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.



Borrow a Book!

Article 28: You have the right to an education. Key Stage 2's library sessions are up and running and as you can see they are very popular. They run every lunchtime from 12.30 - 1 p.m. If you have not been along yet to borrow a book why not pop in next week. Monday –...

Spelling and Reading Workshop

Thank you to all the adults who came along to support the children in Lower Key Stage 2 during our spelling and reading workshop.  During the session, the adults were introduced to spelling and reading strategies they could use at home to secure the children's...

Tablet-Friendly Times Table Games

Just a quick post from Bluebells, Snowdrops and Tulips regarding online times tables games. We know that the children are enjoying playing these games at home; however, many have said that they can't play certain games on their tablets. Below are links to four very...

Gardening Club get planting!

The children have been hard at work in Gardening Club clearing the weeds from the flowerbeds to plant some bulbs and sow some wildflower seeds. They learnt a lot about effective planting from Rob and can't wait to see them begin to grow! Article 29: Your education...

Parent/Carer Letter for LKS2 Spelling Workshop 9.10.18

Dear Parents, Below is a link to the letter that has information about the Lower Key Stage 2 (Bluebells, Snowdrops and Tulips) spelling workshop. The session will be held in the school hall this Tuesday 9th October, from 9.15 to 10.00. Spelling Workshop We look...

All Aboard The River Cruise

As part of our topic 'Life On the Tyne', Lower Key Stage 2 embarked on a river cruise that showcased the many features of our local riverside.  Starting at the Millennium Bridge, the cruise meandered its way to the mouth of the Tyne and back.  The children enjoyed not...

Problem Solving In Tulips

This morning in Tulips we looked at working systematically and using trial and error techniques to answer complex open ended problems.  Children had to arrange numbers in a way that met a certain criteria and to see the different combinations they could achieve....

En Garde

This half term children in Lower Key Stage 2 have been given the opportunity to try fencing as an after school club.  Children have been learning the techniques and various skills of swordsmanship, balance and movement. The first session went extremely well and...

Borrow a Book

The KS2 library has been re-organised so that the children can come into school during their lunchtime break to read and borrow a book. There are a huge range of authors and subjects to choose from so why not pop along on your allocated day to take a sneak peak. KS2...

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas…..already

This year Christmas preparations have started extra early as class prepared individual cards to be send away and manufacturer as part of the Cauliflower Card project. The children in Tulips showed creative flare and extra demonstrations to each other to complete their...

Blowing Our Own Trumpet in KS2

Key Stage Two were lucky enough to take part in a brass instrument demonstration yesterday. Children at Windy Nook are lucky enough to have the opportunity to learn to play a range of instruments, including brass, woodwind, drums and violin. Letters were recently sent...

KS2 Sports Day

Children in KS2 enjoyed a sporting afternoon, demonstrating skills across 12 events.  The groups worked well to encourage each other as well as showing a great attitude.  Competitive races then took place to award the fastest male and female in each year group....

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