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Our Trek into the Wilderness – the Rainforests at Kew Gardens

Year 5 visited Kew Gardens to learn all about rainforests, as we had been learning about South America, rivers and the Amazon Rainforest. It was an amazing day with so many experiences: travelling on the train, walking amongst the plants in the giant greenhouses, taking part in workshops about products from the rainforest, exploring the …

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Violin in the sunshine!

What a lovely day for an outdoor Violin lesson.

Making Buses!

Year 1 were visited by Paul the toymaker and were instructed on how to make their own toy buses. So impressed with their toys and the children enjoyed making the buses!

Scientists in Year 2

In Science we have been learning about plants, we know about the parts of the plants and the functions of these parts so tested our knowledge by dissection a plant that had a flower and then sorting the parts into their groups.  It was a great lesson and the children loved it!

Welcome to the new school year 16.9.21

We have been so pleased to welcome back the familiar faces from last year and also meet and get to know all our new classmates.  The children have all settled in so well and are enjoying exploring the indoor and outdoor environments 🙂

Troll Jelly

Reception read ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’ and have been doing a variety of activities to do with the story. They have absolutely loved retelling the story in our story tray and have been enjoying being the different characters. They have loved being the troll and especially the Big Billy Goat Gruff. We made troll …

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Cooking a Malaysian noodle dish.

In Geography we have been comparing South Oxhey to different places in the  world. We wanted to create a Malaysian inspired noodle dish. In preparation we discussed the importance of hygiene and the safety needed to successfully use knives. We had to adapt our noodles to ensure they were edible for all children including those …

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We love coding!

We started off following two step instructions and then built up to four steps.  Some of us managed to find glitches too!

Science Investigators

In science today, we were investigating ‘Thermal Conductors’ as part of our Properties of Materials topic. We used three different materials (wood, plastic, metal) to investigate which material conducted heat the best. We worked this out by observing which spoon allowed the butter to melt the fastest! Metal won the race! Which one do you …

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First Week Back

We had a fantastic first week back in the classroom and played a lot of strategy/maths games with our classmates! Year 5 are really enjoying getting stuck into the whole class text ‘Tuesday’ where mysterious events happen every Tuesday.