Oaks (Y5/6)

Mrs Broomhall

Welcome to Oaks

Hello. We are the Oaks. In our class we believe in working our hardest to reach our full potential and to thrive at school. We also have a lot of fun along the way too!

Our teacher is Mrs Bromhall







Important information:

  • Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar and Reading Comprehension)
  • Spellings are expected to be practised regularly over the week.
  • P.E. is on a Thursday for the whole class  and also on a Friday for Year 5 Children– 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 is on a Friday morning for Y6 Children –  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 brought in at the beginning of the week.



Make £5 Grow

Today whilst preparing for their stalls at the Summer Festival, Year 6 pupils were visited by a member of the Virgin money team. The children were informed that we would be again taking part in the Virgin money scheme 'Make £5 Grow'. We watched a video showing us a...

Recycle your batteries here!

As part of our commitment to the environment and as a rights respecting school we are collecting batteries to recycle . Hopefully by now, you will have received your recycled  battery collection box . School Council / Rights Respecters will collect the batteries every...

Year 6 – pond dipping!

Environment Week has been fantastic for all of us - it culminated in Year 6 visiting our pond to investigate the different insects that live there. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or...

Tremendous Tetrahedrons

Today the Elms, Oaks and Beeches had an excellent session with Wilmont Dixon turning canes and elastic bands into mini tetrahedrons. We then connected all the mini tetrahedrons together and created a tremendous tetrahedron, which towered over everyone.

Year 5s go pond-dipping!

The Year 5 children had a fantastic time pond-dipping during Environment Week. We completed a pond survey and put this data into an Excel spreadsheet. Next time you see us, ask us what interesting creatures we caught sight of! Article 13: You have the right to find...


The Oaks, Elms and Beeches had a fantastic time this morning up on the top yard. They talked about how to stay safe around a campfire before working as a team to start a small campfire which we later used to toast marshmallows and heat up water for hot chocolate. The...

Windy Nook Newts!

Well! What a fantastic night gardening have had! Rob from St Alban's brought us some tiny little newts for our pond and the children in gardening club had the pleasure of releasing them. He told us all about how to identify their type and gender and what stages they...


Please find attached a copy of the letter which went out on Friday regarding new arrangements for school uniform. Uniform Logos unlimitedTeam valley_ Uniform letter re supplier LOGOS UNLIMITED SCHOOLWEAR HOW TO ORDER ONLINE 24/7 www.logos-unlimited.co.uk PHONE 0191...

Father’s Day Winner

Year 5 drew some pictures of their dad or another male role model in their life as part of the Coop 's art  competition. The Coop kindly donated a fantastic prize for the winning entry. Jayne Stanton from Gateshead Go Smarter Schools Engagement and...

Our Local Community-St Alban’s Church

Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 30: You have the right to practice your own culture, language and religion. On a...

Crumble Bot Fun!

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people. Y6 had an amazing morning today when they went to Newcastle University School of...

Last day at Ford Castle!

Here are the final photos from our last day at Ford Castle - apologies for them being late. Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

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