Class posts

Class 6PO
22 June 2018 - 2:32pm
With sports day on the horizon we have been practising the main stations.
Class 6PO
22 June 2018 - 2:26pm
In 6PO this week we have been making the most of the sun and outdoor learning! We have been learninng about Pythagorus' Theorum and...
Class 1A
22 June 2018 - 2:10pm
This week we have continued to learn about plants, their different parts and what a plant needs to grow strong and healthy. We learnt about...
Class 4J
21 June 2018 - 12:08pm
It has been an extremely busy and successful week in Year 4! We have had assessment week this week and the children have all done so well! The...
Class 2S
20 June 2018 - 8:50pm
At Bloxham Primary School we are very lucky to be situated in beautiful countryside surroundings with many places for the children to learn about...
Class 6P
20 June 2018 - 1:43pm
Dear parents and carers,  For World Eco Day, we had a whole school project surrounding the subject of plastic polluting the oceans....
Foundation
20 June 2018 - 10:24am
WOW!! What a fabulous Sports Day! Thank you to all the parents and Grand parents who came along yesterday to give their support for our super...
Mr Ingall
17 June 2018 - 5:01pm
On Wednesday our Eco-committee organised a really interesting and thought provoking Eco Day. The theme was the state of the Oceans and Seas and in...
Class 4J
15 June 2018 - 10:32am
4J have had another fabulous week.  In English, the children have been enjoying retelling the story of The Great Kapok Tree and yesterday...
Class 4WC
15 June 2018 - 8:11am
It's been another great week in 4W. The children have been enjoying retelling the story of The Great Kapok Tree and yesterday they retold the...
Foundation
12 June 2018 - 10:17am
Our book of the week is Iggy Peck Architect. The children have already immersed themselves in the story. They have begun to...
Class 1N
11 June 2018 - 5:07pm
We worked as a class to plan a simple test using our Science dog called Testing Tim. We discussed what we were going to find out, how we were...
Mr Ingall
9 June 2018 - 2:46pm
After being outside with the older children on Wednesday lunchtime I returned to find a letter (image for this week’s blog) had been left on my...
Class 4J
8 June 2018 - 5:56pm
  After what sounds like a fabulous half term and a very nice extra day, we are back and have been doing an awful lot of work! The...
Class 1A
8 June 2018 - 3:52pm
We worked as a class to plan a simple test using our Science dog called Testing Tim. We discussed what we were going to find out, how we were...
Class 4WC
8 June 2018 - 8:32am
After a week and 2 days of rest and relaxation, we are back and have hit the road running. The children have remembered the piece of writing that...
Class 3SH
4 June 2018 - 9:08am
  We rounded off a great Term Five with Super Soup Making! Thank you Mrs Cox, Mrs Brierley, Mrs Freeman and Mrs Matthews for helping...
Class 4WC
29 May 2018 - 10:44am
Wow! That term went really quickly! Can't believe that we are heading into our last term. It has been a great term with lots of success...
Class 4J
25 May 2018 - 8:30am
This has been a fantastic and very busy end to the term! We have played Vikings, cooked, written Shakespeare stories and even worked with money...
Mr Ingall
25 May 2018 - 7:01am
Once again last week we celebrated the outstanding sporting prowess of some of our older children, who competed magnificently in the ‘Quad Kids”...
Mrs Ducker
24 May 2018 - 9:45pm
On Tuesday 22nd May we took 36 children (4 teams) from Years 4-6 to the Warriner Partnership Quad Kids Athletics competition.  The children...
Mrs Ducker
24 May 2018 - 7:16pm
On Thursday 10th May a group of children from Year 3-4 took part in the Change 4 Life Celebration Festival at Banbury Academy. The children...
Class 1N
24 May 2018 - 12:52pm
We have been learning about arrays and how to multiply. In Computing we have made a PowerPoint slide using pictures of an animals and...
Class 1A
24 May 2018 - 11:25am
This week we were fortunate enough to have some Mummies, Daddies and Grandparents join us for part of our Science learning. We talked about...
Ms Oatridge
24 May 2018 - 10:07am
Did you know that the French language is spoken on 5 continents and it has official language status in 29 countries including Belgium, Luxembourg...
Class 2S
21 May 2018 - 8:23pm
In our Geography focused topic - Formula 1, we have been learning to locate where the UK fits into the wider world. We then extended our...
Class 1A
21 May 2018 - 8:02am
This week we have started our exciting multiplication journey. We have used our knowledge of coins to help us explore repeated addition and then...
