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Young Artists in Year 4

In Year 4, pupils have studied the work of Salvador Dali and the Surrealist Art Movement in the 1920s. They discovered the artistic movement was when writers and artists experimented with ways of unleashing the subconscious and explored the workings of the mind. Beautifully painted replicas of some of Dali’s…

Newsletter June 2017

Read our June newsletter, packed full of photos and information on the Dance Display, Sports Day, classroom activities and lots more…

OPA Summer Fete 2017

Hoards of pupils, staff, family and friends gathered on the field on Saturday for Oaklands’ annual OPA Summer Fete. It was packed with people enjoying the sun and there were lots of fun activities to take part in including fairground rides, zorbing, a bouncy castle, ball pond, stalls, a wonderful…

Fathers’ Day Fun in Transition

Transition children have been talking about Fairy Tales in class, so they invited their daddies to come in for a reading and storytelling session. They shared their favourite Fairy Tales and then gave their daddies a special cupcake which they had made themselves to celebrate Fathers’ Day on Sunday!

Dance Display 2017

The annual whole school Dance Display was held yesterday in the dazzling sunshine, and what an event it was! All pupils got involved with the display, from Year 6 all the way down to Lower Kindergarten. They performed a range of acts complete with impressive costumes. Year 4 were ‘Walking…

Year 3 Trip to Hadleigh Country Park

On Wednesday 7 June, Year 3 visited Hadleigh Country Park where they were greeted by a Roman citizen. The first stop on the trip was exloring a typical Celtic roundhouse. It was a fantastic opportunity to be able to handle the artefacts inside. Pupils then ground flour from wheat using a quern, it took…

Year 2 Trip to Rye Meads Nature Reserve

On Friday 9 June Year 2 visited Rye Meads Nature Reserve and had a great time. They took part in pond dipping, bird watching and bug hunting. Charlotte said ‘She enjoyed seeing the homes of nature.’ Zaid said ‘ I liked the pond dipping as I caught a bloodworm.’ All…

iPads in the Classroom

The OPA have kindly purchased 24 Apple iPad Air 2 36GB tablets, along with cases and an Apple Mac mini for the pupils to make use of in class. This has been a long-running project and all of the children will be able to make use of and benefit from…

Oaklands House Elections

It was a very exciting morning in the school today, as Oaklands held a House Election, from Transition all the way up to Year 6. The House Captains and Vice Captains had to present one of their policies from their manifesto in this mornings election assembly. The children spoke very…