Cookstown Primary School

'Educating today's children for tomorrow'

Coolnafranky Demesne, 20 Molesworth Street, County Tyrone, BT80 8PF

Tel: 028 8676 2622

Year 5 Latest News


Egyptian Day

P5 meet Prince Charles

World Book Day

Year 5 enjoyed celebrating everything about books and the joy of reading on World Book Day.

Can you spot us dressed as our favourite story characters?

Shrove Tuesday

Year 5 enjoyed making pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. We had fun measuring, mixing, whisking and stirring to make these traditional treats. The final results tasted delicious especially when we added our favourite toppings!


We are busy drawing Iron Men in preparation for creating our very own rubbings.


This term our topic is Destination Egypt. Here we are looking at photos of different things that we are going to be learning about the Ancient Egyptians. We came up with some really good questions to find out!


We have started the year off really well with Mathletics and have given out lots of certificates. Daniel and David managed to score over 11 000 points inside ONE WEEK!! Amazing!!

Science Experiments in Year 5

Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas in Mrs Kelso's class

PSNI Internet Safety Day

October Mathletics Winners

October Accelerated Reader Winners

Magnificent Machines

In Year 5 we are actively involved in our learning. Look at us working together to generate lots of interesting questions to help us plan our Magnificent Machines theme this term. As we answer all our questions we’ll have fun and learn lots.


We are all enjoying being back to school and are having lots of fun with our learning in Year 5. Here we are playing against each other in Mathletics. It really does get quite competitive. Our brains are hard at work ‘Finding all the possibilities’ in our Problem Solving activities.


Here you will find resources specific to our year group.

Please click on the link below to download:

Useful Websites for additonal learning.docx

Our French Gallery

View the work we do in our French class with Diane.

Our Art Gallery

View some of our wonderful pieces of art.

Our Wiki

Click here to view our wonderful online project on the Ancient Egyptians using pbworks.