Mr Otterson

Welcome back to school.  Finally it feels like summer is just around the corner!  This is always a jam-packed term full of interesting challenges and opportunities for year 6 pupils.  We have sporting events like Glynwood games and the Athletics festival at Gateshead Stadium, end of year performances and discos as well as the dreaded SATs.  The tests take place during the week beginning the 14th May, so please make sure to avoid any holidays or appointments during that week.

This term we will try to get in more outdoor lessons – especially P.E, so please try and make sure you have suitable clothing for all types of weather!  We will be receiving visits from your chosen secondary schools over the next few weeks and then you will get the chance to visit them yourselves during transition week – for most schools this is the first week in July.

Hopefully we will have an amazing final term here at Glynwood and take away lots of treasured memories for our journey onwards.  Have a great term!

Mr Otterson


French day in Year 6

French day 2018 began with the class having a cooking lesson with Nick the Chef.  The class made a Toulouse sausage and butterbean casserole and got to taste a variety of French delicacies including: baguettes, Roquefort, Camembert and Brie cheese and even some...

French Day Tuesday 13th March

Just a little reminder that it is our annual French Day celebration next week. Children can come dressed in blue, white and red for the French flag or in French costume if they would like to! Year 3-6 will be taking part in French crepe cooking workshops with Nick the...

World Book Day in year 2 and 6

Year  2 and year 6 children took the opportunity to get dressed up as their favourite book characters for the day.  They also enjoyed their reading time with each other and the school challenge to create an amazing bookmark.  Well done to all the children and parents...

Year 5 and 6 Christmas party

Yesterday saw the annual year 5 and 6 Christmas party.  Lots of fun and games were had by all including brilliant dancing and some uncanny impressions of teachers and declarations of undying love during the pass the parcel forfeit game!  Thanks to all the parents who...

Robinwood 2017

Year 6 travelled to Alston for their annual 3 day trip to Robinwood this week and despite the horrible weather conditions, the whole class had a fantastic time.  All the children were extremely well behaved and challenged themselves to the max!  Everyone survived the...

Awesome Athletes!!!

A team of year 5 and 6 pupils took part in the Joseph Swan Sportshall Athletics event today and performed extremely well.  The girls team won the competition by over twenty points and the boys team came fifth.  Overall, Glynwood came joint second when the scores were...

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