Class 1N
20 May 2018 - 4:19pm
During English we have made up our own stories to show off our writing. In Maths we have been multiplying! We also had an investigation to...
Mr Ingall
19 May 2018 - 3:40pm
The week of Key Stage 2 SATs is always a busy one and this year was no exception. Once again we were really proud of how the year 6 children...
Class 4J
18 May 2018 - 2:41pm
This week in English, we have been continuing our ‘A Midsummer Night’s dream’ topic. We have created plays, invented our own characters and...
Foundation
15 May 2018 - 9:41am
We are all super excited about our school trip to Crocodiles of the World tomorrow!! It's the UK's only crocodile zoo; home to more than...
Class 1A
11 May 2018 - 12:58pm
On Friday we had a wonderful visit to The Warriner Farm. The weather was very kind to us and meant that we could enjoy pond dipping, a woodland...
Class 1A
11 May 2018 - 12:49pm
On Friday we had a wonderful visit to The Warriner Farm. The weather was very kind to us and meant that we could enjoy pond dipping, a woodland...
Class 1N
11 May 2018 - 12:45pm
On Friday we had a wonderful visit to The Warriner Farm. The weather was very kind to us and meant that we could enjoy pond dipping, a woodland...
Mrs Ducker
10 May 2018 - 9:40pm
On Monday 30th April we sent a team of girls to the FA Girls’ Football event in Bicester. It was not a competitive event but our team won all...
Class 4J
10 May 2018 - 1:50pm
This week in English, we have been learning more about our best text, ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’. We have been creating our own storyboards based...
Foundation
8 May 2018 - 10:04am
Please can we ask that you ensure your child brings a water bottle and a sun hat to school. Please apply sun cream, in the morning...
Mr Ingall
7 May 2018 - 6:34pm
Last week I had the pleasure of working with some of our year 6 children in their final run-up to their SATs. I was asked to focus on the SPAG...
Class 6P
4 May 2018 - 3:46pm
Hello parents,   We have been under attack at Bloxham Primary School; a horde of zombies have crawled underneath our security...
Class 4J
4 May 2018 - 10:10am
In Maths this week, we have been investigating area and perimeter of shapes, using the textbooks, objects around the classroom and even the school...
Class 1A
3 May 2018 - 12:35pm
This week we have continued learning about Captain James Cook and his desire to explore the unknown. We enjoyed browsing through atlases...
Foundation
2 May 2018 - 9:49am
We have been doing lots of fabulous reading activities around the story book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. We have created a story map, innovated...
Class 2S
1 May 2018 - 5:16pm
Well 2S certainly returned from their half term break ready to engage in new learning and build on prior learning. They have shown great enjoyment...
Class 1N
30 April 2018 - 7:48am
This week in Maths we have been securing our number bonds to 10 and 20. We then had to solve a problem for a farmer as he needed to find ways of...
Mr Ingall
29 April 2018 - 5:34pm
Following the installation of a new server and IT upgrade the images on the screen in the library have been updated. It now includes photographs...
Class 4J
29 April 2018 - 12:18am
We have welcomed our new member to the class, Liberty, at the start of this term. We hope she enjoys her time and we are all very excited...
Ms Oatridge
27 April 2018 - 7:35am
"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 4WC
26 April 2018 - 1:40pm
We have had fun making the shells of our Viking helmets this week. We had to be resilient (lots didn't turn out as expected!) and resourcesful (...
Class 3SH
23 April 2018 - 5:41pm
We had a fantastic first week back after the Half Term break. All the children were very focussed and we had a successful week of learning. Top...
Ms Oatridge
23 April 2018 - 2:31pm
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...
Mr Ingall
22 April 2018 - 6:45pm
Working with the Governing Body, selecting staff is one of, if not the most important, part of my role as Headteacher. Last week we...
Class 1A
20 April 2018 - 4:19pm
Our first week back has been a busy first week, full of learning as always. We have started imitating the story of Pele and the Rivers of Fire and...
Class 1N
20 April 2018 - 4:18pm
In Maths we had a puzzle and had to put it back together to make 100 squares. We have been adding/subtracting 10, adding/subtracting 1, adding 20...
Miss Caple
20 April 2018 - 10:02am
Yesterday, members of Year 5 hid various rocks around the village. Have you spotted any yet? Keep your eyes peeled... More will be hidden...
Class 4WC
19 April 2018 - 2:13pm
What a lovely week back in Year 4! We welcome a new girl, Lahna, to our class and hope she enjoys being with us. This week we have been...
