Class posts

PE
13 December 2017 - 11:19am
On Wednesday 29th November 4 girls and 4 boys took part in the Warriner Partnership Swimming Gala at Sibford School. It started with a 5 minute...
Foundation
13 December 2017 - 10:03am
We are all feeling immensely proud of both the Foundation & the Pre-School children, for their excellent performances of Angel Express...
Class 1N
11 December 2017 - 1:31pm
In Maths we have been learning to take away (subtract, minus) using a number line. During English we have been inventing a story. We...
Class 2S
11 December 2017 - 10:13am
Well it is fair to say that Friday's snow added a sense of excitment to the end of a great learning week.  In Outdoor Learning...
Mr Ingall
10 December 2017 - 5:06pm
Christmas activities are in full swing at school. Last week our amazing Choir had the privilege of opening the Christmas Tree Festival at St. Mary...
Class 1A
8 December 2017 - 4:08pm
What a beautiful start to the morning we had! We loved talking about the snow when we arrived at school: what it looks like; what it feels...
Ms Oatridge
8 December 2017 - 3:09pm
"Since we cannot know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should...
Class 4J
8 December 2017 - 12:22pm
We had an absolutely brilliant time on our Roman day on Monday. We made bread and wine, dressed up and even used our shields in the different...
Class 3MH
8 December 2017 - 12:13pm
This week in English we have started to write our information text. We have been using our boxing up to help us write. We have been able to use...
Class 3SH
7 December 2017 - 5:17pm
We are only allowing ourselves to get a teeny bit excited in 3SH!  Following last weeks Home Learning a number of children have created their...
Class 4WC
7 December 2017 - 4:06pm
  We all had a great day on Monday on our Roman Day. We dressed up, made bread and wine and used our shields in the different...
Class 2O
5 December 2017 - 9:04am
What a fantastic week we have had in 2O!   In English, we have been learning about debates.  The topic we have been...
Class 2S
4 December 2017 - 8:15pm
2S have been truly busy the last few days.  They have produced writing of an excellent quality that is imaginative, with many...
Class 2S
4 December 2017 - 8:15pm
2S have been truly busy the last few days.  They have produced writing of an excellent quality that is imaginative, with many...
Mr Ingall
3 December 2017 - 5:52pm
Making sure that children are competent readers with a real love of reading is a vital part of all primary schools’ work. As can be seen from the...
Class 1N
1 December 2017 - 3:33pm
In Maths, we have been measuring by using non-standard units of measure – we measured Toby’s arm. Miss Naidu did it wrong as she used a mixture of...
Class 1A
1 December 2017 - 3:09pm
This week we have been exploring how we can measure with non-standard units. We were very creative and measured objects using bears, cubes, dice...
Class 3MH
1 December 2017 - 12:18pm
This week we have been inventing our own information text using boxing up and the iPad to record our information. We have been able to research...
Class 4J
1 December 2017 - 11:37am
We have been extremely lucky this week to have Mr Jackson come in and teach us a lesson on sound, in particular soundwaves, timbre and pitch. We...
Class 4WC
30 November 2017 - 2:36pm
How lucky Year 4 are to have Mr Jackson, who kindly came in to teach us all about soundwaves, pitch and timbre. Thank you for a fun and...
Class 3SH
30 November 2017 - 1:04pm
It is December! Count Down to Christmas. The children have all been very focussed this week in class but still enjoying certain aspects of the...
PE
30 November 2017 - 10:27am
On Monday 20th November some children took part in the North Oxfordshire cross country finals.   Our Year 3-4 boys team were...
Foundation
28 November 2017 - 10:21am
Our focus this week in Literacy is to write  letter to Santa. Yesterday both classes received a letter from the Royal Mail...
Mr Ingall
26 November 2017 - 4:43pm
Last week I was presented with a Long Service Award by the Chairman of Oxford County Council, Cllr Zoe Patrick. As well as meeting some colleagues...
Class 1A
24 November 2017 - 4:12pm
This week in Maths we have been very busy learning about place value. We have learnt how to represent two digit numbers using diennes and record...
Mr Protherough
24 November 2017 - 3:34pm
This week in English, we have been writing our own Suspense Story, inspired by The Skeleton Woman. The Skeleton woman is a suspense story and has...
Class 4J
24 November 2017 - 2:24pm
In maths this week, we have been leaning how to divide numbers just beyond known time’s tables by single digit numbers, for example: 90 ÷ 6. We...
Ms Oatridge
24 November 2017 - 1:54pm
We want children in our school to be excited about reading so this week we held a hugely successful book fair where over 200 of the newest and...
