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Newcastle Primary School 17A Shimna Road, Newcastle
Applications for Pre School and Primary 1 close on Friday 29th at 12 noon.
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Welcome to P5!

'Be the best you can be!'

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Keep watching here for what we get up to throughout the year!

What's going on in P5?

Term 1

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

Literacy

  • 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.

Maths

  • 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

  • Myself and my attributes
  • NSPCC Keeping Safe 
  • Helping Hands program

P.E.

  • underarm and over arm throw.
  • chest pass

R.E.

  • Joseph
  • Moses

Art

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

Latest Class News

 
 
18th Dec 2020
Today volunteers from ‘The Pantry’ Foodbank collected the donations in...
 
 
 
18th Dec 2020
Our school has enjoyed watching these assemblies this term with Colin Tinsley. On...
 
 
 
 

Happy Christmas from P5!

 

Times Table Champions! 🏆

 
 
 
 
 
 

Ancient Egypt

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

P5 Interactive Links

Spelling Bee
Which level can you
reach?
 
 
 

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