World at Work Day

Today Year 4 have taken part in a special ’World at Work’ workshop organised by our facilities management providers, ’Engie’. The children were tasked in groups to build a windmill using recyclable materials with a focus on teamwork, innovation, engineering skills and...


Over the past half term 4R have been learning all about electricity and as you can tell from the photographs, they have loved it! We began the unit by looking at how to be safe with electricity and also considered the different sources of electricity. We then learnt...


Yesterday, Year 4 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Cragside House to extend their knowledge of the Victorians. The day was split into two parts – one of which was a tour of the house itself. The rooms that we visited included: The Billiard Room, where women weren’t...


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!!

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Welcome to our new and improved class page! Here you will find out about all of the fun and exciting things we have been up to in 4R! Let me give you a few helpful hints of where you will find things:

  • Click on the blogs on the left to find out what we have been up to as a class

  • Look below for any reminders and information you may need


  • PE will take place on a Wednesday and Thursday but it is likely that we might need our kits at other times during the week so please ensure that the children have them in on a Monday morning.

  • The children have all been issued with reading books and diaries. Please ensure these are brought into school every day as we use them daily.

  • Spellings and times tables will be sent home for children to learn on a Friday, ready for quizzes the following Friday.

  • Please send a filled water bottle to school every day with your child. They can be refilled throughout the day.

  • Forest School will take place on Tuesday. Please ensure that the children have a suitable clothes and footwear for this.

As always, if you have any questions please catch myself or a member of the Year 4 team.

Thank you, Miss Rooney

Choosing Books to Read

Are you wondering which books might interest you?  How do you know if the book is the right reading level?  Look no further!!  Click on the link below and log in to accelerated reader to help choose books you are sure to enjoy reading.