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.



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.

Girls Comfortably Through to Champion’s League Final!

What an excellent effort from ours girl's team tonight. They braved the bitter cold at Gateshead Stadium tonight to storm through to the final. Played 4 - won 4. As always the attitude and commitment was excellent. Let's go on and win it now girls!

That History Bloke comes to UKS2!

Richard (That History Bloke) came into UKS2 before half term to work with our children. We were learning about Ancient Greece through our Eureka topic. He brought in artifacts to demonstrate with and gave the children the opportunity to use them as well. He also...

Online Safety in Upper Key Stage 2

Children across Upper Key Stage 2 have been revisiting the topic of online safety.  After a detailed discussion of what is deemed safe and unsafe when using electronic devices, the children made their own board games with different scenarios of what they class as safe...

Fire Safety

Earlier this week, children in Year 5 listened to a fire safety talk delivered by the Tyne and Wear Fire Brigade.  The children learnt the risks that surround fire and what to do in any emergency situations.  Real life scenarios were put to the children in order for...

Parliament comes to Windy Nook

Yesterday was an exciting day for our KS2 children: they were learning about our democratic system. Gillian Bell, who is a Parliament Education Outreach Officer for the North East, visited Windy Nook. She works with schools across the region to help young people...

Devilish Halloween Disco!

Last night, all the ghouls and goblins were out in full force at the Year 4, 5 and 6 Halloween Disco! The children (and staff!) certainly dressed for the occasion and there were some amazing costumes on show. Everyone had a brilliant time getting their monster mash...

Nook run-out as Autumn Term League Winners!

A fantastic effort as always from our school football team as they easily wrapped up the Autumn League this year. Huge thank you to all the players who played in this competition this year. Next up is the Girl's League after half term, where we'll be looking to defend...

RE in Oaks

This week, the Oaks learned how to look up passages in the Bible. The children then considered what message was being taught to Christians. This was a vibrant session, full of excellent ideas about beliefs. The class collaborated very well when using the Bibles and...

Nook off to a winning start!

Our football team began their league campaign at South Street last. Two excellent performances, together with two clean sheets and a 'hat full' of goals saw The Nook Army pick up two victories. As always commitment and behaviour we first class!

UKS2 show Racism the Red Card!

Massive thanks to Olivier Barnard (formerly Newcastle United), Beth Hopper and Helen Gray for coming in to speak to our children about racism and how to challenge it within our society. Olivier delivered football sessions with the children and Beth and Helen ran very...

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