Elms (Y5)

Mrs Hope

Welcome to Elms

We are the Elms and are looking forward to working hard in Year 5 our teacher is Mrs.Hope







Important Information:

Homework will be given out on Friday and will be due in on Wednesdays. Homework will comprise English, Maths and Spelling. Spellings will be tested weekly on Fridays.

Reading should take place at home every night, and diaries should be completed and brought into school on a daily basis.

P.E. is on Fridays each week. Please ensure your child has in school a full P.E. kit, including trainers. P.E. kits will be taken home after use.

Please ensure all school lunch money is paid weekly on a Monday morning.

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 character.

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...

Spelling Snow Work

Elms and year 5 Oaks, hope you enjoyed sledging, making snowmen and snow angels.  As school is off tomorrow as well, you will no doubt need time to thaw out at some point.  While you are doing this, please pop onto the spelling shed website and complete the 'challenge...

Zumba! Remembering Mrs Greaves

What a Fantastic day we had today at Windy Nook! Each class had their own special Zumba class before we all came together in the KS1 yard to dance together. It was a day that Mrs Greaves would have loved. I'm sure she was whooping along to Proud Mary with us! Thank...

Online safety in UKS2

A huge thank you as always to 'One Day' drama company for coming in this week and working alongside our children. This workshop is part of ongoing online safety that our children receive. If you have any concerns or issues regarding this important subject then please...

Fascinated by Fossils!

In Upper Key Stage 2, to help our understanding of the fossilisation process, we have been making our own fossils. By molding a shape into clay, and then filling the mold with Plaster of Paris, we were able to mimic how rock sediment is deposited in the space where a...

‘The Piano’ v ‘Up’

    Today, in English, we used our communication skills to predict the order of a digital clip (Disney's UP). We then used the clip, to complete a Venn diagram where we compared the similarities and differences between this movie and The Piano. Next week, we...

Basketball Final Beckons

Two teams represented the school in the year 5/6 cluster basketball qualifier.  Both teams playing exceptionally well, showing skill, determination and team work. The teams finished 1st and 2nd in their groups respectively, which meant an all Nook semi-final.  Windy...

Year 5 Film Stars

Children from Mr Murray's English group became film starts this morning as part of their War Horse unit.  Over the past week we have been looking at persuasive speech writing and developing our own battle cry.  There were some incredibly passionate and patriotic...

Upper Key Stage 2 Basketball

As part of our PE, all children in Upper Key Stage 2 developed their basketball skills through shooting, dribbling and keeping possession.  Children worked in mixed groups and pitted themselves against one another in an intra tournament. Article 29 - the right to...

A Bit of Bhangra!

In recognition of World Religion Day, the Elms, Oaks and Beeches were treated to a Bhangra dance workshop, courtesy of our visitor, Suzi. The children picked up the dance moves superbly; Suzi was very impressed! We learned moves such as 'pulse,' 'bumble bee' and...

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