Oak Class (Year 5)

 

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The Maple and Oak partnership goes from strength to strength

The Maple and Oak partnership goes from strength to strength

Year 5 reading partners took the teaching lead in using some of our latest technologies to make a short animation with t[...]
ChildLine / Internet Safety Week

ChildLine / Internet Safety Week

Years 5 and 6 took part in a workshop this morning run by ChildLine and the NSPCC. We learned about trusted adults and h[...]
A Frosty Morning

A Frosty Morning

Our first proper frosty morning morning in our new school. No need for expensive games or toys - just give them a littl[...]
Paired reading between Y5 and Reception

Paired reading between Y5 and Reception

Both classes love their weekly shared reading sessions.[...]
Year 5 Story Sharing with Reception

Year 5 Story Sharing with Reception

Oak and Maple classes sharing action story time. ; ; ;[...]
Maths Challenge

Maths Challenge

Four lucky children were chosen to participate in a Maths Challenge at Bournemouth Collegiate Preparatory School on Tues[...]
Positively MAD

Positively MAD

We had a very exciting workshop this afternoon called Positively MAD - which stands for Making A Difference. Kim taught[...]
Bovington Tank Museum - Year 5 and 6 Trip

Bovington Tank Museum - Year 5 and 6 Trip

We had a fantastic day at Bovington Tank Museum, experiencing what life was like for a soldier in World War I. As well [...]
Thinking of You Poems

Thinking of You Poems

We have been working really hard on our use of vocabulary and imagery in our writing. We are really proud of our po[...]
Teddy Tombola

Teddy Tombola

Thank you every body for making this a great success. The children seemed very happy with their wins. [...]
Fractions

Fractions

Children were learning how to understand equivalent fractions in their simplest form. [...]
Scientific Experiment

Scientific Experiment

The children were conducting an experiment to test the hardness of materials. [...]
Streetwise visit

Streetwise visit

Year 5 went to Streetwise to learn all about the dangers in and around the home and to educate them in how to prevent an[...]
Christmas Boxes

Christmas Boxes

Wow! Thank you all so much for taking part in filling boxes for Christmas. I hope you had as much fun as I did choosing[...]
The importance of wearing a cycling helmet

The importance of wearing a cycling helmet

The importance of wearing a cycling helmet!! [...]
Streetwise photos

Streetwise photos

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Our visit to Streetwise

Our visit to Streetwise

On Monday 21st July, Years 2 and 5 visited Streetwise in Bournemouth. Amongst other things, they learned all about road [...]
Streetwise - Stranger Danger

Streetwise - Stranger Danger

Should you go with a stranger . . . ? Different 'strangers' approached groups of children and asked them if they wanted[...]
Sunflower pictures

Sunflower pictures

In Science we are looking at flowering plants and are attempting to recreate the famous Sunflowers painting by Van Gogh.[...]
Children's Maths Conference

Children's Maths Conference

On Thursday 26th June, 4 lucky children from Year 5 attended a Maths Conference at Bovington Park. They took it in turns[...]
Prime numbers

Prime numbers

Using multilink to find prime numbers and draw a path through the maze. [...]
Tudor houses

Tudor houses

Using sketching and shading skills to recreate Tudor houses.[...]
Camo Day

Camo Day

The children in Year 5 had lots of fun on the assault course on Camo Day. Teamwork skills shone through as they helped e[...]
Fun with square numbers

Fun with square numbers

Having fun drawing and calculating square numbers.[...]
Maths investigation

Maths investigation

Column additions with decimals. Trying to make totals as close as possible to 9.[...]
Mathletics

Mathletics

Mathletics was introduced into the class this afternoon. It was a great success. :0) Year 5, you may play on Mathlet[...]
Recycling

Recycling

Year 5 had a visitor from Dorset County Council to talk to us all about recycling. Did you know that . . . this hat[...]
Wessex Water visit to school

Wessex Water visit to school

Today, Duncan from Wessex Water came into school to talk to us about how water is treated before it reaches our taps and[...]
Easter cards and baskets

