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Year Groups

Reception (4-5 years)

Some of the exciting topics studied in Reception are: 
  • All about Me
  • Superheroes
  • Night and Day
  • People Who Help Us
  • Growing
  • Minibeasts
  • The seaside
Our plans are very fluid to take account of the children’s own ideas.

Reception classes enjoy a variety of trips across the year some of which include Marden Quarry, the beach, the park and the lifeboat station.

Parents can read our weekly newsletter to get further details about what is happening in Reception.

Year 3 (7-8 years)

Year 3 study lots of exciting topics including: 
  • The Stone Age
  • The Romans
  • The Ancient Egyptians
  • Rocks and Soils
  • Teeth and Eating
  • Magnets and Springs
  • Talk for Writing
Our trips include The Rising Sun, Segedunum, the Great North Museum and the local area, including our fabulous beach. We also organise history days when you might just spot us wandering around in Roman or Egyptian costumes!

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PE

Outdoor: Monday

Indoor: Wednesday

Outdoor: Monday

Indoor: Friday

Spellings and mental maths

Maths test: Monday

Spellings test: Friday

Maths test: Monday

Spellings test: Monday

Year 4 (8-9 years)

Some of the topics we enjoy in Year 4 are:
  • Local heritage 
  • Water
  • Moving and Growing
  • Circuits and Conductors
Our trips include the Discovery Museum and the North Shields Fish Quay. We enjoy taking part in an annal skipping festival and enjoy a visit artist from an artist from the Hatton Gallery. Year 4 also go to High Borrans on a residential trip.

Our PE lessons are on Tuesday and Thursday. Homework is always due in on Friday.

Year 5 (9-10 years)

Exciting topics covered by Year 5 include:
  • The Anglo Saxons
  • Crete
  • The Ancient Greeks
  • Materials changing states
  • Earth, Sun and Moon
  • Coastal studies
We enjoy trips around the local area and we have enjoyed doing a spot of paddle boarding and kayaking!

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PE

Indoor: Monday

Outdoor: Friday

Indoor: Wednesday

Outdoor: Friday

Spellings and mental maths

Tables test: Friday

Spellings test: Friday

Tables test: Friday

Spellings test: Monday


Reading records are due in on Mondays. Topic homework is set throughout the year.

Year 6 (10-11 years)

Some of the exciting topics covered in Year 6 are:
  • Romero Britto
  • South America
  • Circulatory System
  • Evolution and Inheritance
  • Battle of Britain
  • The Vikings
Children in Year 6 enjoy visits to Beamish, The Great North Museum and Sunderland Climbing Wall. We also enjoy a week long residential trip to Dalguise; a fun outdoor education centre in Scotland.

PE

Indoor: Tuesday

Outdoor: Wednesday

Spellings and times tables

Spelling test: Friday

Times table test: Friday

Grammar and arithmetic homework

Given out: Friday

Due: the following Friday