Year Five and Six went to Cowleaze Wood at Christmas Common on Friday 19th November. The children have been studying the Second World War in History and wanted to pay their respects to the seven men of Squadron 51 who died at Cowleaze Wood in March 1944. The men had been flying in a Halifax
Our Year 6 pupils attended this event in Oxford on March 10th. We can’t say too much as it will spoil it for future year groups, but they were immersed in scenarios that taught them all about keeping safe. They were very engaged and contributed lots – gaining praise from the instructors.
Class 3 visited Ufton Court in December and enjoyed a day as Anglo-Saxons and Vikings. It was brilliant fun – quite the best Class visit ever!
Class 3 are looking forward to visiting London’s West End in July, for their end of year reward trip – they are going to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. Before that, there is much work to be done! Our topic for the summer term is The Middle Ages.
Class 3 visited Highclere Castle which was once the home of Lord Carnarvon, who, along with Howard Carter, discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun. We had a very enjoyable day, visiting both the exhibition (where some artefacts were 5,000 years old) and the secret garden.
Classes 1 and 2 visited St Mary’s church, Thame, on Monday and learnt a little more about Holy week. They were very well behaved and asked some fantastic questions. We were all delighted to see a familiar face – Mr Haigh.