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.

Borrow a Book

The KS2 library has been re-organised so that the children can come into school during their lunchtime break to read and borrow a book. There are a huge range of authors and subjects to choose from so why not pop along on your allocated day to take a sneak peak. KS2...

Crafty Afternoon in Elms

Quite unbelievably, Christmas preparations have already begun at Windy Nook! Elms have spent the afternoon preparing our Christmas card designs, which will be available to order from Cauliflower Cards very shortly! We made snow globes using a range of techniques,...

Homework for Mrs Broomhall’s Morning Class

Homework for  Mrs Broomhall's Morning Class Y5 Maths- p13 and p15 English-p6 and p7 Y6 Maths- p10 and p11 English-p82 Comprehension-p4   Spellings are words ending in -ible or -able All due in next Thursday!    ...

Blowing Our Own Trumpet in KS2

Key Stage Two were lucky enough to take part in a brass instrument demonstration yesterday. Children at Windy Nook are lucky enough to have the opportunity to learn to play a range of instruments, including brass, woodwind, drums and violin. Letters were recently sent...

Mrs Broomhall’s Morning Class Homework

This week our homework is as follows. Comprehension-Y6 Only- Why Recycle? p.6. Maths-p.6-7. English-p.4-5. It should be brought back to school on Thursday and our spelling test will be on the same day. Thanks, Mrs Broomhall  

KS2 Sports Day

Children in KS2 enjoyed a sporting afternoon, demonstrating skills across 12 events.  The groups worked well to encourage each other as well as showing a great attitude.  Competitive races then took place to award the fastest male and female in each year group....

World Cup Fever at the Nook!

Windy Nook have been having a fantastic day of face painting, photographing and dancing with a bit of retail therapy! Good preparation for an England win tonight! Article 31: You have the right to play and rest. Article 29: Your education should help you use and...

Cricket Festival

Three teams of children from across Year 5 took part in a Cricket Festival held at Blaydon Cricket Club yesterday.  The children have been working hard at the various disciplines in their weekly PE lessons, which were shown throughout the matches.  2 out of the 3...

Wind in my Sails

Yesterday saw the Year Five children head to Beamish to showcase their K'nex projects. I fantastic time was had by all. We were able to participate in a bridge building workshop, a chocolate welding activity and worked with engineers to test our final products. We...

The Global Goals at Windy Nook Primary School

Last month in June there was a focused week on sustainability called Climate Week. During this week the pupils in each class focused on a different goal from the Global Goals. The Global Goals were created by world leaders to aim for a better and fairer world by...

Gateshead Athletics Festival

On Friday, while most of Windy Nook children were enjoying a lie in, 15 children represented the school at the annual Athletics Festival.  Children were challenged across a track, field and relay discipline, all participating in at least one semi-final each. ...

KS2 School Games Day

Our KS2 School Games Day 'World Cup theme' didn't disappoint in the glorious sunshine.  Years 5 and 6 led the children around 10 sporting disciplines.  The Key Stage were entertained by an excellent performance from children in Early Years before parading onto the top...

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