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.

Creating Hindu shrines!

Elms worked in groups to design their own Hindu shrines as part of our Places of Worship topic. These shrines are used for Puja- daily worship at home. The items used during this type of worship help a Hindu to use all of their senses. Ask us to explain our designs to...

Staying safe on the Internet!

Today the Elms took part in an Internet Safety workshop, which all of the children really enjoyed. They learnt some fantastic tips on how to keep personal information private, as well as how to deal with cyberbullies. Thank you to Amy for organising the workshop....

Fire Safety

Yesterday afternoon, the Year 5 received a fire safety talk from the Tyne and Wear Fire Service.  This interactive talk highlighted the risks that come with fire fighting, what to do in emergencies and reminded the children to play their part when it comes to fire...

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...

Judo fun!

Elms had great fun during their Judo taster session today! Thanks go to Patrick, who ran the session, and Mrs Prynn for organising it. Have a look at how we got on...      

Upper Key Stage 2 Christmas Party

On Thursday afternoon, Years 5 and 6 put on their glad rags and enjoyed food, drinks and a boogie at their Christmas party. The lights and music were fantastic as everyone whipped and neigh-neighed the day away! We're already looking forward to the next one!...

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 everyone!!!!

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...

Singing in French!

This week Elms have been putting their singing skills to the test and practised singing Vive le Vent- a traditional French Christmas song. Although the words are completely different, the tune is the same as Jingle Bells. Watch them in the video coming soon!  ...

Marvellous Maths with Elms

Yesterday a great number of parents and carers came along to support and participate in a math lesson.  The adults were asked to take part in our fast paced 'Speed Calc' and support their child's work in long multiplications.  Everyone, especially the adults, worked...

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...

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