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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‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...

Hockey In The Hail

In freak weather this afternoon, the winning team from the hockey qualifier took to the pitch in North Tyneside against teams from across the county.  The children played extremely well, showing good team spirit and determination against difficult opponents and...

Nook just miss out!

A valiant effort from our football team last night at Gateshead Stadium. They finished as runners-up in the 5 aside finals. Our football was breath-taking at times, but we just couldn't quite 'pinch' a goal when we needed it. As ever though attitudes were fantastic....

Toilet Paper Solar System

Over the past few weeks Elms have been using scale to represent the size of planets in our solar system.  Today, we did a similar experiment to find out the distance each planet was from the sun - using toilet paper. Each square of toilet paper represented 10 million...

Hockey Finals Await

Twelve children (2 teams of 6) from years 5 and 6 took part in a Gateshead hockey tournament.  Through the bitterly cold wind, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves against Oakfield and South Street.  The two teams finished second and first, the second placed...

World Book Day in Mrs Hocking’s Class

Well done to everyone who came to school dressed up. A HUGE thanks to all of your parents and carers in helping us to achieve this. We were surrounded by Harry Potters, Cruella, Witches and much more! We still managed to produce some amazing writing whilst in...

Let It Snow!

After a day working hard in English, maths and the wider curriculum, the children earned the chance to go out and have some fun in the snow. They threw snowballs, built snowmen and made snow angels. Everyone had a lovely time on the top field and we all landed back in...

Mrs Hocking’s English and Maths Class Snow Day Homework

Hi there Team, I hope you’re suitably enjoying the snow whilst staying safe. Whilst you’re off school, I’d like you to complete the following please: Watch newsround (on the TV or online) or read a newspaper report. Write down any facts/information you can gather...

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