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A Day in the Life of an Anglo-Saxon

Just before the half term, Year 6 took part in an Anglo-Saxon workshop. They had a wonderful day filled with games, quizzes, being part of a banquet and listened to Saxon tales and legends. They had the opportunity to dress up as Anglo-Saxons and explored the everyday life of a…

Lunchtime Ukulele Club

Oaklands Ukulele Club takes place at 1pm on Friday lunchtimes and is open to both pupils and staff. It’s great to learn together and quite often it is the pupils who are helping the staff members!

NSPCC Numbers Day

This month the whole school took part in the NSPCC Numbers Day. Everybody wore clothes with a number on and we took part in special maths activities during the day. Years 1 to 6 enjoyed a “Who wants to be a mathionaire” quiz and were challenged to apply their knowledge…

Oak-Tree Year 3 & 4 Football Tournament

A huge well done to Year 3 & 4 who demonstrated some excellent football and teamwork on Friday 15 February at the Oak-Tree Football and Netball Tournament at Peter May. Congratulations to our Coopersale Hall team who were our overall winner! See the full gallery of photos HERE. 

Year 6 Topic Day

This term Year 6 have been conducting research on the everyday life of an Anglo-Saxon. The class had to design their own Saxon home and think about the materials they were going to use. Everyone had to plan, design and label their designs. In Design and Technology, it was time…

Busy PE Lessons at Oaklands

We have had some very active pupils in PE lessons recently. The children have been learning a range of new skills, such as the rules of tag rugby, crab football and circuit training. Although it was pretty tiring, everyone had a lot of fun.

Safer Internet Day

Celebrated in the UK on Tuesday 5 February, Safer Internet Day this year focused on the theme of: ‘Together for a better internet’. Its aim is to inspire a national conversation about using technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively. In computing lessons in Key Stage 1 that week, the children were busy learning…

Developing Communication Skills in Debate Club

Year 5 have been developing their communication skills in Debate club. They have debated whether we should ban the internet from school. All the children spoke with confidence and justified their ideas giving great detail. They have learnt to respond to the opposition’s comments and interjections. The club voted and…

Year 4 Look at Ancient Egyptian Artifacts

Year 4 have been making Ancient Egyptian Artifacts for their topic projects. They have made a wide range of projects including sugar cube pyramids, carved sarcophaguses, quizzes, games and Ancient Egyptian houses. The quality of the work was very high and the children learnt a great deal showing and discussing…