6 Oak Category

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.

Our last swimming lesson 4 Willow and 5 Oak.

For our last lesson Christine, our instructor, let us play games. We played ‘horse’ with a woggle, balancing a float on our heads, balancing a float with a toy on it and blowing a on across the pool. We all had great fun. Thank you Christine for all your help.

Sports Hall Event

Today Oak took part in an exciting afternoon of track and field events at the sports centre. They competed against many other schools and all showed enthusiasm in the events they took part in. All children were very well behaved and it’s was so lovely to see them cheering each other on. Well done Oak.

Willow and Oak swimming update.

In our swimming lesson today, we have been tested on how far we can swim, either on our own or with floats. Well done to everyone as absolutely everyone has made a great improvement.

Harry Potter Oak

We had such a wonderful day at Harry Potter. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves and have been able to bring back plenty to use in their English. It’s safe to say that we definitely have some new Harry Potter fans in the class now!