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  • 29/10/18

    Grandparents Day

    Oak class were delighted at the turn out of grandparents for 'Grandparents Day'!
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  • 29/10/18

    DT Day - The Three Little Pigs

    In year one we spent the day designing, making and testing houses for our pigs. Oak class decided to call their pigs 'carrot' and 'baby carrot'. They had to design a house that was strong and waterproof.
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  • 04/12/17

    Oak Class Autumn Term Fun!

    It has been a busy first term in Oak Class but the children have been working hard and having lots of fun! We have been learning about place value, shape and addition and subtraction in maths. We have written stories, diaries and created our own non-fiction books in English. In RE we have been le...
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  • 29/09/17

    Grandparents Day

    We had a lovely morning with our Grandparents in Oak Class. We spoke about what makes our grandparents special and came up with a number of reasons including: They look after me when I am sad, they help me when I find something difficult, they hug me when I need to be comforted and they give me spec...
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  • 14/06/17

    Gatton Park trip 

    On Thursday 11th May we went on a class trip to Gatton Park. We had a short journey on a coach to get there! When we arrived we met our helpers and were taken to a classroom. Our first activity was looking at pond water and any creatures we could find in it. We found some interesting pond creatures...
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  • 30/03/17

    Art - Andy Goldsworthy and BLAST Science

    In Year 1 we have been looking at the artist Andy Goldsworthy and his artwork and the techniques he uses. We discovered that he uses materials from nature that he finds outside, to create sculptures and fantastic artwork. The children have enjoyed being outside and working in groups (Oak and Elm tog...
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  • 30/03/17

    Chicks and Spring Walk 

    The children have really enjoyed learning and watching the life cycle of a chick. They were able to observe the eggs right from the beginning and see them as they hatch and change. The children also got the opportunity to handle the chicks before they left the school, they were very gentle and...
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  • 30/03/17

    World Book Day and Spring Fun!

    We had a fun filled week during our Alice in Wonderland themed book week. The children loved reading and watching Alice in Wonderland and taking part in many different activities around the book. They also created their own persuasive leaflets to persuade someone to visit Wonderland! The class made...
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  • 09/02/17

    Spring Term Fun in Oak Class 

    We have had a great first half of the Spring Term in Oak class! We have been busy and working hard but also having lots of fun along the way.  We really enjoyed watching the Snow Queen performance, we found it quite funny! We also created our own settings for the story and then retold the st...
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  • 12/01/17

    Special People 

    As part of our RE topic on 'Special people' we have been very lucky to have been visited by a number of special people. These have included a Paramedic, Midwife, Fireman, Father Simon and an Altar Server from the Year 6 class. The children have loved finding out about the roles and responsib...
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  • 15/12/16

    Harry is in our hearts 

    Parents, children and teachers from Year 1 gathered together on Wednesday 14th December to release blue balloons in memory and in celebration of Harry's life. The children each wrote a special message and attached it to their balloon and then let it off together in the playground...
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