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.



Year 6 Entrepreneurs!

Today Year 6 received some exciting news today, as Joanne from Virgin Money came in to launch the 'Make £5 Grow Scheme'. Basically they have been given a small amount of money to invest in an opportunity or their choosing - hopefully they'll make a profit. They have...

Post-SATs chill-out day

On Friday, Year 6 were able to unwind on the top field for a day of games. The children earned their reward after so much hard work and dedication to their tests. Fun was had by all, as they played rounders, football and many other games alongside. Well done everyone...

Ready for SATs

Just a few pictures of our Year 6 children enjoying their breakfasts before SATs. They have worked so hard all week and have been a credit to both themselves and the school. Also a special thank you to Mrs. Hanratty for cooking the bacon and sausage butties for us all.

Heworth Dance Performance

This week, upper Key Stage 2 were treated to a mesmerising display of song and dance, courtesy of students from Heworth Grange. It was a fantastic show. The performers had clearly worked very hard in rehearsal; the dances were energetic, colourful and entertaining,...

Penfriends for the Beeches!

This week, the Beeches have been writing letters to their new penfriends at the Mon Ecole school in Toulouse, France. They have told them all about themselves including whether they have any siblings or pets, as well as how old they are. We look forward to receiving...

Marvellous Maths in the Beeches

A huge thank you to all of our parents and grandparents who came along to our maths session on Wednesday. I really hope that you enjoyed it! See you all again in the Summer Term for more maths fun.  

Practising hockey skills

This week, Beeches have been practising their hockey skills. They worked on passing the ball to each other carefully and then moved on to tackling the ball. At the end of the session they played games and had to practise shooting the ball into the goal.   Well...

Football Champions

What a great display shown by the Year 5/6 football team last night!  Having won all the games in our qualifying group, the team did not disappoint in the final.  Despite our goal keeper being injured on the day, the team worked well to fill the gap that was needed....

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...

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