LKS2 Sports Day

We are delighted that the sun was shining and LKS2 were able to enjoy their annual Sports Day! The children were fantastic! They all gave 100% and showed great sportsmanship, cheering on their friends. We hope you enjoyed watching as much as the children enjoyed...

LKS2 Sports Day – CANCELLED

Unfortunately due to the heavy rain this morning, the school field is not suitable for sports day and the decision has been made to cancel LKS2 Sports day until Monday 26th June at...

We LOVE Reading!

Here at Dunston Hill we LOVE reading.  Our KS2 children have read an astounding 9,585 books this year, totalling 96,402,829 words!!! We are very proud of all of our children - well done everyone!!

Drama with a Capital ‘D’ in Year 3!!

To deepen our understanding of our new Literacy and Language text, 'The Enchantress of the Sands', Year 3 performed a dramatic reconstruction of a key scene in the story. The children really impressed us with their expression and body language to demonstrate what the...

Superstar Writers

Some of our Year 3/4 children went to Kelvin Grove Primary School last week to meet an author, learn some new writing skills and to write their own story. They worked together to create their characters (some were very funny indeed!!) and they were given a few...

Welcome back to everyone after what I hope has been a lovely half term! We are in our final few weeks of Year 3 and that means we need to squeeze in as much fun as we can before we leave for the Summer. Our new topic, ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ has got our children talking and we’ve already learnt a lot about the geographical features of the UK! Do you know what tallest mountain in Britain is called? We do! Keep checking our page for more posts and photos.

Creative Homework : Final Deadline!

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Class Notices

Monday – Forest School (We are fortunate that outdoor clothing is now provided in school but children may bring their own wellies)

              – Cricket (outdoor PE kit required)

Tuesday and Wednesday – PE (outdoor kit required)

Please ensure that children have their correct PE kits (this half term we are doing Tennis therefore tracksuit bottoms/ shorts and house colour T-shirt are needed. Children may also bring a sweater/ hoodie).

Spellings – Spellings will be tested on a Friday and new spellings will also be given out at that time.

Great North Museum

The children enjoyed a fabulous visit to the Great North Museum on Wednesday. Starting off in the Natural Northumbria gallery, we discovered loads of interesting facts about our area. Following that we investigated the Living Planet gallery to learn about how animals are adapted to their environments and which animals live where in the world. After lunch we explored the Ancient Egyptian gallery and saw a real mummy!