Author Archives: Miss Makin

Mini Van Gogh’s in the making!!!

Van Gogh’s paintings of Sunflowers are among his most famous. He did them in Arles, in the south of France, in 1888 and 1889. Vincent painted a total of five large canvases with sunflowers in a vase, with three shades … Continue reading

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Children’s Art Week – Week One

This week the KS1 Key Worker pod have been looking at art in the natural world. We have really enjoyed learning how to draw different animals with the help of some tutorials on youtube. We also explored the art form … Continue reading

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Teacher Tuesday

Today the KS1 key worker group have been very busy! We learnt about different sports day’s from around the country and talked about the different races that we might take part in. Then they were challenged to create a race … Continue reading

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Busy Bees!

I hope you are all having fun getting active for National School Sports Week! The KS1 Key Worker children had a really exciting morning! We began our school sports challenge with a zoom call with England Netball! We took part … Continue reading

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National School Sports Week

This Saturday is the official launch of National School Sports Week 2020. At Oxford Grove we believe that all young people deserve to enjoy the life-changing benefits that come from physical activity and sport. That’s why this year, we’re asking … Continue reading

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Kindness

Today the KS1 Key Worker group had a lovely morning learning all about kindness. We watched a very special online assembly that was led by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge who explained the importance of being kind everyday but especially … Continue reading

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Our homes and families

After completing their online learning this morning, the KS1 key worker children looked at different families around the world. We watched a video that explained all of the different kinds of families that exist. After this we looked at who … Continue reading

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How do you feel?

This morning the key worker children completed their online learning tasks set by their teachers. This afternoon, we looked at different emotions that we might feel. After we looked at some pictures we drew different emotions on to faces. Then … Continue reading

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World Ocean Day and A Very Special treat

Today we learnt about the oceans on our planet. We talked about the different temperatures and animals that live in the sea. We labelled the different oceans around the world on a map. After this we created our very own … Continue reading

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Rory and Charlie’s adventures (Pt 2)

Today Rory and Charlie wanted to get messy! They have helped the key worker making paper mache. Instead of wetting the newspaper and sticking it down, they threw it on each other! Stay tuned to see what else they get … Continue reading

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Friday!

Today the key worker children have had a very busy day. We began by researching how to make paper mache. Once we knew how to do this we wrote our own set of instructions which were proof read by our … Continue reading

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Rory and Charlie’s Adventures (Pt 1)

Rory and Charlie have been very lonely since our school had to close.  So Miss Harvey and Mrs Day told them that they could explore Oxford Grove as long as they behaved! Today they have sailed far away on Reception’s … Continue reading

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What a busy week!

We had a very busy week last week! Every morning the key worker children have completed their online learning tasks set by their teachers. In the afternoon’s we have been busy working on some crafts to thank all of our … Continue reading

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Hi Ho Hi Ho, it’s time to work, let’s go!

We have been very busy this morning working through our online learning tasks. Every morning the key worker children come into school and spend the morning working through the tasks your teachers have been setting on your class blogs. We … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty

Today is Queen Elizabeth II’s Birthday. She is now 94 years old! This means that she is the longest reigning British Monarch as well as the oldest Monarch we have had! The key-worker children have created a video to wish … Continue reading

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Something to make you smile

Please see below a poem written by Mrs Day for all of our Oxford Grove family as well as the members of our local community.

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Thank you so much……..

Thank you so much to the staff at Morrison’s at Atlas Mill. We have loved our Easter eggs and had lots of fun decorating our cakes! All of the staff that are in school are really happy with their treats … Continue reading

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I can see a rainbow…….

On Tuesday myself and the children in school made some rainbow mobiles to try and spread some happiness during this unusual time. We coloured in our rainbows and then found some positive quotes to help cheer people up. Mrs Day and … Continue reading

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