Year 5 were lucky enough to be visited by three Newcastle Eagles players, Themba Yabantu, Eddie Matthew and Kai Williams, as part of the Hoops 4 Health Basketball Roadshow. Kai started the session by discussing how we can keep healthy, including exercising often, eating well and drinking lots of water. We participated in a ‘fitness… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra Performance at St Joseph’s

Our KS2 choir and orchestra had a wonderful time this morning performing for the residents of St Joseph’s. The children have been working very hard since Easter, rehearsing during lunchtimes and after school to produce a tribute concert to ‘Stage and Screen.’ They performed songs from films and musicals such as ,The Greatest Showman, Annie,… Continue Reading