Class 3MH
24 November 2017 - 11:48am
This week we have been imitating a nonfiction text. It is about ‘Caves’. We have been able to identify the key features for information texts. We...
Class 1N
24 November 2017 - 8:46am
We have learnt a new story map this week about "Harry and the Dinosaurs Making a Christmas Wish"- a shorter version to the book but with all the...
Class 3SH
23 November 2017 - 5:21pm
Week 4 in 3SH has flown by with much activity.  It may be November but in R.E we all have enjoyed re-visiting ‘The Nativity Story’,...
Class 4WC
23 November 2017 - 4:27pm
  This week we put the final touches to our magnificent Roman Shields ready for our formations next week. We have also been busy in...
Foundation
21 November 2017 - 10:20am
We are busy creating paper plate angels to decorate the Christmas tress in St.Mary's church. The children are having lots of fun with paper plates...
PE
20 November 2017 - 11:10am
On Tuesday this week 46 children took part in the Warriner Cross Country event. These children have worked very hard to gain a place on the Cross...
Class 1N
20 November 2017 - 8:05am
In Maths this week, we have been learning about time: o’clock at half past the hour. For English, we were inventing our instructional...
Mr Ingall
19 November 2017 - 4:25pm
On Friday I received a letter from Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP congratulating the school on our outstanding achievement in the 2017 phonics screening...
Class 3SH
18 November 2017 - 10:57am
3SH just get better and better! Nearly everyone has discovered the desire to succeed, that wonderful feeling of achievement, the pleasure of pride...
Class 3MH
17 November 2017 - 2:54pm
This week in Art we have made Angels for the Christmas tree in the church. In English we have been inventing our own stories based on The...
Class 1A
17 November 2017 - 1:36pm
This week we have been super busy linking last week's learning about position and direction with how to programme a Beebot. We used our direction...
Class 4J
17 November 2017 - 12:03pm
In English, we have started our new topic for the next 2 weeks – explanation texts. This week, we have imitated our explanation best text: making...
Ms Oatridge
17 November 2017 - 11:15am
What is Reciprocal Reading? Reciprocal Reading is a framework for teaching understanding in reading.   Reciprocal...
Class 4WC
16 November 2017 - 3:40pm
 This week we have begun to create our Roman Shields with glue, paint, scissors, tape and quite a lot of mess! Next week, we shall be...
PE
16 November 2017 - 2:12pm
On Thursday 9th November our Year Four Football Team played in the Football finals at Banbury United Football Ground. There were ten teams...
Foundation
14 November 2017 - 10:14am
We are continuing with Jigsaw in our PSHE sessions -  This term our theme is 'Celebrating Difference' The children...
Ms Oatridge
13 November 2017 - 8:07am
I’m sure you are well aware that the Education Minister Nicky Morgan has announced that pupils in year 4 will be expected to know their times...
Class 2O
12 November 2017 - 7:51pm
I'm not yoking when I say how eggstremely exciting this week has been in year 2 (Thank you Miss Staples for letting me poach your egg based puns...
Mr Ingall
12 November 2017 - 4:12pm
Two members of staff led our Assembly with theme  "Celebrating Differences" on Wednesday. As can be seen in the attached picture they...
Class 2S
12 November 2017 - 11:24am
  What a Wonderful Wednesday! As part of the children's 'Fantastic Flight' topic, Mrs Oatridge kindly arranged for a rather...
Class 4J
10 November 2017 - 4:50pm
This week we have been extremely busy – it hasn’t stopped and has gone so quickly! In English this week we have been continuing with our...
Class 1N
10 November 2017 - 4:02pm
In Maths we have been learning how to halve numbers and shapes. We then applied this knowledge to making whole and half turns. If that wasn’t...
Class 3MH
10 November 2017 - 3:11pm
This week we have been innovating ‘The Tunnel’ to the ‘The Hollow Tree’. We were able to change the characters, setting and verbs in the story. We...
Class 1A
10 November 2017 - 11:59am
We really enjoyed out track of the week in Music. It was Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys. Could we listen to it at home perhaps? We have some...
Class 4WC
10 November 2017 - 10:39am
  We have had fun this week inventing our own poems based on the wonderful Allan Ahlberg poem- Please, Mrs Butler. We have also been...
Class 3SH
9 November 2017 - 5:49pm
3SH have had a great week 2. The Tunnel has been much enjoyed and the children have shown their real imaginative spirit with the invention of...
Foundation
8 November 2017 - 6:09pm
Our new display board, that shows the characteristics of effective learning has been set up with a theme of the Mr Men characters. "I...
