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Year 1’s Performance Was Out Of This World

Year 1 put on a wonderful performance for their friends and family this week. Dressed in suitable space attire the children told the story of an exciting journey into space and back again. They sang catchy songs like ‘Poor Little Pluto’ and ‘Blast Off’ as well as performing dance routines…

Sports Update Spring 2022

Pupils at Oaklands School have been really enjoying their PE lessons recently. With more opportunities to go outside in the warmer weather, they have been able to take part in lessons that included football, basketball, and athletics. Football On a glorious sunny day on Thursday 12 May, Oaklands School took…

Exciting Visit From Poet Neal Zetter

We were privileged to host a special guest called Neal Zetter at Oaklands on Thursday, 12 May. It was wonderful to meet Neal in person. He is a well-known comedy performance poet, who has written entertaining and uplifting poetry aimed at children as well as adults. The children were entertained…

Pupils Try Their Hand At Tennis

With summer just around the corner, pupils across the school have been giving tennis a go in their PE lessons. Some classes started out learning the basic techniques, such as how to properly hold the racket, positioning, and bouncing.  In order to hone their newly acquired skills, they worked in…

Guided Reading

Year 2 children enjoyed a session of guided reading this week. With calming music playing, the children settled down with some of their favourite books either on their own or in groups. Some groups read aloud to their teachers, each taking it in turns to read a page, while others…

Separation in Science

Year 5 pupils enjoyed an interactive Science lesson this week, filled with flour, raisins, rice, and paperclips. Working in groups, Year 5 had to work out the different processes used to separate mixtures of materials. They explored a range of different methods including sieving and magnets, and now all have…

Young Mariners Base 2022

Year 4 and 5 had a fantastic three-day adventure at the Young Mariners Base last week. The sun was shining and the pupils got up to so many activities. They tried their hand at raft building, rock climbing, paddle boarding, archery, canoeing, sailing, kayaking and a range of other team…

Year 3 Create Beautiful Woven Patterns

Year 3 were amazed to discover that so much of the clothing we wear is woven, and not only that, the technique goes as far back as the Stone Age. The children marvelled at the designs of Kaffe Fassett, Nadine Spires, and Anneke Kersten, before designing their own patterns that…

PGL Liddington Adventure 2022

Finally, the wait was over! Year 6 had a fantastic adventure at PGL Liddington this year. Not only were they challenged on different levels, they also worked on their team building, and their courage was definitely tested in many ways. Although it was difficult being away from their families, they…