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Newcastle Primary School 17A Shimna Road, Newcastle
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Welcome to P5!


Class Dojo

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Certificate winners ...

Week beginning 7/10/2022: 

Star of the week - Ayyaman ⭐️

Mathematician of the week - Riley ➕➖


September’s reader of the month - Oscar and Lilly 📚

Latest Class News

17th Oct 2022
There will be no fun club or after school activities for week beginning 24th October...
14th Sep 2022
Dear Parents,Last week we were greatly saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty...
28th Jun 2022
A big thank you to all who helped our school win the Moo'd competition! The boys...



We have started to complete the first unit of the PATHS programme. We will be learning how important it is to take turns, how we should treat others how we would like to be treated and how to be a good listener. 



Beach School in P5


This year we will be continuing to carry out lessons at the beach. We loved it in P4 and I am sure the children will continue to love it in P5! 


What we are learning …

Term 1

A little summary of what we’ll be learning this term!


  • Scan For key words to help make an oral or written summary.
  • Identify features of non-fiction text (e.g contents page, glossary etc)
  • Understand how to write verbs in the past, present and future tense.
  • Use of powerful verbs.
  • Revise and extend work on adjectives, including superlative and comparative adjectives.
  • Extend use of adverbs in their writing.
  • Re-read own writing to check for grammatical sense and accuracy.
  • Recount writing- we will be writing a diary entry about an imaginary trip to Egypt!
  • Poetry writing.
  • Onomatopoeias and similes in poetry.


  • Vertical addition and subtraction
  • Vertical multiplication 
  • Division with and without remainders
  • Place value of numbers up to 10,000
  • Rounding numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000
  • 2D and 3D shapes
  • Drawing and interpreting bar charts.

The World Around Us

  • Ancient Egypt

Personal Development and Mutual Understanding

  • PATHS: 
    • Rules and why we need them
    • Pupil of the Day
    • Feelings and relationships
  • NSPCC Keeping Safe 
    • Healthy Relationships
  • Helping Hands program
    • Developing Children's self esteem
    • Feelings


  • Joseph
  • Moses


  • Activities related to Ancient Egypt Topic; e.g writing name in hieroglyphics, Ancient Egyptian drawing styles




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! Look at the picture to see the 2D shape pictures P5 created.


P5 Interactive Links

Spelling Bee
Which level can you

Tell the time
practise telling the
Helping Hands Info
What is Helping
Times Tables
Practise your times
tables using your
unique username and
password from Mrs