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.



Amazing Mathematicians in Y5/Y6!

Mrs Broomhall's morning maths group impressed her so much this week with their wonderful problem solving ability. This week the children had been exploring number systems other than our own and calculating using Roman Numerals. We then went on to look at codes where...

Blowing Our Own Trumpet in KS2

Key Stage Two were lucky enough to take part in a brass instrument demonstration yesterday. Children at Windy Nook are lucky enough to have the opportunity to learn to play a range of instruments, including brass, woodwind, drums and violin. Letters were recently sent...

Reading Plus letter

If you require another copy of the Reading Plus letter then please click on the link below. Reading Plus programme.2018docx  

Mr. Hawdon’s morning class homework

This week our homework is as follows (7.9.18). Comprehension-Y6 Only- An interview with Nixie Labs? p.2. Maths-p.2, 3, 4 and 5. Year 5 objectives test English-p.4-5. Nouns and adjectives It should be brought back to school by Thursday at the latest and our spelling...

Welcome Back Oaks!

The Oaks had a fantastic start to the year, getting used to new classroom routines and of course a new teacher! In our afternoon lessons we learned about coats of arms and how they can be used to represent a person or family. Then we made our own which are displayed...

Mrs Broomhall’s Morning Class Homework

This week our homework is as follows. Comprehension-Y6 Only- Why Recycle? p.6. Maths-p.6-7. English-p.4-5. It should be brought back to school on Thursday and our spelling test will be on the same day. Thanks, Mrs Broomhall  

Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly

Unbelievably, it's already that time of year where we say farewell to our Year 6 children. Their families came along to enjoy a superb assembly - based on 'Back To The Future' - and everyone put on a great show. Well done to all of Year 6 for their huge efforts...

Rosa 12 lunch with Year 6

  In recognition of their efforts to plan, organise and oversee the hugely successful Summer Festival, Year 6 were treated to a lovely lunch at Rosa 12 in Low Fell. The children enjoyed pizza, pasta and much more besides. Year 6 also kept the fantastic waiting...

KS2 Sports Day

Children in KS2 enjoyed a sporting afternoon, demonstrating skills across 12 events.  The groups worked well to encourage each other as well as showing a great attitude.  Competitive races then took place to award the fastest male and female in each year group....

Summer Festival 2018

It's coming home - to Windy Nook! You couldn't escape the World Cup fever in the Nook today! The 2018 Summer Festival was a huge success, with stalls, games, souvenirs, food and drink being enjoyed by everyone. There were many football shirts on show, flags adorned...

World Cup Fever at the Nook!

Windy Nook have been having a fantastic day of face painting, photographing and dancing with a bit of retail therapy! Good preparation for an England win tonight! Article 31: You have the right to play and rest. Article 29: Your education should help you use and...

Cricket Festival

Three teams of children from across Year 5 took part in a Cricket Festival held at Blaydon Cricket Club yesterday.  The children have been working hard at the various disciplines in their weekly PE lessons, which were shown throughout the matches.  2 out of the 3...

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