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 website.

 

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UKS2 visit to Cragside

On Thursday, Years 5 and 6 put on their walking shoes and raincoats and visited Cragside. Our day was full of different activities and involved exploring lots of areas across the site. In groups, we saw how the house was powered, paroused the many rooms of the house...

Unbeaten Start

Last saw the opening competition of the football season for Upper Key Stage 2.  The team took part in the qualifying round against 4 other teams; South Street, St Peters, Bill Quay and Caedmon. As usual, the team demonstrated good support and communication with each...

Writing Recounts

This week in the Beeches we have been looking at recounts. Here are the children working in groups deciding which openings are effective or less effective....

Ready for action!

Here are thew Beeches…and as the title says ‘ready for action’. Welcome back to everyone and excited to see what this years brings – it’ll be a fantastic and memorable year. Can you please tell me what you are looking forward to the most?...

This One’s For You…

  After a very emotional last day, I’d like to say a huge thank you to the most amazing Sign Squad I could’ve asked for for my first year teaching them. It has been not only a pleasure but a privilege to learn alongside them and to create a Sign Squad...

Summer Festival 2017

A massive thank you to everyone – staff, children and parents – for the amazing effort they made with this week’s Summer Festival. Our wigs and costumes were colourful and gave that fab 60’s feel! We all enjoyed fun in the sun, with face...

Key Stage 2 Sports Day

Yesterday was the Key Stage Two Sports Day. The children worked in teams and completed 12 activities. They then competed in year group running races. We even had a parents race!!! The weather was very kind to us and the children had a lot of fun. Thank you to everyone...

Summer Festival Preparation

This week, Year 6 have been working hard to prepare everything for Summer Festival 2017. The children are aiming to ‘make £5 grow’ at their stalls this Friday. We hope our wares will sell well and we can make a substantial profit, as well as having lots of...

My neighbour and me- connecting our communities

Windy Nook is taking part in the ‘My neighbour and me- connecting our communities’ project as part of our International School Award. The aim of this initiative is to share information about our school and community with another school in the local area....

Eagle of the Ninth

This week we have been reading Eagle of the Ninth in our English lessons. So far we have looked at the main character Marcus, and begun to build a profile on him. This has led to us writing a recount of the battle when the fort was attacked by the tribesman. We...

School Games Day in Key Stage Two

This afternoon Key Stage Two had a great School Games. They paraded around the yard in the colours of their countries, waving flags and banners. The reception and nursery children opened the Games with an amazing Spanish dance. They then took part in different...

Science Day in Upper Key Stage 2!

As part of Science Day at Windy Nook, the children in Upper Key Stage 2 were visited by Mike the scientist. He invited them to create their own toothpaste and then test it. Then, in the afternoon, they showed off their handmade periscopes. Everyone helped to set up...

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