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Homework and Reading feedback - Thank you!

Homework and Reading feedback - Thank you!
Hello,

Thank you to all the Oak children for putting their effort into completing homework these past few weeks. I have had a great time marking their reading diaries, and finding out what they have been enjoying. Thank you too, Oak grown-ups, for the encouragement you have given your children with their learning.

The reading they are doing at home is really paying off in class - we have had some cracking Reading lessons this week.

We read a story with no words on Thursday - The Arrival by Shaun Tan.
We used our inference skills, and found clues in the pictures (like detectives), and used our summary skills to talk cleverly about what we saw.

Here are just a few great examples of the children predicting what will happen next.

Thank you all,
Happy Weekend, and Happy Reading!

Miss Rodriguez.
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Black History Month

Hello all,

We have made a fantastic start to Black History Month in Oak class. 

Last week, we performed 2 poems in front of the whole school, about the Civil Rights Movement in the USA. Throughout the week, the hard work and practice that the children put in made it a memorable assembly.

This week, we are writing poems about the Civil Rights marches in the USA. What better way to get inspiration for our poems than with a peaceful march around the school fields? We chanted, sang, and held our placards high in the air, and stood together as one voice, sharing the message of love and equality.

Miss Rodriguez and Mrs. Cox

    

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Welcome to Year 5, Oak!

Hello everyone,

Thank you Oak, for such a fantastic start to the year in your new class and your new base!

We have really enjoyed getting to know you and seeing how much effort you have put into your learning so far! Whether you are listening carefully to Show and Tell, reading a story with us, or even walking around in our woodland area to gather ideas for a poem about Autumn, you have impressed us every step of the way.

Looking forward to a year of being blown away by your progress,

Miss Rodriguez, Mrs. Cox and Mrs. Ogilvy

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Base Two Campfire!

Our forest school campfire was a great success! The children got to experience being around a campfire, toasted their own marshmallows (which were huge!) and created some wonderful shelters, which got water tested too! With some mixed results! We even had a visit from Mrs Ingle and Mrs Mellor who brought the Reception class out to see the campfire. Our whole afternoon as fantastic and we proved that we are all amazing team workers, creative thinkers and independent learners, well done Base Two!

 

 

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Base Two Campfire

Forest Schools,

On Thursday 13th July we will be having a Forest Schools afternoon where we will be having a campfire. We have a variety of activities planned for the whole afternoon including shelter building, art, campfire cooking (marshmallow roasting) and much more!

Please ensure that the children bring all of their forest schools clothes for Thursday 13 July as we will go outside whatever the weather.

Thank you for your continued support.

Mrs Cox and Miss Spafford

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