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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!

Learning about the human body

Posted by on November 27, 2017 at 11:03 am

Year 6 have been learning about the structure and function of the heart. They’ve enjoyed making their own clay hearts. Here’s a photo of some of them.

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 […]

Anti-Bullying Week Y6

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 12:59 pm

During anti-bullying week Year 6 created jigsaw pieces and thought carefully about acts of kindness. You can see their ideas on our padlet wall. We also took part in Odd Socks Day – an opportunity for children to express themselves and appreciate individuality and uniqueness!   Here’s Catherine’s winning poster. We love the key message: We […]

Children in Need 2017

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 12:13 pm

We took part in the Big Spotacular as part of Children in Need this year. Pupils and staff came to school dressed in spotty clothing and we raised £134 from donations.  

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 […]

Anti-Bullying Week 13-17 November 2017

Posted by on November 17, 2017 at 11:36 am

  The theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2017 was ‘All Different, All Equal‘, which our staff and pupils embraced through a special assembly and a variety of activities. Odd Socks Day – staff and pupils came to school wearing odd socks, this was a fun opportunity for the children to express themselves and appreciate individuality and […]

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 […]

Diwali

Posted by on November 14, 2017 at 11:56 am

Year 2 were delighted to welcome Anjali’s grandmother into school a few weeks ago to talk about Diwali.  It was such an amazing experience for the class.  She used the children to tell the story, using beautiful costumes and candles to enhance the story.

International Day

Posted by on November 11, 2017 at 3:06 pm

Our topic this term is ‘Celebrations’ and to kick off the term we invited parents and relatives to our International Day which took place in the foundation stage classrooms. We were lucky enough to have a number of parents from a wide range of countries volunteer to lead cultural activities with the children. The children enjoyed learning new songs, […]

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