It’s like a Zoo!

Rehearsals are well underway for our upcoming UKS2 production of The Jungle Book. It is like a zoo here: monkeys dancing, elephants marching, snakes slithering and tigers singing. It is wonderful to see our children sharing their many talents and committment to making...

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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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Our Year 4/5 dancers were spectacular this afternoon at Gateshead Schools Dance festival 2017. The theme of this year's festival was 'Back to the 1980s' and the dance crew from Dunston Hill CPS certainly didn't disappoint with a magnificent routine to Prince's - Let's...

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Dragon Destruction

  Our Year Five children arrived to find Class 5O in rather a mess! There were burnt books and papers, tables and chairs had been tipped, pens had been scattered and the jewels they uncovered last week had been strewn across the floor! After looking at the...

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Welcome to class 5O!


Welcome to Class 5O! Keep up to date with what we have been learning and keep informed of any news and upcoming events for 5O.
This page will be updated on a weekly basis and I hope you enjoy reading about what 5O have been up to as well as photographs.

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Well done to those of you who have completed some excellent homework in time for our first check. I have been very impressed with the quality of some pieces, especially your Viking shields and photography pieces. Keep up the good work and watch out for some photographs in our gallery section as well as a celebratory display within our classroom.

Fabulous French Day! Today (16.6.17) the children had a great day celebrating all things French. To begin the day we reminded ourselves of where France is in relation to the UK and where it is positioned in Europe. With this is mind, we discussed the weather before focussing on the famous cave drawings in the Lascaux Caves. Nick from Cooking 4 Life also cooked up a feast of cassoulet and frogs legs and we were all very impressed by the number of 5O, who not only sampled the delicacies but enjoyed them too!

Please see below for details of when your children will have additional activities to the normal school day. All children will need suitable outdoor clothing to ensure they can take part in planned Forest School activities, this must be separate to their school PE kit. PE may be indoors or outdoors depending on the weather.

Morning Afternoon
Monday Arithmetic test

Spelling test

Wednesday   Forest School and Swimming
Friday Times tables test

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.

Take a look at our creative wheel and curriculum overview to find out what we will be learning this term.