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


Resources:

https://mathsframe.co.uk/

https://spellingframe.co.uk/

https://student.readingplus.com/seereader/api/sec/login

https://www.conquermaths.com/login/

https://ttrockstars.com/login

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.

 

OAKS

Unbeaten cup run ends as runners up.

Last Thursday the Year 5/6 football played in the final group stage of the cup against three other teams: Harlow Green; Bill Quay and Glynwood. The team were unbeaten once again, only conceding one goal over the two weeks.  We drew our opening two games and won the...

Vive La France!

On Tuesday, Windy Nook celebrated The European Day of Languages. For Upper Key Stage 2, it was a chance to learn more about the language, culture and history of France. As part of the day, the children sampled French foods, learned about Bastille Day and wrote a...

Eurovision at Windy Nook Primary School

Today the whole school celebrated the European Day of Languages which was a great success as we all improved our understanding of different cultures and languages while having good fun! Each phase studied a different European country and learnt a song in a different...

UKS2 visit to Cragside

On Thursday, Years 5 and 6 put on their walking shoes and raincoats and visited Cragside. Our day was full of different activities and involved exploring lots of areas across the site. In groups, we saw how the house was powered, paroused the many rooms of the house...

Unbeaten Start

Last saw the opening competition of the football season for Upper Key Stage 2.  The team took part in the qualifying round against 4 other teams; South Street, St Peters, Bill Quay and Caedmon. As usual, the team demonstrated good support and communication with each...

Oaks give 100%!

The Oaks have made a fantastic start to the new term. In this second week back, we have really begun to gel as a class - lots of excellent work has been produced, as a result. There is another reason for us to be happy: next week, we'll get ten minutes' extra play...

Bikeability!

Yesterday children took part in the first of a series of lessons aimed at improving their safety when riding bikes.  The instructors talked to the Year 5 children about how they can keep safe and become aware of any dangers.  Over the coming weeks, the children will...

Basketball Skills

This week, the children in Year 5/6 Oaks have been working on a range of basketball skills. We have taken part in different group activities to improve our dribbling, throwing and catching techniques. Everyone has worked hard, listened well and encouraged each other....

This One’s For You…

  After a very emotional last day, I'd like to say a huge thank you to the most amazing Sign Squad I could've asked for for my first year teaching them. It has been not only a pleasure but a privilege to learn alongside them and to create a Sign Squad that has...

Summer Festival 2017

A massive thank you to everyone - staff, children and parents - for the amazing effort they made with this week's Summer Festival. Our wigs and costumes were colourful and gave that fab 60's feel! We all enjoyed fun in the sun, with face painting, hand art, games,...

Cricket Festival

Yesterday in the glorious sunshine, 3 teams from year 5 took part in a cricket festival against other schools from Gateshead.  The children demonstrated excellent teamwork and sportsmanship throughout, as well as showcasing the various techniques they have learnt in...

Key Stage 2 Sports Day

Yesterday was the Key Stage Two Sports Day. The children worked in teams and completed 12 activities. They then competed in year group running races. We even had a parents race!!! The weather was very kind to us and the children had a lot of fun. Thank you to everyone...

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