Welcome to Oxford Circus!
**Please note, if your child has left their PE kit in school, contact either the office or myself to arrange collection** (Updated 1.6.2020)
Message to parents/carers and children
Thank you and well done to all of the children (and parents!) for your continued hard work this term. You have all been incredibly busy and I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your work on Purple Mash and seeing pictures of all the wonderful things you have been up to. Believe it or not, we have made it to half term already.
From Monday 1st June, school will begin to reopen for some year groups. Whilst, for now, this will not include Year 4/5, I will be in school on several days teaching the groups of children that are in. As I am sure you will understand this will make it impossible for me to set and reply to work online on a daily basis in addition to full school days.
As a school we are still committed to online learning so, as a solution, I am directing parents to BBC Skillswise. This is an excellent resource which provides age appropriate daily lessons across all subjects. English and Spellings will still be set on Purple Mash (but not as much as there has been) and following White Rose Maths is recommended.
From June 1st I will continue to be available on the email below but only on Tuesdays and Fridays. I will be happy to offer any guidance and assistance with online learning on these days. The children can continue to email me via Purple Mash. Additionally, phone calls home will not be happening on a weekly basis, but fortnightly by myself, Miss Woodley or Mrs Childs.
Thank you for your continued support.
Take care and stay safe,
If you have any questions or queries - or want to tell me the wonderful things you have been getting up to, please do continue to contact me on:
I will be available Tuesdays and Fridays 8am - 4pm
Week beginning 1/6/2020
Good morning all, I hope you all had a wonderful half term break and enjoyed lots of time in the glorious sunshine? As mentioned above, I will not be setting as much work as I have done, but do continue to carry on with home learning and emailing me if you need any help with anything.
Have a lovely week!
This is set on Purple Mash. We have started a new books called 'Ted and the Flying Fruit'. I hope you enjoy it as much as you did 'Our Big Kitchen'!
Please keep reading your books at home and remember you can quiz them too!
Here is the link for the home learning videos from White Rose
Here is the link to the home learning videos:
Some children have also asked for an extra challenge, so please do visit this website if you fancy the challenge!
If you are unsure of how to work something out, or you wish me to help mark your work, I can either do this via email or when I speak to you on the phone. Please also remember to go on to TTRS. Well done to the girls who won the challenge last week!
In the summer term we are moving on to 'Scientists and Inventors'. Have a look at the document below and see which order you would put them in. There is not right or wrong answer here, it is all about what you think and being able to explain why you think it. It'll be interesting to hear your ideas!
The Oak National Academy has some fantastic resources to aid home learning. These have online lessons for all subjects.
BBC Bitesize have also introduced daily lessons.
Here is some French work from Mrs Anderton. If you complete any French work and would like Mrs Anderton to see it, please do email it to me and I can pass this on for you.
Mrs Anderton was really impressed by some of the work sent to her. She has now set a challenge for you which is added below.
In science, we have been looking at the importance of good hygiene whilst preparing food. We carried out an experiment where we had three slices of bread. One slice was only touched by clean hands, one was touch by dirty hands and the final one the children got to chose. This group (used gloves) and wiped their bread on the toilet seat. Here are the results!
We now know how important it is to wash your hands whilst preparing food.
Each week in Oxford Circus, children who have read to an adult (at home or at school) are entered in to a Reading Raffle. The child who gets pulled out of the hat wins a prize! The more times a name is in the hat means a greater chance of winning a prize!
Children are expected to be reading and quizzing their books on a weekly basis. If a child gets 80% they receive a bronze star, if a child gets 90% they receive a silver star and if they get 100% they receive a gold star. Every time they receive ten gold stars, an award is given.
Below are the spellings for Year 4 and Year 5 for the Spring term.
Click here for more information.