About: Mrs Swales

9M prove it! You can read anywhere…

9M took a trip around the school looking at the best and the most weird places to read on World Book Day.

Afghan afternoon

8M immersed themselves in Afghan culture this afternoon. 


9P World Book Day

9P celebrated reading by looking at their favourite books and completing activities to promote the importance of reading.  They enjoyed listening to ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’.

Lunch is on FOTOS

Thank you to FOTOS (Friends of The Oaks School) for funding our special lunch today.  A big thank you, we had a great time! The communications group went to The Fox Cub.

The long arm of the law – 8L

8L had their collars felt this morning in careers when we had a visit from two PCSOs from Spennymoor station.

8L careers in horticulture

8L have been learning about gardening careers.  This morning we started tidying the sensory garden.  We swept up , pulled out weeds,  planted lavender then we fed the chickens.

7M library discovery visit 

7M visited Spennymoor library today where they discovered the facilities,  became members and borrowed books.  Reading is such an important skill and 7M were really excited checking out the books!


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Stop press…

The school newspaper was launched as an after school club,  due to demand we have begun a lunchtime club too.  It will be hard work but our team of roving reporters are keen to get going.

8L under arrest!

8l were excited to welcome 2 PCSOs to their careers lesson last week.

Communications group