100% Accelerated Reader Raffle

It’s that time again when one lucky child from each KS2 class that has achieved 100% in a quiz is presented with their prize. Our lucky winners today are pictured above.  Once again well done to our children, we look forward to finding out all about the books you...

Look how flexible we are in 5R!

Our gymnastics finale included group work showcasing the range of different positions and movements put together in a sequence. I was hugely impressed with the abilities of both the boys and girls in the class, especially those that were not keen gymnasts but still...

Outdoor learning in Y5

In year 5 we have been orienteering as part of our outdoor and adventure learning during PE. We wrapped up warm and went out to search the grounds for check points. Once we had successfully located the check points we then solved riddles which gave us clues as to...

Chocolate V Maize… Which was most important to the Maya?

This week we learnt the importance of both chocolate and maize to the Maya civilisation. To help us make a decision we tasted a sample of both and of course the large majority felt chocolate was certainly the most important! However, research showed us that not only...

Brilliant Barry Hutchison leaves Dunston Hill smiling!

The assembly we have all been looking forward to, took place this morning.  Barry Hutchison arrived at DHCPS and was truly entertaining us with stories. The children in KS2 were entertained for an hour as Barry shared with us his life experiences and inspirations for...

Welcome to 5R!


Here you will find up to date photos and information on everything we have been doing in class. Take a look at our weekly timetable to ensure you know what is coming in the week ahead.

Monday: Arithmetic test and spelling quiz. Practise makes perfect!

Tuesday: PE  – Wrap up warm! PE for this half term will be outdoors, children need warm outdoor clothing including a waterproof coat.

Wednesday: Swimming and Forest School. Forest School kit must include wellies or outdoor boots please.


Friday: Times tables quiz. Don’t forget our Y5 expectation is a 3 second recall.

Creative homework final hand in








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