Upper Key Stage 2 News

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Redesdale Remembers – 1918-2018

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November 10th, 2018

Redesdale Remembers – 1918-2018 Children at Redesdale have been preparing for Rememberance Day by making poppies to add to our poppy waterfall.  They enjoyed learning about the Great War in our rememberance assembly and took part in a 2 minute silence at 11am.

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Year 5 Basketball

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November 8th, 2018

Year 5 Basketball Year 5 are preparing to take part in the ‘Hoops 4 Health’ Basketball Tournament in February.  Today they had their first session with Shaun and it was fantastic.  They played lots of games to develop their understanding of dribbling, passing, marking and interception.  Their skill level is great!

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Primary Leaders running Energy Club

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November 8th, 2018

Primary Leaders running Energy Club We are proud to have launched Primary Leaders in association with Sports Leaders UK. Twenty children were chosen from years 4,5 and 6 who have shown an excellent attitude and commitment to want to run and organise activities during and after school.

After their six week training children are now running Energy Clubs during lunchtimes and after school with Year 1 and 2 children. Children can earn different levels of leadership award starting with Playmaker, Bronze, Silver, Gold and then Outstanding. Children are reponsible for choosing their activities and running them.
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Year 5 visit to ALPHABETTI Theatre!

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November 6th, 2018

Year 5 visit to ALPHABETTI Theatre! Year 5 enjoyed a visit to the ALPHABETTI Theatre to take part in ‘Walter: A WW1 experience’.  They learned all about life during WW1 for soldiers at the Doscovery Museum and the. Enjoyed a drama workshop to learn about animals who helped during WW1.

 

We enjoyed watching the production of ‘Walter’ at the Theatre followed by a creative writing workshop and trench experience.

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Halloween Disco Fun

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October 22nd, 2018

Halloween Disco Fun The pupils enjoyed a fantastic Halloween disco orgainsed by FORPS on Monday 22nd October.  They enjoyed Halloween slush, hotdogs, glowsticks and sweets! Mr Carruthers was fantastic as our resident DJ and kept the dancing games going for Reception and Key Stage One and the top chart hits for Key stage Two.

 

FORPS would like to thank all of the parent helpers and families who support our events.  FORPS raised £503.06 which will go back into buying resources for the pupils of Redesdale.

 





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Year 5 – WW1 Trench Art

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October 5th, 2018

Year 5 – WW1 Trench Art Year 5 have been exploring how to create textures using charcoal and a range of lines.  They are beginning to build up layers on their background of what will become a piece of trench inspired art.

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Year 5 PE – Basketball

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September 27th, 2018

Year 5 PE – Basketball Year have been learning about basketball in PE.  They have been developing their interception and passing skills.  These skills have then been used in intra-class competitions.  Year 5 are very competitive this year!

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Enrichment Clubs Autumn 1

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September 6th, 2018

Enrichment Clubs Autumn 1 All parents have been emailed our enrichment clubs for Autumn 1. Enrolment starts on Monday 10th September and closes Wednesday 13th September.

We have the exciting opportunity for parents to take part in the NUFC Family Learning Programme for six weeks. Children will also have the opportunity to take part in other enrichment activities during lunchtimes.

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Entomology Fun for Year 5’s STEAM Week

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May 24th, 2018

Entomology Fun for Year 5’s STEAM Week Year 5 have been learning all about Maria Sibylla Merian who was an entomologist who loved bugs.  She was a fantastic artist who had great attention to detail of the flowers and bugs she painted.

 

The children have also enjoyed building a huge bridge with ICE Bridges.  They have been amazing engineers this week and throughly enjoyed STEAM 2018.

 

 

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Year 1 – Coding Club

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May 18th, 2018

Year 1 – Coding Club Year 5 Digital Ambassadors have started their coding club with Year 1 children.  They decided to use ‘Daisy The Dinosaur’ coding app to introduce coding skills.

The Digital Ambassadors recorded the children’s learning and progress using Seesaw and annotated their screen shots with a caption about how the learner had got on.

They have now planned challenges for the next session.

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