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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 2021-2022


Yr5/6 Residential trip to Brixham



On Thursday 11th November Year 5/6 together with Year 1/2 walked to the War Memorial at Rewe to lay wreaths and take part in Armistice Day Service. A Poppy Wreath was laid at the Memorial from The Staff and Pupils of Stoke Canon Primary School. Some of the Yr 5/6 pupils read prayers in the Service.

If a child belonged to an organisation then they were allowed to wear their uniform into school for the day eg. Guides, Brownies, Rainbows, Cubs, Scouts, Beavers and Boys Brigade.

Spring Term 2022



This term Yr 5/6 are learning to play trombones. The teacher is Mr Ady Nuttall who teaches private lessons within the school on a Wednesday afternoon.


Performance from Yr 5/6 of Trombones.


At the end of term Yr 5/6 performed the tunes which they had learnt on the trombones to the whole school.Many thanks to Mr Ady Nuttall who taught the children.

Holocaust Memorial Stones


Yr 5/6 on Thursday January 25th learn't  about The Holocaust and made Holocaust Memorial Stones. The pictures of these stones are on the website under British Modern Values section of the website.

William Grill-Author and Illustrator- Virtual visit to Yr 5/6


The school was very pleased that William Grill could return to the school(sadly virtually this time)to talk about his latest book and what it is like to write and illustrate your own books. William is a London based illustrator whose main interest  lies in narrative illustration and publishing. He draws most of his inspiration from the natural world, and enjoys working in coloured pencils and occasionally printmaking processes like lino and lithography. His first book Shackelton's Journey won the 2015 Kate Greenaway  award and has been translated into 14 different languages. The children were really inspired by both his work and how he overcomes challenges he encounters.

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

Each child in the class entered a competition to design a t shirt by The Devon Library Service. The design was of your favourite book character.

Photos under "T shirt competition"

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. We went into Church to have an assembly where Mrs Herbert read the story of  "Mary Anning". During the morning KS1 children watched a live link with Claire Rayner and KS2 watched a link on BBC connected with World Book Day. After lunch the teachers read their favourite story to a group of children. KS2 then linked up with a live link with Michael Rosen and Michael Morpurgo.

Certificates were presented to the children who had taken part in the "Readathon".

Comic Relief


To celebrate Comic Relief children wore red clothes or blue clothes supporting Ukraine.

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