Oaks (Y5/6)

Miss Smith

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 Miss Smith







Important information:

Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar and Reading Comprehension – there is also online homework too, which includes Conquer Maths and Reading Plus).

Spellings are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Monday – 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 the Year 6 children (Year 5 will commence in January 2020) –  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 now done through our online payment service.



Father’s Day Winner

Year 5 drew some pictures of their dad or another male role model in their life as part of the Coop 's art  competition. The Coop kindly donated a fantastic prize for the winning entry. Jayne Stanton from Gateshead Go Smarter Schools Engagement and...

Our Local Community-St Alban’s Church

Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 30: You have the right to practice your own culture, language and religion. On a...

Crumble Bot Fun!

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people. Y6 had an amazing morning today when they went to Newcastle University School of...

Last day at Ford Castle!

Here are the final photos from our last day at Ford Castle - apologies for them being late. Article 24: You have the right to the best health care possible, safe water to drink, nutritious food, a clean and safe environment, and information to help you stay well.

Elms morning class homework for 21.6.19

This week’s homework is as follows: Maths p 70 & 71 Line graphs English p 38 & 39 Exclamation marks/sentence practice Reading p 12-13 Facts about hurricanes Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to school to...

Governor viewpoint – Ford Castle Residential

This week I was lucky enough to accompany year 6 on their residential to Ford Castle and it was absolutely fantastic! The adventure started on Monday morning , the excitement from the children on approaching the castle was a delight to see. After lunch and an hour...

Ford Castle: Year 6, the trailblazers!

I took this photograph on Tuesday evening and as you can see the sun was shining brightly on the outer walls of the castle. For me this pic just about sums up our visit this year. This is the first year that Windy Nook has visited Ford Castle and because of the...

A very good morning from Ford Castle.

The children are well-rested and everyone has enjoyed a full breakfast and ready to take on today's activities: Nightline, Archery, Survival Skills and Leap of Faith are just a few of the sessions that the children are looking forward to participating in today. We'll...

Greetings from Ford Castle

What an amazing first day we've had! Lunch in the gardens was very quickly followed by some excellent activities including: Crate Stack, Zipwire and Aqua Challenge. We are all off to have our evening meal now and looking forward to tonight's session. Please keep...

Ford Castle – Year 6!

The final preparations have been made for our annual Year 6 residential. We are visiting Ford Castle for the first time and both the children and staff are really excited about going. Please visit our website regularly next week for photos and updates! Hope the...

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