YEAR 6

Mr Otterson

Welcome back to school.  I hope you all had an amazing Christmas holidays and that you were all well behaved and are ready for the challenges of the Spring term.  It is another very busy term with year 6 starting to gear up for SATs.  There will be lots of fun things on the way like basketball tournaments to participate in and many other sporting festivals and competitions such as the dance festival at the SAGE Gateshead.  It is only a short half term of 5 weeks before the February holidays then quite an early Easter too at the end of March.  That means we have to get cracking straight away for preparing for SATs, so be prepared for a few more tests! – AARRGGHH!  We are lucky to have NUFC coaching in school this term, so Year 6 will be receiving their coaching slot on Wednesdays to go alongside their usual Friday P.E timetabled session – so please try to remember those P.E kits and try to bring a tracksuit too, so we can go outside when the weather permits.  I am sure we will have another fun -filled term at Glynwood and I am looking forward to the rest of this Spring term together.

Mr Otterson

 

House Cross Country

The whole of key stage 1 and 2 took part in the first house event of the year - the awesome cross country course!.  All the competitors did a fantastic job completing the course and this year's winners were the amazing Swan house.  Well done...

Year 6 at Joseph Swan

Year 6 pupils got the chance to go to Joseph Swan for a taster session of a range of P.E activities.  The class got to play basketball, go on the climbing wall, try out the rowing machines and even take on the demon ping pong machine!  Everyone was extremely well...

Let there be light!

Year 6 have been studying the topic of electricity this half term.  The children have been making a variety of circuits using series and parallel circuits.  They will then use their circuit knowledge over the next couple of weeks to build models that need circuits in...

Football update

On Thursday evening, the year5/6 football team got the new season under way with the Autumn cup competition at Harlow Green.  Glynwood won 2 matches and drew the other two, to come top of their group and qualify for the finals.  Hopefully they will go on to have a...

The annual water fight!!

Children across school had a fantastic afternoon with what has become an annual and very popular tradition, the Glynwood water fight! Great fun had by everyone, adults as well as the...

Super year 6 science!!!

During the course of the week, Year 6 pupils have had lots of fun opportunities in science.  They made structures in house time, watched Technology Tom talk about air resistance and electricity and Mr Gates from Joseph Swan did fun experiments with dry ice and lava...

Technology Tom

We had an amazing day working with Technology Tom. In the morning we had lots of fun watching his road show all about air. In the afternoon Key Stage 1 were treated to some more exciting activities.  They made rockets which they had to roll into shape, some found...

Super Structures in House Time.

As part of Science Week we worked together in Houses to build structures.  We had a variety of structures including Penshaw Monument, Grey`s Monuments and a Giraffe!      ...

Science Week

Our Science week is well under way and we are all having fun.  So far we have had explosions, lava lamps, popping pop corn, melting foods, flying objects, sound walks and gloop.  We have lots of fun activities planned with a visit from Technology Tom tomorrow.  This...

Pipped at the post.

The Year 6 basketball team attended the regional Hoops for Health tournament at Sport Central on Friday and did a fabulous job representing the school once again.  They competed against teams from Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, North and South Tyneside in a...

A wonderful KS2 Sports Day!

Staff, children and families had a lovely time on our fields as the KS2 Sports Day took place! There was running, relay, bean bag balancing, falling over (the sack race!) and skipping. The efforts made by all children was wonderful to see, and we were very proud of...

Glynwood Games Glory!

On Friday, was the 15th annual running of the Glynwood Games.  It was touch and go if it would take place because of the weather, but thankfully the rain held off and a fantastic day of athletics was seen by all.  Congratulations go to Year 5 who won their year group...

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