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 website.

 

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Online Safety in Upper Key Stage 2

Children across Upper Key Stage 2 have been revisiting the topic of online safety.  After a detailed discussion of what is deemed safe and unsafe when using electronic devices, the children made their own board games with different scenarios of what they class as safe...

Parliament comes to Windy Nook

Yesterday was an exciting day for our KS2 children: they were learning about our democratic system. Gillian Bell, who is a Parliament Education Outreach Officer for the North East, visited Windy Nook. She works with schools across the region to help young people...

Devilish Halloween Disco!

Last night, all the ghouls and goblins were out in full force at the Year 4, 5 and 6 Halloween Disco! The children (and staff!) certainly dressed for the occasion and there were some amazing costumes on show. Everyone had a brilliant time getting their monster mash...

Nook run-out as Autumn Term League Winners!

A fantastic effort as always from our school football team as they easily wrapped up the Autumn League this year. Huge thank you to all the players who played in this competition this year. Next up is the Girl’s League after half term, where we’ll be...

Busted in the Beeches.

As part of our Eureka topic we created Busts from Ancient Greek times. Here are a few pictures of the children enjoying making them. They’ll be painted to make them look more authentic later this week....

Lighting up the Beeches

Our topic this term is electricity: here are just a few photos of the Beeches creating electrical circuits. They were trying out different variables such as, two cells, more than one bulb or even adding a buzzer. After that they recorded their findings within their...

Nook off to a winning start!

Our football team began their league campaign at South Street last. Two excellent performances, together with two clean sheets and a ‘hat full’ of goals saw The Nook Army pick up two victories. As always commitment and behaviour we first class!...

UKS2 show Racism the Red Card!

Massive thanks to Olivier Barnard (formerly Newcastle United), Beth Hopper and Helen Gray for coming in to speak to our children about racism and how to challenge it within our society. Olivier delivered football sessions with the children and Beth and Helen ran very...

Unbeaten cup run ends as runners up.

Last Thursday the Year 5/6 football played in the final group stage of the cup against three other teams: Harlow Green; Bill Quay and Glynwood. The team were unbeaten once again, only conceding one goal over the two weeks.  We drew our opening two games and won the...

Vive La France!

On Tuesday, Windy Nook celebrated The European Day of Languages. For Upper Key Stage 2, it was a chance to learn more about the language, culture and history of France. As part of the day, the children sampled French foods, learned about Bastille Day and wrote a...

Eurovision at Windy Nook Primary School

Today the whole school celebrated the European Day of Languages which was a great success as we all improved our understanding of different cultures and languages while having good fun! Each phase studied a different European country and learnt a song in a different...

UKS2 visit to Cragside

On Thursday, Years 5 and 6 put on their walking shoes and raincoats and visited Cragside. Our day was full of different activities and involved exploring lots of areas across the site. In groups, we saw how the house was powered, paroused the many rooms of the house...

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