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.




A Tasty Afternoon

As part of our new topic, the class tasted a wide variety of biscuits.  They commented on the texture, taste and appearance of each biscuit before writing a short review about each one. Titled A Yummy Christmas, the class will research current biscuits and then design...

Elms – Criminal Detectives

This week in Elms we've been tackling long multiplication, which is a difficult skill to master.  Throughout the week the children have been gaining confidence in the method and their table facts to finally crack it. This was put to the test as the children became...

Year 5/6 visit to Ouseburn and Seven Stories

What a fantastic day! Elms, Beeches and Oaks went to Ouseburn Farm and Seven Stories to participate in a range of activities including, learning about the nature in the Valley to potting seeds and listening to Micheal Morpurgo plans and writes books. Huge thank you to...

Explosive Elms

In Elms this week we enjoyed tasting Portuguese food as part of European Language Day.  Our main piece of writing came from our research on volcanoes.  We now know the types of volcanoes, how they are formed and some fascinating facts: Did you know? The word 'volcano'...

Creating Comic Strips

The Elms have been using the short film animation The Piano for their English work.  We used effective vocabulary to describe what each character might have been saying or feeling.  This was then put into the style of a comic...

Year 5 Cricket Festival

Year 5 have had a fantastic day taking part in the Gateshead School Sports Partnership cricket festival. Three teams took part, and all played very well. It was excellent to see how our players developed over the course of the day, as they improved with each game. Our...

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