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West Denton Primary School

‘A Stepping Stone into the Future’

Autumn Term A

Autumn Term A Curriculum Letter - Please read to find out about our topics and for P.E. and Bushcraft information.

Week 4


Monday began with a visit from Mr MingStones to share in our learning when we finding out about negative numbers. The children made me very proud.

In the afternoon, we had our last resilience session with Mrs Mather-Shone where the children learned a new breathing technique called belly breathing. The children also looked at red and green thoughts and think about rephrasing our feelings to be more positive. The sessions have been excellent and have complimented WDPS’s our Resilience Programme. 

The children finished their busy Monday we fitness and street dance. 

P.E. Warm Up

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Week 3


Raising Aspiration Progamme at WDPS


Yesterday, Year 5 had a RAP talk by Charlotte and Paige. They work for Highways England. Charlotte talked to the children about being a 'Civil Engineer' and about taking the apprenticeship rout in order to be a civil engineer. Charlotte is currently working on the improvements for the A1 motorway.  The children tried on PPE and the visitors certainly inspired the Year 5s to consider a career in construction.

Our Year 5 Achievers


Week 2


What a busy week with the first of our three week well-being lessons where the children learned to use a breathing technique to help them calm down. Why not ask them to show you how to do it as they need to practise it for Homework. ThIs week the children also had their first fitness and street dance class.


Friday saw our first bushcraft session and looking at the photos, the children had a great time.

Dance so far

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This week’s achievers.

Week 1

What a great start to the new school year in Year 5. The children have been introduced to the new class text 'There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom' as well as their new History focus of 'The Vikings'.


Our PE days are Mondays and Fridays and the children must wear a white , plain t-shirt, black joggers/leggings or shorts and their normal school sweat shirt or cardigan.


Homework will be sent out today, Friday 10th September and is due in by next Friday.


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Have a lovely weekend!


Miss Croll

The children have also began this half term’s resilience module of goal setting. Here is what they came up with.

This week’s achievers.