Upper Key Stage 2 News

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Geography – Year 5

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January 29th, 2019

Geography – Year 5 Year 5 are learning about rainforests in Geography this half term.  They have been using the information on their knowledge organisers to learn about the location of rainforests according to their climates.  They have enjoyed using atlases to locate rainforests on different continents.

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Shakespeare Rocks Success

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December 12th, 2018

Shakespeare Rocks Success All KS2 children took part in this year's production of Shakespeare Rocks with resounding success.  Y3 and Y4 performed their songs with an incredibly mature attitude and a professional approach, their dance moves had the audience in fits of laughter! The Y5/6 actors and actresses were simply breathtaking, with many children learning a huge number of lines and acting as if they had years of experience treading the boards on Broadway.  The whole show numbers reverberated around the hall and the Romeo and Juliet solo had parents and teachers in tears! Well done KS2!

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Hoops 4 Health – Year 5

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December 11th, 2018

Hoops 4 Health – Year 5 Children really enjoyed learning about the impotance of an active lifestyle, a healthy heart and diet.  The Newcastle Eagles players also played lots of fun basketball related games.

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English in Year 5

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December 4th, 2018

English in Year 5 Year 5 have enjoyed learning about aspects of WW1 within their English lessons.  They have learnt about a footballer named Sid Wheelhouse who was part of the Footballers’ Battalion.  They have researched information about his life to help their write a biography about him.  Today they were in role as Sid and recorded interviews.

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School Council Update

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December 4th, 2018

School Council Update School Council members met on Monday 3rd December to discuss upcoming projects.  They have started to develop their next newsletter, make posters to promote Mission Christmas as part of Metro Radio and judge the anti bullying week leaflets made in each class.

 

School Council now have their own Twitter Page @SchoolCouncilRP

Please give them a follow to keep up to date with their lastest information and 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!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
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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