7H’s belated world book day

We love reading in our class, so we enjoyed world book day just a day late!

After our reunion this morning as a class, we had a browse of a few different books; we all like books about animals, dinosaurs and wildlife especially.

Lateral Flow COVID Testing

Unfortunately, the Government website to log tests has ‘crashed’ today. We have still supported the pupils to do a test but have not been able to  register or log results. If your child was having a test today please assume that the result is negative.  We will telephone if there is a positive result.  Thank you


For the attention of Year 11 pupils’ parents / carers. Year 11 pupils have been involved in a virtual assembly with the National Citizen Service this morning. This is a government initiative to get pupils active and work on their key skills and qualities over the summer holidays. Please find in this blog a parent letter, booklet with key information along with a flyer that pupils received today. There is a video link which gives you further information:  https://bit.ly/3kLksnu

The Oaks SU21 PG Letter

YP Information Flyer


Sixth form pupils enjoyed having fun on World Book Day. They listened to MC Grammar singing a book rap song and joined in finding book titles and dressing up.

Remote Learning Art

This is just a snapshot of some of the art work that I have been sent from our pupils showing a mixture of computer-based research, observational drawing and typography. View Fullscreen
Well done everybody! I am looking forward to seeing everybody and their art work when they return to school next week.

11W Another good catch up!

This week in 11W we had another good catch up on Teams. This week the pupils shared their favourite things with their peers. We had great fun hearing all about the pupils special objects & why they liked them! This was part of our ASDAN challenge activities. We are looking forward to all being together again next week!


Canopic jars

George and Katie have done a fantastic job at following instructions and being resourceful to create their own Egyptian canopic jars. I’m sure you’ll agree they’re worthy of a golden acorn!

Letting Go & Future Plans

There are lots of things that we haven’t been able to do due to coronavirus – see friends, hug a grandparent, go shopping or visit a favourite café. Use our activities to encourage your child to accept and let go of the things they missed out on due to the lockdown, and to look forward to things they can do in the future.

Letting Go and Future Plans

Secondary Back to School Booklet

Face Coverings

The government has provided new guidance on the wearing of face coverings. They are recommending that face coverings should be worn by staff and pupils where social distancing cannot easily be maintained when moving around the premises outside of classrooms or teaching spaces, such as in corridors and communal areas.  In the classroom they are recommending that face coverings should be worn  where possible unless a pupil is taking part in PE or strenuous activity.  This will be reviewed at Easter.

I realise that this could potentially increase your child’s anxiety levels.  Therefore, we have to be flexible in our approach to wearing face coverings especially in the classroom as we have many learners with complex and specific needs.

Thank you for your continued support.


Martyn Tweddle

Executive Deputy Head Teacher

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