Class 2O
5 November 2017 - 6:21pm
We have had a very exciting and interesting first week back in 2O! The children began imitating Jack and the Beanstalk and as part of this...
Mr Ingall
5 November 2017 - 3:08pm
Once again we were fortunate with the ideal Autumn weather for our annual Firework Display on Friday. There were more people than ever before and...
Class 2S
4 November 2017 - 1:49pm
What a fantastic start to Term 2. All the children have returned motivated and ready to learn and their enthusiasm has been sustained all week...
PE
3 November 2017 - 11:06pm
On Tuesday all of Year two, plus some of our Year Ones took part in the Warriner Cross Country event. Each race had over 100 children and it was...
PE
3 November 2017 - 10:31pm
On Tuesday 17th October some of our pupils took part in the Triathlon at Sibford School, competing against other schools in the Warriner...
Class 1A
3 November 2017 - 3:46pm
After our half term we have returned fresh and raring to go! We showed our budding artistic talents this week by experimenting with paint...
Class 3MH
3 November 2017 - 3:05pm
Well come back to Term 2! This week we have been imitating the story called ‘The Tunnel’. We have been able to retell the story using key words...
Ms Oatridge
3 November 2017 - 2:09pm
SPELLING is a bit like learning to swim, or to ride a bicycle, or master a new computer game. But to be honest, it’s a lot more difficult because...
Class 1N
3 November 2017 - 7:47am
We have been learning: How to Trap a Dinosaur – after it made a mess in 1N (pictures on sideshow). We had to investigate what we thought it and...
Class 3SH
2 November 2017 - 4:50pm
Not too many goblins, demons and witches in class 3SH this week but obviously much fun was had on Halloween Tuesday and an alarming amount of...
Class 4WC
2 November 2017 - 7:53am
This week we have been inspired by Michael Rosen's performance of Chocolate Cake and have written our own poems about Rocky Road. We also mades...
Foundation
1 November 2017 - 9:55am
We have been learning about Guy Fawkes and his plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament! The children were fascinated to learn about him and his...
Class 4WC
23 October 2017 - 11:04am
  End of T1 already and it's a pleasure to teach this class. They are enthusiastic, hard-working and kind to each other....
Mr Ingall
22 October 2017 - 3:26pm
Choosing the right primary school is a really important decision and one that will have a real impact on the next 6 years or so of your child/ren'...
Class 2O
21 October 2017 - 4:09pm
What a fantastic first term we have had in year 2!   The children have made excellent progress and have settled in fantastically...
Class 3SH
21 October 2017 - 10:22am
With huge aplomb 3SH strode up to the Half Term break. As the weeks have rolled out the children have settled really well; acknowledging...
Class 1N
20 October 2017 - 4:25pm
In Maths we have been learning about symmetry and Carroll diagrams. We created a symmetrical pterodactyl using lots of colour and shape. With...
Class 4J
20 October 2017 - 2:22pm
This week in English we have been inventing our own Persesus and Medusa stories. We started the week by planning our stories on box up plots. This...
Class 6PO
20 October 2017 - 1:55pm
  This week in science/topic we have focused on the great outdoors and accumulated results of a tree survey from home along with our...
Class 1A
20 October 2017 - 1:04pm
This week we have been answering the scientific question, 'Who am I?' We have shared our thoughts with each other of what the human skeleton looks...
Class 3MH
20 October 2017 - 10:47am
This week in English we have been inventing our own explanation text about volcanoes. They have included a question for a title, sub headings,...
Music
18 October 2017 - 10:00pm
In Music our year 2’s have been working on a seascape project. They have been using the theme of the ocean to explore musical ideas and improve...
PE
18 October 2017 - 9:40am
All classes have continued to develop their stamina through our weekly cross country running at the beginning of our PE lessons. On...
Foundation
17 October 2017 - 10:09am
We are super excited about our Foundation Fair Day, this Thursday! Our Foundation Unit will be set up with a fairground theme....
Class 2O
15 October 2017 - 7:13pm
Wow!  What an incredible Harvest festival we have had this week!  I am very proud of all the year 2 children for their part in the...
Class 1N
15 October 2017 - 10:59am
This week in Maths we have been ordering numbers using a dragon to help us! Earlier on in the week, we were finding 2 more and 2 less than a...
Mr Ingall
15 October 2017 - 10:11am
Last week we had three wonderful harvest services. Along with the traditional congregation hymns such as “We plough the fields” and “All things...
Class 3SH
15 October 2017 - 9:58am
Well Done 3SH for a super week. Each of you were terrific Ambassadors for our school at the Middle Phase Harvest Service and the children who were...
