Beeches (Y6)

Mr Hawdon


Welcome to Beeches

Our teacher is Mr. Hawdon!

In year 6 we believe in working hard, whilst having fun. We hope you enjoy visiting our class blog.



UKS2 essential reads

Important information:

Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar and Reading Comprehension)

Spellings are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Tuesday – children are expected to have their kit to participate (P.E. kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

Swimming is on a Friday morning –  children are expected to have their kit to participate (Swimming kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

If your child is having a school lunch please ensure that payment is brought in at the beginning of the week.



Last day at Ford Castle!

Here are the final photos from our last day at Ford Castle - apologies for them being late. Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

Governor viewpoint – Ford Castle Residential

This week I was lucky enough to accompany year 6 on their residential to Ford Castle and it was absolutely fantastic! The adventure started on Monday morning , the excitement from the children on approaching the castle was a delight to see. After lunch and an hour...

Ford Castle: Year 6, the trailblazers!

I took this photograph on Tuesday evening and as you can see the sun was shining brightly on the outer walls of the castle. For me this pic just about sums up our visit this year. This is the first year that Windy Nook has visited Ford Castle and because of the...

A very good morning from Ford Castle.

The children are well-rested and everyone has enjoyed a full breakfast and ready to take on today's activities: Nightline, Archery, Survival Skills and Leap of Faith are just a few of the sessions that the children are looking forward to participating in today. We'll...

Greetings from Ford Castle

What an amazing first day we've had! Lunch in the gardens was very quickly followed by some excellent activities including: Crate Stack, Zipwire and Aqua Challenge. We are all off to have our evening meal now and looking forward to tonight's session. Please keep...

Ford Castle – Year 6!

The final preparations have been made for our annual Year 6 residential. We are visiting Ford Castle for the first time and both the children and staff are really excited about going. Please visit our website regularly next week for photos and updates! Hope the...

Mrs Broomhall’s AM Oaks Homework 6.6.19

Here is this week's homework. Y5 English- p48-Commas Maths-p51- Time problems Y6 English-p56-Apostrophes Maths-p52-Volume and Capacity Comprehension-p30-Biography. This is due in next Thursday as normal.  

Aviatrice- Biographical writing in Y5/Y6

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to school to the highest level you can. Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Today we learned about the fascinating life of Jacqueline Auriol...

Gateshead Fun Run

This Friday, Year 6 descended on Saltwell Park to join thousands of other school children for the Gateshead Fun Run.  The group put in a fantastic effort to get around the course. People encouraged each other and many got round very quickly! Absolutely everybody did...

UKS2 Visit St Alban’s Church On A WW1 Trail.

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people. Article 38: You have the right to protection and freedom from war.   This week...

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