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Exciting Summer Building Project

As soon as the school broke up for the summer, the builders moved in. The classroom extensions and creation of a new classroom is now well underway, although sometimes things have to look a lot worse before they can look better! Let’s hope the rain holds off for the rest…

Holiday Clubs- Activities Week

Children from all four of the Oak-Tree Schools have been having lots of fun this week in Holiday Clubs. Oaklands held the first ‘Activities Week’. Throughout the course there will be a variety of fun, practical inside and outside activities including arts and crafts, board games, cooking, ICT and much more!…

Senior Warren House Trip

“Warren House visited the Harlow Outdoor Centre to celebrate yet another successful year. It was a trip not to forget where everyone managed to have fun.  Some of us even confronted our phobias like water and heights. Every student was allocated a group with a teacher and had two activities…

Senior Connaught House Trip

Connaught pupils enjoyed a wide range of activities at the Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning on their annual house trip.  The 54 acre outdoor classroom set in delightful Essex countryside provides activities including team building skills, caving, and archery.  But by far the best, according to Maisie in Year…

Year 10 Careers Day

The Year 10 careers programme culminated in the annual Careers and Mock Interview Day on Friday 7 July 2017.  The day consisted of two sessions.  In the morning the pupils had the opportunity to listen to seasoned professionals who introduced them to their respective professions.  The speakers were: Mr Sam…

Sponsored Walk

This year’s sponsored walk in aid of the school’s nominated charity, SWAN/Dylan’s Story, took place on the afternoon of Tuesday 11 July.  The whole school ventured out in torrential rain armed with coats and umbrellas, but nevertheless in high spirits. Pupils from Years 3-10 covered a total of four miles…

Year 6 Leavers’ Assembly

On Wednesday 5 July the Juniors and parents of Year 6 came together to watch Year 6’s leaving assembly.  The pupils had been diligently rehearsing a short production called ‘The Zoo’ as well as Charlie Puth’s hit ‘See you again’, and performed both spectacularly. During the performance their parents were…

Year 11 Leavers Prom

The Year 11 leavers and many Normanhurst members of staff enjoyed a glamorous and fun-filled prom at Chigwell Hall on Friday 23 June.  The evening began with photos in the secret garden followed by a delicious three course meal.  All of the pupils looked amazing with the girls wearing elegant…

Newsletter July 2017

Read the last newsletter of the school year, packed with photos and information on Speech Day and our Early Years Celebration, trips out, sporting events and lots more…

Year 7 Visit the French Institut

On Thursday 29 June Year 7 went on a trip to visit the French Institut, which personally I found interesting. There were two buildings – one for 0-12 year olds, which had popular books for children e.g. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Harry Potter etc… and a building which had…