YEAR 6

Mr Otterson and Mr Telford
YEAR 6

Welcome back to school. We hope everyone had a great summer break and are ready for the challenges that lie ahead in Year 6.  It is a slightly different set up in year 6 this year with the return of 2 classes across the year group with Mr Telford and Miss Ali joining Miss Ferguson and Mr Otterson.  Generally the classes will cover the same areas of the curriculum with each staff putting their own creative teaching style and ideas into lessons.

Don’t forget you will need to apply for your child’s secondary school place by the end of October, so look out for information coming home soon.  You can apply online and don’t forget to put down more than one choice just in case you don’t get your preferred option.

This is always a fun packed term with lots of amazing things planned including our annual visit to Robinwood.  There will be lots of sporting opportunities in year 6, so make sure pupils bring in their PE kit on a Monday and take it home at the end of the week as you never know when the chance to do additional practise may arise.  Please help your child with their reading on a regular basis – this is the key to so much of their learning, so we can not stress enough how important it is to hear them read – we bet you all did it when they were little and it is still an enjoyable thing to do. Look out for homework on the interactive maths abacus website – use the same login details as last year and watch out for spellings and other types of additional work that may be sent home.

If you have any further questions or concerns our door is always open.

I am sure we will have an amazing time in our final year together at Glynwood

Mr Otterson

 

 

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...

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...

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...

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