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Lower Kindergarten Explore The Senses

This week Lower Kindergarten have been learning about Our bodies/Our senses. Our sensory trays have been extremely popular with the children, especially the scent bottles which included strawberry jam, chocolate powder, coffee, lemon juice, orange juice and vanilla. The children were able to recognise some of the smells and could…

Harvest Festival 2021

We would like to thank all of our Oaklands Families, for their very generous donations, for this week’s Harvest Festival. The donations will be send to the White Chapel Mission, where they will distribute the food to those in need. We had a beautiful Harvest Assembly where we were challenged…

2Z Learn All About Symmetry

2Z have been learning all about 2D shapes in Maths this week. They had a go at finding out if a shape has a vertical line of symmetry or not by cutting out different shapes, folding them, and checking if they were symmetrical on both sides. They learnt that the…

Election lessons continue for 5Z

Pupils in 5Z have a better understanding of British Values after participating in School Council and Eco-Council elections last week. The classroom became a polling station and the candidates had to give a presentation on why they were suited to the role of councillor. The children spoke confidently and used…

WWF Assembly

Our World Wide Fund assembly for Key Stages 1 and 2 proved to be an exciting event for the children at the beginning of the week. Pupils learnt about the role of the world’s leading conservation organization and decided that they wanted to help with the effort to make the…

Year 4 Explore Symmetry

In Maths this week, Year 4 have been looking at how to use a mirror to find lines of symmetry within 2-D shapes. They were shown how to place the mirror accurately to ensure how to line lines of symmetry. Some of the shapes were trickier than others, so the…

Year 3 Get Sporty

The pupils in Year 3 have been working hard on their ball mastery skills, learning how to dribble with the ball and pass and defend to pleasing affect. They were able to transfer these skills over to number football where they played one-on-one and then onto a full-sided match. There…

Strategy Board Games

Children continue to enjoy Strategy Board Games. There is a wealth of games to choose from and notable favourites at this time include chess, Shut the Box, Battleships, Mastermind and Chinese Chequers. Older children are keen to teach the younger ones and good sportsmanship abounds. The fact that games such…