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

 

Basketball House Event

Yet more sporting success at Glynwood this afternoon. The children from Year 1 to Year 6 took part in an afternoon of competitive basketball activities. Everyone cheered each other on and worked very hard in their teams. Well done everyone!...

Fantastic World Book Day bookmarks

As part of World Book Day celebrations, children took part in a competition to design a bookmark. The entries were fantastic and it was tough to decide. But here are some of the winners with their amazing bookmarks all ready to use. Hope you enjoy your prizes. Well...

Truck Safety

Glynwood had their truck safety sessions on the key stage one playground this week.  It highlighted the dangers of playing too close to trucks.  Did you know that you can have a whole class of children at the back of the truck and they can't be seen or heard by the...

5 a side drama!

A team of year 6 pupils played in the regional 5 a side tournament on Wednesday at Gateshead Stadium.  The boys performed admirably and remained unbeaten on the night.  Sadly they were pipped at the post by another team on goal difference, so came runners -up.  You...

World Book day in Year 6

Year 6 had a great time during World Book Day and made a big effort getting dressed for the occasion.    We loved reading to year 2 pupils from Mrs King's class; seeing the school parade of outfits; making our bookmarks and listening to stories.  There were lots of...

Heart to Heart Concert at Joseph Swan

Our choir did us proud last night at the 'Heart to Heart' Concert at Joseph Swan.  The choir sang three of our own songs, as did choirs from Oakfield schools and Harlow Green.  We enjoyed listening to a wonderful band and buglers, run by Mr Miller, Head of Music at...

International day in Armstrong House

During the afternoon children from all over the school came to Mr Otterson's classroom to celebrate International Day.  Our country was Italy.  We made flags, pasta pictures and model Leaning Tower of Pisas out of spaghetti and marshmallows!  After the fun activities...

Year 5/6 Netball Finalists and RESPECT award winners!

Glynwood pupils yet again showed their determination and teamwork skills at Gateshead Stadium, last week in the Year 5/6 Netball Tournament. Both teams that entered played fantastically well in their matches and impressed the umpires. Team A drew one match and won the...

Champions of Gateshead!!!

Congratulations to our team of year 6 basketball players who won the Gateshead finals on Thursday night.  The team competed against 8 other cluster winners in a champion of champions event at Whickham Comprehensive School.  Glynwood won 7 of their 8 matches and ran...

Hoop Heroes!!!!!

On Thursday at Joseph Swan Academy, 12 year six pupils took part in the cluster basketball event.  Both teams were amazing and one of our teams was triumphant winning all 5 matches.  The winning team scored 22 baskets without reply, combining excellent defence and...

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