Miss Caple
17 April 2018 - 7:40pm
ALERT!!! Within the next few days, pupils from Year 5 will be hiding decorated rocks around the village...keep your eyes peeled and...
Class 3SH
16 April 2018 - 5:51pm
Following a wonderful trip to Birmingham Hindu Temple enjoy reading some of the children's observations.... When I first walked into the...
Class 4WC
4 April 2018 - 10:47am
  This year is whizzing by so quickly! I can't believe we only have two terms left. We had a super visit to the Synogogue in...
Class 4J
29 March 2018 - 4:55pm
What a brilliant and very busy we have had! This week (or 4 days…) we have been working extremely hard. In particular, we have been...
Foundation
27 March 2018 - 9:55am
This afternoon is our Easter Celebration. We hope that as many family members as possible will come along to celebrate with us. We will be...
Ms Oatridge
26 March 2018 - 7:46am
When we talk about assessment it depends from whose viewpoint. The government will be talking about assessment in relation to accountability. Here...
Mr Ingall
25 March 2018 - 6:07pm
I was reminded on Friday of the range of educational activities we provide on any one day.  Our year 1 children all went to the Sealife...
Class 1N
23 March 2018 - 5:04pm
We had a fabulous day at the Sealife Centre today. We saw lots of amazing animals and got to touch some too! At every turn there was something...
Class 1A
23 March 2018 - 4:46pm
Well what a wonderful day. Our visit to the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham really inspired our Year 1 children and consolidated so much of this...
Class 6PO
23 March 2018 - 1:53pm
Our Kilvrough hoodies came this week, which we have been wearing with pride (for PE and outside!). Toby and friends have been busy...
Class 4J
23 March 2018 - 10:03am
The title for this blog post has been magpie from the title of Ruby Casewell's version of 'And Tango Makes three' In Maths this week we...
Class 4WC
23 March 2018 - 9:28am
  This week we finished our stories about families all being different. They are fantastic! We also did some amazing sketching and...
Foundation
20 March 2018 - 9:46am
In Maths this week we are learning about time. We have been using stop watches and timers to see what can be done within time limits. We made...
Mr Ingall
18 March 2018 - 4:53pm
Mistakes are often an essential part of the learning process and viewing them as a positive thing is often these days called having a “Growth...
Class 1N
18 March 2018 - 8:16am
We have been busy bees this week. In Maths we were partitioning to help us add numbers together. We have also been finding the difference...
Class 2S
16 March 2018 - 4:05pm
This week the emphasis has most definitely been on the Arts.  Play rehearsals are in full swing, preparing for a performance after the Easter...
Class 1A
16 March 2018 - 3:58pm
This week we have been experiencing some HIIT sessions (High Intensity Interval Training)  We have enjoyed exploring how our heart rates can...
Class 1A
16 March 2018 - 3:58pm
This week we have been experiencing some HIIT sessions (High Intensity Interval Training)  We have enjoyed exploring how our heart rates can...
Class 1A
16 March 2018 - 3:58pm
This week we have been experiencing some HIIT sessions (High Intensity Interval Training)  We have enjoyed exploring how our heart rates can...
Ms Oatridge
16 March 2018 - 1:52pm
At Bloxham C of E Primary School teaching staff recognise that pupils who have spent a busy structured day at school need time to relax and unwind...
Class 4J
16 March 2018 - 11:35am
This week in English we have started our new topic for the final weeks of term. The book is called 'And Tango makes Three’ written by Justin...
Class 4WC
16 March 2018 - 8:19am
  It was so lovely to see the children again this Tuesday and they gave me a warm welcome back. Thank you to Mrs Lowen, Mrs Lammond...
Foundation
13 March 2018 - 9:42am
We have started our first week of Dinosaurs! The children are super keen to learn all about them. We are having a visit from James...
Mr Ingall
11 March 2018 - 5:56pm
I know that recently in the media there have been repeated comments that music is virtually non-existent in many schools but this is certainly not...
Class 2S
10 March 2018 - 1:46pm
Week 3 ended with much excitement with a Governor visit, World Book day and snow! The children thoroughly enjoyed coming to school dressed as...
Class 3SH
10 March 2018 - 12:16pm
Well done 3SH on a much less challenging week. What a treat to not have to put on four extra layers every time we ventured out!  Maths was a...
Class 1A
9 March 2018 - 4:10pm
This week we have begun to innovate the story of The Gruffalo. We have innovated all the characters within the story, the setting of the story and...
