6 Oak Category

Picasso Cubism

For our Art we looked at cubism. We have been looking at the work of Picasso and other artists who have used this genre. We painted these pictures of flowers using geometric shapes and acrylic paints.


Oak class had great fun yesterday at Duxford; they made mini documentaries in the Battle of Britain hanger and had a cinema experience in the operations room. They even got to see some planes take off and land.

“Take One” Art

This year’s picture is “Woman in a Hat and A fur Coat” by Pablo Picasso.  Each class uses a picture for inspiration for their art work.  Some of our classes created with own art work inspired by the Pablo Picasso artwork and others used his cubism style of art to inspire their own paintings. Cubism […]

Go Ape Wendover Woods

Year 6 had an adventure filled day today at Wendover Woods doing the Go Ape Activity. We had the opportunity of learning key PSHE skills like resilience, what makes a good team player and the importance of following rules in different setting to stay safe. Many of them overcome their fears and they all completed the […]

Forest School Year 6

Our year 6 children enjoyed a day in Forest School.  We started our day with a lovely walk exploring our local countryside and our stunning countryside.   We found a fallen down tree which made a perfect excuse for a bit of climbing Picnic in the field with stunning views of the countryside and we […]

Henri Rousseau

In Oak we have been working hard learning to draw flowers. We started off researching the artist Henri Rousseau and observed some of it work. We then tried drawing in pencil and finally in pastel colour.

Exploring different mechanisms

In Oak class we have been exploring different mechanisms. We made Lego models of Leavers, Pulleys and Gears.

Hogwarts comes to Aycliffe

The children really enjoyed our Harry Potter day where they made potions and took part in Harry Potter crafts. After break they went on to the playground and took part in a game of Quidditch where Gryffindor were the winners. They finished off with watching the movie and choosing sweets off the sweet trolley. The […]

5 and 6 Oak Viking afternoon

Yesterday Oak had a fantastic afternoon being vikings. They all took part in activities such as weaving, building a long boat and cooking. At the end of the afternoon they sat around the fire pit and tasted some Viking food cooked by the children. This was carrots and leaks mixed with honey and butter stuffed […]

Experimenting with light in Oak.

This term we have been learning about light and how it travels. We made periscopes and used them to look over a cupboard. We used mirrors to see how light reflects in straight lines. We checked the angles of the incidence and reflective ray.