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BBC Earth Mission Video

After much hard work, the Year 5 BBC Earth Mission Project is now complete. The pupils have been working very hard on both their musical and artistic pieces, and the finished work looks fantastic. Unfortunately we were not picked to be played on the Radio 3 Earth Day transmission, but…

Newsletter March 2019

Read our March Newsletter, full of photos and information on World Book Day celebrations, our new playtime scheme, the Year 2 Multi-sports Festival and lots more…

ISA Tag Rugby Competition

On Friday 1 March, pupils from Years 5 and 6 took part in the ISA Tag-Rugby competition at Woodford Wells Cricket Club. It is the first time Oaklands School have taken part in this event and they all did fantastically against some strong opposition. We were able to enter two…

Oaklands Playground Scheme

Recently, we have introduced a new ‘Playtime Scheme’ at lunchtime, with the view of giving our children more opportunities to play games and activities whilst having fun with their friends! After an interactive assembly detailing the system and how it works, the pupils have been playing and trying out all…

Oaklands KS2 Swimming Gala

Oaklands KS2 Swimming Gala

On Wednesday 27 March, KS2 pupils took part in the annual Swimming Gala at Loughton Swimming Pool. After weeks of practice to get them ready for the day, there were some expected nerves etched on some faces as parents came in to watch their children swim. Everyone swam with courage…

Exploring the ‘Cave of Wonders’

Year 4 and Year 6 have been very busy in the ‘Cave of Wonders’ this half term, learning about electricity. They have had great fun exploring and problem solving with different components and circuits; from experimenting with switches in complex circuits when building working traffic lights in the classroom, to…

ISA Cross Country

On Saturday 30 March, Annabella in Year 4 took part in the ISA National Cross Country Championships at Rugby School, Warwickshire. She was representing not only Oaklands School, but London North against six other ISA regions. On arrival, she was greeted with beautiful sunshine and a pristine course on which…

Year 5’s Trip to River Lee Navigation

Year 5 enjoyed the morning sunshine as they learnt about canal and navigational features when they went on a cruise on the River Lee Navigation. They looked at riverside history and had a good understanding of life on a narrow boat and how a lock works. The children produced canal…

Year 6 Debating

This term Year 6 have enjoyed learning through the use of practical activities. In their lesson starter, the class were challenged to use their persuasive skills to debate if the sea is more powerful than the wind. There were excellent opinions and facts shared and the class did a wonderful…

St John Ambulance First Aid Course

On Friday 29 March, our Year 6 children attended a first aid course held by St John Ambulance. This course focused on core skills such as asthma, choking, burns, communication and casualty care, fainting, first aid kits, primary survey and recovery position. The teaching was excellent and the trainer used…