Category: News

Race to Tokyo Progress

Wow! What a week that was with lots more entries and some huge totals sent in by the Oaklands family! We gained a massive 1700 miles last week and are now motoring through Kazakhstan on our way to China. Let’s see what we can do this week and where we…

Year 6 Mini Fete

Every year, Year 6 run a highly successful mini fete for the younger children in the school. This year they were faced with the challenge of creating lots of different stalls, all of which could be enjoyed with social distancing measures in place and without the need for the children…

‘Be A Teacher Day’

In Year 6 last week, pupils were busy planning and delivering their own lessons to the rest of the class for their “Be A Teacher Day’. The pupils were all given the opportunity to be a teacher and gave some fantastic presentations. They learned about a fashion designer called Oscar…

Year 6 Carnival Masks

Year 6 were given the challenge to produce a carnival mask and headdress in Design and Technology. They all managed to design fantastic masks that could be worn at festivals or plays. Each pupil had to select and explore appropriate materials, make informed decisions about their designs and successfully construct…

Year 2 Art

Year 2 have been learning about the Spanish artist Joan Miro and creating a piece of work in his style. Aaryan made a picture using tissue squares and felt tips and called it: “The Music of Ducks”. Millie made a picture using the same technique and called it ‘The Robin’….

1Z Scavenger Hunt

1Z made the most of the sunny weather last week and went on a scavenger hunt on the field. They had a checklist of things they might find on the field and had to tick off as many as they could. Some of them were a little challenging to find…

Lower Kindergarten Learning

The children in Lower kindergarten have been very busy participating in a variety of activities. The science activity at the water tray was a huge success! Using a plastic cup, the children were introduced to the concept of capacity. They looked at empty, full and half full. They were then…

Capital Cities With 4C

4C were set the task of finding the capital city of various countries. They used their atlas skills to find the respective countries and used their knowledge of a key to find the correct symbol for a capital city. Some of the children managed to find over 50 capital cities!…

Headmistress’s Letter July 2020

Read our July Headmistress’s Letter, filled with useful information on meeting new class teachers in September, Year 6’s leavers’ assembly and mini fete and the end of term.