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...

Mountain Rescue

This week, volunteers from Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue came into school to share with us the importance of staying safe as well as the key skills and equipment needed to survive outdoors. In addition to this, we were shown the special modifications of...

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...

Dukeshouse Wood Update 2

Today has been another busy time for our Year 6 children at Dukeshouse Wood and it is very encouraging to report that the boys and girls have risen to every challenge they have encountered. From taking careful aim in archery, working as a team on the obstacle course,...

Reading Rocks!!

I am absolutely delighted today with the number of children who have told me all about their reading and how well they are doing on their quizzes. To see so many children excited about reading was a "magic moment." Keep it up!! We look forward to rewarding you all...

Wishing you all a festive, fun and relaxing Christmas and New Year!

Our first term as 6P has been a pleasure – thank you to all those involved!

Looking forward to the New Year and a new topic….. Britain we are now at War…


Welcome to what is already proving to be a fun-filled, productive and memorable time as the children embark on their final year at Dunston Hill.

Let’s make it one to be proud of!


This week we have been developing our map reading skills by getting to grips with four figure grid references.

We now know how to use Eastings and Northings to find out our location on an Ordinance Survey Map.

Week Beginning Monday 2nd January

Welcome Back! 

Monday: Bank Holiday – School is closed.



Thursday: Forest School – Full kit required

Friday: New Creative Homework to be sent home.