Tulips (Y4)

Mr Murray

Welcome to Tulips

Our teacher is Mr. Murray!

Our class philosophy is to work hard, encourage one another and have fun!


LKS2 essential reads





Important information:

Homework will be given out on a Friday and returned the following Thursday (Maths, Grammar, Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary)

Diaries are to be brought in on a daily basis and signed when your child has read at home. Spellings and times table are expected to be practised regularly over the week.

P.E. is on a Thursday – children are expected to have their kit to participate (P.E. 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.



Quadkids reach the final

Children from across Lower Key Stage 2 took part in a Thomas Hepburn cluster tournament.  Windy Nook competed against representatives from South Street and Colegate, in track and field events.  All the children gave it their all, demonstrating their athletic prowess. ...

Science and Family Learning at Windy Nook

Last week, as part of our Science focus, we welcomed Kay and her team from Family Learning. They delivered three science workshops across school. The spaces were limited and the lucky few experienced a range of experiments and science fun! Take a look at the pics....

Royal Wedding Street Party

To celebrate the upcoming marriage of Harry and Meghan, Windy Nook hosted a fantastic street party on the KS1 yard. Children made commemorative plates and crowns for the event. UKS2 set up the tables outside and the whole school gathered together for some music and a...

Budding Attenboroughs in Tulips

Over the last few weeks, Tulips have been inspired by the great Sir David Attenborough's documentaries. We have looked at examples of his work, discussing the organisation of his documentary voice-overs, fantastic vocabulary and amazing sentence structure. Now, it's...

Tulips visit Live Tales and Baltic gallery

Tulips have had a great day today visiting Live Tales and the Baltic Gallery. Our creative writing workshop at Live Tales was brilliant! We worked together to create a story, thinking about setting, characters and plot. We then spent some time on our own finishing the...

Football-tastic Reading Workshop

Today, Tulips took part in a challenge all about reading and football. We met staff from Gateshead Libraries, who told us more about Russia and the upcoming World Cup. We took part in competitions split into two teams, and completed a series of challenges. At the end,...

Let It Snow!

After a day working hard in English, maths and the wider curriculum, the children earned the chance to go out and have some fun in the snow. They threw snowballs, built snowmen and made snow angels. Everyone had a lovely time on the top field and we all landed back in...

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