Category: Sports

Reception Have A Go at 3 Tees Cricket!

In PE, the children in reception have been working really hard on their cricket skills, learning to throw and catch with the ball as well as hitting a ball off the tee cone in ‘3 tees cricket’. They have also been learning the basic movements in gymnastics including  travelling, balancing…

Years 4-6 Have A Very Sporty Week!

It’s been a sporty week for years 4-6 as they’ve learnt new skills in Athletics, Cricket and Tennis! Athletics – The children have been working really hard to perfect their sprinting technique in Athletics with the year 5 pupils running impressive times. They have also practiced and performed javelin throw,…

Football and Netball Fun

There has been a lot of fun football and netball taking place at Oaklands recently. The girls have been learning a range of skills including speed pass and move as well as honing in on their shooting practice! They will no doubt be ready for matches when we hopefully can…

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…

Race to Tokyo

Calling all pupils, parents and teachers! Have you all got what it takes to travel to Tokyo? Are you ready for the ultimate challenge? YES! You say. Ok, well, we will need to travel a long way (virtually of course) to get to Tokyo, so get your bikes ready! Get…

Oak-Tree Swimming Gala

Monday 27 January saw the very first Oak-Tree Swimming Gala held at Loughton swimming pool and it was a great success. Pupils from Years 4-6 took part in various individual races and relays, ending with an exciting 12 team front crawl relay. The children were fantastic and competed in a…

Learning New Skills in PE

Year 3 and 4 have been working hard during Games, learning the rules of netball and putting it into good practice during small sided games. Pupils really enjoyed learning these new skills, and played well as a team. Pupils were also recently involved in a tag rugby event with Normanhurst…

Year 5 & 6 Indoor Athletics Training

Pupils from Years 5 and 6 have been using the cold weather to their advantage by taking part in ‘Indoor Athletics’ activities as their topic for this term. We have been really impressed with their efforts and concentration to achieve consistency with their techniques as well as improve on their…