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.



Nook just miss out on Hockey finals!

What an excellent display from our newly formed Hockey team yesterday. They participated in the Gateshead School's Hockey tournament - giving a fantastic account of themselves and our school, with a record of two wins and one draw. However, this was not just quite...

Y5/6 visit to the Centre for Life

An excellent day had by all at the Centre for Life.  The day consisted of understanding how our bodies work and to keep them healthy.  We investigated how our brain works, deepened our curiosity through the planetarium and carried out experiments on the various food...

2D and 3D shapes

Morning Beeches! We'll be covering 2D and 3D shapes over the next week or so. You might want to click on the links to give yourself a bit of  head-start!

5-a-side Football Victory

Last night a Gateshead Staduim, a group of Year 5/6 children represented the school in a cluster tournament.  The children demonstrated excellent teamwork and sportsmanship throughout the event.  After playing our 4 games, we were top of the table with 4 wins. The...

Hindu Shrines

In R.E today we designed Hindu Shrines, which we will go on to make after half term.

Finding our pulse.

Science in the Beeches this week: finding our pulse rate both before and after exercise. The children have been learning all about the circulatory system and how both oxygen and carbon dioxide are transported around the body. We then carried out an experiment to see...

Beeches deep in debate!

This week in Beeches we have started to look at balanced arguments. Today we discussed, as a class whether or not children should wear school uniform. It was I'm pleased to say a bit 'heated' at times - it was great to watch.

Upper Key Stage 2 Christmas Party

On Thursday afternoon, Years 5 and 6 put on their glad rags and enjoyed food, drinks and a boogie at their Christmas party. The lights and music were fantastic as everyone whipped and neigh-neighed the day away! We're already looking forward to the next one!...

Whole School Christmas Sing Along

The whole school had a great time in the hall this morning at our Christmas Sing Along. There was lots of singing and dancing to Christmas songs and lots of fun was had by everyone. Merry Christmas everyone!!!!

Biscuit Baking

Throughout this half term we have been gathering research, tasting and designing biscuits and to conclude to conclude the Upper Key Stage 2 topic, A Yummy Christmas, the children made over 100 shortbread biscuits this morning. I hope they enjoy eating them as much as...

Maths Parent Workshop in Beeches

We were lucky enough to have some extra guests in our maths lesson today. Some of the parents and grandparents came in and worked alongside the Beeches. Long multiplication and long division was methods covered today. Huge thank you to everyone who attended - look...

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