Swimming Festival

Last week pupils attended Sedgefield Sports Partnership swimming festival at Newton Aycliffe Leisure Centre. Fun was had by all! However, on the serious side trials were held to select representatives for the partnership in the County School Games. Congratulations to the following pupils who were selected: Lydia, Erica, Jade, Andrew, Nathan, Lauren, Andrew, Calum, Katy and Andrew.

Transport video

9T have been continuing to make their road safety video this week. They have acted out about what happens if you don’t concentrate when crossing the road. Don’t worry no children were harmed in the making of this video!

Funny for money

Please support Mrs Tweddle and Ash house in their fundraising efforts for Comic Relief. The Oaks made car noses and eyelashes £1. Could we make the school car park and taxi line Funny for Money?


Friday Enrichment Activities: Craft Club


In Friday afternoon activities students in craft club have designed and made their own bags. This week we will be completing our set for our superhero eggs!!!











Interactive Floor Projector

The Friends of The Oaks School arranged to have a demonstration of an interactive floor projector. The Friends have been saving money and submitting grant applications to raise enough funds to buy the equipment. Today everyone had great fun trying out the projector. We splashed in puddles and chased Autumn leaves. Here are Matthew and Brandon exploring the picture technology.





F O T O S Pie and Peas

Many thanks to Lyn Kipling for standing in as bingo caller at the last minute. More photos and article to follow. Hope you all enjoyed the evening.


Colouring Competition


Mrs. Williams family group will be holding a red nose drawing / colouring competition, open to everyone, 20p donation to enter. Bring in your entries on Thursday morning, or get a colouring sheet on the day.

We will also be joining in the sponsored walk, sponsor forms available from school. Hope weather is favourable.


Group shot of the three noses together

Comic Relief : Miss Fink’s Family Group Fundraiser

Members of my Elm Family Group will be making, decorating and selling Comic Relief biscuits on Thursday morning. These will be available to buy during lesson 2 on Thursday. All profits go to Comic Relief.


Art competition : March 2013

The theme for the school’s art competition this month is ‘Easter’. All entries should be handed into Miss Fink as soon as possible. We had a great response to the competition last month!!


Comic relief

Staff at the Oaks have been raising money for comic relief by having a cake bake all this week. Here are some of the cakes that have been on sale at school today.