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.

 

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Checking our pulse

In science, we have been learning about the circulatory system and how our heart and lungs work.  This week we have been seeing what impact exercise has on our body, particularly our heart. Elms have learnt how to check their resting heart rate accurately.  We...

Kensuke’s Kingdom

Our book focus for this half term has been Kensuke's Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo.  The story is based about a family who sail around the world.  Unfortunately the young son, Michael, is thrown overboard and stranded on a remote island. Elms have been looking at...

Whole School Christmas Sing Along

The whole school had a great time in the hall this morning at our Christmas Sing Along. There was lots of singing and dancing to Christmas songs and lots of fun was had by everyone. Merry Christmas...

Biscuit Baking

Throughout this half term we have been gathering research, tasting and designing biscuits and to conclude to conclude the Upper Key Stage 2 topic, A Yummy Christmas, the children made over 100 shortbread biscuits this morning. I hope they enjoy eating them as much as...

Runners up at Year 5/6 Netball Tournament

Tonight a team of Year 5/6 children competed at the Thomas Hepburn Netball Tournament. They played two matches and then got to the finals against Carr Hill. It was a very close match but Carr Hill scored against Windy Nook. Everyone played really well and we were...

Indoor Athletics Final

This afternoon, 16 boys and girls competed in the Gateshead final across a range of disciplines for indoor athletics.  Windy Nook competed extremely well in both individual and team efforts.  Everyone showed determination, enthusiasm and encouragement in each...

Biscuit Research

This week, as part of their topic work, the Elms have been carrying out market research in Upper Key Stage 2 about what types of biscuits people enjoy.  We used ICT software to type up the results in various tables.  The results showed that the majority of people...

Christmas with the Elms

Last week we had an excellent turnout by relatives of the Elms to come along and get stuck in with our Christmas crafts.  With the festive music in the background to get us into the spirit the class produced some stunning crafts to sell.  A particular favourite  was...

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