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.

Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday was Universal Children's Day, a day which celebrates children all over the world in order to help save children's lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfill their potential. It stems from when the Declaration of the Rights of Child was announced by...

‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’ NSPCC workshop Years 4,5 and 6

On Wednesday, Year 4, 5 and 6 took part in a workshop delivered by the NSPCC. They learnt about the different types of worries children may carry with them, and what they could do if they or a friend ever experienced these things. This links with our right to be safe,...

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 time.

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 girls!

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 team.

That History Bloke comes to UKS2!

Richard (That History Bloke) came into UKS2 before half term to work with our children. We were learning about Ancient Greece through our Eureka topic. He brought in artifacts to demonstrate with and gave the children the opportunity to use them as well. He also...

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...

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