Author Archives: Miss Jarvis

Art in Year 6

As part of our transition work, we are going to be looking at our artist for Year 6 which is going to be a big change! We are going to be looking at Lowry and drawing some work inspired by … Continue reading

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Smiley reward :)

This term, for Oxford Grove’s smiley reward, we had the military workshop! We had to use our teamwork, communication, physical and mental skills to overcome some tricky challenges. I thought we worked really well together and we had a really … Continue reading

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Maths Maths Maths!

In Miss Jarvis’s maths group, we have had a problem solving week where we have used our investigation skills to solve lots of different problems involving: Decimals Percentages Fractions Measures Four operations We used RUDELY to read, underline, decide, estimate then … Continue reading

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Our new Science topic!

Our final topic in Year 6 is all about electricity, we are looking at circuits, voltage and how adding different components changes the brightness of a bulb! I am looking forward to working on different experiments in our lessons which … Continue reading

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Easter!

                                    EASTER! This week it’s Easter! In school, we have been learning all about why Easter is so important to Christians. Easter is a time for Christians to remember Jesus’s resurrection, when Jesus (the son of God) came back to … Continue reading

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Smiley reward!

This term, Oxford Grove’s smiley reward was the POP project! We laughed, danced, sang and thought about what was good for ours bodies! We had a fantastic morning! Take a look at our pictures – which part did you enjoy … Continue reading

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Our wonderful music lessons

This term Year 6 have really enjoyed their music topic this term which is all about the genre of RAP! We are creating our own rap tracks about a topic of our choice and performing them using a speaker system … Continue reading

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Life Caravan

This week, the life caravan visited Oxford Grove! In Year Six, our session was on making the right decision and not listening to peer pressure. We came up with some fantastic ideas and really listened to choices to ensure we … Continue reading

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Maths Calculation Workshop

This morning, Oxford Grove held a maths calculation workshop where parents were invited in to look at how we teach maths at our school! In 6J, we looked at fraction calculations and applied this to some problem solving! Thank you … Continue reading

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World Book Day!

On the 7th March, Oxford Grove celebrated World Book Day! Every child was invited to dress as their favourite book character and bring in their favourite book. Then, during our literacy lessons we had the chance to discuss our favourite … Continue reading

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Smiley Reward!

This terms Smiley Reward was the Zulu dancers! This was so much fun! In year 6, we watched the Zulu dancers perform a breathtaking routine and then we took part in a workshop where we learned an african dance which … Continue reading

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The Highwayman

In 6J English, we have been reading the poem ‘The Highwayman’ which is Miss Jarvis’s favourite!!! We spent a lesson acting out the poem and we had some fantastic actors and actresses in our class! Take a look at some … Continue reading

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Being a GOOD FRIEND!

At Oxford Grove, we pride ourselves on being really kind, amazing young people! This includes being a good friend to EVERYONE. Year 6J recently did an assembly which highlighted the importance of being a good friend. This blog is a … Continue reading

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Author – James Nicols!

In school today, we have been very lucky to have a visit from children’s author James Nicols! He came in to talk to us about his series of books The Apprentice Witch and to do some writing workshops with us. … Continue reading

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Geography in Year 6!

This term Year 6 are looking at South America! We are learning about the different countries in South America, all about the tropical rainforests and rainforest animals (which links to our Art topic!) and the human and physical features! Yesterday … Continue reading

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6J’s Assembly :)

A HUGE well done to 6J for their amazing performance on their class assembly! Our assembly was on why it’s important to be a good friend. Year 6 gave the rest of Oxford Grove some wonderful tips on how you … Continue reading

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A Life

As part of our healthy schools, Oxford Grove was visited by a special company called A life who specialise in teaching all about staying healthy and why it’s important to look after our bodies. In the morning, Year 6 learned … Continue reading

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Greek Art workshop

Last week, year 5 and 6 had a fantastic Greek Art day where a specialist art expert came into school to help upper KS2 create a fab piece of artwork that links into Year 6’s Topic – Ancient Greeks. In … Continue reading

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Why it’s nice to be nice!

