Year 1

World Book Day Assembly – Thursday 7th March

Posted by on March 7, 2019 at 2:40 pm

Well done to everyone who dressed up or brought a book to share on World Book Day. In assembly we looked at the winners of the book cover design contest and we enjoyed sharing our costumes.  

KS1 trip to the Winchester Science Centre

Posted by on January 24, 2019 at 8:43 am

In November Year 1 and 2 had a fantastic trip to the Winchester Science Centre! They visited the planetarium to learn lots of interesting facts about the solar system and they enjoyed exploring all the wonderful hands on exhibits. They also participated in an exciting workshop investigating materials such as dry ice and making home-made […]

Anti-Bullying Week 12th November

Posted by on November 28, 2018 at 5:55 pm

During Anti-Bullying Week we met as a whole school on our playground to make a pledge together to Bulldoze Bullying and to work together to prevent bullying at our school.  We held hands in a big circle as a whole school and then made a human wave together to show what out teamwork can achieve. […]

Victorian Day

Posted by on June 28, 2018 at 10:32 am

On Monday 18th June, West Oxford travelled back in time to the Victorian Times. The children enjoyed dressing up as Victorian children and taking part in traditional Victorian school activities. William Morris art work, Victorian handwriting and PE drills were some of the activities put on by teachers throughout the day.

Fire safety

Posted by on November 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

Year 1 and 2  recently had a visit from the local fire brigade. They found out lots about fire safety and also had the chance to explore the fire engine. They were even allowed to spray water from the hose!

Paddington 2

Posted by on November 21, 2017 at 11:23 am

On 20 November the children in Years 1-4 enjoyed a special screening of Paddington 2 at the Phoenix cinema in Oxford. This was an exclusive schools’ event celebrating World Children’s Day in partnership with Unicef. Unicef statement: “The iconic Paddington Bear has become a champion for children in support of Unicef, to help keep all […]

History workshop – Toys

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 11:37 am

Year 1 and 2 had a very exciting one day toy workshop run by the company ‘Off The Page’. During the day the children were able to  explore and play with a variety of toys from the past. They developed their historical detective skills through the investigation of ‘dig boxes’ and also make their own traditional toys from a […]

Investigating materials at Pitt Rivers Museum

Posted by on October 19, 2017 at 11:15 am

On Tuesday 17 October Class 1 went on a great trip to The Pitt Rivers Museum to investigate materials. They were able to handle a number of different museum artefacts, some of which were made from some very unusual materials, such as old tyres and camel intestines! They went off in groups to explore the museum, […]

Year 1 trip to Hill End – Jul 17

Posted by on July 21, 2017 at 11:34 am

Year 1 had a fantastic day at Hill End. They made dens in the forest, toasted marshmallows round the camp fire, looked for butterflies and other mini beasts in the meadow, explored the cottage in the woods and took part in some tricky team challenges.  It was a lovely way to end the year!  

Year 1 Ashmolean workshop – June 17

Posted by on June 28, 2017 at 3:26 pm

During Arts Week Year 1 visited the Ashmolean museum to explore some Indian artefacts. They enjoyed listening to and acting out stories from Hindu mythology.  

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