YEAR 6

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

 

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...

Fun in the sun at Saltwell Park.

On the last day before the half term holidays over three quarters of our school went to Saltwell Park for the Gateshead schools fun run event.  Children and teachers from year 1,2,3,4 and 6 all ran the one mile course and did a fabulous job representing the school. ...

Party time!!

To help Year 6 celebrate the end of SATs, Year 5 prepared some party food for them. They made various sandwiches and pizzas, which tasted great and were much appreciated by Year 6. Well done Year...

KS2 SATS over for another year!

Phew!  Year 6 pupils completed their SATS tests last week and they gave maximum effort during the course of the week.  All of the pupils worked extremely hard over the past two and a half terms and performed to the best of their abilities.  Well done everyone.  Now we...

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