Ms Oatridge
13 October 2017 - 3:55pm
Are you aware that we have enrichment and challenge days? These days are run in liaison with our partnership primary schools. A core group...
Class 3MH
13 October 2017 - 3:47pm
This week in English we have innovated an explanation text about volcanoes. We were able to use the key facts from our homework and box up...
Class 6P
13 October 2017 - 3:27pm
This week in Maths we have been learning about time and differences between seconds, minutes and hours. Also, we were consolidating our knowledge...
Class 4J
13 October 2017 - 1:54pm
This week has been a particularly busy week for 4J. In English this week we have been innovating our best text – ‘Perseus and Medusa’. We have...
Class 1A
13 October 2017 - 11:56am
This week in Maths we have been learning to find two more and two less than a number. We did this using numberlines up to 30 and 50 and also by...
Class 4WC
13 October 2017 - 11:15am
  In English this week we have been planning our own Roman myth and have enjoyed adding some gory descriptive adjectives and similes...
Music
12 October 2017 - 5:59pm
This year I am proud to introduce…… ‘Track of the Week’. Although we cover so many different styles and genres of music in our music...
Foundation
10 October 2017 - 10:07am
We have been busy preparing for our Harvest assembly. We have learnt some songs and poems. We are looking forward to performing to...
PE
9 October 2017 - 2:07pm
Over the past few weeks all classes have been practising their long distance running skills, showing great stamina and determination! In...
Ms Oatridge
9 October 2017 - 8:06am
Every fortnight we hold development meetings where we take part in training linked to our school plan. A lot of interesting discussion has been...
Class 2O
8 October 2017 - 9:46pm
This week has seen the children flourish in their understanding of the year 2 subtraction method.  We have used lots of different resources...
Mr Ingall
8 October 2017 - 4:34pm
Last weekend there was a special day of prayer at St. Mary’s Church in Bloxham. As part of the day we were asked if children could write their own...
Class 3SH
7 October 2017 - 7:50am
Another fabulous week in 3SH with a noticeable improvement in sensible noise levels. Congratulations everyone.  We have been acquainting...
Class 2S
6 October 2017 - 5:44pm
The children have shown great readiness to work and resilience this week developing and in many cases securing their understanding of the Year 2...
Class 6P
6 October 2017 - 4:12pm
Blog week 5 Yoga - In yoga we have a few different moves like the cobra and dolphin. It was very calm and relaxing. Music - In...
Class 1N
6 October 2017 - 3:41pm
For Topic, we learnt that there were different dinosaurs: Theropods, Ornithopods and Sauropods. They had different footprints and we...
Class 4WC
6 October 2017 - 12:28pm
 Wow! What a fantastic class 4WC is! They have all worked so hard in Maths this week and can now use the expanded column addition method....
Class 3MH
6 October 2017 - 12:15pm
This week in English we have been imitating an explanation text about ‘How to make organic compost’. We have been able to retell the text using...
Class 1A
6 October 2017 - 12:02pm
We have had another busy week! In Maths we have been doubling numbers and we have practised counting to 100! In English...
Class 4J
5 October 2017 - 2:08pm
In Maths this week, we have been learning how to add and subtract 3 digit numbers using the expanded and compact methods. We started the week by...
Foundation
3 October 2017 - 10:06am
We had a special visitor in Foundation...Mr Tumnus! Our fabulous TA, Mrs Williams came into Foundation, dressed as Mr Tumnus, a...
Class 1N
2 October 2017 - 7:55am
We have been busy bees in phonics this week showing off what we can do and learning new sounds. During Maths, we have been learning...
Class 2O
1 October 2017 - 8:43pm
What an extraodinary week in Year 2!   Unbeknown to us, we had a visitor for our English lesson.  The evil witch Helga! She...
Mr Ingall
1 October 2017 - 5:34pm
Following a very motivating session on Monday, skipping fever, for both staff and children alike, certainly hit our school this week.  ...
Class 6P
29 September 2017 - 4:51pm
Blog week 4 Science This week in science our new governor (Miss Herbert), came in for a great experiment. As part of studying...
Class 4J
29 September 2017 - 4:01pm
In Maths this week we have been learning all about time. We started the week by recapping over the o clocks, quarter to and past and half past. We...
Class 1A
29 September 2017 - 1:00pm
This week we have worked really hard to develop our number learning. We started the week with using Numicon to explore all possible ways to find...
Ms Oatridge
29 September 2017 - 11:31am
Assessment bookmarks are sent home every Monday to keep you informed of your child’s learning. Each statement is in child friendly language, as ‘I...
Class 4WC
29 September 2017 - 7:33am
  Another fabulous week for 4WC! They are kind, helpful and hard-working.  Well done to Martha who is our new Sports Rep...