At Oxford Grove, we pride ourselves on being a kind, loving, friendly school, where our children and staff are happy and nice to one another! In Year 6, we have been discussing why it is so important to make sure … Continue reading

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Fabulous reading area

I want to say a huge WELL DONE to my English class for creating some fantastic work for my reading display! Great research about Michael Morpurgo 🙂   Take a look:   

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Amazing work!

Take a look at Mohammed – Zain’s amazing research project! As part of homework, Year 6 were asked to research about our new class author – Michael Morpurgo!  This was a fantastic effort by Mohammed, well done I’m super impressed!!

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Cross Curricular Writing!

As well as writing in our literacy lessons, it’s super important that we keep the same standards up in our topic/R.E lessons. Therefore, we spend some time creating cross curricular writing! Take a look at some of our R.E cross … Continue reading

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Writing Writing Writing!

In our literacy lessons we have been doing lots of writing! We’ve written diary entries, recounts, detective stories, biographies, formal letters and so much more! In 6J our writing target is to be more COHESIVE in our writing which means … Continue reading

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Smiley award!

For our smiley award, we had the amazing opportunity to take part in the farm! Here we got the chance to feed some goats, chickens, sheep and even an alpaca! We took the alpaca for a walk then had the … Continue reading

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P.E

In 6J, we have spent a lot of time outside for our P.E lessons so far this year. We’ve played rounders, basketball and throwing and catching. We’ve discussed why P.E is so important to keep healthy and fit and keep … Continue reading

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Poppy Workshop!

For Remembrance Day this year, Oxford Grove took part in a Poppy Workshop. We discussed why we wear poppies – to remember the brave soldiers that fought in WW1 and WW2. We also found out that this year is really … Continue reading

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Hindu Temple Visit

As part of our R.E curriculum, Year 6 are learning about Hinduism and Hindu worship. We have had the fantastic opportunity where we had the change to visit a Hindu Temple, here we listened to a Hindu speak about the … Continue reading

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Science in Year 6

In Year 6, we have been learning all about the heart and the journey through our body, we’ve found out all about the circulatory system, the digestive system and what’s good for our body and what’s not! We looked at … Continue reading

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Greek workshop

In Year 6, our topic is Ancient Greeks, this means we had the opportunity to take part in an Ancient Greek workshop. We looked at Greek artefacts, played a Greek game called Knuckle Bones and tried on some Greek outfits! What … Continue reading

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Year 6 Topic lessons!

In year 6, we have been learning all about Ancient Greece! We’ve painted Greek pots and Greek shields, we’ve learnt about democracy in Ancient Greece, chosen our favourite Greek God and even did an assembly on Ancient Greece. We have … Continue reading

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Poetry Day!

This week 6J literacy group performed ‘Chocolate Cake’ by our class poet Michael Rosen as part of poetry week. We listened to all year 5 and 6 perform and had a fab afternoon watching different poems and learning about different … Continue reading

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Year 6 Reading Area

In 6J, we think reading is extremely important. In our reading area we have all our book recommendations as well as front covers we have designed in the style of our class author Anthony Horowitz. Our reading area is also … Continue reading

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6J Maths

In our maths lessons so far we have been learning all about place value, addition, subtraction and we are starting our multiplication and division unit this week! Take a look at some of our class showing their multiplication facts on … Continue reading

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6J Assembly

A HUGE well done to 6J today on their assembly, you all did an amazing job and made me so proud! Our assembly was all about History at Oxford Grove! We shared all of our History topics throughout school… What … Continue reading

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Reading Day

On Tuesday, it was reading day at Oxford Grove. In 6J literacy we shared our favourite books and discussed why we like reading different genres and different authors. We had lots of different books brought in! We then started reading … Continue reading

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