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.



Saint Bernadette

This week, Oaks looked at the story of Saint Bernadette and her visions of the Virgin Mary in Lourdes. They acted out the moment Bernadette first saw her vision, alongside her sister and friend who stated that they did not see anything. Check out their freeze-frame...

War Poetry in Year 5

Over the past few weeks, Year 5 have been using the work of war poets to inspire their writing. We have focused on the work of soldier poet Wilfred Owen, and have explored the language and themes of his famous poem 'Dulce Et Decorum Est'. We are in the process of...

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 situation.

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...

Halloween Disco – Years 4, 5 and 6

Years 4,5 and 6 had a fantastic time at their Halloween disco! All of the children looked fantastic, and were absolutely terrifying! All of the children and staff would like to say a huge thank you to the PTFA for organising such a fantastic event. These photographs...

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...

Oaks go KABOOM!

For the past two weeks, Oaks have been learning all about volcanoes as part of 'What a Disaster' topic. We gathered notes and created mind maps of information, and watched some amazing clips of erupting volcanoes. We have learnt about the structure of the earth, where...

Testing materials in Oaks

This week in Science we have investigated the hardness of a range of materials. We designed the investigation, thinking carefully about how to ensure it was a fair test. We predicted which material we thought was softest and which was hardest. We then carried out the...

Oaks getting ready for Rio!

A week of sporting activities and awards has really put the Oaks in the mood for the Summer Olympics. Here they are showing off their Olympic torches.  

Reporting from Boat Cove

Latest news reports from Boat Cove regarding a tragic incident - a young girl, Cherry Smith is reported missing. [video width="640"...

EU Referendum Day.

This Thursday see the UK participating in an 'in - out' referendum on the EU. Can you please visit the links below and watch the videos in preparation for this lesson. You might want to take notes and bring them into school to help....

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