Elms (Y5)

Miss Tipping

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 a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar and Reading Comprehension – there is also online homework too, which includes Conquer Maths and Reading Plus).

Spellings are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Monday – children are expected to have their kit to participate (P.E. kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

Swimming will commence in January 2020 for Year 5 – children are expected to have their kit to participate (Swimming kit will be taken home after use and not left on school premises).

If your child is having a school lunch please ensure that payment is now done through our online payment service.

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...

Battle of Marathon comes to life

As part of our ancient Greek topic, children have been learning about the events of the Battle of Marathon.  A storyboard was created to depicted the events of the Battle which the children developed into a screen play.  The children rehearsed and performed the play...

Electrifying Elms

As part our of Science topic, Elms experimented with electrical circuits.  The class have developed their knowledge through learning the scientific symbols for each component.  The experiment was to see if adding components to a circuit affected it's output.  ...

Nook off to a winning start!

Our football team began their league campaign at South Street last. Two excellent performances, together with two clean sheets and a 'hat full' of goals saw The Nook Army pick up two victories. As always commitment and behaviour we first class!

UKS2 show Racism the Red Card!

Massive thanks to Olivier Barnard (formerly Newcastle United), Beth Hopper and Helen Gray for coming in to speak to our children about racism and how to challenge it within our society. Olivier delivered football sessions with the children and Beth and Helen ran very...

Unbeaten cup run ends as runners up.

Last Thursday the Year 5/6 football played in the final group stage of the cup against three other teams: Harlow Green; Bill Quay and Glynwood. The team were unbeaten once again, only conceding one goal over the two weeks.  We drew our opening two games and won the...

Place Value Puzzles

Today in Mrs Hocking's class we used our place value knowledge to sequence a 100 square. When the numbers were cut into rows, we found this easy. However, when the paper was cut into a jigsaw we really had to think about our knowledge of number. And next week...we...

Vive La France!

On Tuesday, Windy Nook celebrated The European Day of Languages. For Upper Key Stage 2, it was a chance to learn more about the language, culture and history of France. As part of the day, the children sampled French foods, learned about Bastille Day and wrote a...

Eurovision at Windy Nook Primary School

Today the whole school celebrated the European Day of Languages which was a great success as we all improved our understanding of different cultures and languages while having good fun! Each phase studied a different European country and learnt a song in a different...

UKS2 visit to Cragside

On Thursday, Years 5 and 6 put on their walking shoes and raincoats and visited Cragside. Our day was full of different activities and involved exploring lots of areas across the site. In groups, we saw how the house was powered, paroused the many rooms of the house...

Unbeaten Start

Last saw the opening competition of the football season for Upper Key Stage 2.  The team took part in the qualifying round against 4 other teams; South Street, St Peters, Bill Quay and Caedmon. As usual, the team demonstrated good support and communication with each...

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