Lower Foundation are thoroughly embracing their new topic ‘Commotion in the Ocean’.
This week the children looked closely at rock pools. They were given lots of different challenges to complete – just look at these fantastic pieces of work!
Fun facts – did you know a starfish has no brain or blood and there are over 4,500 different types of crabs!
This week has been another great week in Upper Foundation. We have all worked hard writing letters to the Three Bears to say sorry for stealing their porridge and breaking Baby Bear's chair. We have also written recipes for porridge and had a go at making our own delicious breakfasts. We looked at the 'oi' sound in phonics; perfect for then writing, 'boil' in our recipes!
In maths, you have all been looking at doubling and halving and interpreting this in your own fabulous ways; making pizzas out. of play dough and cutting them into halves, or counting out different amounts of objects.
It's been lovely receiving your book covers and even how you make 3D shapes out of different materials in your houses, and wow are your ICT skills becoming impressive!
We are so proud of how you are all managing to produce the most fantastic learning during these challenging times and we are so looking forward to being reunited.
Upper Foundation Teachers
Year 1 have wholeheartedly thrown themselves into their online learning this week.
Well done to everybody for their collaboration with their families and resilience amidst all the change!
It is our second week into Summer Term, and we are so proud of the Year 1 children and their attitude to their learning. They are engaging in artistic projects too and it has been lovely to see what different families have been up to this week. With milk-bottle elephants, playdough crafts and flowers from toilet rolls!
We loved our class calls this week as we explored some of the big questions of life through the vehicle of Philosophy for Children (P4C). The children grappled with their ideal place to live, work and travel to. We also looked at some incredible artwork - wow!
Dates to remember:
Microsoft Teams meeting week beginning 4th May:
- Wednesday 6th May 11.15am
- Friday 8th May 11.15am
Microsoft Teams meeting week beginning 11th May:
- Wednesday 13th May 11.15am
- Friday 15th May 11.15am
What great #OakfieldAtHome examples were sent in by Year 1 this week! Here was a just a flavour of their creativity and inventiveness this week:
To our wonderful Year 4 parents and children,
We have been blown away with all of the inspirational things you are getting up to and have LOVED seeing the photos of what you have been up to - please keep doing this, it brightens up our day!
Thank you for working so hard and for also being patient with using the new Portal system. We have been working hard to try and make it as easy for you to do at home.
Keep up the great work,
The Year 4 team
Ella (Y6), Abi (Y6) and Rose (Y4) planned and delivered a PE lesson to the rest of the key worker children in school this week! This is her write-up below!
"On Wednesday 29th of April, Rose, Abigail and I led a P.E lesson for the rest of the kids at school.
For the Warm-Up we did with 5 star jumps; 5 jumps off your choice for the Year 2 's and under, for Year's 3+ did 5 tuck jumps; next, everyone touched their toes and stretched up before we did 5 more jumps of choice. Whilst Rose and I ran the Year 3+ Skills Test, Abigail did the Year 2 's and under.
For the Year 3+ Skills Test, we demonstrated by throwing a tennis ball against a wall, catching it, and putting the ball back down before doing a jump of the our choice. The participants could do a different jump or same jump every time. They just had to jump.
For Year's 2 and under, Abigail got them to practise their throwing and catching skills by throwing soft balls against the net, also helping their reaction skills. For Year 3+ there was an obstacle course in which they had to do the following things: Grab their team's ring (one of which I am holding above); run up to the cone; run around the cone; grab the hoop, still holding the ring; and as they ran to the end of the playground, roll the hoop alongside them. Once the competitor had reached the end, the end, they had to place the ring and hoop down before doing 5 star jumps, pick up the hoop and ring before running as fast as they could, still holding the ring, and without rolling the hoop remembering to put the hoop back down by the cone. That person and their teammate had to do the course 3 times!
For Years 2 and under, they had to run through ten hoops; put a counter in the Giant Connect - 4; and run back to the awaiting teammate, still carefully running in the hoops. The team with the most counters in the hoops wins!
We hope that everyone had lots of fun and enjoyed the lesson since I did and am sure that Abigail and Rose did, as well".
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