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.



Football Champions

What a great display shown by the Year 5/6 football team last night!  Having won all the games in our qualifying group, the team did not disappoint in the final.  Despite our goal keeper being injured on the day, the team worked well to fill the gap that was needed....

Nook just miss out on Hockey finals!

What an excellent display from our newly formed Hockey team yesterday. They participated in the Gateshead School's Hockey tournament - giving a fantastic account of themselves and our school, with a record of two wins and one draw. However, this was not just quite...

5-a-side Football Victory

Last night a Gateshead Staduim, a group of Year 5/6 children represented the school in a cluster tournament.  The children demonstrated excellent teamwork and sportsmanship throughout the event.  After playing our 4 games, we were top of the table with 4 wins. The...

Basketball Brilliance

This week in Oaks, we have further developed our basketball skills. Passing, dribbling and shooting were worked on, with greater speed and accuracy. Attacking strategies were also looked at, such as the 'fake.' It's great to see the Oaks enjoying themselves and...

Fire Safety

Yesterday afternoon, the Year 5 received a fire safety talk from the Tyne and Wear Fire Service.  This interactive talk highlighted the risks that come with fire fighting, what to do in emergencies and reminded the children to play their part when it comes to fire...

A Warm-up with a lot of Heart!

In Science, we have learned about the circulatory system and the role its different parts play in the cycle. During our PE warm-up, we created our own giant circulatory system, complete with heart, lungs, arteries, veins and capillaries: we even had red and blue books...

Pok a Tok!

In PE, not only did we work on dribbling, passing and shooting skills for this term's basketball activities, we also had a go at playing the Maya game of pok a tok. This frenetic game involves two teams moving a ball between players, without ever using hands or feet!...

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