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.



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...

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. Our partner...

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 can't...

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...

Kingswood: a sad, but very fond farewell!

The title says it all! What a fantastic experience it's been for all the children again this year. They've pushed themselves to the absolute limit. The children have supported one another throughout the entire visit. You should all be proud of them: we as a school...

Kingswood: another fabulous day!

Yet another action packed day! The children have been a credit to themselves and our school. The excitement and fun has continued today. Activities have included: archery, outdoor laser, bush craft, zipwire, Jacob's ladder and problem solving. Later on tonight, we'll...

Fabulous Performance from the Girls Football Team

Yesterday a team of Year 5/6 girls went to the football tournament at South Street. They played five games and won two, drew one and lost the other two. Mrs Barnett who went with the girls said that they played really well and made her very proud!! Well done girls!!...

Morning from Kingswood!

Everyone good and now 'tucking-in' to a huge breakfast, before we have another action-packed fun day! More pics to follow...

Kingswood: the fun continues!

What a first day it's been! Everyone happy, well fed and having loads of fun. The children have pushed themselves to the limits today, whilst enjoying themselves. Off for some dinner now and then more activities. See you all for the morning...

We are the Champions!!!

Yesterday 8 Year 6 boys took part in a tournament at South Street.   The results were: Windy Nook V Carr Hill  2-1 Windy Nook V Colegate   2-0 Windy Nook V Larkspur  3-0 Ashton was understanding and scored in every match, which resulted in our school winning the...

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