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Orion Harriers Cross Country Race Report

On Saturday 14 October pupils from Oaklands School took part in the Orion Harriers Cross Country race at Chingford Plains. A team of 16 pupils turned up accompanied by their very supportive parents eagerly awaiting the start of the 1 mile race. The conditions were perfect for running with mild temperatures…

First Football Friendly of the Year

On Wednesday 4 October the Oaklands U11’s Boy’s football team played their first friendly match of the school year. St. Edmund’s School were kind enough to host us for the long trip down the A10 in Ware, Hertfordshire. We had quite a few pupils making their first appearance for the school…

London’s Burning!

Year 2 gathered in the hall today to be taught all about the Fire of London. They were visited by a fantastic external company who put on an informative workshop that taught the children all about the historic event through the medium of acting and singing. It was a fun…

Year 4 to Harlow Outdoor Centre

Year 4’s trip to Harlow Outdoor Centre was fantastic. The children took part in a huge range of activities including canoeing where everyone got soaked, the climbing wall (well done to those that reached the top) and archery. Everyone had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed their day which was…

A Bear Hunt in the Wild Woods

This week during our ‘Wild Woods’ session the children listened to the story ‘Bear Hunt’ in our outdoor classroom. We then told the children that our class woodland animals had escaped and we had to go on an animal hunt to find them. During this time we used our imagination…

Harvest Assembly

Last week Oaklands held a wonderful Harvest Assembly. Mr Tony Miller lead a thought provoking assembly and the children and staff were given a time to say ‘thank you’ for all they have. A big thank you for all the donations, they will be transported to the homeless at the…

Newsletter September 2017

Read our first newsletter of the school year, packed full of photos and information on the new Prefects and House Captains, the Year 3 camp, Harvest assembly and lots more…

Mad Scientists in KS2!

Last week the KS2 children had their first Mad Science lesson. They investigated different buildings and architectural structures and  were challenged to build a structure of their choice. The groups were given the opportunity to create their towers with spaghetti and marshmallows. The challenge was to construct the tallest and strongest…

All About the Anglo-Saxons

This term the Year 6 children are learning about the Anglo-Saxons. They will have the opportunity to design and construct an Anglo-Saxon village in Design and Technology in the upcoming weeks. Alice fuelled her thirst for knowledge by conducting her own research about the women and men in the Saxon era….

Getting Creative with iPads in Music

This term pupils are very excited to be using the iPads in their music lessons. Year 6 are learning to use the programme Garageband. The programme enables pupils to learn about the structure of music, in particular contemporary music, in an engaging and interactive way. Last week they were making tracks…