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


Miss Armstrong’s Fundraising for Malawi School

We had a visit today from Miss Armstrong, an ex-pupil of ours, who currently teaches at Cardinal Hume Catholic School, and who has recently returned from a visit to an orphanage and school in Malawi, Africa. She told us all about her visit and how she, together with...

Christmas comes early in Year 6

Year 6 visited Joseph Swan for an enterprise challenge.  The class were split into 3 groups and had the challenge of making a variety of Christmas decorations to be hung on the trees around the school.  The groups came up with team names like the Bouncing Baubles and...

Harvest Celebrations

Thank you to everyone who attended our Harvest Celebrations.  We raised a fantastic £782.69 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Football update

The year 5/6 football team are well into their league campaign for the season and are unbeaten so far.  Last night they managed to defeat Harlow Green 3 - 0 to add to the 4 -0 win and 3 - 3 draw from last week's matches.  Well done to the boys for their fantastic...

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...

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