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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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...

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....

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...

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...

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