Carols at the Hub

Today, Oak Class visited the Seniors Group at the Horspath Hub to sing carols. I was extremely proud of how the children represented our school and how well they sang. At the end, the seniors joined in with a rousing rendition of ‘We Wish You A Merry Christmas’. The children …

School Band

On Friday 29th November, Horspath School Band performed at the Wheatley Christmas Fayre. They were joined by friends including past pupils and parents. A large crowd enjoyed the mixture of carols and other well known tunes and there was even some audience participation. Congratulations to all that took part and …

Musical Instruments

In Oak Class we have been learning about how musical instruments make their sounds. We then designed and made our own instruments. When we had finished, we evaluated how successful our designs were and whether they could actually be played.

Times Tables Rockstars

Today Oak Class started using Times Tables Rockstars. The children have chosen their rockstar name and have enjoyed playing their first ‘gig’. Login details have been sent home so that the children can practise their multiplication and division facts at home.

Spelling Homework

This week we have been learning about how apostrophes can be used to indicate missing letters in contracted words (did not = didn’t). When you are reading look for contractions and check that you know what they are short for. Can you find words where more than one letter is …

Nice and nasty game

The children really enjoyed playing the nice and nasty place value game in maths. The children had to explain why they were placing digits in specific place value columns to make the biggest or smallest numbers. If they were playing the nasty game, they were able to sabotage their opponents …

School Access – Water Repairs

Thames Water have started to repair the burst water pipe in Blenheim Road. However, it is unlikely to be completed until Thursday 26th September. This means there will be restricted or no access to Blenheim Road near the school for the next few days. Please use the village hall car …

Maths Fun

On Monday 10th June, Barney from the House of Maths visited Beech Class. He showed the children how some shapes tessellate. The children were then challenged to cover the mats by tessellating different shapes: some were harder than others. They had to make sure tiles of the same colour were …