This time of uncertainty during school closure and partial lockdown has brought many positives to our lives. Some of our families have shared their experiences of home learning with us, and we would love to bring a bit of cheer to your day by sharing them with you!
See our website galleries here for some wonderful examples of educational activities, fun learning experiences, and even an under-the-stairs den!
We will try to share photographs and stories with you every week during school closure.
Home Learning tales – “… yesterday we had a geography day and planned a round the world trip. We researched destinations, climates, currencies, foods and what we could do when we’re there. We had a big map of the world and planned the best route. We also learnt some phrases for each destination. Today we’ve been learning about The War of the Roses as that’s what [my youngest child’s] big sister is doing in history. We’ve drawn big family trees and timelines as well as drawing some beautiful Lancastrian and Yorkshire roses. We have been doing our maths and English every morning after PE with Joe Wicks too.”
We would like to say ‘goodbye’ to our fantastic Year 6 children, and wish them all the best for the future. We’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching you all grow over the last 7 years! Have a wonderful summer and enjoy your time at high school! […]
Year 5 and 6 students recently wrote questions they would like to ask two young people that work in maritime industries. The winners’ questions will be put to those young people, to create an OAT Maritime Careers video project that will be released soon. We are happy to announce Bittern and Peregrine (entered as classes) […]
The OAT Summer Matholympics Challenge received a total of 345 submissions from 22 academies and we are pleased to announce that yet again there is another winner from Cliff Park Junior Academy – Darcy T. in Peregrine! Fantastic news, Darcy, well done! A much deserved £20 Amazon voucher is winging its way to you. Thank […]
The government’s new Holiday Activities and Food Programme is available this summer, with the aim of providing some great activities, food, and friend-making opportunities for children in England. This programme provides free places to all school-aged children eligible for Free School Meals across England, but it is also open to all children from every […]
Two of our students have just reached 7th and 9th place in ourlist of highest word counts EVER, and it’s not even the end of the academic year yet! Nithana in Marsh Harrier has just passed 5,025, 238 words, and Farhan in Chaffinch has read 5,779,944 words. These are amazing achievements and we are very […]
Has your child taken part in the OAT Matholympics Summer Challenge yet? As with the Christmas challenge, there are a bunch of Amazon vouchers to be won. These include four x £20 Amazon vouchers for the first four correct entries and an additional four x £20 vouchers available for pupils who may want to take […]
The Reading Agency‘s Summer Reading Challenge is underway! Launching on 10th July, this is the UK’s biggest annual reading promotion for children aged 4 to 11. It is delivered locally by local libraries with online services also available. How the Challenge works: · Children sign up through their local library and receive a Wild World Heroes collector poster · […]
On Friday, the children celebrated the start of the Euros 20 by joining a live webinar with Tom Palmer. Tom is a children’s author who has written a lot of football books. We were lucky enough to hear him speak about his writing process, his football themed books and read the first chapter of his […]