Oaks (Y5/6)

Mr Brown

Welcome to Oaks

Hello. We are the Oaks.

Our teacher is Mr. Brown. This week, we have done problem-solving in Maths and played basketball in PE.

We also made our class charter, discussing our rights and roles in school.


Resources:

 

UKS2 visit to Cragside

On Thursday, Years 5 and 6 put on their walking shoes and raincoats and visited Cragside. Our day was full of different activities and involved exploring lots of areas across the site. In groups, we saw how the house was powered, paroused the many rooms of the house...

Unbeaten Start

Last saw the opening competition of the football season for Upper Key Stage 2.  The team took part in the qualifying round against 4 other teams; South Street, St Peters, Bill Quay and Caedmon. As usual, the team demonstrated good support and communication with each...

Oaks give 100%!

The Oaks have made a fantastic start to the new term. In this second week back, we have really begun to gel as a class – lots of excellent work has been produced, as a result. There is another reason for us to be happy: next week, we’ll get ten...

Bikeability!

Yesterday children took part in the first of a series of lessons aimed at improving their safety when riding bikes.  The instructors talked to the Year 5 children about how they can keep safe and become aware of any dangers.  Over the coming weeks, the children will...

Basketball Skills

This week, the children in Year 5/6 Oaks have been working on a range of basketball skills. We have taken part in different group activities to improve our dribbling, throwing and catching techniques. Everyone has worked hard, listened well and encouraged each other....

This One’s For You…

  After a very emotional last day, I’d like to say a huge thank you to the most amazing Sign Squad I could’ve asked for for my first year teaching them. It has been not only a pleasure but a privilege to learn alongside them and to create a Sign Squad...

Summer Festival 2017

A massive thank you to everyone – staff, children and parents – for the amazing effort they made with this week’s Summer Festival. Our wigs and costumes were colourful and gave that fab 60’s feel! We all enjoyed fun in the sun, with face...

Cricket Festival

Yesterday in the glorious sunshine, 3 teams from year 5 took part in a cricket festival against other schools from Gateshead.  The children demonstrated excellent teamwork and sportsmanship throughout, as well as showcasing the various techniques they have learnt in...

Key Stage 2 Sports Day

Yesterday was the Key Stage Two Sports Day. The children worked in teams and completed 12 activities. They then competed in year group running races. We even had a parents race!!! The weather was very kind to us and the children had a lot of fun. Thank you to everyone...

Summer Festival Preparation

This week, Year 6 have been working hard to prepare everything for Summer Festival 2017. The children are aiming to ‘make £5 grow’ at their stalls this Friday. We hope our wares will sell well and we can make a substantial profit, as well as having lots of...

My neighbour and me- connecting our communities

Windy Nook is taking part in the ‘My neighbour and me- connecting our communities’ project as part of our International School Award. The aim of this initiative is to share information about our school and community with another school in the local area....

Building Bridges

The children of four different classes met up as the ‘new’ Oaks this week. They all did work about William Armstrong and learned, among other things, that he designed the Swing Bridge. Inspired by this, next year’s Oaks used several design skills to...

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