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.

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...

Nook just miss out!

A valiant effort from our football team last night at Gateshead Stadium. They finished as runners-up in the 5 aside finals. Our football was breath-taking at times, but we just couldn't quite 'pinch' a goal when we needed it. As ever though attitudes were fantastic....

Toilet Paper Solar System

Over the past few weeks Elms have been using scale to represent the size of planets in our solar system.  Today, we did a similar experiment to find out the distance each planet was from the sun - using toilet paper. Each square of toilet paper represented 10 million...

Hockey Finals Await

Twelve children (2 teams of 6) from years 5 and 6 took part in a Gateshead hockey tournament.  Through the bitterly cold wind, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves against Oakfield and South Street.  The two teams finished second and first, the second placed...

World Book Day in Mrs Hocking’s Class

Well done to everyone who came to school dressed up. A HUGE thanks to all of your parents and carers in helping us to achieve this. We were surrounded by Harry Potters, Cruella, Witches and much more! We still managed to produce some amazing writing whilst in...

Let It Snow!

After a day working hard in English, maths and the wider curriculum, the children earned the chance to go out and have some fun in the snow. They threw snowballs, built snowmen and made snow angels. Everyone had a lovely time on the top field and we all landed back in...

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