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Home Learning @ Denbigh CPS

At Denbigh, we believe in the value of home learning. Please find below a series of links that you can use to support your child with their learning. Your child will require a username and password. If your child does not have a username and password then please contact your class teacher via Class Dojo.

*Our home learning activities will be frequently updated during the coronavirus outbreak to support children not able to attend school.

 

Suggested Daily Timetable

 

Maths (Year 1-6)

 

Reading (Year 1-6)

 

Daily Phonics Lessons

 

On-line Library

 

Accelerated Reader (Year 3-6)

 

Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation (Year 1-6)

 

Spelling (Year 1-6)

 

Curriculum Video Resources 

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We are enjoying our geography unit in year 2. We have learned all about the different continents and oceans and are now thinking about journeys using compass directions. We have enjoyed looking at the globe and atlases to help us with our work. #dcpsdragon #dcpsgeography #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Dragons enjoying their new literacy unit on information leaflets. We are currently looking at lots of examples to find the features. Lots of amazing speaking and listening going on. #dcpsdragon #dcpsenglish #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our new 27 club member. Fabulous work. #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our new 27 club member. Fabulous work. #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

The Dinos are having a great time this morning finding the features of informational leaflets #dcpsdinosaur #dcpscore #dcpsenglish ... See MoreSee Less

Another amazing result from the dinos. We have a mutiny on our hands if we don’t do 55 club everyday 😂 So proud of the determination and resilience of these children. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Another amazing result from the dinos. We have a mutiny on our hands if we don’t do 55 club everyday 😂 So proud of the determination and resilience of these children. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Spirits are still high at Denbigh as shown by our amazing Year 1 and 2 children. Watch this video at your peril - this song WILL be stuck in your head for weeks 😂 #dcpspanda #dcpspolarbear #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsdragon #dcpslotc #dcpscore #dcpsmusic #dcpsgeography ... See MoreSee Less

Three more Dino maths whizz kids and our second 45 club badge! Fantastic work. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Three more Dino maths whizz kids and our second 45 club badge! Fantastic work. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Congratulations to the brand new members of the 27 and 34 club!! #dcpselephant #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to the brand new members of the 27 and 34 club!! #dcpselephant #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Two new members of the 10 club today. Amazing hard from these Dragons well done! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Two new members of the 10 club today. Amazing hard from these Dragons well done! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Year 1 had a very special visitor from Warburtons on a Friday. We looked at how to make a healthy, balanced sandwich using the five food groups. Thank you for our loaf of bread that we got to take home... yum yum! #dcpspanda #dcpstopic #dcpspshe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

During our STEM week, year 4 focused on the different environments around the world as part of our ‘Our Diverse Planet’ topic. Over the course of the week, we observed the temperature in the Sahara Desert and we made a practical line graph to show the change over time! They look fantastic! #dcpsgiraffe #dcpsstem #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Year 4 giraffes took part in a live workout today for Sports Relief today! We were exhausted by the end but it was lots of fun and helped keep us active and healthy. I think we might do this more often! #dcpsgiraffe #dcpscore #dcpspe ... See MoreSee Less

Sport Relief featuring the Dinos! Don’t think it was a coincidence that Ms Guthrie only joined us for the cool down... 🤔😂 A great time was had and lots of money raised.
#dcpsdinosaur #dcpspe #dcpscore
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Dragons did their bit for sport relief this afternoon. They took part in a HIIT workout. It was tough going at times, but we were rewarded with a lovely cool down at the end. #dcpsdragon #dcpspe #dcpspshe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

The Y4 Elephants have had a fantastic and inspiring morning at Live Tales. The children had the opportunity to write creatively and bring our characters to life. We even had an illustrator creating our characters whilst we gave details! Thank you Live Tales! #dcpselephant #dcpsenglish #dcpscore #dcpslotc ... See MoreSee Less

