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.



Gateshead Fun Run at Saltwell Park

This Friday, Year 6 descended on Saltwell Park to join thousands of other schoolchildren for the Gateshead Fun Run. Windy Nook had to be at the venue quite early. The children's behaviour, while waiting for a long time, was exemplary. They played games, chatted and...

School Sports Champions

Ten children across Year 5 were selected to take part in a training initiative at Thomas Hepburn.  The children were trained to deliver multi-sport competitions for those in KS1.  These 10 children will become our School Sports Champions and will work closely with the...

Year 6 SATs Breakfast

During SAT Week, Year 6 enjoyed getting together, before school, to eat a belly-busting breakfast. Mrs Hanratty was an absolute star, by preparing bacon sandwiches, sausage sandwiches, toast and orange juice. The children were all smiles, as they ate and chatted...

Royal Wedding Street Party

To celebrate the upcoming marriage of Harry and Meghan, Windy Nook hosted a fantastic street party on the KS1 yard. Children made commemorative plates and crowns for the event. UKS2 set up the tables outside and the whole school gathered together for some music and a...

Year 5 Royal Celebrations

In preparation for the Royal Wedding, year 5 have been decorating commemorative plates and crowns.  These will become the focal point for a whole school afternoon tea to celebrate the marriage of Harry and Meghan. Article 28: You have the right to a good quality...

Kwik Cricket

Article 31: your right to relax and play. Upper Key Stage have been playing 'Kwik Cricket,' during the afternoons this week. For Year 6, it has been a welcome break from SATs preparation. The children have developed skills for both batting and fielding, while having...

Cracking Cricket

As part of this half terms PE, and in preparation for an upcoming cricket festival, Year 5 have been looking at the various skills required for the sport.  Children have been developing their fielding and catching skills, then moving onto batting and bowling.  The...

Engineering project off to a constructive start

On Friday afternoon, the first of our Young Engineering lessons took place.  The children assigned themselves into different teams to construct different elements of the windmill, with a team leader and deputy also elected. Children showed great teamwork,...

Year 6 SATs information for parents

If you were unable to make it to our SATs information meeting then please click on the power point below. Should you have any questions please contact either Mr.Hawdon or Mr.Brown SATs 2018 b

‘I Can’ Workshop

This week, the children of Oaks and Beeches attended an 'I Can' workshop. This was an hour-long session with the purpose of sharing strategies for coping with worries. The classes discussed how there are both negative and positive thoughts that we can choose as...

Oaks and Beeches Take the Biscuit

As a reward for having the joint-highest levels of attendance for last term, the children of Oaks and Beeches celebrated with a non-uniform day. Everyone also enjoyed juice and biscuits in the sunshine. Let's hope we can win again next time. Put the blackcurrant on...

Hockey In The Hail

In freak weather this afternoon, the winning team from the hockey qualifier took to the pitch in North Tyneside against teams from across the county.  The children played extremely well, showing good team spirit and determination against difficult opponents and...

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