Year 5 visit to Gibside

Year 5 visit to Gibside

Today Year 5 visited Gibside. We had a fantastic day taking part in a range of activities, such as archery, low ropes course and assault course. We worked fantastically together as a team and had so much fun.   We got really muddy but had a amazing day! We were...
The Road to Rio…

The Road to Rio…

Elms have gotten on the Road to Rio in preparation for the Olympic Games this summer. Here are some of the Olympic torches we created for homework – it’s not too late to enter a torch into the competition – make sure it’s in school by tomorrow and your design will be...
Ancient Greek Sculptors

Ancient Greek Sculptors

Today we used our clay modelling skills to create busts in the style of the Ancient Greeks. We produced some fantastic work, although it took a lot of patience to get it...
Improving our writing in Elms…

Improving our writing in Elms…

This week in Elms we are focusing on improving our narrative writing skills. We are honing our technique, using DADWAVERS to include lots of detail in our story and ensure we keep the reader interested, as well as thinking about lots of different types of sentence...
A busy start to Summer term…

A busy start to Summer term…

Since we came back to school after Easter, it’s been non-stop in Elms! Everyone has been working really hard, so it’s time to pause and share some of our learning with you. We’ve really enjoyed using Holes by Louis Sachar as the focus for our English lessons. Stanley...
World Book Day in Elms

World Book Day in Elms

We had lots of fun on World Book Day in Elms! First, we brought our favourite book to school and wrote a book review to persuade others to read it. These will be displayed in our re-vamped book area. We also created bunting for our reading corner and made bookmarks....
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