The Downstairs children have had a busy week exploring a range of activities inspired by ‘Monkey Puzzle” by Julia Donaldson. Their creative juices were flowing whilst compiling colourful flower collages with tissue paper, painting caterpillars and exploring colour and symmetry creating [...]
The Leavers have hit the floor running with of their “Artists” topic. On Monday a local artist Girvan Thompson, visited the children to host a workshop. He began by sharing what had inspired his love of art and continued to discuss various techniques such as mosaics, lino printing and painting [...]
What an exciting week the Leavers have had as they explored the lifecycle of a chick. Painting a pictorial lifecycle depicting the different stages helped consolidate their understanding of the process. The children paid enormous attention to detail as they painted an egg, hatchling, chick and [...]
Thank you to all those who were able to join us for Bring Mummy to School Day. The children loved having you here and we hope you enjoyed the morning.
We are thrilled to introduce our newly appointed teaching assistant, Eszter David, who brings a wealth of experience having taught at Henry [...]
Both the Upstairs and Downstairs Classes have enjoyed celebrating World Book Day during the week. Everyone was eager to discuss their favourite book character during our art lessons and illustrated them with paint. Please do take the time to look at the children’s lovely pictures. Dressing up on[...]
Chinese New Year was the platform for the learning throughout Oaktree nursery this week.
The Downstairs children have enjoyed lion dancing and exploring musical instruments. Everyone was very keen to dress up in the lion costume, leading the parade as their friends followed behind. During Art the [...]
The entire school’s learning was focused on “My Brother, My Sister and Me” by Pat Thomas in preparation for our visit to the Polka Theatre earlier today.
Pink, Red and Yellow Group began the week with discussions about siblings, cousins and positions in their respective family, which [...]
Blue, Green and Orange Group at Oaktree have focused on the “ Grumpy Frog” by Ed Vere. We began the week with discussions about our feelings and during Drama lesson reenacted different emotions. Everyone agreed that it is absolutely fine to be cross, sad and grumpy sometimes but generally [...]