Welcome to Voyager Class!
It has been wonderful to welcome our new Year 5 pupils alongside Sir Elton and Big Eye Bob (pictured above.) We are really looking forward to an exciting year together...
Our lovely Voyagers receive many visitors during their school day. In the morning learning for Year 5 takes place alongside some Year 4 children while the Year 6s are taught by Miss Burn in a separate room. In the afternoon Years 5 and 6 learn together. The atmosphere in both rooms are friendly and focussed, we help one another on our learning journey and do our very best to adopt a positive attitude, believing that mistakes help us learn.
Please find the attached class letter and timetable which outline our routines and expectations. We believe strongly in partnership between home and school because children are happier and learn best in this way, so please do get in touch if anything is unclear, or if any issues arise - we will always do our best to help.
With warmest wishes,
Julia Burn, Sophie Kerr, Jane Kearvell, Lyn Bostock and Rachel Deegan
Year 5/6 Cricket Tournament
On Monday 22nd May, the Year 5s and 6s took part in a cricket tournament at Shipton-under-Wychwood. The children were great team players, enthusiastic and had big smiles on their faces! I think the beautiful weather helped!
An army marches on its stomach...
While the Year 5s were at Kwik Cricket, the Year 4s achieved something of a culinary miracle yesterday! With military precision, using a recipe close to that used by the Roman army, we managed to make 26 slipper loaves from scratch in 2 hours! Everybody took their own 'loaf' home, and we are hoping they tasted ok.....
Honey and Woody Shipway paid us a visit last Friday (and saved us from a mental maths test...!) We wish them the best of luck in their new homes xx
Anyone for tennis??
We are currently enjoying some superb tennis coaching from Ryan Fitzjohn (who also happens to be an ex Brize pupil!) This comes courtesy of Excel Tennis, and we are LOVING it! Many thanks to Ryan, Excel, and Mrs Rae (who organised the coaching for us.)
Bookfeast visit for Years 3 to 5
On a very rainy Wednesday 17th June, Years 3 to 5 visited St Hugh's College, Oxford to meet the children's author Claire Barker.
We all enjoyed listening to her speak about her inspirations to write (she has always loved reading) and we all enjoyed creating a new Pirate character with her.
She told us that she had been a teaching assistant and was frustrated by the lack of exciting books around. This inspired her to start writing her own stories, the first of which, Wishbone Pepper- Ghost Dog, we have been enjoying at snack and story time. She reminded us that it is never too late to start writing and that it is very, very easy to quickly develop a character and a setting.
So maybe we can all have a go!