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Presentation Day

July 14, 2017

As always at the end of each academic year, each member of staff and the current FV pupils vote to choose their new Head Boy, Head Girl and two Librarians for the following year. All votes were counted and this year we are delighted to announce the following results: Head Boy: Bhramav Head Girl: Lilyella Librarian: Elisa Librarian: George


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Nursery II Class Visit

July 14, 2017

As part of our people who help us topic, one of our parents, Mrs Miles, came into our Nursery II class last week and gave a very interesting talk about Reflexology. The children learnt how important it is to look after their feet. They also learnt where their solar plexus is on the foot and if they were to place their finger gently on this


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The Tudors

July 12, 2017

On Tuesday 11th July, Forms V and VI were transported back in time and the school hall at Oxford House became the Great Hall of the Court of Henry VIII in 1535. There were Lords and Ladies dressed in their finest clothes, served by ‘servitors’ at the Great Banquet. They were also entertained with plays, juggling and singing. The children thoroughly enjoyed their Tudor Day


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Swimming Gala

July 3, 2017

Last Thursday our Form IV, V and VI pupils participated in our annual swimming gala. The pupils demonstrated pure talent, comradely and discipline throughout the event. We have some exceptional swimmers and many of the races were rather close. Well done to everyone for competing. We can announce our winners:- The Spendlove Boys swimming Cup was awarded to Oscar The Martin’s Girls Swimming Cup was


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Visiting Author – James Campbell

July 3, 2017

Last Tuesday, as a special reward with funds raised from the second hand uniform sales, the children welcomed James Campbell, author of the ‘Boyface’ series into school. He spent the day talking to the children in small classes about how he gets his ideas for his stories and how he turns those ideas into stories for his books. He was extremely entertaining and informative and funny. We


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French Themed Day

June 23, 2017

On Monday 19th June Form VI arrived to Oxford House dressed in blue, red and white clothing in honour of our French themed day, including “berets et moustaches”! Some areas of the school had been decorated with “tricolore” flags and photos of famous French people, places and dishes. Our dedicated chefs had concocted a French inspired menu which was absolutely delicious… the “profiteroles” were very popular


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Father’s Day Celebrations

June 21, 2017

  On Friday we celebrated Father’s Day. Many of our dads took time out of their busy schedules to have breakfast with their children. Mr Edwards, our Chef manager, provided a delicious breakfast menu and dads were able to choose from a meat free sausage and daddies sauce baguette, egg & mushroom muffin, cheese & tomato stuffed croissant or a smoked salmon bagel together with tea, coffee and fruit


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Sports Day 2017

June 20, 2017

Our Oxford House Sports Day was a huge success. In the morning our Nursery and Reception pupils participated in their running, fetch and carry plus bats and beanbag races. The children clearly enjoyed themselves and eagerly supported each other. The children were all awarded a book for taking part and the morning was finished off with refreshments for our parents. In the afternoon Forms I


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Form II Visit to Colchester Castle

June 12, 2017

On Friday 9th June, Form II had a really interesting and fun class trip to Colchester Castle. The first part of the day was spent visiting the Iron Age and Roman sections of the museum, going back in history and solving answers to questions, amongst all the artefacts. There was also the opportunity to dress up in Celtic costumes inside a mock roundhouse and experiment


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How Hill 2017

June 5, 2017

Forms V and VI enjoyed a very successful residential trip staying in the beautiful surroundings of How Hill Trust


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