Easter cards and baskets

Having fun making Easter card and baskets. [...]
Book swap

Book swap

To celebrate books we had a book swap in KS2. [...]
Literacy

Literacy

Oak Class have been very interested in the text studied in our current Literacy unit - Narrative, stories from older lit[...]
Programming

Programming

Learning to programme a computer to make it follow a set of instructions. [...]
A patchwork quilt of art skills

A patchwork quilt of art skills

Year 5 have been studying differ art techniques, from shading with a coloured pencil to adopting the style of French art[...]
Maths Investigation

Maths Investigation

Investigating with octagons, hexagons, pentagons and diagonals. You need to be neat, accurate and patient.[...]
Finished art pictures - drawing skills

Finished art pictures - drawing skills

All I can say is . . . wow!!!!! Do you agree with me that these pictures look like they have been completed by adults?[...]
Endangered Species - work in progress

Endangered Species - work in progress

Y5 have been practising their sketching skills by pressing lightly with a B pencil. This lesson ties in Topic (Let's Go [...]
Earth Teach Me . . .

Earth Teach Me . . .

In groups, we wrote poems entitled, Earth Teach Me . . . We were very pleased with the results. Come into the classroo[...]
Our Wonderful World

Our Wonderful World

I think the world is wonderful because . . . [...]
The Creation Story

The Creation Story

In small groups, Oak class made a collage of each of the days in the Creation Story. [...]
Shades of green

Shades of green

Oak class made their own paintings based on the work of the Swiss artist, Paul Klee. He was famous for his abstract pain[...]
Running club cup winner
Literacy - Instructions

Literacy - Instructions

The objective of this game was to give clear, concise instructions so that our partners could build or draw an exact cop[...]
Aztecs Homework

Aztecs Homework

The children had to produce a piece of homework detailing 'Why did the Aztec Empire end?' This information could be reco[...]
Silver Arrow, by Niyah Simpson

Silver Arrow, by Niyah Simpson

The class listened to the story of Robin Hood. For their Big Write, the children had to tell the story from the Sheriff'[...]
Out of Space

Out of Space

Children wrote poems in the style of 'The Frozen Man', by Kit Wright. They also decorated the display with snowflakes ma[...]
Snowman Drive

Snowman Drive

Children had to roll a dice, in a particular order, to create a snowman picture. This was a race against the clock to be[...]
Christmas play

Christmas play

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Running cup winner

Running cup winner

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Running cup

Running cup

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Leeson

Leeson

We've had great fun at Leeson. Lots of mud, wind, rain and laughter[...]
Ukulele club G7

Ukulele club G7

How to play the tricky G7 chord![...]
The Aztecs

The Aztecs

Group posters . . . in progress..[...]
Skipping day

Skipping day

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AFC Bournemouth

We had great fun with AFC Bournemouth[...]
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Tennis coaching

The whole school are getting the chance to participate in tennis coaching sessions with Ian Griffin from Stourpaine Tenn[...]
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Oak Class Assembly

Well done Oak Class for their great assembly on March 15th.  Everyone stood up at the right time, produced some fabulous[...]
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First Aid course

First Aid Course - St John's Ambulance Oak Class have been lucky enough to attend a first aid course run by St John's A[...]
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Tudor ship watercolours - now complete!

Tudor ship watercolours - a work in progress Oak Class have been using watercolours to create Tudor ship paintings. The[...]
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Visit to Safewise

Trip to Safewise - January 2013 Oak Class had a fantastic day out to the new Safety Centre next door to Weymouth Fire S[...]
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Ships in Tudor times - Art/DT

Ships in Tudor Times The children have loved making their Tudor ship out of clay and other materials. The detail is fan[...]
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Fun in the snow

Fun in the snow at playtime.[...]
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Science Masterclass at the Blandford School

A few children from Y5/6 attended a Science Masterclass at the Blandford School after school one day in December. They g[...]
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Maths Challenge

  Maths Challenge - November 2012 Four children were very lucky to be chosen to attend a Y5 Maths Challenge at Ta[...]
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Mathletics

Oak Class received training yesterday on a new and exciting website called www.mathletics.co.uk The children had a fant[...]