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.

Anti-Bullying Week In Elms

As part of Anti-Bullying Week, the children across the school have been celebrating their individuality and recognising we all have commonality.  This has been demonstrated through creative ways with the children decorating socks during Odd Sock Day, designing...

Football Friday!

As part of their Golden Time reward, some of the children in Upper Key Stage 2 enjoyed playing football on the top yard. Whether taking penalties, doing 'keepie-uppies,' or playing a match, everyone had a great...

Elm’s Song Is A Hit

Earlier this week, children across school recorded their Christmas song for our upcoming CD.  As part of our British Values, the class voted for which song they would like to sing.  A unanimous meant that Shakin' Steven's 'Merry Christmas Everyone'  was ingrained in...

Girls Comfortably Through to Champion’s League Final!

What an excellent effort from ours girl's team tonight. They braved the bitter cold at Gateshead Stadium tonight to storm through to the final. Played 4 - won 4. As always the attitude and commitment was excellent. Let's go on and win it now...

Reviewing our Rights!

Today, in Mrs Hocking's morning class, we reviewed our rights and considered which of our rights could be fully met in school. From this, we updated our class charter. We used our communication skills to think about the charter and worked together as a...

Online Safety in Upper Key Stage 2

Children across Upper Key Stage 2 have been revisiting the topic of online safety.  After a detailed discussion of what is deemed safe and unsafe when using electronic devices, the children made their own board games with different scenarios of what they class as safe...

Fire Safety

Earlier this week, children in Year 5 listened to a fire safety talk delivered by the Tyne and Wear Fire Brigade.  The children learnt the risks that surround fire and what to do in any emergency situations.  Real life scenarios were put to the children in order for...

Parliament comes to Windy Nook

Yesterday was an exciting day for our KS2 children: they were learning about our democratic system. Gillian Bell, who is a Parliament Education Outreach Officer for the North East, visited Windy Nook. She works with schools across the region to help young people...

Devilish Halloween Disco!

Last night, all the ghouls and goblins were out in full force at the Year 4, 5 and 6 Halloween Disco! The children (and staff!) certainly dressed for the occasion and there were some amazing costumes on show. Everyone had a brilliant time getting their monster mash...

Wonderful Work!

This week Mrs Hocking's English and Maths class have worked exceptionally hard. We have produced a non-chronological report about giraffes. This was linked to our digital literacy topic which was all based upon Chris Malinchak's song - So Good To Me. Firstly, we...

Nook run-out as Autumn Term League Winners!

A fantastic effort as always from our school football team as they easily wrapped up the Autumn League this year. Huge thank you to all the players who played in this competition this year. Next up is the Girl's League after half term, where we'll be looking to defend...

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