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Learning in Year 1, by Miss Jones

Date: 17th Jul 2020 @ 3:07pm

Thank you for sending me you work from the final week of Year 1. 

You are all Superstars and I hope you have a lovely break over the Summer Holidays.

Thank you all for making me smile this year. 

See you at 4:30 for our Goodbye Zoom. 

Miss Jones. 

Year 3's home learning! Week 14 (final week), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 16th Jul 2020 @ 9:20pm

Wow! What a way to end Year 3. We had a fantastic end of year Zoom party on Thursday afternoon and Miss Yates and I loved seeing all your smiley faces. It was a real treat. The hats and decorations you made were fabulous. We thoroughly enjoyed looking at your artwork and hearing all your lovely memories. Also, what a difficult game of musical statues. You were all so good (parents as well)! 

I hope you enjoyed seeing your surprise guests and are now looking forward to Year 4.

Have an incredible summer break.

Stay safe,

Mrs Harrison and Miss Yates


Year's 4's Fantastic Home Learning - Final Week!, by Mrs Hover

Date: 15th Jul 2020 @ 1:10pm

David has researched the prey of the komodo dragon - the water buffalo. See his PowerPoint below.

Brooke has found lots of facts about rabbits and she found a burrow entrance at Delamere Forest. Read more in Brooke's PowerPoint.

Luke has also been finding out lots of information about bunny rabbits! Find out more in his PowerPoint!

Felix has learnt lots about zebras. Do you know what a group of zebras are called? Have a look at his slides below to find out.

Freya has made an impressive sculpture of a volcano out of clay!



Niamh has used a very effective way of presenting all her information on deer!


Home Learning Resources from Week 13 (week beginning 6th July), by Miss Yates

Date: 10th Jul 2020 @ 10:32pm

Year 3's home learning! Week 13 (beginning 13th July), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 10th Jul 2020 @ 9:07am

Our Superstar Year 3 class!

Mrs Hover and Mrs Leake, we hope you enjoy looking through our amazing artwork in preparation for Year 4.

This is us!

Year 4's Fantastic Home Learning - Summer 2 (Week 6), by Mrs Hover

Date: 5th Jul 2020 @ 7:43am

Here are some stills from Aidan's interactive Powerpoint on Japan! Do you know any of the answers? His Powerpoint is saved in 'Files to Download' with further questions!

Sophie has been busy building a volcano and making it erupt with vinegar, bicarb and some cherryade!

David has shared his PowerPoint on the nearby city of Liverpool! His Powerpoint is also saved in 'Files to Download'.

Felix has carefully constructed his volcano and the final photograph is a video still of his volcano erupting!

For this week's activity, Luke's predator is the anglerfish! There are two photographs from his PowerPoint and a still from his Lego mini movie!

Alfie has found out lots of facts about African Wild Dogs! Read more in his Powerpoint saved in 'Files to Download'.

Alice has researched and drawn a lovely picture of a jaguar!

Ollie C has been finding out about another big cat - the panther!

We have three birthdays this week in Year 4. Hapy Birthday to Lili (Thursday), Luke (Friday) and Connor on Sunday!! Luke sent us a picture of his birthday message!

David has researched the largest lizard - the Komodo dragon! Read David's Powerpoint to find out how they munch on big prey!!

Niamh has found out lots about an animal that used to roam in the wild in Britain. Find out more about wolves in Niamh's Powerpoint.

Brooke has also researched wolves but she has chosen a word wheel to effectively present her information.

Freya has found out lots of facts about killer whales! Read Freya's Powerpoint to find out information including how much they weigh! 

Here are some pictures taken from Felix's project on hyenas - I wonder which animals they like to eat?

Sophie created her predator work using Book Creator (see 'Files to Download' and she painted a silhouette of a lion against a sunset using watercolour.

