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St John Ambulance First Aid Course

On Friday 29 March, our Year 6 children attended a first aid course held by St John Ambulance. This course focused on core skills such as asthma, choking, burns, communication and casualty care, fainting, first aid kits, primary survey and recovery position. The teaching was excellent and the trainer used…

Year 3 Mosaic Making

Year 3’s final lesson on their Roman Topic was to create their own Roman mosaic. They designed their own plan and then stuck coloured tiles to the base until their mosaic was finished. The children enjoyed making the mosaics and persevered with the challenges that they faced.

Mothers’ Day in Reception

Reception children and their mummies had great fun celebrating Mothers’ Day! Their task was to draw and paint a portrait of each other. Both children and their mummies drew some excellent representations and thought carefully about their colours when painting. Before the mummies went home, the children presented them with…

A Fantastic Trashion Show!

We had a wonderful morning with children entertaining us at the Oaklands Trashion show catwalk! All the houses worked together to design outfits and accessories for their house out of trash/rubbish. It was fantastic!

Annual House Football Competition

On Monday 1 April, Years 3-6 took part in the annual House Football competition. Years 3 and 4 combined to play their event at 9.30am and Years 5 and 6 pupils merged ready to start their event at 10.30am. The houses were split into 2 teams in order to give…

A Visit from the Easter Bunny!

A huge thank you to the OPA for organising such a lovely event today. All of our pupils got a chance to go and visit the Easter Bunny either on the playground or in the hall! Classes took it in turns to meet the bunny, sing him a song, find…

Year 2 Multi-Sports Festival

Yesterday afternoon the whole of Year 2 took part in a Multi-Sports Competition to complete their topic for PE this half term. Over the past 5 weeks they have been learning, practicing and performing various activities from football, tennis, hockey and basketball to name a few. It was evident that…

Year 5 BBC Ten Pieces Earth Mission

What with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and the 100th anniversary of Holst’s ‘The Planets’, it is a great year to be learning about Space. The one planet that Holst did not write about was Earth, so the BBC have challenged pupils from lots of schools to compose…

Lower Kindergarten Curriculum Day

On Friday 8 March the children from Lower Kindergarten participated in a variety of activities for Curriculum Day. They made their own musical instrument with Mrs ten Houten and experimented with Mrs Glasgow by creating some wonderful potions. They learnt about how vegetables grow and used coloured matchsticks to put…