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Everyday Life of the Romans

Posted by on November 10, 2017 at 9:43 am

This week Year 3 had a fabulous visit to the Corinium museum in Cirencester to learn all about the everyday life of Romans. We explored the museum and took part in an active learning session . We made mosaics, played Roman board games, dressed up as Romans and pieced together Roman pots like real archaeologists. […]

Junior Citizens programme

Posted by on November 10, 2017 at 9:06 am

  Our Year 6 class visited the fire station on 7 November to learn about how to stay safe in everyday life.  This programme is run by the Junior Citizens Trust and is offered free of charge to every Year 6 state pupil in Oxfordshire. During their two hour visit all children experience eight different […]

Football results

Posted by on November 3, 2017 at 9:14 am

Sports news from Mrs Whiting – 31 Oct 2017 West Oxford football team played away at Stanford in the Vale on 31 October.  The team started off as 10 but due to illness, injury and a maths tournament, we were down to 7 with no substitutes.  Amie stepped up to the challenge of being in […]

Maths Challenge winners!

Posted by on November 2, 2017 at 2:39 pm

Four West Oxford young mathematicians took part in this year’s local Maths Challenge at St Edward’s School where we were one of 38 schools competing. We’re delighted to announce that our first team came 1st, our second team came 5th, and overall we won the competition! A big well done to the pupils representing West Oxford! […]

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. 

Harvest celebrations

Posted by on October 20, 2017 at 9:06 am

This morning we held our harvest assembly where Years 1 – 6 performed poems and songs. It was lovely to see so many parents and to see the children enjoying themselves.  The grand finale was the West Oxford favourite CONKERS! Thank you to everybody who brought along donations for Oxford Food Bank.

Newsletter 18 October 2017

Posted by on October 19, 2017 at 2:27 pm

Newsletter 18 October 2017

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, […]

Tag Rugby Festival

Posted by on October 19, 2017 at 9:01 am

Sports news from Mrs Whiting On 16 October 14 children from Years 3 and 4 attended a Tag Rugby Festival held at Cumnor school and attended by all the schools in the partnership. Year 4 were our A team and Y3 our B team.  Many of the children had only ever played tag rugby at […]

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