Home Learning Resources from Week 12 (beginning 29th June), by Miss Yates

Date: 4th Jul 2020 @ 1:22pm

Year 3's home learning! Week 12 (beginning 6th July), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 3rd Jul 2020 @ 10:51am

Danny has used some fantastic language to describe the fairies this week. Well done Danny you have worked hard on your setting description.


Maya has written a very creative setting description and really focused on expanding her colour description by using the colour thesaurus. She has also worked extremely hard on her spellings this week. What a Superstar!


Sam has used some fantastic descriptive language this week. I particulary like his use of the words fleeing, leaps and the phrase 'depths of the cobalt blue ocean'. Brilliant work Sam!


Alice has used her imagination to write a beautiful and creative setting description. Trampolines disguised as mushrooms and purple lavender growing all around the fairy village. It sounds like a tranquil place to be right now!

Emma has created a beautiful painting for Alice and her family before they go away.

Erin has worked hard this week on her English and maths work. Superstar!

Nye has had a busy week this week achieving awards, reading books, making jam tarts, practising his spellings, solving his angle work and writing a fantastic setting description. Well done Nye.

Year 4's Fantastic Home Learning - Summer 2 (Week 5), by Mrs Hover

Date: 29th Jun 2020 @ 7:04am

For Evie's English and Geography project, she researched the 'Mull of Kintyre' - Can anyone find this on a map?

Niamh has been doing some of the Brownies challenges and the first photo shows her blowing a bubble inside a bubble inside a bubble! She has shared her home learning in English/Geography and Science and Niamh has been for a very wet and muddy walk in the rain. Finally, she invited lots of wild animals into her house!! (Google Live)

Brooke has drawn a very neat and detailed cross-section of a volcano!

David has found out about the Sahara Desert this week whilst Luke chose Brazil! Luke has also included photos of his annotated volcano diagram and his exploding volcano!

Alfie reserached Mexico and used photographs and cue cards to present his information.

Alice has enjoyed looking at a globe and Google earth and the different continents, countries and cities. She chose to research the Amazon Rainforest in more detail.

Heather has been watching some episodes of Grand Designs and here are her exterior and interior designs for a house.

Year 3's home learning! Week 11 (beginning 22nd June), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 28th Jun 2020 @ 11:23am

Sam has produced some fantastic home learning this week and completed a personal project inspired by his WWF magazine and rhino adoption. Can you spot his fantastic use of punctuation?

Reuben has worked hard using his comprehension and vocabulary skills to draw illustrations based on this weeks poem 'The Garden Year' by Sara Coleridge. Look at the effort he has particulary applied when drawing his lambs and pheasants. 

Danny has used his and comprehension and vocabulary skills to investigate the poem 'The Garden Year' by Sara Coleridge. Look at all the new words he has learnt this week!

This week, Alice has worked hard to continue developing her understanding of angles in her maths and vocabulary through a poem in her English home learning. Look at how beautifully neat her handwriting is!

Nye has baked a beautiful apple crumble this week, yum! He successfully completed a 100K bike ride raising ALOT of money for Chester Zoo. What an incredible achievement Nye. Well done. I'm sure your Year 3 classmates, as well as the rest of the school, will feel really proud of you as it's a place close to alot of our hearts.

Home Learning Resources from Week 11 (beginning 22nd June), by Miss Yates

Date: 26th Jun 2020 @ 6:13pm

Year 4's Fantastic Home Learning - Summer 2 (Week 4), by Mrs Hover

Date: 26th Jun 2020 @ 2:25pm

Freya has cretead some very informative leaflets on Chester and an extra one on Italy - We wonder whether Italy was inspired by your history work Freya?

For Alice's research project, she has chosen Middlesbrough which is a place special to her.

Luke has chosen a place where a legendary monster lives! surprise He has also found some interesting facts about ferrets' teeth!

Brooke chose to create an artistic poster full of facts about Cornwall.


Learning in Year 1, by Miss Jones

Date: 26th Jun 2020 @ 12:27pm

Here are some pictures of some of the work you have been doing whilst at home or with your bubble in school. 