Class 1N
9 March 2018 - 4:00pm
Today we learnt about healthy and unhealthy choices. Using a formula: eating+ drinking a balanced diet + active +sleeping + keeping clean = being...
Class 6PO
9 March 2018 - 3:32pm
This week we have learnt about the Ancient Mayan religious and belief systems-including the gory human sacrifice.  We created our own...
Ms Oatridge
9 March 2018 - 3:20pm
I was quite shocked to read that thousands of children around the UK do not own one book, this was reported by the National Literacy Trust. It’s...
Class 3MH
9 March 2018 - 2:16pm
A busy week in Year 3. This week in English we have started to plan and write our own tragedy story. We have been able to think about the...
Class 3MH
9 March 2018 - 2:16pm
A busy week in Year 3. This week in English we have started to plan and write our own tragedy story. We have been able to think about the...
Class 4J
8 March 2018 - 4:29pm
In English this week, we have been learning all bout suspense writing. We focused on a piece of text and altered it to make it even scarier and...
Foundation
6 March 2018 - 9:47am
This week we are introducing 'Snap It' A fun way of keeping in contact with our parents on a daily basis. It will encourage children to...
Class 1N
4 March 2018 - 9:07am
It was World Book Day this week and we came dressed up as a book character. In Collective Worship we got to look at all the different outfits,...
Mr Ingall
4 March 2018 - 7:59am
I have completed over 25 residential visits as a classteacher, deputy or headteacher whilst working in primary education and can honestly say our...
PE
2 March 2018 - 6:00pm
Last Friday 22nd February our school took two teams to the Warriner Family Hockey Festival at Bloxham Private School . There were 14 teams from 8...
Foundation
27 February 2018 - 10:38am
This week we have been writing 'Juicy Sentences' about animals found in the Jungle or Rainforest. We have been thinking about imaginative &...
Class 4WC
27 February 2018 - 9:12am
Welcome back! This term we are concentrating on some of those meatier written calculations in Maths. The children have risen to the...
Class 5B
24 February 2018 - 3:22pm
This week we started a new narrative genre – the quest. We read and imitated the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. We also investigated how to use...
Mr Ingall
24 February 2018 - 12:45pm
Last week we celebrated the success of 3 of our older children who either won or were runners up in a local writing competition. The children were...
Class 2S
24 February 2018 - 11:56am
What a fabulous start to term 4. 2S came back ready to learn and with such enthusiasm! In English we began imitating a new text, a recount...
Class 1A
23 February 2018 - 12:59pm
This week, we have continued with our persuasive text learning started just before the term break. We all thought about an endangered animal and...
Class 3MH
23 February 2018 - 12:16pm
What a great first week back! We have all worked extremely hard. In English this week we have started to imitate the new tragedy story...
Ms Oatridge
23 February 2018 - 8:22am
Do you ever wonder how your child is doing at school? What do they know? What can I do to help at home? Well at bloxham...
Class 1N
23 February 2018 - 8:18am
This week we have been writing our persuasive texts thinking about adjectives and generalisers. In Maths we have been learning...
Class 4J
23 February 2018 - 8:05am
What a wonderful start to term 4. We have been super busy and have got straight back into learning! This week in English, we have treated...
Class 3SH
22 February 2018 - 4:56pm
What a wonderful week 3SH. There was so much energy that was really well focussed. We worked really hard to embed the habit of checking our...
Foundation
20 February 2018 - 9:56am
Our new topic for this term is Dinosaurs & Reptiles.  We will be learning about the Rainforest and creating our own...
PE
10 February 2018 - 4:02pm
Last week on Tuesday 30th January, a group of Y5/6 children went to compete at the Indoor Athletics at the Warriner. The event was a mixture of:...
Class 4WC
9 February 2018 - 2:13pm
We have had a fun final week of Term 3.  We have made ice cream and jelly to help us understand how matter changes state. It was fun...
Class 4J
9 February 2018 - 11:25am
We completed our Topic for this term this week - Rivers. The chidlren answered their questions - KWL- they wrote at the start of the topic and...
Class 1A
9 February 2018 - 8:50am
This week we began our Amazing Animals learning and focused on the mighty Blue Whale. We watched footage of the Blue Whale and found out lots of...
Class 1N
9 February 2018 - 8:24am
We have been sorting animals into groups – dolphins have lungs and whales; so they are mammals not fish (which have gills). We went...
Class 3SH
8 February 2018 - 6:32pm
You can trust us to give you the correct change after a week of working with money where we have found the change from £10.00 and £5.00 as well as...
