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.



Performing a French play

In our French lesson this week, Oaks performed the play 'Je n'ai pas d'amis' (I have no friends). It told the story of a tortoise named Thomas who was desperate to find a friend but other animals did not like him as he couldn't run or climb. Eventually he found a...

Christmas Crafts

On Thursday morning, we were joined by Gateshead's Origami Army (also known as Oaks' parents and grandparents) to create Christmas elves, and stars, from folded paper. Together, we produced superb work and had fun along the way. A huge thank you to all adults who...

Year 6 visit the Safety Workshop

Earlier today Year 6 visited the Safety Workshop. They learned some valuable tips on how to stay safe whilst travelling on the Metro; some basic first aids tips; how to prevent accidents around the home and appropriate behaviour when out and about with friends....

Year 5 Athletics Gold

What a great team effort from our representatives this morning!  Children from across year 5 took part in a Thomas Hepburn cluster competition across various track and field disciplines. The work rate and encouragement given throughout the morning to the team was...

Girls Storm to Final!

What an excellent performance last night from our girl's football team! Great attitude as always and the drive to win help to carry them through to the finals in two weeks time. Match report to follow. [gallery...

Montserrat Eruption!

In the week before half term, Oaks planned crisis management strategies after the volcano on the island of Montserrat erupted. Teamwork, lateral thinking and quick responses were all needed. The Mayor of Montserrat was pleased with how they handled the...

Developing resilience in Maths – Year 5

This week in Maths Year 5 have been consolidating their knowledge of equivalent fractions. Today, Mrs Hope and Mr Murray set us the challenge of completing an equivalent fractions puzzle, which required us to apply our knowledge of simplifying fractions and equivalent...

Year 5/6 visit to Ouseburn and Seven Stories

What a fantastic day! Elms, Beeches and Oaks went to Ouseburn Farm and Seven Stories to participate in a range of activities including, learning about the nature in the Valley to potting seeds and listening to Micheal Morpurgo plans and writes books. Huge thank you to...

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