Year Group Blog

A sunny start

Summer term has started and the glorious weather is hopefully here to stay.

We decided to go outside for our Philosophy session this week – we pondered over a moral dilemma (who was more guilty in a story full of …

Happy Easter

After the excitement of the FOCUS Easter Egg Hunt, we decided to have a hunt of our own – a country hunt, to link with our Around the World theme. We competed in a race to search for 35 countries …

Maps and Medals

A land where animals are in charge? An island dominated by lava? A place where unicorns roam?
All of these places (and more!) have been created by the minds of Oak class this week as we playfully crafted our story …

Body Brilliance

How does your heart work? What about your food, where does that go? How can you keep a healthy mind?

These have been just a selection of questions that Year 3 and 4 have been exploring this week during our …

International Women’s Day 2018

Oak Class spent Thursday taking part in International Women’s Day,┬áthinking about how to #PressforProgress and take action to create a better world for women and girls worldwide. Take a look at this video we made with Dr Biddulph:…

Books, Brilliance and the Beast from the East

Reading took over this week as World Book Day fever spread throughout Oak class. We each brought in a book from home – we just love reading! We took on the role of authors and created our own books too.…

Around the World

Where in the world will we travel to this half term? Our topic began with a bit of a tricky, 50-piece puzzle of the countries of Europe.

This got us thinking about how the Earth looks from different perspectives, so …

Special BLOG: Keep your child safe online

This is a special BLOG to give you guidance about how to keep your child safe online.

The internet is amazing. Children can play, learn, create and connect – opening up a whole world of exciting possibilities.┬áBut with the …

Never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo

Shakespeare Week 2018 saw Oak class study ‘wisely and slowly’ the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet. We followed the story as ‘violent delights met violent ends,’ each taking a role and a side in the story. We wrote in character …

Suspense Stories and Shocks

After carefully studying the Iron Man, we decided to have a go at writing in the style of Ted Hughes. Can you spot the rhetorical questions, short sentences and repetition?

We have spent this week proudly publishing our learning and …