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.

Science Workshop in UKS2

As part of Windy Nook Science Week, Upper Key Stage 2 enjoyed carrying out an experiment into temperature change when dissolving different chemicals. They used copper sulphate (fertiliser), potassium chloride (table salt) and calcium carbonate (chalk), among other...

Carbon Footprint Sketches

As part of Upper Key Stage 2's topic, the children have been learning about food miles and their carbon footprint.  Over the past few weeks, children have understood the importance of buying locally sourced goods and the impact our choices at home has on the...

School Sports Champions

Ten children across Year 5 were selected to take part in a training initiative at Thomas Hepburn.  The children were trained to deliver multi-sport competitions for those in KS1.  These 10 children will become our School Sports Champions and will work closely with the...

Royal Wedding Street Party

To celebrate the upcoming marriage of Harry and Meghan, Windy Nook hosted a fantastic street party on the KS1 yard. Children made commemorative plates and crowns for the event. UKS2 set up the tables outside and the whole school gathered together for some music and a...

Year 5 Royal Celebrations

In preparation for the Royal Wedding, year 5 have been decorating commemorative plates and crowns.  These will become the focal point for a whole school afternoon tea to celebrate the marriage of Harry and Meghan. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality...

Build the Base!

This week, as part of our engineering project, Mrs Hocking’s English and maths class looked at how to create the base of the windmill. We built upon our knowledge and skills gained last week to refine our structures. We used our speaking and listening, team work and...

Cracking Cricket

As part of this half terms PE, and in preparation for an upcoming cricket festival, Year 5 have been looking at the various skills required for the sport.  Children have been developing their fielding and catching skills, then moving onto batting and bowling.  The...

Writing to Persuade!

Today, Mrs Hocking's English class took their learning outside by studying the road which runs parallel to our school. We carefully thought about the risks the road brings and what we could do to help keep us safe. Watch this space for our persuasive writing! Article...

Engineering project off to a constructive start

On Friday afternoon, the first of our Young Engineering lessons took place.  The children assigned themselves into different teams to construct different elements of the windmill, with a team leader and deputy also elected. Children showed great teamwork,...

‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...

Hockey In The Hail

In freak weather this afternoon, the winning team from the hockey qualifier took to the pitch in North Tyneside against teams from across the county.  The children played extremely well, showing good team spirit and determination against difficult opponents and...

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