Elms (Y5)

Mr Murray/Mrs Hocking

Welcome to Elms

We are the Elms and are looking forward to working hard in Year 5 with our teachers, Mr Murray and Mrs Hocking

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

 

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Year 5 Football Final

Last night was the final of the Year 5 football tournament, which saw Windy Nook face the three other qualifying teams: St Albans, Whitemere, Glynwood Primary.  After their two opening games the team had won one and drawn one, bringing it down to the final game to...

Upper Key Stage 2 Football

This week, children from Years 5/6 have competed in girls and boys football tournaments.  On Tuesday, the girls played at Fell Dyke against 4 other teams.  The standard was incredible high and the players showed great leadership and team spirit throughout.  The girls...

Science and Family Learning at Windy Nook

Last week, as part of our Science focus, we welcomed Kay and her team from Family Learning. They delivered three science workshops across school. The spaces were limited and the lucky few experienced a range of experiments and science fun! Take a look at the pics....

Science Workshop in UKS2

As part of Windy Nook Science Week, Upper Key Stage 2 enjoyed carrying out an experiment into temperature change when dissolving different chemicals. They used copper sulphate (fertiliser), potassium chloride (table salt) and calcium carbonate (chalk), among other...

Carbon Footprint Sketches

As part of Upper Key Stage 2's topic, the children have been learning about food miles and their carbon footprint.  Over the past few weeks, children have understood the importance of buying locally sourced goods and the impact our choices at home has on the...

School Sports Champions

Ten children across Year 5 were selected to take part in a training initiative at Thomas Hepburn.  The children were trained to deliver multi-sport competitions for those in KS1.  These 10 children will become our School Sports Champions and will work closely with the...

Royal Wedding Street Party

To celebrate the upcoming marriage of Harry and Meghan, Windy Nook hosted a fantastic street party on the KS1 yard. Children made commemorative plates and crowns for the event. UKS2 set up the tables outside and the whole school gathered together for some music and a...

Year 5 Royal Celebrations

In preparation for the Royal Wedding, year 5 have been decorating commemorative plates and crowns.  These will become the focal point for a whole school afternoon tea to celebrate the marriage of Harry and Meghan. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality...

Build the Base!

This week, as part of our engineering project, Mrs Hocking’s English and maths class looked at how to create the base of the windmill. We built upon our knowledge and skills gained last week to refine our structures. We used our speaking and listening, team work and...

Cracking Cricket

As part of this half terms PE, and in preparation for an upcoming cricket festival, Year 5 have been looking at the various skills required for the sport.  Children have been developing their fielding and catching skills, then moving onto batting and bowling.  The...

Writing to Persuade!

Today, Mrs Hocking's English class took their learning outside by studying the road which runs parallel to our school. We carefully thought about the risks the road brings and what we could do to help keep us safe. Watch this space for our persuasive writing! Article...

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