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2C Follow the Right Direction

In Maths this week, 2C have been learning all about position, direction and right angle turns. They read and followed directions, then had a go at writing their own directions for how to follow a route. “The tricky part is not confusing clockwise and anti-clockwise” said Henry. Finally, they got…

Lower Kindergarten Trip to Ashlyns Farm

On Wednesday 8 May, Lower Kindergarten had an exciting and albeit very wet visit to Ashlyns Farm. They started the morning seeing some of the animals, including goats, rabbits, chickens, snakes and of course the children’s favourite, the big spider! The bad weather cut our tour of the farm short,…

Reception’s Guiseppe Arcimboldo Inspired Art

Reception have been learning about different fruits and vegetables and exploring changes as they ripen and decay. The children used Guiseppe Arcimboldo’s art work as inspiration to create, draw and paint their own fruit and vegetable faces. The children’s wonderful artwork will be displayed in the Reception corridor, please do…

Volcanoes Erupt in Year 3

Year 3 have been studying ‘Volcanoes’ as their Humanities topic this half term.  For one of their homework tasks the pupils created some amazing volcanoes! In a recent lesson, they decided it was time to make the volcanoes erupt!

Year 6 Geometry Challenge

Year 6 have been very busy drawing various patterns by following instructions on how to use a compass. They had to solve problems related to finding the radius, working out the diameter and drawing complicated patterns. Everyone enjoyed this challenge and persevered with their work to help prepare themselves for…

Year 6 PGL Week

Year 6 had a great time on their PGL residential in Liddington. They took part in so many activities such as Jacobs ladder, zip lining, canoeing, fencing, rafting and much more. It was a fantastic week, and one that the children will remember for a long time to come.

Bancroft’s Swimming Gala 2019

Oaklands participated in the annual Bancroft’s Swimming Gala on Wednesday 1 May. We had one finalist for the Y3/4 25m Breaststroke where Anabella came 4th against swimmers from Gatehouse, Bancrofts and Daiglen in a time of 28.28 seconds. Well Done Annabella! Other notable strong swims came from Ellie, winning her…

Oaklands Receive a Grade 5 Hygiene Rating

Congratulations to our Chef and the whole catering team for achieving the highest standard grade 5 in the Oaklands kitchen! The ratings are a snapshot of the standards of food hygiene found at the time of inspection which includes the handling of food, how food is stored, how food is…

Headmistress’s Letter May 2019

Read our May Headmistress’s Letter, full of useful information on Sports Day, the Oak-Tree Summer Ball, bringing food in from home, forthcoming events and lots more…