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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…

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Year 1 Learn About Palm Sunday

1C have been learning all about Palm Sunday and why is it such an important day for Christians. We made our own palm leaves and wrote messages on them. The children acted out the scene waving their palm leaves and imagined how it must have felt to be part of…

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Lower Kindergarten Melt Some Hearts

Lower Kindergarten put on a beautiful show to their parents this morning with a special assembly for Mother’s Day. The audience ‘oooed’ and ‘aahed’ during all the songs, which the children had been working very hard at learning in their classroom. The very best song came last, with a lively…

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A Colourful Year 2 Assembly

Both Year 2 classes put on quite a show to friends and family this week. Dressed in the brightest colours, they told a heart warming story with the moral of it is okay to be different. There were songs, dancing, and a lot of lines to learn. Huge well done…

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ISA U11’s Mixed Tag-rugby competition

On a glorious day on Tuesday 22 March, Oaklands took 2 teams along to the ISA U11’s Mixed Tag-Rugby competition at Woodford Wells Cricket Club. Every single one of the pupils were outstanding as they got better and better as the tournament went on, and myself, Mrs Booth and the…

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Exotic Explorers Visit Oaklands

Every child in the school had the opportunity to learn first-hand about the characteristics and life-cycles of different groups of animals. Children in Years 2-6 were visited by Exotic Explorers and had an incredible session learning about each animal group in detail, asking lots of thoughtful questions, and even having…