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Young Voices 2018


Young Voices is fast approaching (Monday 22nd January). In Oak Class we are busy with our last minute rehearsals and are really excited about the event! Final information for parents will be sent home soon. Please click the link below for the Health and Safety Risk Assessment from the Manchester Arena: Manchester_Arena-Risk_Assessment

Mystery Tasting Activity


On Wednesday 10th January, we launched our new topic with a Mystery Tasting Activity! We were all blindfolded and were given small pieces of a mystery food to try. Mrs FitzGerald explained that they were all flavours of the same thing and linked to our new topic in some way. Here are some photos of […]

Happy New Year!


Happy new year to you all! We hope you had a happy, restful  and fun-filled family time over the Christmas holiday and are ready for the challenges of this busy and exciting new term. We’ve got lots to look forward to: our new topic (all will be revealed soon), Young Voices (Monday 22nd January), getting […]

Oak Class Christmas Party


Yesterday afternoon was party time in Year 5 and 6! We all got changed into our party clothes after lunch and Mr Cross was resident DJ in the hall for us. He organised our favourite music, dancing and games. It was so much fun! At 2pm, we went back into the classroom for our party […]

Christmas Party!


The Year 5 and 6 Christmas party will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday 19th December. As usual, we will be having party food in the classroom. Your child will be bringing home a letter in the next couple of days with information about what we would like you to provide. Thank you in […]

Write Stuff – Back to the Future!


As part of our Sci-Fi unit of work in English and our Topic – ‘In a galaxy far far away’, for today’s Write Stuff we wrote science fiction stories based on the 1985 film Back to the Future. We watched the first part of the film up to where Marty (the main character) travels back […]

Decoration Day


Friday 1st December was our annual school Decoration Day. We all dressed up in our Christmas finery and we looked fantastic! We started the day singing carols and Christmas songs in the hall and then we got down to business! Children from right across the school visited all the different classes and made a range […]

Non-fiction Information Texts – Life aboard the ISS


This week, we have started our new topic… ‘In a galaxy far far away’! Our work in English has linked closely with this. We have been reading a wide range of non-fiction texts with a view to writing our own information booklets about life on the International Space Station. Today, we really enjoyed watching a […]

Remembrance Day


As always, Remembrance Day has been an extremely important and special day and we have marked it in a number of ways in Oak Class. First thing this morning, for Write Stuff, we watched a Youtube clip about The Battle of the Somme and then produced some writing based on this. We wrote in a […]

Fantastic Book Awards Launch


On Thursday 26th October, Oak and Sycamore Classes came together for the launch of the Fantastic Book Awards 2017/18! Some of us were chosen to unwrap the mystery books and then read the blurb to the rest of the group. We loved the excitement of not knowing what was inside each parcel and we immediately […]

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