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.



Fractions of cakes!

Last week in the Oaks we began to look at fractions (something that we'll continue after Christmas). We couldn't think of a better way to introduce this, sometimes tricky aspect of maths than to use cakes. There will be plenty more though in the New Year - fractions,...

‘Sad Farewell’

What a pleasure it's been having Alex in the Oaks, even for a short while. She has been an absolute star in our class and we wish her every success in the future at her new school. Good luck Alex (once an Oak, always an...

Take Care of Yourself Week!

This week, as you know, is take care of yourself week. We've looked at two children's tragic stories, Suli and Calid. On the Outright Campaign website, we found out about what children from Syria and Congo are going through, they're being forced to fight in war from...

Maths in Action!

This week we have been learning about area and perimeter in the Oaks. Then we thought that we could put this new-found knowledge into action - so we decided to workout the quantities of decking used on the KS1 yard. Next week we'll look at the price of materials and...

Bridge Building in the Oaks.

As part of our Lord Armstrong topic the Oaks decided to construct some bridges; using paper to help us think about design. Then we tested out our designs, using weights to check the strength. Massive thanks to Mr.Mason for helping us with...

This week in the Oaks!

What a week it's been! In maths we've really cemented our knowledge of adding and subtracting decimals. English saw us continuing with our figurative language; Anna wrote an excellent piece,which she took to Mrs.Forrest. Mr.Mason helped the children plan a biography...

Acting Adverbs – Oaks Style!

Yesterday the Oaks were learning about adverbs and how they improve our writing, so we decided to take the learning outside and act a few of them...

Democracy in action.

Last week saw the election of our two class Councillors. Children put themselves up for election and gave some great speeches, followed by much debating. Eventually though we are pleased to announce that Matthew and Sophie will represent the Oaks on the school council...

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