Year Group Blog

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 …

Soul Searching

Diversity Day – a big think for everyone in the school. Today, Oak thought hard about our big question – is it possible to stay the same your whole life? This led us to some interesting, deep thoughts about our …

Spark of Inspiration

Forest School helped ignite our interest in the outdoors this week as we explored different ways of starting fires. Using a flint and steel wasn’t easy, but we persevered with our partners and the results were spectacular.

We used our …

Challenge Accepted

Our first Invention Challenge went off with an impressive flourish this week as we created our very own confetti launchers. Following the thought-process of an inventor took real perseverance as we had to test and revise our designs continually.

We …

Being kinder than we need to be

Welcome back and a Happy New Year to our families and children. Oak class have resolved to be a ‘little kinder than is necessary’ this year after thinking about this quote from J.M Barrie and what it means to be …

Fire and Ice

A cold, but exciting final full week of school. In Forest School, we joined with Thames class to enjoy some hot chocolate and smores in the fresh air.

 

Thank you to Mrs Nash for explaining how to start the …

Celebration, Friendship and Hope

As our first term’s LAMDA comes to a close, we have been celebrating and sharing our fantastic performances of our memorised poems. Eye contact, posture and expression have all been on show and will continue to be useful in our …

Making, Performing and Investigating

Preparations continued for our fundraising extravaganza, which will take place this Friday (Family Friday, 8th December). We worked carefully to craft our creations and look forward to sharing them with you next week.

We were also lucky to experience the …

First foray into Forest School

Oak class took part in the one of the first Forest School sessions to take place at UCPS this week. We all had to wrap up especially warm as we explored our natural surroundings with our friends.

We established how …