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.

 

Resources:

UKS2 essential reads

https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login

https://www.conquermaths.com/login/

https://ttrockstars.com/login

https://www.purplemash.com/sch/windy-ne10

https://play.spellingshed.com/#/login

https://spellingframe.co.uk/

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.

 

 

Windy Nook Bee B&B!

Gardening club have been hard at work today in the sunshine constructing our Bee B&B! We have looked at the importance of saving the bees and decided to build a hotel especially for them. We reused some palettes we had lying around school and scavenged for some...

Edwardian Windy Nook

We spent this afternoon in Edwardian Windy Nook visiting families in Cooperative Crescent and Cooperative Terrace. Well, we would have done if we had a time machine – so we did the next best thing and studied the 1911 census for these streets. What a place Windy Nook...

1st Northern General Hospital Visit

On a wonderfully fine day we visited 1st Northern General Hospital – aka Newcastle University. Working with the Philip Robinson Library Education Outreach Team (Sara and Gillian), Y6 had a busy morning. The...

German High Command at Windy Nook!

Meet General Ludendorff and Field Marshall Paul Von Hindenburg Our German cadets were surprised on Wednesday 20 June when the German High Command, General Ludendorff and Field Marshall Paul Von Hindenburg paid an unexpected visit. Ludendorff’s plans for a major...

Year 6 trip to Hartlepool

On Tuesday, Year 6 visited the scene of the 1914 bombardment of Hartlepool. Heugh Battery is a fantastic museum where the children were able to handle items from the armoury, experience being in a trench and tour the grounds - grounds that were bombarded by the German...

Attennnn-tion!

As part of the Year 6 WWI project, a special visitor came to Windy Nook Primary this week. Sergeant Chapman taught the group about conscription, trench warfare, battle tactics, conditions on the Western Front and much more. He even put the children through their paces...

Attenshun! Sergeant Chapman drills The Windy Nook Pals

Lots to learn this morning under the beady eye of Sgt. Chapman. First off, Sgt Chapman explained what life in the British Army was like in 1914 and he showed the children the advantages of the Lee Enfield rifle. Whilst most of the children said they would volunteer to...

Western Front Revisited

Not exactly the Western Front but as close to it as you can get in North-East England. We spent a most stimulating day today at the Heugh Battery Museum at Hartlepool where there is a superb display of both First and Second War artefacts. Our year six was split into...

Researching the Fallen – CWGC Website

Following on from our investigations at St Alban’s, Y6 researched the story of Windy Nook hero, Royal Marine, John Brown King. Famously, he was one of the first men to fire a shot in anger in the First World War, engaging the German mine layer Konigin Luise....

WW1 History Detectives at St Alban’s Church

Our two groups arrived at St. Alban's and were faced with a tricky detective task. They were asked to find the grave or memorial plaque of a named local soldier fallen during WW1. Then, they had to complete a record form detailing, name, rank, regiment, ID number and...

More from Kingswood: Day 2

The children had an action-packed second day at Kingswood! As well as enduring very high winds, they embarked on a challenging obstacle course and then faced the nerve-jangling 3G Swing. Well done all for your fantastic approach to these activities. They were lots of...

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