‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...
Hockey In The Hail

Hockey In The Hail

In freak weather this afternoon, the winning team from the hockey qualifier took to the pitch in North Tyneside against teams from across the county.  The children played extremely well, showing good team spirit and determination against difficult opponents and...
Nook just miss out!

Nook just miss out!

A valiant effort from our football team last night at Gateshead Stadium. They finished as runners-up in the 5 aside finals. Our football was breath-taking at times, but we just couldn’t quite ‘pinch’ a goal when we needed it. As ever though attitudes...
Toilet Paper Solar System

Toilet Paper Solar System

Over the past few weeks Elms have been using scale to represent the size of planets in our solar system.  Today, we did a similar experiment to find out the distance each planet was from the sun – using toilet paper. Each square of toilet paper represented 10...
Hockey Finals Await

Hockey Finals Await

Twelve children (2 teams of 6) from years 5 and 6 took part in a Gateshead hockey tournament.  Through the bitterly cold wind, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves against Oakfield and South Street.  The two teams finished second and first, the second placed...
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