Elms (Y5)

Mr Murray

Welcome to Elms

We are the Elms and are looking forward to working hard in Year 5 with our teacher, Mr Murray.

We are enthusiastic, energetic, creative learners who are excited for the year ahead.

 

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Elms Investigates

As part of our literacy lesson, the children in Elms conducted a police investigation.  Recently, the children have been studying a short film entitled ‘Alma’.  Children were given the role play scenario to be witnesses to what took place in the film and...

Cricket Festival

Yesterday in the glorious sunshine, 3 teams from year 5 took part in a cricket festival against other schools from Gateshead.  The children demonstrated excellent teamwork and sportsmanship throughout, as well as showcasing the various techniques they have learnt in...

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....

Looking at religious art in the Elms

Today the Elms worked in pairs to produce an ICT presentation which explained and illustrated the differences between the use of art in worship in Christianity and Islam. They had to include descriptions and images for both religions, explaining the differences and...

Transition Week in Elms

Last week, children got to experience life in their new classes with their new teachers.  It was lovely to see the children working so hard where they learnt about Lord Armstrong.  Children gathered research from various sources to create a biography.  To compliment...

The Elms are musicians!

This week, as part of their RE lesson, the Elms thought about how music can be a form of expression in many religions. They worked in groups to create a tune to reflect the words of a Bible extract. They also listened to examples of music, including the Hallelujah...

See Our Perspective

Topic in Upper Key Stage 2 this half term is all about perspective drawing.  The children in Elms have showed great accuracy and patience in their work.  They began by understanding what a vanishing point was and building simple blocks.  These blocks were then...

School Games Day in Key Stage Two

This afternoon Key Stage Two had a great School Games. They paraded around the yard in the colours of their countries, waving flags and banners. The reception and nursery children opened the Games with an amazing Spanish dance. They then took part in different...

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...

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!!...

Election Fever in Elm

Election fever has ran through the whole school this week.  The Elms have immersed themselves in the party debates through research, persuasive writing and analysing data.  Over half term they were asked to research and design a poster representing a political party....

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