Oaks (Y5/6)

Mr Brown

Welcome to Oaks

Hello. We are the Oaks.

Our teacher is Mr. Brown. This week, we have done problem-solving in Maths and played basketball in PE.

We also made our class charter, discussing our rights and roles in school.


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A Visit from Ken and Lynn

This week, as part of our learning about worship, Upper Key Stage 2 welcomed Ken and Lynn, from St. Alban’s Church. Our visitors shared artifacts that they use in worship, as well as fielding the thoughtful questions that were posed by children of each class....

NSPCC visit UKS2

A huge thank you to John, Anne, Gill and Charlotte from the NSPCC for delivering workshops to our UKS2 children. The sessions both interesting and informative for both staff and children. Should you require anymore information then please feel free to contact the...

Athletics team reach region finals!

The Gateshead Indoor Athletics final took place yesterday at Gateshead Leisure Centre, where Windy Nook competed against 8 other finalists. The team built upon the winning performance from the previous week and showed the same mentality.  This resulted in Windy Nook...

Indoor Athletics

Last night, children from Years 5 and 6 competed in an indoor athletics competition.  Each child took part in a track, a field and a relay event.  The team performed excellent throughout every discipline and showed great togetherness in supporting those taking part....

Terrific Times Tables in UKS2

This morning, years five and six hosted a parents’ times table session. We looked at fun and excited ways to learn our times table and showed the adults some of our skills! During the session Mr Brown, Mr Hawdon, Mrs Hocking and Mr Murray gave us some maths...

Times Table Games!

Dear parents, carers and children, To support the learning of times tables at home, we have put links to some fun online games in this web post. In your spare time, you could play them, to sharpen up your mental maths. Simply click the links below. They are all tablet...

Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday was Universal Children’s Day, a day which celebrates children all over the world in order to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfill their potential. It stems from when the Declaration of the Rights of Child was...

‘Speak Out, Stay Safe’ NSPCC workshop Years 4,5 and 6

On Wednesday, Year 4, 5 and 6 took part in a workshop delivered by the NSPCC. They learnt about the different types of worries children may carry with them, and what they could do if they or a friend ever experienced these things. This links with our right to be safe,...

Anti-Bullying Week in Oaks

As part of the many activities linked to Anti-Bullying Week, the Oaks have been doing some artwork. They each designed their own unique jigsaw piece – something that displayed their personality and interests. The core message is that we are all different yet we...

SIBLING STORY – THEA

My name is Thea, I’ve just turned eleven years old and I live with my brother Nate (who is disabled),my mam and my dad – we also have a rabbit and a dog. We are from Gateshead, which is in the North East of England. Please click on the link to read the rest of...

Football Friday!

As part of their Golden Time reward, some of the children in Upper Key Stage 2 enjoyed playing football on the top yard. Whether taking penalties, doing ‘keepie-uppies,’ or playing a match, everyone had a great time....

Remembrance Day

Next week, to mark Remembrance Day, the Year 6 children of Oaks and Beeches will study war poetry. We will explore the vocabulary and structures used, as well as the different ideas presented by each poet....

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