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House Football Tournament

Before half term, pupils from Years 3-6 took part in the annual House Football competition on the school playing fields. Years 4 and 5 combined together and started the week off on Tuesday 12 October with some excellent football and what impressed me the most was their team play, getting…

Year 1 Castle Trip

In Year 1, we went on our first trip to Mountfitchet Castle and we had so much fun! We climbed tall towers to see if any intruders were coming, looking through the arrow slits to get a good view and we armed ourselves with helmets just in case of a…

Black History Month

As part of Black History Month, we looked at the role of Muhammad Ali in our assemblies. After an introduction to the greatest boxer of all time, Ethan and Joah helped Mr Paine demonstrate some boxing skills. We learnt about Ali’s role as a civil rights activist and how he…

World Animal Day and WWF

World Animal Day was a great success and the children enjoyed learning about how we can protect endangered animals and their habitats. Children studied different animals including leopards, orangutans, pangolins, tigers and sea turtles and went on to produce some striking pieces of artwork. Pupils were particularly excited about Oaklands…

Celebrating Difference

We introduced the next exciting topic in our Jigsaw scheme in our school assembly to pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2. Jigsaw, the mindful approach to PSHE, brings together Personal, Social, Health Education, emotional literacy, social skills and spiritual development in a comprehensive scheme of learning. The children are…

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…