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.



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...

Nook just miss out!

A valiant effort from our football team last night at Gateshead Stadium. They finished as runners-up in the 5 aside finals. Our football was breath-taking at times, but we just couldn't quite 'pinch' a goal when we needed it. As ever though attitudes were fantastic....

Dance Festival

Yesterday afternoon Year 6 took centre stage in front of a capacity crowd at the Sage, to deliver their performance.  This was the result of weeks of hard work to perform a Bollywood inspired dance routine.  The children did themselves proud, and didn't put a foot...

Hockey Finals Await

Twelve children (2 teams of 6) from years 5 and 6 took part in a Gateshead hockey tournament.  Through the bitterly cold wind, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves against Oakfield and South Street.  The two teams finished second and first, the second placed...

Nook cruise into Final!

An excellent display of football and attitude - as ever from our football team last night. The indoor 5 aside qualifiers to place at Gateshead International Stadium last night and our footballers put on an International display too. Played 3, won 3. Bring on the final...

World Book Day in Oaks

To celebrate World Book Day, Oaks donned some fabulous costumes - some of which won prizes - and paid homage to characters from fantasy fiction. The class also produced their own fantasy book cover, complete with title, picture and blurb. Dylan's effort earned him a...

Let It Snow!

After a day working hard in English, maths and the wider curriculum, the children earned the chance to go out and have some fun in the snow. They threw snowballs, built snowmen and made snow angels. Everyone had a lovely time on the top field and we all landed back in...

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