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.



RE in Oaks

This week, the Oaks learned how to look up passages in the Bible. The children then considered what message was being taught to Christians. This was a vibrant session, full of excellent ideas about beliefs. The class collaborated very well when using the Bibles and...

Nook off to a winning start!

Our football team began their league campaign at South Street last. Two excellent performances, together with two clean sheets and a 'hat full' of goals saw The Nook Army pick up two victories. As always commitment and behaviour we first...

UKS2 show Racism the Red Card!

Massive thanks to Olivier Barnard (formerly Newcastle United), Beth Hopper and Helen Gray for coming in to speak to our children about racism and how to challenge it within our society. Olivier delivered football sessions with the children and Beth and Helen ran very...

Unbeaten cup run ends as runners up.

Last Thursday the Year 5/6 football played in the final group stage of the cup against three other teams: Harlow Green; Bill Quay and Glynwood. The team were unbeaten once again, only conceding one goal over the two weeks.  We drew our opening two games and won the...

Eurovision at Windy Nook Primary School

Today the whole school celebrated the European Day of Languages which was a great success as we all improved our understanding of different cultures and languages while having good fun! Each phase studied a different European country and learnt a song in a different...

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 minutes' extra play...


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....

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