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.

School Games Day in Key Stage Two

This afternoon Key Stage Two had a great School Games. They paraded around the yard in the colours of their countries, waving flags and banners. The reception and nursery children opened the Games with an amazing Spanish dance. They then took part in different...

Science Day in Upper Key Stage 2!

As part of Science Day at Windy Nook, the children in Upper Key Stage 2 were visited by Mike the scientist. He invited them to create their own toothpaste and then test it. Then, in the afternoon, they showed off their handmade periscopes. Everyone helped to set up...

Fabulous Performance from the Girls Football Team

Yesterday a team of Year 5/6 girls went to the football tournament at South Street. They played five games and won two, drew one and lost the other two. Mrs Barnett who went with the girls said that they played really well and made her very proud!! Well done girls!!...

Election Fever in Elm

Election fever has ran through the whole school this week.  The Elms have immersed themselves in the party debates through research, persuasive writing and analysing data.  Over half term they were asked to research and design a poster representing a political party....

Election Fever hits UKS2!

During this Election Week, Upper Key Stage 2 have gone all political. After researching one of the parties for homework, we came back and learned lots more about their respective leaders, policies and selling points. It was then down to the children to choose a party...

Starting from Scratch

Our topic this half term has been to design a mathematical program using Scratch.  The children have loved designing their own themed game and learning how to program, write algorithms and debug.  Here are some of the examples the children have created.  

Arabic writing in the Elms!

This week the Elms have been practising writing in Arabic during their RE lesson. The Qur’an is written in Arabic as the Arabs were the first Muslims. It is read from right to left. The children spent time experimenting with writing in Arabic- copying some common...

The Sorting Hat

This week the Elms have been looking at persuasive devices within writing.  Using the book Harry Potter, the children wrote persuasive letters to the Sorting Hat to be selected for certain houses.  We identified the characteristics of each Hogwarts House (Gryffindor,...

Les Saisons

Elms have been learning all about French vocabulary relating to the seasons this week. We have also been recapping on our knowledge of French words for months. Test us to see what we have learnt!

Heworth Dance Performance

This week, upper Key Stage 2 were treated to a mesmerising display of song and dance, courtesy of students from Heworth Grange. It was a fantastic show. The performers had clearly worked very hard in rehearsal; the dances were energetic, colourful and entertaining,...

EGGcellent Creations!

Children from Elms have been EGGstremely creative in their designs for the annual egg decorating competition.  The entries showed good imagination and creativity.  I'm sure they all had a smashing time making them. The winner will be told during Friday's assembly....

Marvellous Maths in Elms

Early this week, parents and grandparents attended one of regular 3 aims lessons.  The children and parents tackled problems related to units of measure.  The class were confident to share their knowledge with grown ups on how they would answer each question.  Parents...

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