Mrs clarke is so impressed with the children in year 3. We now have 10 children working on decimal multiplication, 2 children completely passed decimals and the rest hot on their heels. Look at our newest 55 and 34 club members.
#dcpslizard #dcpsyear3 #dcpsmaths #dcpscore
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Mrs clarke is so impressed with the children in year 3. We now have 10 children working on decimal multiplication, 2 children completely passed decimals and the rest hot on their heels. Look at our newest 55 and 34 club members.
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Throughout the week, the Elephants have been monitoring the temperature and climate in the Sahara Desert. We kept a record of the temperature in a table and we created a line graph with our results BUT this wasn’t any ordinary graph... we had to create it using tape and sticky notes!!! #dcpselephant #dcpsstem #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

During British Science Week this week, the Y4 Elephants have been learning all about ‘Our Diverse Planet.’ They have been looking across the globe at different habitats and the variety of environments we have. We have studied the Sahara Desert, rainforests and Antarctica. We had to test different materials to see which were the best insulators so we could design a coat suitable for the Antarctic climate! The children used thermometers to see which materials created the largest temperature change of the water #dcpselephant #dcpsstem #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Year 3 have been super sporty this morning, taking on Joe Wicks for a bit of hiit training.
#dcpsyear3 #dcpslizard #dcpspe #sportsrelief #dcpslotc #dcpscore
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Year 3 have been super sporty this morning, taking on Joe Wicks for a bit of hiit training.
#dcpsyear3 #dcpslizard #dcpspe #sportsrelief #dcpslotc #dcpscore
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Year 3 have been super sporty this morning, taking on Joe Wicks for a bit of hiit training.
#dcpsyear3 #dcpslizard #dcpspe #sportsrelief #dcpslotc #dcpscore
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Two 10 club members to start the day. So proud of these two, they have worked so hard! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Two 10 club members to start the day. So proud of these two, they have worked so hard! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Year 5 Dolphins braved the winds today at the Rising Sun to complete the orienteering trail and challenge. We had to use our team work, problem solving and map-reading skills to find as many markers as possible within the given time. More photos to follow.. #dcpsdolphin #dcpslotc #dcpsgeography #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Dragons love their reading area. Bean bags, carpet, a tent and most importantly lots of lovely books. What’s not to love?! #dcpsdragon #dcpsenglish #dcpscore #dcpsreadingforpleasure ... See MoreSee Less

Dragons love their reading area. Bean bags, carpet, a tent and most importantly lots of lovely books. What’s not to love?! #dcpsdragon #dcpsenglish #dcpscore #dcpsreadingforpleasureImage attachment

A windy woolly worm hunt for the dragons this afternoon. We have been learning all about camouflage and why animals use it. We have found out about concealing camouflage, disruptive camouflage and mimicry. #dcpsdragon #dcpsstem #dcpscore #dcpslotc #BritishScienceWeek ... See MoreSee Less

This afternoon the Dinos have learned about camouflage and how important it is for different creatures to be able to camouflage themselves from predators and prey #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsstem #dcpsbritishscienceweek #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Some of our Year 2 and 3 children at a Live Creatures Science Day yesterday. They absolutely loved learning about different animals that you can find in the rainforest. Even more excited about the fact they got hold some of them! Their behaviour was amazing, a real credit to the school. #dcpsstem #dcpscore #dcpslotc #dcpsdragon #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsturtle #dcpslizard ... See MoreSee Less

Year 5 Dolphins had a great visit to Newcastle Castle today. We went on a walking tour of Tudor Newcastle to visit the famous Bessie Surtee’s house and explored real Tudor artefacts. We then visited the Castle Keep where we learned about the gruesome punishments in Tudor times and what life would have been like for a prisoner in the dungeons. #dcpsdolphin #dcpshistory #dcpslotc #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

The Whales has a wonderful and gruesome trip to Newcastle Keep to learn all about life in Tudor times. We were horrified to learn all about crime and punishment and the lifestyles of people during Tudor times. #dcpshistory #dcpswhale #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Whoo hoo! Not one, but two new 45 club members this morning. We are so proud of your hard work! Amazing! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Whoo hoo! Not one, but two new 45 club members this morning. We are so proud of your hard work! Amazing! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Two more maths whizz kids for the Dinos. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Two more maths whizz kids for the Dinos. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

This afternoon the Dinos made a mini beach complete with seaweed and coral, then they polluted them to compare the two environments. They all agreed that an unpolluted beach and sea is far nicer than a polluted one and discussed what we could all do to be eco warriors and reduce pollution, making the world a better place to live in. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsbritishscienceweek #dcpsstem #dcpscore #dcpsgeography #dcpspshe ... See MoreSee Less

