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 – there is also online homework too, which includes Conquer Maths and Reading Plus).

Spellings are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Monday – 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 now done through our online payment service.



A Crafty Kinda Christmas!

In preparation for the Christmas Fayre, the children in Elms, Oaks and Beeches worked flat out to produce a wide range of wonderful crafts. They used skills such as measuring, cutting and drawing so that their various designs looked superb on the day. What's more,...

Girls Retain Their Title!

What a performance from our girls tonight, as they retained their Champions League Title from last season. In absolute Baltic conditions they remained unbeaten against very tough opposition to win through. Well done once again girls!

UKS2 get ready for the Fayre!

Just a few pics from earlier this week showing the children from UKS2 preparing items for the Fayre. As well as academic learning the children still manage to find the time to make crafts. It just shows how hard they work all-year-round.

Helping the Homeless!

Yet again, the generous families and children of Windy Nook Primary have considered those less fortunate than themselves at this special time of year by raising funds for Oasis Aquila Housing Charity. The charity work's hard to help the homeless and disadvantaged in...

A Visit from Ken and Lynn

This week, as part of our learning about worship, Upper Key Stage 2 welcomed Ken and Lynn, from St. Alban's Church. Our visitors shared artifacts that they use in worship, as well as fielding the thoughtful questions that were posed by children of each class. Once...

NSPCC visit UKS2

A huge thank you to John, Anne, Gill and Charlotte from the NSPCC for delivering workshops to our UKS2 children. The sessions both interesting and informative for both staff and children. Should you require anymore information then please feel free to contact the...

Athletics team reach region finals!

The Gateshead Indoor Athletics final took place yesterday at Gateshead Leisure Centre, where Windy Nook competed against 8 other finalists. The team built upon the winning performance from the previous week and showed the same mentality.  This resulted in Windy Nook...

Indoor Athletics

Last night, children from Years 5 and 6 competed in an indoor athletics competition.  Each child took part in a track, a field and a relay event.  The team performed excellent throughout every discipline and showed great togetherness in supporting those taking part....

Terrific Times Tables in UKS2

This morning, years five and six hosted a parents' times table session. We looked at fun and excited ways to learn our times table and showed the adults some of our skills! During the session Mr Brown, Mr Hawdon, Mrs Hocking and Mr Murray gave us some maths times...

Times Table Games!

Dear parents, carers and children, To support the learning of times tables at home, we have put links to some fun online games in this web post. In your spare time, you could play them, to sharpen up your mental maths. Simply click the links below. They are all tablet...

Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday was Universal Children's Day, a day which celebrates children all over the world in order to help save children's lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfill their potential. It stems from when the Declaration of the Rights of Child was announced by...

‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’ NSPCC workshop Years 4,5 and 6

On Wednesday, Year 4, 5 and 6 took part in a workshop delivered by the NSPCC. They learnt about the different types of worries children may carry with them, and what they could do if they or a friend ever experienced these things. This links with our right to be safe,...

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