Year 5

Myths and Legends at Waddesdon

Posted by on December 13, 2017 at 11:41 am

Year 5 enjoyed a lovely day at Waddesdon Manor, a National Trust property near Aylesbury, on Monday 4 December. As part of their Myths and Legends programme, we learned about the Ancient Greek myth of Heracles and the 12 Labors while looking at art throughout the manor and spent the afternoon drawing designs of our own […]

Carol singing in the Covered Market

Posted by on December 13, 2017 at 11:21 am

We enjoyed a very festive trip to the Covered Market in Oxford to take part in carol singing for Save the Children on Friday 8 December.  West Oxford’s Year 5 class raised just under £70 which went towards the total of £302.64 raised for Save the Children that day.  

Football results

Posted by on November 16, 2017 at 11:49 am

Match report from Mrs Whiting West Oxford football team play away at Harwell Primary School on 15 November.  The team played brilliantly, scoring 3 goals to win the match 0-3.  Goal Scorers: Barney 1, Esa 2   The Team: Albert, Alex, Alf, Amie, Barney, Esa, Farhaz, Francis, Lorenzo & Shayne Many thanks to Saskya Huggins and Paul Robinson for […]

Space explorers

Posted by on November 2, 2017 at 1:58 pm

Year 5 enjoyed a visit to the Oxford History of Science Museum on Monday 30 October. We learned about space explorers from hundreds of years ago and the different theories about our solar system and night sky through time. The children were able to use telescopes like the Galileo used, as well as see equipment […]

Ancient Greece at the Ashmolean

Posted by on October 30, 2017 at 10:35 am

On Thursday 19 October Year 5 visited the Ashmolean Museum to see statues and antiquities from Ancient Greece. We had a great time and very much appreciated Lucy’s mum and Thomas’s mum coming with us. 

Cross country competition 25 Sept 17

Posted by on October 2, 2017 at 10:16 am

Congratulations to our 10 teams of Y3/4 and Y5/6 girls and boys What an amazing evening we had at Matthew Arnold School on Monday 25th September.  I was able to take ten teams, a total of 46 children from Year 3, 4, 5 and 6. The children were grouped into teams A, B and C […]

Tennis tournament – 25 May 2017

Posted by on June 6, 2017 at 9:39 am

Eight children represented West Oxford in the partnership mini orange competition. The competition involved all six of the partnership schools.  The children played brilliantly, each giving all they could in the hot temperatures. The children’s efforts resulted in one team reaching the semi-finals where we lost against Appleton. Appleton went on to win the tournament. […]

Croft Farm Residential Trip May 2017

Posted by on May 17, 2017 at 2:07 pm

Mon 15 May – Day 1 of the Croft Farm Trip 11.15am – Year 5 and Year 6 pupils hauled their bags, cases and backpacks from school to the coach. It took 45 minutes to load the coach with pupils, staff and luggage… and an emergency call to Mr Bird to bring his car as […]

Year 5 Bodleian trip – April 2017

Posted by on April 6, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Year 5 would like to thank Mrs Debbie Hall and her colleagues for talking us through some impressively old maps of Oxford at our trip to The Bodleian on Tuesday, one of which is now on display in the rainbow room outside Y5/6. We would also like to thank Dr Jon Cox and his colleagues […]

Science week in Year 5 – March 2017

Posted by on April 5, 2017 at 8:24 am

Year 5 were lucky enough to have several talks from real life scientists, including Dr Kirov to discuss nuclear physics and its future in helping to solve the energy crisis, Saskia Adams who represented Westmill Wind Farm and discussed ways for us to be more environmentally friendly, and Blanka McCarthy who gave the children an exciting insight […]

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