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.

UKS2 visit to Cragside

On Thursday, Years 5 and 6 put on their walking shoes and raincoats and visited Cragside. Our day was full of different activities and involved exploring lots of areas across the site. In groups, we saw how the house was powered, paroused the many rooms of the house...

Unbeaten Start

Last saw the opening competition of the football season for Upper Key Stage 2.  The team took part in the qualifying round against 4 other teams; South Street, St Peters, Bill Quay and Caedmon. As usual, the team demonstrated good support and communication with each...

First Aid Awareness

Yesterday, as part of our First Aid Awareness, we looked at what we would do in an emergency. We learned the importance of remaining calm, reassuring the injured person and how to effectively call for help. We demonstrated our understanding by producing playscripts,...


Yesterday children took part in the first of a series of lessons aimed at improving their safety when riding bikes.  The instructors talked to the Year 5 children about how they can keep safe and become aware of any dangers.  Over the coming weeks, the children will...

Welcome to Elms

Here are the new Elms and they have enjoyed their first week in Upper Key Stage 2.  Although many things will be familiar to them, they have already got to grips with the new classroom and expectations in Year 5.  This week they have been writing autobiographies,...

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 then fill out...

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. Our partner...

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...

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