Reception: Gallery

Garage Band after school club, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 21st Sep 2023 @ 4:08pm

Thank you to Mrs Scrowther from Edsential for delivering our second week of Garage Band as an after school club. The children enjoyed developing their own chorus for the song that they will produce at the end of this half term.

First days in Reception, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 21st Sep 2023 @ 12:27pm

The children have had a happy and busy start to school life and have settled in so well. 

Welcome to our new staff, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 5th Sep 2023 @ 7:59am

A warm welcome to new staff joining us in September. From left to right:

Jules Franklin who will be supporting in our Reception class, Rebecca Wong who will be teaching in Year 5, Ciara Doyle who will be teaching in Year 4 and Brad Ferguson who will be supporting classes throughout school.

Y4 read their pop up story books to Reception, by Mrs Hover

Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 5:06pm

PTA Bake Sale, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 16th Jun 2023 @ 4:55pm

A huge thank you to everyone involved in organising and supporting our sporty themed cake sale. As always, some incredibly creative designs were on display!

A special thank you to Catherine Golightly for coorindating the bake sale. Once donations have been counted we will update you on how much we raised for PTA funds.

Number tracks in Reception, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 8th Jun 2023 @ 10:01am

Reception are making great number tracks for the teddies to play dice games. 

Diwali Rangoli Patterns, by Miss Young

Date: 25th May 2023 @ 3:37pm

Year 6 explained how rangoli patterns are created to celebrate Diwali in Hinduism. They looked at repeated patterns, continuous lines and symmetry. 

Coronation Garden, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 30th Apr 2023 @ 8:30pm

A huge thank you to the incredible team at Spar, Vicars Cross who generously gave up their own time to work on our garden project. Their time, enthusiasm and commitment to the project is very much appreciated. Thank you to Spar and to the PTA for funding the materials to enhance this area which were supplied by Walkers Garden Centre and Howarth Timber and Building Supplies.

Dinosaur eggs, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 24th Apr 2023 @ 5:12pm

The children helped the baby dinosaurs to hatch out of their eggs and are going to help them to learn how to be safe and to be a good friend.

Buddy library visit, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 3rd Mar 2023 @ 9:46am

The children enjoyed visiting the library with their buddies.

World Book Day, by Miss Young

Date: 2nd Mar 2023 @ 8:13pm

Year 6 read the favourite books of their Reception buddies to celebrate World Book Day. 

Before sharing their costumes and book selection back in class. 

Treasure Hunt, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 27th Feb 2023 @ 3:41pm

Reception enjoyed following the clues to find the treasure. 

PTA Bake Sale, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 18th Feb 2023 @ 2:29pm

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our recent Valentine themed bake sale in anyway. As always, this was well supported and there was an impressive array of cakes. A total of £322.62 was raised to go towards PTA funds. 

Happiness Club assembly, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 7th Jan 2023 @ 4:54pm

Thank you to Farah from The Happiness Club for her assemblies this week. We have all learnt some useful strategies to support our mental health.

Shadow Puppet Show, by Miss Young

Date: 20th Oct 2022 @ 2:44pm

Year 6 have spent their afternoon's designing and making shadow puppets, in preparation for a show to their Reception buddies. 

The performances were a real success and the Reception children also had a turn in projecting the shadows onto the material and retelling the traditional tales picked by Year 6. 

Reception Super Little Scientists, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 20th Oct 2022 @ 12:20pm

The children loved the bubble workshop today. We discovered bubbles won't change shape or colour, no matter if we use triangular bubble wands or coloured bubble mix. We found out that they don't pop when the surface is wet and we all had a turn to be in a giant bubble! Thank you very much to the PTA for funding such an exciting workshop. 

PTA Bake Sale, by Mrs Bailey

Date: 16th Oct 2022 @ 9:00pm

PTA Bake Sale

A huge thank you to everyone who supported our recent PTA bake sale. An incredible £315.69 was raised, which will go towards the PTA contribution to the theatre. Every child at Oldfield will benefit from this.  

A special thank you to Catherine Golightly and her team for organising the event and setting everything up. Thank you to everyone who supported the event by baking, sending in cakes and purchasing cakes. It was lovely to see our families together in the hall.


Buddy Forest School, by Miss Young

Date: 23rd Sep 2022 @ 3:39pm

Reception and Year 6 enjoyed a fun packed afternoon of Forest School.


We made dens for our very own characters, giving them comfy beds and some even had jacuzzis! Then we engaged with a scavenger hunt before toasting some marshmallows- delicious!

Reception, Story Tent, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 21st Sep 2022 @ 12:35pm

Reception had a wonderful time with Gwen in the Story Tent. She shared the story of Paddington Visits the Palace and we loved marching like soldiers, collaging and making buildings, having afternoon tea with sprinkles and teapots, collecting jewels and searching through the marmalade for the lost bears. 
Thank you Gwen!


Reception, Story Tent, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 21st Sep 2022 @ 12:35pm

Reception First Lunch Time, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 12th Sep 2022 @ 3:29pm

The children enjoyed their first lunch at school. They have continued to do really well in the hall and are using lovely manners too. 

Sports Day 2022, by Mr Brown

Date: 14th Jul 2022 @ 9:21am

We had a great day for our Sports Day.

Inter Schools Rounders Tournament, by Mrs Percival

Date: 7th Jul 2022 @ 7:00pm

On Monday a group of Y5 and Y6 children attended the Chester schools Rounders tournament in which over 20 teams took part. Our team won 3 out of their 4 matches and narrowly missed the semi-finals by one point. What we were most impressed with was their team spirit and sportsmanship, they were a real credit to Oldfield. 

Reception visit to Year 1, by Mrs Wheatcroft

Date: 7th Jul 2022 @ 3:41pm

The children were so excited to meet Mrs Marshall and had a lovely time in their new classroom today. 

Forest School, by Miss Young

Date: 17th Jun 2022 @ 4:02pm

Year 6 spent their morning preparing for a forest school session with their Reception buddies.


It was a very warm and successful day. 

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