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Newcastle Primary School 17A Shimna Road, Newcastle

Term 2


  • Narrative Writing
  • explore character descriptions, story settings, story structure of Science fictional stories.
  • use alphabetical order efficiently
  • continue to make changes to work to make improvements
  • extend work on verb tenses


  • Fractions
  • explore links with division and fractions
  • decision trees
  • Symmetry

World Around Us

  • Earth and Space

Personal Development and Mutual Understanding

  • Keeping Safe Program


  • gallop and side gallop


  • Creation

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Latest Class News

27th May 2022
We had a fantastic day celebrating as a school today to mark the Diamond Jubilee...
19th May 2022
As part of the PAThS programme, P5 have been learning about the social rings of responsibility....
4th May 2022
Our school football team travelled to Donard Park to play two six-a-side friendly...
29th Mar 2022
P5 had a fabulous morning on the beach beside our school today. We created symmetrical...

World Book Day 2022


P5 had great fun celebrating World Book Day 2022! We enjoyed lots of fun activities involving books. 


Ancient Egypt


P5 have been learning about how the Ancient Egyptians took a lot of care to prepare bodies for the ‘afterlife’ when people died. We made our very own Canopic jars out of clay. 


Beach School in P5


P5 love that some of our learning now takes place on the beach as NPS is now a ‘Beach School.’




We have had great fun completing the first unit of the PATHS programme. We have learned how it is important to take turns, how we should treat others how we would like to be treated and how to be a good listener. 

We will start the next unit next week on Feelings and Relationships. 


Poet of the Week

This term P5 are are learning about poetry. We are enjoying taking part in 'Poet of the Week' each Friday. We recite a poem at the front of the class trying our best to use expression, to speak clearly and to know all the words.


P5 have been learning about 2D shapes.

We have been learning about 2D shapes. We can name and describe 2D shapes. We created 2D shape characters that are wanted by the authorities!  


P5 Interactive Links

Spelling Bee
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Tell the time
practise telling the
Helping Hands Info
What is Helping
Times Tables
Practise your times
tables using your
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