Year 3's home learning! Week 10 (beginning 15th June), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 20th Jun 2020 @ 11:06pm

This week Year 3 have been designing their own robots thinking about their appearance, purpose, functions and commands. Read below to find out more about their impressive inventions!

Alice and Toby the robot

Christian and Bot the robot


Maya and Snugglebot35 the robot


Nye and 90K20 the robot


Reuben and RM - 2M the robot


Sam and Bleepy the robot


Jack W and HPS Hero the robot


Erin and Fender 101 the robot


Danny and Bobby the robot



Home Learning Resources from Week 10 (beginning 15th June), by Miss Yates

Date: 20th Jun 2020 @ 9:04pm

Home learning in Year 1 (Week 10), by Miss Jones

Date: 19th Jun 2020 @ 1:08pm

Week 10 home learning in Year 1

Year 4's Fantastic Home Learning - Summer 2 (Week 3), by Mrs Hover

Date: 17th Jun 2020 @ 10:59am

Happy Birthday to Catherine today (Wednesday)! Have lots of fun playing on your bouncy castle!


Alice has been doing some writing to accompany her Blue Peter Badge and experimented with paint and squirty cream!  She has created an illustration of the courtyard for 'The Ickabog' and built a den to write a 'scary' story!



Wonder- English Tasks, by Miss Young

Date: 15th Jun 2020 @ 2:36pm

Wonder- English and transition resources. 

These resources have been created to complete as your English tasks but also prepare you for the transition to secondary school.

The lessons are based on the book Wonder by R.J.Palacio and recordings of the book will be shared to accompany each lesson. If you have a copy at home, feel free to read along as the page numbers will be shared for each lesson.  

WB 13th July

- engage with the reading and tasks from Lesson 9, 10 and 11 throughout this week if you can. Then enjoy the chance to celebrate yourself as a Wonder using the helmet outline as a guide to record what makes you a wonder. Follow the story book reading using the shared link- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWOuoaAtXGE

Year 3's home learning! Week 9 (beginning 8th June), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 14th Jun 2020 @ 12:26pm

This week, Year 3 have chose, researched and had fun with a new word! Check out their posters below. Are there any new words you have not heard of before? 

Biased by Zoe


Hippogriff by Maya

Reconciliation by Reuben

Ambivalent by Nye

Cantaloupe by Harry L

Kindred by Erin

Exceptional by Elliott

Satisfactory by Cai

Elongated by Alfie

Nanoplastic by Alice 

Hydrangea by Jack W

Gratitude by Oliver

Contagious by Danny

Alongside Year 3's exceptional word searching skills, they have also completed many maths and cross-curricular activities. See the photographs below.





Home Learning Resources from Week 9 (beginning 8th June), by Miss Yates

Date: 13th Jun 2020 @ 11:14am

Home Learning in Year 1 (week 9), by Miss Jones

Date: 10th Jun 2020 @ 1:06pm

We have had another busy week in Year 1.

This week, our writing has been 'out of this world'. We have focused on Aliens.

There was an alien sighting on Monday and you might recognise where this photo was captured. Year 1 created a list of questions they would ask this cheeky visitor. 


We also enjoyed reading Aliens Love Underpants by Clare Freedman and Ben Cort. The children have worked on developing their vocabularly and selecting words to decribe aliens. They have also created their own alien character. 

In maths, we have been working on counting numbers to 40 and place value of 2 digit numbers.


Year 4's Fantastic Home Learning - Summer 2 (Week 2), by Mrs Hover

Date: 8th Jun 2020 @ 6:27am

Have a look at Brooke's Powerpoint in 'Files to Download' with lots of photos from her 'I Spy Vicar's Cross Adventure'!

Freya has been creating mindmaps for the characters in 'Taking Flight' and using them to create some super descriptive sentences.