We were discussing pollution this afternoon. Dragons made their own seaside environments. We talked about how they were clean, inviting and safe for us and animals. Then, much to the dismay of the class, they had to ‘pollute’ their environment. We then talked about the impact pollution has on our environment. We decided that we could help by making sure we recycle, and throw our rubbish away carefully. Ask us about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch! #dcpsdragon #dcpsstem #dcpscore #BritishScienceWeek #dcpsgeography #dcpspshe ... See MoreSee Less

Take one picture..... Dragons have been using working scientifically question stems this afternoon. Building on our exciting trip yesterday, we looked at pictures of aquatic animals and discussed what we wanted to find out about them. The questions flying around the classroom were amazing! #dcpsdragon #dcpsstem #dcpscore #BritishScienceWeek ... See MoreSee Less

This afternoon the dinos are full of questions. There are looking at pictures of aquatic creatures and thinking about what they want know about it. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsbritishscienceweek #dcpsstem #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Even more times table superstars in the Dinos today. We are unstoppable #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Even more times table superstars in the Dinos today. We are unstoppable #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Y2 had an amazing day at Tynemouth Aquarium today to kick start British Science Week. We looked at the diverse range of species which can be found in the world’s seas and oceans, looking on with awe and wonder at some of the strangest looking sea creatures we have ever seen. We learned about how plastic is the main pollutant of the ocean and about the devastating impact this has not only on the creatures living there but also how it affects us too. Did you know that because of the plastic which fish eat in the sea that a typical human also has the equivalent of a coat hanger’s worth of plastic inside them as we eat the fish who have consumed the plastic? A terrifying thought!
While the sharks amazed us, our hearts were stolen by the seal show and a visit to the seal hospital where we met Molo who tapped on the glass to get our attention (we later discovered this was a ploy for food 🤣). We can’t wait for the rest of the week where we will explore more about pollution and camouflage. #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsdragon #britishscienceweek #dcpsstem #dcpscore #dcpslotc
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Last week Year 1 became Tooth Defenders! We all practised brushing our teeth to get rid of plaque. The children also made their own set of teeth using mini marshmallows, cleaned teeth on the iPads, used shaving foam, flossed and chose which foods may be bad for your teeth. Well done Panda class. #dcpapanda #dcpspshe #dcpstopic #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Check out our Great Barrier Reef creations! #dcpspanda #dcpsstem #dcpsart #dcpsgeography #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

What an exciting start to British Science Week for Year 2. The theme is Our Diverse Planet. We had a wonderful trip to Blue Reef Aquarium. We started with an Eco Workshop, which got us thinking about how we can be more eco friendly and look after our planet. We learned about plastic pollution and the problems it causes for animals and even how warming oceans is damaging coral. We got to look round the aquarium spotting lots of different aquatic creatures and enjoyed an entertaining seal show! Phew, we can’t wait for the rest of the week. #dcpsdragon #dcpsdinosaur #dcpsstem #dcpscore #BritishScienceWeek #dcpslotc ... See MoreSee Less

Last Friday, Mr Brown came into giraffe class to work on their ‘Computational Thinking’. The day began with an alien asking us to work together to crack lots of codes send them back to complete the mission. Of course they managed to do it with some fantastic debugging, problem solving, collaboration and creativity skills! #dcpsgiraffe #dcpscomputing #dcpsICT #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Year 5 Dolphins completed their Computing unit ‘What Makes a Computer?’ yesterday. We learned all about the different components within a computer and their different jobs. We are now also experts at using binary code. We even had a go at creating our own bitmap images using pixels which we then translated into binary code. #dcpsdolphin #dcpscomputing #dcpscore #dcpsict4learning ... See MoreSee Less

Amazing!! The children have made so much progress within a week!! All children passed their exams- the instructors couldn’t believe how well they’ve done. #dcpspe #dcpscore . What a fantastic week. ... See MoreSee Less

