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West Denton Primary School

‘A Stepping Stone into the Future’

Summer Term A

Week 6

 

Wow, we have made it to half term. This week the children have been civil engineers in DT designing bridges and aeronautical engineers in Science, investigating air resistance. I will let the photographs below tell the story. 

 

We would like to wish you a happy holiday.

 

Miss Croll and Mrs Sutcliffe 

Our Achievers

Testing Bridge Beams

Newcastle Foundation Football Session

Week 5

 

The children have really been getting to grips with decimals this week. The have created some lovely descriptions by using ten different sentence formats. Finally, today the children enjoyed a damp morning outside in the allotments and bushcraft area.

 

Have a great weekend everyone! 

Kind regards

Miss Croll and Mrs Sutcliffe.

In Science this week we have been preparing for our experiment for Air Resistance - our paper plane competition to see which type of plane has the greatest air resistance

Descriptive writing Chanelle

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Will

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James

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Grace

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Thomas

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Isa

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Week 4

 

This week the children have been exploring the graphic novel 'The Arrival' by Shaun Tan and they have written some amazing poetry by studying images and then using nouns, adverbs, verbs and conjunctions to create their masterpieces. 

 

The children continued to enjoy the Newcastle Foundation Football Sessions and below are the children's stamp design to celebrate heroes throughout the pandemic.

 

Finally, but most importantly, can we wish our families Eid Mubarak as they celebrate the blessed month of Ramadan.

This week, the children have been writing poems using images from The Arrival. Enjoy!

Will

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This week, the children have been writing poems using images from The Arrival. Enjoy!

Rory

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Bailey

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Bayley

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Angel

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Adele

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Brooke

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Hayley

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Football with Year 5

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Week 3

 

This week, the children have started their football sessions on Wednesday with the Newcastle Foundation and you can see their ball skills below. The children have also had their last session of ABC with Percy why they have been looking at how to be a good citizen and making the right choices. In English, we have started a new graphic novel - The Arrival by Shaun Tan and the children have also written to the local MP about river pollution so watch this space. In Science, the children have been looking at mean averages and cross curricular Maths. Finally, the week ended with a Maths focus and fundraiser for the NSPCC and a morning  spent in the bushcraft area.

Week 2

 

This week been jam packed with cycling, Science, Geography and Music; from investigating friction and rivers to learning new song about rivers. 

River Presentation 1

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River Presentation 2

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River Presentation 3

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Week 1

 

It has been lovely to have the children back in school after a lovely Easter break. The weather has been beautiful all week and especially today when we have been working on our green fingers in the allotments. This has also tied in brilliantly with the water cycle which has been a key focus this week for our new topic 'Investigating Rivers.

 

In Maths, the children have been getting to grips with mixed number and improper fractions. Tables and corresponding division facts impact on so many areas in Maths so keep learning your tables Year 5.

 

Miss Croll

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