Can you guess David's kenning? If you look closely, there is a clue in the picture! (Photo 4)

How about Brooke's kenning - her favourite animal? The answers are at the bottom of this page! (Photo 5)

Now have a look at Aidan's kenning (Photo 6) and Sophie has had a go at writing three different kennings (Photo 7). We are loving guessing what they are!

Niamh has sent in a photo of her kenning (Photo 8), her work on the digestive system, a delicious looking cake and a picture of her dog, Max, enjoying the sand when she went to the beach. Niamh also has a family of frogs living in her garden and she has to make sure they have enough water when it's scorching hot!

Luke has sent a photo of his kenning (Photo 13) and he has also loved doing the science red cabbage experiment!

Lili has worked very hard on her science experiment and has made you a PowerPoint to show and explain her results. (See files to download)

Brooke has managed to get a super range of colours and acidity with her science experiment!

Niamh had fun with the red cabbage science experiment too!

Felix created the robot 'Nature Nick', which he created as part of the ‘helpful inventions’. He has also sent in a final picture of his Acid-Base indicator test.  What did you all think of the cabbage smell after it had been blended?

Can you guess Inca and Jacob's kennings? (Photos 20 and 21)

How about Michael's kenning - an animal with no limbs? He has also sent some photos of his science experiment from this week - Michael's got a really good range of colours too!

This week, Alice has designed a car for Blue Peter, and made a bird feeder towards her green badge. She also really enjoyed the cabbage science experiment and videos! 

Evie has created mindmaps for the characters from 'Taking Flight', added synonyms and then written some lovely descriptive sentences. She has also sent in her kenning and drawn her chosen animal using an online tutorial!










David's kenning (photo 4) guinea pig! One of David's guinea pigs?

Brooke's kenning (photo 5) sloth!

Aidan's kenning (photo 6) monkey!

Sophie's kennings (photo 7) monkey, duck & fish!

Niamh's kenning (photo 8) dog! Do we think this is about Niamh's dog, Max?

Luke's kenning (photo 13) frog!

Inca's kenning (photo 20) guinea pig!

Jacob's kenning (photo 21) tortoise!

Michael's kenning (photo 22) snake!


Year 3's home learning! Week 8 (beginning 1st June), by Mrs Harrison

Date: 6th Jun 2020 @ 5:11pm

What crazy weather we've had this week!

Here are some photographs of the Year 3 Superstars hard at work. Please continue to email us with your brilliant home learning. We love to celebrate and share your achievements.


This week...

Harry L has used his incredible typing skills to write his diary from the perspective of his lego figure, Zac. We're so glad he has used the Year 3 class recipe book to try some extra baking at home and it looks like Zac enjoyed his art class.



Erin has written a fantastic letter using her brilliant typing skills. It sounds like Pug the cushion, Erin and Zarlah all had a fun filled day and It's lovely to hear that reading the David Walliams book made them both feel relaxed.



Maya chose to write in role as Lottie the Lemon this week and what a fabulous day it looks like she had! Maya also created a Harry Potter board game, experimented doing the chocolate rock cycle and 'travelled' to China. As you can see she dressed up for the occasion, surrounded herself with pandas, a Chinese dragon and animals from each of the Chinese Years. She even cooked a Chinese stir-fry and noodles for dinner followed by a traditional tea ceremony. What an incredible 'trip' to China she had!





Sam has used his fantastic typing skills this week and wrote a diary entry in the role of Duckbill-Docus. It sounds like he had a tough day but I do love the use of emojis to emphasis the emotions he went through! He has also been working hard on his subtraction, using Code Studio and entering a Blue Peter competition. Super Star!




Jack W has typed up an amazing diary entry! He has clearly planned it thoroughly with lots of detail. Can you guess whose point of view Jack has written the diary from? He has also created a collage using a photograph of his face, challenged himself to complete the maths challenges and created a fantastic handimal of a monkey! Well done Jack.




As well this week, Alice has written a beautiful diary entry from her baby Totto, created a butterfly handprint, developed her French speaking skills, challenged herself in maths and completed the 30 Day Wild activities. It looks like she's had a fun-filled week!