Class 3SH
28 September 2017 - 6:51pm
It has been another great week in 3SH with the excitement of the skipping challenge on Monday to the buzz of Stone Age home building in Outdoor...
Foundation
27 September 2017 - 9:17pm
We have had a wonderful start to the new term. The children have settled in beautifully. There have been a lot of new routines for...
Class 2O
24 September 2017 - 7:10pm
Wow!   We have had some incredible stories written this week in 2O!  The children have invented funny, interesting and...
Class 2S
24 September 2017 - 2:33pm
I was not disappointed in English! The pride I felt reading 30 invented stories, written by the budding 2S authors was immense. Every child...
Class 1N
24 September 2017 - 11:45am
This week we wrote our stories based on The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.   In Maths, we have been adding 1 more, using...
Mr Ingall
23 September 2017 - 12:15pm
Due in no small part to the extra hours worked by members the admin team producing the booklet, collating the replies, contacting parents as well...
Class 1A
22 September 2017 - 3:16pm
This week, we've been busy writers inventing our own stories following our imitation of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. In...
Class 6PO
22 September 2017 - 2:54pm
This week in 6PO we had a special yoga lesson with Mr Sharpe who taught us s strengthening sun salutation B. We also attempted the crow position...
Class 4J
22 September 2017 - 2:51pm
We have had a super week with Maths this week! In Year 4, we have started to move away from Year 3 work and start to learn more about the method’s...
Ms Oatridge
22 September 2017 - 11:47am
Are you aware that we teach yoga in our school? Hopefully your child will have shared what they are doing in their yoga lessons which are...
Class 4WC
21 September 2017 - 5:54pm
  It was lovely to welcome Mr Bennett into Year 4 this week. He is one of our class governors for this year and we have invited him...
Class 5B
17 September 2017 - 8:55pm
This week in English, we have retold the story of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe whilst catching a ball. The ball is thrown to one person...
Class 2S
17 September 2017 - 1:01pm
The children have really engaged with all aspects of learning in all subjects this week. Well Done 2S! In English they developed their...
Mr Ingall
17 September 2017 - 6:41am
Many parents have commented on the real improvements by the main  school gate that were completed during the summer break.  ...
Class 1N
15 September 2017 - 4:46pm
This week we have learnt more about mathematical terminology to describe 2D shapes. We then learnt about 3D shapes and the faces that different...
Class 4J
15 September 2017 - 3:51pm
This week in Maths we have been looking at addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers, using the jump or mental methods. We have also been...
Ms Oatridge
15 September 2017 - 2:06pm
Where does the time go? We are already at the end of week two and what a busy time we've had with our learning. It has been a veritable hive of...
Class 6PO
15 September 2017 - 1:15pm
Music In music we’ve been learning about African drums using different parts of our hands to make different pitches for the harvest...
Class 1A
15 September 2017 - 12:08pm
We have survived our first full week in Year 1. It has been a busy week learning our story of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. We...
Class 2O
14 September 2017 - 5:11pm
We have had a fun filled week in year 2 innovating our story maps for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.  We have created some interesting...
Class 4WC
14 September 2017 - 2:49pm
  Year 4 are only a little bit excited to be getting their own musical instruments this week! Please look after them and...
Class 3SH
13 September 2017 - 5:22pm
Well Done 3SH! What a great start. We have enjoyed getting to know each other, learning about Stone Age drawing medium, Hop on Subtraction, funky...
Class 5B
11 September 2017 - 2:52pm
If you were wanting some ideas for the Home Learning - here's one we made earlier!
Mr Ingall
10 September 2017 - 6:36pm
This year is my 30 something year working in primary education and you would have thought by now that I would be used to that combination of...
Class 4J
8 September 2017 - 4:06pm
What a magnificent first week we have had in 4J! It has certainly been a busy one! Not only have we been getting used to our new teacher and...
Class 6P
8 September 2017 - 3:44pm
Dear all,   A good start to what I hope will be a great year. Please see the images of our class branching database. Next...
Class 5C
8 September 2017 - 3:37pm
Wonderful members of 5C. Don't forget to check out the attached photo for inspiration when completing this weeks homework. ...
Class 1A
8 September 2017 - 3:06pm
We have had a great start to our time in Year 1. We have been very busy learning our new story map of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. We...
Class 2O
7 September 2017 - 5:09pm
What an exciting week we have had in class 2O!     Along with the rest of the school, we have begun imitating The Lion,...
Class 4WC
7 September 2017 - 2:17pm
  We are enjoying The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and have designed and created some fabulous 'dangles' to represent...