Foundation
6 February 2018 - 10:14am
In Maths this week we are investigating capacity.  The children are enjoying using water, food colouring and measuring jugs of all...
Class 6PO
5 February 2018 - 3:44pm
Last week in English we were describing our own characters based on our story about Love and the Beast. We were trying to include metaphors and...
Ms Oatridge
5 February 2018 - 8:07am
Most teacher marking is wasted as it does not lead to rich learning said Paul Black an eminent educationalist. Feedback should cause...
Mr Ingall
4 February 2018 - 5:35pm
During last week I was reminded on more than one occasion why yet is such an important word in school. So, instead of "I can't do it, I can't do...
Class 4WC
2 February 2018 - 5:28pm
4WC really is a fantastic class!! Kitty and the other ECO Rangers have introduced the Plastic Pledge and nearly all of the children in the class...
Class 3SH
2 February 2018 - 4:00pm
Another great week in 3SH where we learned how to measure perimeter in Maths.  Initially we measured in cm squares then we moved to measuring...
Class 1A
2 February 2018 - 8:29am
This week we began our exciting fractions journey! We explored the fairness and importance of halving and quartering equally by initially using an...
Class 1N
2 February 2018 - 8:19am
  We have learnt a new text map about keeping lions safe – it is an information text, specifically a persuasive text. We looked at...
Foundation
30 January 2018 - 9:47am
We are learning about Neil Armstrong's landing on the moon! We watched footage of Apollo 11 and saw the lunar module landing and the...
Mr Ingall
28 January 2018 - 6:07pm
One day last week I accompanied some of our year 6 children to the Indoor Athletics competition at the Warriner School. It was very clear from...
Class 1N
28 January 2018 - 9:01am
This week we were looking at different types of birds. We saw Robins, Woodpigeons and Blackbirds. We had great fun and made a block graph of...
Class 6P
26 January 2018 - 3:35pm
Blog term 3 week 4   This week in English we have been focusing on creating our own characters. We have also been planning...
Class 2O
26 January 2018 - 2:57pm
This week in English we have been writing our stories based upon the Little Boat.  We have been including alliteration and personification...
PE
26 January 2018 - 12:55pm
Last term each year group were trying to gain points inour PE Whistle Test. Each PE session classes are scored on their reaction time to different...
Class 1A
26 January 2018 - 10:59am
Money, money, money! This week we have combined our learning of place value with our learning about money. We have explored how, for...
Class 1A
26 January 2018 - 8:48am
Money, money, money! This week we have combined our learning of place value with our learning about money. We have explored how, for...
Class 2S
25 January 2018 - 3:50pm
This week in 2S the Maths focus was revisiting and developing the children's understanding of the Year 2 subtraction method which involves '...
Class 4WC
25 January 2018 - 2:57pm
We've had another great week in Year 4. The children have been really enthusiastic in their learning about rivers and many hve brought books and...
Class 3SH
25 January 2018 - 1:15pm
Brilliant week for all in 3SH. The culmination of the big write resulted in some splendid pieces of creative, imaginative writing. Well Done to...
Foundation
23 January 2018 - 10:29am
The children were super excited about taking home their very first reading books! Feedback from parents was positive too! The...
Ms Oatridge
22 January 2018 - 8:40am
Tomorrow in our development meeting, the teachers will be carrying out an English moderation exercise. This moderation will be a vertical checking...
Class 2O
21 January 2018 - 8:19pm
Class 2O have had another week where their engagement and enthusiasm in their school work has put a smile on my face everyday! We have...
Class 5B
21 January 2018 - 5:42pm
This week in PE we have been perfecting our line-dancing routines, adding in the grapevine and diagonal steps. We are getting slicker but some of...
Mr Ingall
21 January 2018 - 4:56pm
Yes, it was a Friday, and the sun was shining after the recent storm but these weren’t the main reasons for it being a Fabulous Friday....
Class 1N
20 January 2018 - 1:49pm
This week in Maths we have been learning about money! The value of coins and what how coins make up different amounts. In RE we were...
Class 6PO
19 January 2018 - 3:42pm
Year 6 have been taking part in a cycling profiency this term and the remaining children developing their dodge ball skills, working as a team and...
Class 4WC
19 January 2018 - 3:11pm
  We have some fabulous little 'Michael Flatleys' in our class and we are enjoying learning some basic Irish dance steps. We also...
Class 1A
19 January 2018 - 8:12am
This week we have been investigating our new big question for RE this term: Was it always easy for Jesus to show friendship? We have listened...