Danny has used his artistic skills this week to create some flower sketches, bake some banana loaf and design Bubbly. Bubbly is the character in the photograph below and who Danny wrote his diary entry in the perspective of. Well done Danny.




Megan has chose to write her diary entry involving Paul the potato. She clearly put a lot of effort into typing up her diary entry. Well done. 



Oliver has been on lots of adventures recently and has written a fantastic diary entry written by Pikachu. A familiar character to a lot of Year 3! Oliver has used some brilliant description!





Alfie has been a superstar baker these past couple of weeks! He has been baking delicious cakes with his mum, going on some lovely walks in Christleton, Sandy Lane and on the River Dee meadows and setting geography challenges in his family quizzes. He has wrote a detailed diary entry as a tennis ball. It sounds like they both had a fabulous day at the beach! Well done Aflie. Superstar effort!





Nye chose to write his diary entry from the perspective of an orange named Ted! Both Nye and Ted recommend the set of books 'Kid Normal' by Greg James and Chris Smith. Have you read them before? Nye and his family have also been visiting the new 'Little Free Library' in Vicars Cross. Have you spotted it on your walks?



Before half term, Nye wrote a letter to his Nan as well as myself. I'm sure his Nan would have loved receiving her letter as much as I did. He achieved 10/10 in his spelling test; learnt how to make eggy bread during his Cubs Zoom; participated in a world record breaking drawing attempt; challenged himself completing his maths challenges; cycled and relaxed in the paddling pool and completed a challenge set by his Gramma by choosing his favourite old building in Chester based on its interesting features. 






Home Learning Resources from Week 8 (beginning 1st June), by Miss Yates

Date: 5th Jun 2020 @ 5:10pm

Home Learning in Year 1 (Week 8), by Miss Jones

Date: 4th Jun 2020 @ 12:47pm

Thank you for sharing some of your home learning this week. We have been busy practising counting to 40 and writing senses poetry about summer and our favourite fruit.  I really like seeing what you have all been getting up to. Have a read of the poems below and in the photos.  


Here is Bella's Summer poem:

Summer is...

Summer is beautiful and fun.

Summer look like flowers blooming, blue skies, bees and butterflies.

Summer smells like flowers, cut grass and sun cream.

Summer sounds like singing birds, busy bees and happy children.

Summer tastes  like cold drinks, BBQ, food and cold ice cream.


Here is Jack's Summer poem:

Summer is ....

Summer is nice and beautiful. 

Summer looks like beautiful flowers and sandy beaches. 

Summer smells like barbequed halloumi and squirty sun cream.

Summer sounds like loud aeroplanes and crashing waves.

Summer tastes like yummy blackcurrent and cold ice cream. 


Here is Bea's Summer poem:

Summer is .... 

Summer is hot and fun. 

Summer looks like flowers and sunny walks.

Summer smells like cut grass and blossom. 

Summer sounds like birds singing.

Summer tastes like yummy and delicious ice cream. 



Here is Aaron's Summer poem:

Summer is .....

Summer is fun.

Summer looks like beautiful flowers in my garden.

Summer smells like hot air.

Summer sounds like me chilling out at the beach.

Summer tastes like a strawberry.


Here is Eleni's Summer poem

Summer is ...

Summer is sunny and warm.

Summer looks like playing in the garden and splashing in paddling pools.

Summer smells likes beautiful flowers and yummy ice lollies.

Summer sounds like buzzing bees busy making honey.

Summer tastes like cheese burgers sizzling on the BBQ.


Here is Osian's poem:

Contact the School

Oldfield Primary School

Green Lane
Vicars Cross

Main Contact: Headteacher Mr Alan Brown or Bursar Mrs Louise McComb

Tel: 01244 981772

SEN Contact: Mrs Nikki Bailey

SEN Email: nikki.bailey@oldfield.cheshire.sch.uk