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Oak Class (Yr 5/6)

Welcome to Oak Class 


We hope our class page will inspire you and provide a taste of how we learn using a wide range of experiences.


Autumn Term 2023



Grenville House Residential-Monday 13th November - Friday 17th November

Day one- Beach art and drawing of boats in the harbour. Grenville House overlooks the harbour. A group went on the high wires.An evening walk to see all the harbour and boats lit up.

Day Two-Some children went Coasteering today.Children absolutely loved the experience!!It was a good day and weather improved.

Day Three-Weather still holding up. A group went Canadian canoeing and this afternoon it is Art and Absailing.AN evening walk to finish off the day.

Day Four- Some are glad of a sleep!! Problem solving.Down time between activities.

Day Five-Raft  building.

Visit by Fire Brigade

The class had a visit by the Fire Brigade on Fire Safety.


Local Artist-Chloe Farrant

Year 5/6 were lucky to have a day's workshop with local artist -Chloe Farrant when they were able to make collages which were then displayed in the school library.

Children In Need

Children were allowed to wear their own clothes and make a donation to "Children in Need" charity day.

Spring Term 2023


Our Class Visit to London and Parliament Jan 2023

Bikeability-Yr 5 & 6


The children in Year 5 & 6 were given Bikeability sessions where they learn't about road safety and looking after their bicycles and wearing the correct helmets. At the end of the sessions which were over a week they were eah awarded with a certificate of achievement.

World Book Day in School

Each child was asked to dress up in their favourite book character and bring in the book as well. The morning started off with a Reading Breakfast where the children had croissants,baguette,butter and jam. Parents were invited into Breakfast and to share reading books. There was a book swap.We went into Church to have an assembly where Mrs Herbert. The teachers read their favourite story to a group of children.Children in Yr 5/6 read stories to the younger children and there was also a quiz.

Red Nose Day


To celebrate Red Nose Day children wore red clothes .

Julian House Charity

A representative from Julian House Charity talked to the children about their work with the homeless.

SCARF Workshops


SCARF stands for Safety, Caring, Achievement, Resilience and Friendship.

Coram Life Education and SCARF are the UK's leading charity provider of PHSE and wellbeing education in primary schools. They visited the school and provided workshops for each class,really focusing on how we understand and react to our feelings and of those around us.









UK Parliament Outreach Visit.

Year 5 and 6 pupils were visited by the U K Outreach Service. These visits are in high demand and we were lucky to obtain this visit. The workshop was to help equip students with a broad understanding of how U K Parliament works, the roles and responsibilities of MPs and members of the House of Lords as well as how they can get your voice heard. All really important issues for our times.

Tennis Coaching by St Lukes

Tennis Coaching by Head of Racquets from Exeter Golf and Country Club.


We were lucky enough to receive a visit from James Temple who is the Head of Racquets from Exeter Golf and Country Club. The class were given an expert coaching lesson in tennis and they made good progress. James Temple expressed the good behaviour of the children and how positive they were.

Fun Run at Clyst Vale Community College

Please see the photographs under the "Sports Page".




Wellbeing Festival at Buckfast Abbey.

Kwik Cricket @Clyst Vale Community College