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Year 10 Photosynthesis Study

Year 10 have been studying the topic of Photosynthesis in their Biology GCSE lessons. As part of this topic, they were expected to complete a practical investigating Starch stores in leaves. They used Iodine to test variegated leaves for evidence of leaves storing Glucose in the form of Starch. Pupils…

Kindergarten Celebrate Chinese New Year

The Kindergarten children had great fun learning all about Chinese New Year. We set the home corner up as a Chinese restaurant. The children played with toy Chinese food such as sushi and dumplings, with some of the children even having a go at using chopsticks. There was also special…

Building Anderson Shelters

Year 6 designed their own versions of WW2 Anderson Shelters during their Art lesson last term. They have been presented to the school and the children explained which objects they chose to put in their shelters and why. Some of the children chose some board games to put in their…

Young Voices 2019

Yesterday Year 5 and 6 children from all four Oak-Tree Schools made the journey up to the O2 Arena to sing in one of the largest school choirs in the world! You can find the full gallery of photos and videos from this amazing event by clicking here. 

Year 6 Trip to Tate Modern

Year 6 visited Tate Modern for their art topic recently, and observed some of Bridget Riley’s work. The children had many opportunities to sketch, draw and colour along the way, as they were inspired by the artwork on display. Overall, they had a great time and enjoyed looking at various…

Year 3 Trip to Tesco

Year 3 recently visited the local Tesco to investigate where fruit and vegetables travel from. They found some cherries that had flown from Chile, avocados from Spain and spring onions from Senegal! The class then were able to use the self-checkouts to buy some of the fruits and vegetables they…

Year 5 Atlas Work

In the Year 5 Geography lesson this week, the children were learning about how to use an Atlas. They developed their understanding of how to use a key, the difference between lines of longitude and latitude and how to work out the height of the land above and below sea…

Year 2 Local Geography Trip

On Monday 28 January Year 2 all headed out onto the high street to learn about different shops. The class were collecting data to learn about different specialist shops such as florists, bakeries, butchers etc. Year 2 have been learning about this in Geography. It was a great trip out and everyone…

Oak-Tree Challenge Project

Dylan and James have started the Oak-Tree Challenge Scheme by delivering presentations about a topic of interest. Dylan passionately spoke to us about the importance of reducing our use of plastic and how we should recycle it. James confidently promoted age appropriate gaming and spoke about the negative effects gaming…