Year 6

Year 6 coding with Microbits – June 17

Posted by on June 20, 2017 at 11:12 am

On Monday Year 6 were lucky enough to be visited by Mike Smith – a software development manager from ARM Limited. He brought with him some wonderful ‘Microbits’ which we were able to code to do all sorts of amazing things! You can find out more about Microbits at: https://www.microbit.co.uk/home

West Oxford Election – 8 June 17

Posted by on June 8, 2017 at 10:55 am

As the nation headed to the polls today West Oxford Primary School was busy hosting its very own special student election! Over the last two weeks, Year 6 students have studied a range of pressing issues in world politics such as transport, energy and healthcare. The students have worked tirelessly to create their own political […]

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 6 Mexican Fiesta

Posted by on April 7, 2017 at 8:14 am

To finish our topic work on Mexico we hosted our own Mexican ‘fiesta’ inspired by the ‘Day of the Dead’ festivities. We created our own colourful skull masks, made traditional ‘Pan de Muerto’ (bread of the dead), listened to Mexican music and enjoyed a delicious Mexican feast. We all had a great time!  

Science Week in Year 6 – March 2017

Posted by on March 15, 2017 at 9:30 am

In Year 6 we have been very lucky this week as we have been visited by several special guests to celebrate Science Week.  Our guests have included – a nuclear physicist, a ‘scientific magician’, a robotic limb creator, representatives from the Westmill Wind Farm and staff/animals from Andy’s Animal Farm. Here are some pictures of […]

Y6 Science investigations

Posted by on January 13, 2017 at 9:57 am

This term in Science we have been taking samples from a variety of surfaces in the classroom and using these to grow our own micro-organisms. We were fascinated to see the vast array of microscopic life that thrives all around us and were slightly concerned  by the rather interesting looking microbes that lived in Mr […]

Sports News Autumn 2016

Posted by on January 3, 2017 at 12:18 pm

Vale Tag Rugby Competition 7/11/16       A team of 10 children, 4 from Year 5 and 6 from Year 6, represented West Oxford in the Vale Tag rugby competition held at Grove Rugby Club. The Team Harry, Casper, Fleur, Fallou, Catrin, Jasmine Oliver, Oscar, Alex and Frith Football News 24/11/16 West Oxford Football Team have played […]

Year 6 Christmas lights festival

Posted by on December 8, 2016 at 2:11 pm

Year 6 Christmas Lanterns

Posted by on November 24, 2016 at 1:25 pm

Year 6 recently took part in a workshop to create lanterns for this year’s Christmas Light Festival. We created our lanterns from scratch, even bending the willow to create the frames. We cannot wait to show our lanterns off this Friday in Oxford. You can come and see us between 6.30 and 7.30 pm; follow […]

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