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.



Mr Hawdon’s morning class homework

This week our homework is as follows (8.3.19). Comprehension-Y6 Only- The Story of My Life pages 6 and 7 Maths- volume of cubes and cuboids page 53 English – Layout Devices – page 66 Reading Plus – two texts Conquer Maths Article 28: You have the right to a good...

World Book Day at Windy Nook

Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. We have had a fantastic World Book Day at Windy Nook. Thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children getting dressed in a brilliant variety of story book characters. Paul Atkinson, manager at W H...

World Book Day in the Beeches class

Beeches have had a fantastic time dressing up for World Book Day. Well done to everyone for making such an effort. In their English lesson, the Beeches wrote biographies about their favourite authors. We learnt lots of new facts about popular writers including David...

Mental Health Awareness in Year 5: It’s Good to Talk

Today was the second of our Year 5 well-being sessions with Dave from the First Step Group. This week we focused on mental health and the importance of talking to others about how we feel. The children engaged very well and their awareness of mental health problems...

Mrs Broomhall’s AM class Homework 7.3.19

This week's Homework is as follows. Y5 English- p. 29- Tenses Maths-p.56- Time Y6 English- p. 96- Spelling Maths-p.54-Time Comprehension page 20- News Article This week's spellings are all words that you might use in formal writing. All homework is due in next...

Formal Letters

Here are the Beeches (morning class) hard at work typing up their formal letters. This is giving them the opportunities to combine two important life skills (formal writing and word processing). Watch out for their finished letters some time soon. Article 28: You have...

Hockey Tournament

Last night, our school took two teams from Year 5 and 6 to play in the qualifying Gateshead hockey tournament.  Despite the freezing conditions, both teams played extremely well with one team qualifying through to the next round. Good work everyone! Article 29: Your...

Time to remember Mrs Greaves.

The memorial to Mrs Greaves is under construction. Already great progress has been made during the last two days. Once the structure is completed it will then be 'personalised' to make it extra special for Mrs Greaves and to not let us forget what a lovely person and...

The Book Fair is on!

Article 29: You have the right to develop your abilities. As you can see the Book Fair is in full swing. It has been really popular with some great book titles available. It is open Wednesday and Thursday during morning break 10.30 - 10.45 and after school from 3.15 -...

Calculating Volume

This week we have been looking at volume. It proved to be another great opportunity to use our 'maths tool kits'. The mini cubes were an excellent resource to use: we could actually see the shapes! Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should...

Canine Capers in Oaks

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people. Today in Oaks, after learning about inheritance and how we get different...

Mrs Hope’s Morning Class: Homework 1.3.19

This week's homework is: Maths: p44&45 Grammar: p5 &12 Comprehension: p25&26 Spelling: continue to practice words ending 'tial' and statutory words: familiar foreign forty frequently government guarantee.

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