Class 3SH
18 January 2018 - 5:35pm
Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in 3SH this week.  We have covered it all and it is becoming more natural for most of the...
Foundation
17 January 2018 - 10:18am
Our focus in Maths this week is playing board games.  We have set up lots of games to encourage the children to take turns, count on...
Class 4J
17 January 2018 - 9:05am
This week in English we have been continuing with our persuasion topic ‘Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus’. We have planned our own versions of...
Class 6P
15 January 2018 - 3:49pm
Blog 15.01.18 Happy new year everyone! This week in English we have been examining a narrative Prologue based on Beauty and the...
Mr Ingall
14 January 2018 - 5:30pm
Last week I undertook my Designated Safeguarding Lead bi-annual refresher training. The training reminded me that, even in these very difficult...
Class 2S
13 January 2018 - 11:57am
In Maths the children have been reviewing and developing their knowledge of 3d shapes to include recognising 2d shape faces, edges and vertices....
Class 1N
12 January 2018 - 4:02pm
In English we have been learning ‘Why Lion roars’  using a story map to help us. On Thursday we used conjunctions in our sentences to...
Ms Oatridge
12 January 2018 - 3:22pm
Today your child will be bringing home their curriculum map to share with you. And what a delight it was for me reading about all the exciting...
Class 3MH
12 January 2018 - 10:18am
In English this week we have continued imitating the story ‘The Enchantress of the Sands’. We can retell the main parts of the story. We have...
Class 3SH
11 January 2018 - 5:54pm
We are sorry to have not blogged since the start of the year and hope this finds you well and positive two weeks into January! Class 3SH have been...
Class 3SH
11 January 2018 - 5:54pm
We are sorry to have not blogged since the start of the year and hope this finds you well and positive two weeks into January! Class 3SH have been...
Class 3SH
11 January 2018 - 5:54pm
We are sorry to have not blogged since the start of the year and hope this finds you well and positive two weeks into January! Class 3SH have been...
Class 4WC
11 January 2018 - 4:10pm
This week we began to learn some steps for Irish dancing. It was fun and exhausting at the same time.  In Geography we have been...
Class 4J
11 January 2018 - 11:50am
In English this week we have started our new non-fiction topic: Persuasion. We are looking at book’ Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus!’ by Mo...
Foundation
9 January 2018 - 10:18am
Welcome to the new term. Our topic this term is 'Journeys'.  Our fiction text is Little Red Riding Hood. We will immerse ourselves in...
Class 1N
7 January 2018 - 6:41pm
Happy New Year! Yesterday, we learnt about Maths; we completed different activities about 3D shapes. We even got to paint the 3D shapes...
Mr Ingall
7 January 2018 - 6:29pm
Yes of course the holidays are great, but it is also always good to be back at school. There is something special and it is a real privilege to...
Class 4J
5 January 2018 - 3:46pm
For only 2 days in School we have kept very busy! In Maths, we have been working hard at division of 2 and 3 digit numbers. It took a while for...
Ms Oatridge
5 January 2018 - 2:42pm
At the end of last term I asked both year 6 classes to give me feedback on the French lessons I had taught them over the past term. I wanted to...
Class 6PO
5 January 2018 - 2:24pm
Today 6PO began to read a new text, the prologue to Beauty and the Beast . In it, love and death are introduced as two sisters who are observing...
Class 3MH
5 January 2018 - 11:58am
What a great first few days back. We have started 2018 with a great enthusiasm for learning. We have started to learn our new story called ‘The...
Class 4WC
5 January 2018 - 11:38am
  First day back and we have been working hard on division in Maths (yes, we remembered how to do it!) In English we have revised the...
Ms Oatridge
19 December 2017 - 2:26pm
This is such a busy time of year for everyone, preparing for Christmas, buying presents and food. Sometimes I think that the world has gone mad...
Class 1A
19 December 2017 - 12:00pm
What a busy week both last week was and the two days of this week. Not surprisingly, our learning has continued and focused on the Nativity and...
Class 1N
18 December 2017 - 11:45am
In Maths we completed a calculations map – as you can see from our picture. We also used crocodiles to help us compare numbers and did some dance...
Mr Ingall
17 December 2017 - 5:10pm
I won’t pretend that last week wasn’t a challenging one in school. The snow and then the ice brought their own particular challenges in terms of...
Class 4J
15 December 2017 - 4:01pm
In English this week we have been re-writing our own version of the 12 days of Christmas, in particular looking at alliteration and syllables...
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...
Class 6P
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...