Another fabulous Friday in Dragon class today! Three new members of the 34 club! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Another fabulous Friday in Dragon class today! Three new members of the 34 club! #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Year 3 have been using our enterprising skills to start up our own dog selling business. We were put into teams and had to decide jobs for each member. These included making dogs, selling dogs, buying materials and treasurer. We had to give Mrs clarke a sales pitch to buy our dogs and convince her to pay as much money for them as we can get. We also had to buy the materials to make the dogs so we had to manage our budget because the team with the most money won! Check out one of our sales pitches!
#dcpsyear3 #dcpslizard #dcpscore #dcpspshe #dcpsmaths #dcpsenglish
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Year 3 have been using our enterprising skills to start up our own dog selling business. We were put into teams and had to decide jobs for each member. These included making dogs, selling dogs, buying materials and treasurer. We had to give Mrs clarke a sales pitch to buy our dogs and convince her to pay as much money for them as we can get. We also had to buy the materials to make the dogs so we had to manage our budget because the team with the most money won! #dcpsyear3 #dcpslizard #dcpsmaths #dcpspshe #dcpscore #dcpsenglish ... See MoreSee Less

Year 3 are off on a shopping spree this morning. We are using our money skills to ‘spend’ £30 which Mrs clarke gave us each. We had to keep a shopping diary so that we could monitor how much we spent. We used addition and subtraction to help us.
It was challenging as we had to spend all of our money and could not go over our amount.
#dcpstear3 #dcpslizard #dcpsturtle #dcpsmaths #dcpscore #dcpsictforlearning #dcpsict
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Last night the children were treated to a light show on the slopes #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Our final morning and the sun is back!! #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Year 4 giraffes had such a busy day yesterday! After the World Book Day fun we went to the skipping festival in the afternoon. We had so much fun and even came out with some bronze and even a gold medal certificate! As a class we also came 2nd in the team skip dance. Well done year 4, I am so proud of you all! #dcpsgiraffe #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

For World Book Day, year 4 giraffes began their day by looking at the story ‘The Journey’. To their surprise it had no words! We predicted what was happening in the story by using our inference skills, before writing our own version of the story. We made sure to use interesting and adventurous vocabulary to sound just like authors! We then had the opportunity to do some book tasting in the hall, where we all found books that we are very excited to read soon! #dcpsgiraffe #dcpsenglish #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our new 34 club member! Well done, keep up the amazing work. #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to our new 34 club member! Well done, keep up the amazing work. #dcpsdragon #dcpsmaths #dcpscore

Year 5 enjoyed their book tasting session this morning, looking at a selection of brand new books from a range of different genres. We filled in book reviews for each one that we ‘tasted’ and thought carefully about whether we would like to continue with the book and read on further. #dcpsdolphin #dcpswhale #dcpsenglish #dcpscore #PuffinWorldOfStories ... See MoreSee Less

World Book Day in Dolphins showing off lots of new and interesting vocabulary. We spent the morning creating a huge word bank to describe a haunted setting which we then used in our descriptive writing. #dcpsdolphin #dcpsenglish #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

The Y4 Elephants had Mr Brown in today to teach us all about ‘Computational Thinking.’ The children had messages from aliens which instructed them to complete challenges. These challenges ranged from looking at binary code to being safe on social media! Once completed, the children got access to a code to give to the aliens! They had to use so many skills like logic, evaluating, pattern seeking, algorithms, tinkering, collaborating and much more!! They were amazing, well done Elephants! #dcpselephant #dcpsict #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Take a look at the Elephants in their World Book Day costumes... Amazing! #dcpsenglish #dcpscore #dcpselephant ... See MoreSee Less

Smiling our way through the afternoon #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Dragons have had a lovely world book day. We have been creating our own lands and describing them using a variety of adjectives. Some very impressive vocabulary in class today. #dcpsdragon #dcpsenglish #dcpscore #worldbookday ... See MoreSee Less

When the going gets tough, the tough get going #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Tough conditions = hot chocolate at the top of the mountain! #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Tough conditions today but the children had such a good attitude it didn’t matter #dcpspe #dcpscore ... See MoreSee Less

Year 3 have been having a fantastic time book tasting a range of different texts.
We reviewed books we liked and found some delicious WOW vocabulary in the books.
#dcpsyear3 #puffinworldofstories #dcpslizard #dcpscore #dcpsenglish #worldbookday
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