Catherine Giles, Author at King's Oak Primary School

Grounds Makeover! September 2020

Thank you so much to our inspirational green-fingered parent and her family for the forward-planning and hard work over the summer – our grounds look amazing! As a result of her creative upcycling and time spent both nurturing plants from seed and securing donations from local garden centres, we have a fantastic display which includes […]

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Welcome Back! September 2020

Welcome back and welcome, too, to our new families who have joined us this term. We have planned an exciting curriculum, with even more focus on children’s wellbeing, and it is wonderful to see children enjoying their learning with such enthusiasm. As part of our holistic approach to learning, our Forest School sessions are continuing […]

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We Missed You! 1 September 2020

It is soooo exciting – only 6 sleeps until we open again and welcome back all of our pupils! Our school has felt so empty without you and we cannot wait to see you all again! We have spent the summer holidays working really hard to make sure our school is ready and have been […]

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Thank You, Community Police! July 2020

It has been so exciting to see a growing number of our school community coming back to school – this week we welcomed more children and also the Community Police who brought some amazing Toucan art and craft boxes for us to share – a fantastic surprise! Thank you so much to our Community Police […]

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Creative Learning – June 2020

It has been so exciting to see the creative and active learning that children across school have done this term that we wanted to share it with everyone! From artistic challenges such as ‘make something that brings out the sunshine and happiness’… and creating a ‘Jar of Courage’ (filled with positive examples of when we […]

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Colourful Coding – June 2020

Our brand new #LEGOeduSPIKEprime trial pack has arrived. We are looking forward to learning more about this kit and using it in our teaching! Our staff training is happening soon and we will then be incorporating this into our computing curriculum…look out for updates!

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Joy of Moving Festival! May 2020

We had so much fun at the EFL Trust’s Joy of Moving Home School Festival on Friday 22nd May that we are sharing our staff video as a reminder of lots of different sports activities that we can all do to keep moving in lockdown! Thank you to all of our families who took part […]

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Letters to our Amazing NHS – May 2020

We have been busy writing letters to all of the staff working at Kingston Hospital, who we all agree are truly inspirational role models! We are gathering the letters together to deliver – all unique but all with the same message of thanks…and gratitude…and awe, perfectly demonstrated in this heartfelt letter written by one of […]

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Thank You! May 2020

We were so excited to take delivery of several Chromebooks, which were very kindly donated by Dons Local Action Group to help our children keep on learning at home. The donated Chromebooks will be invaluable for some of our children who do not have access to a computer at home, allowing them to access their […]

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Rainbow! May 2020

Our spirits were lifted this morning as we arrived at school – an amazing welcome and a timely reminder that we are all in this together and we will get through these unsettling times. Thank you to key workers everywhere and also to our children and their families for continuing with the learning. Stay safe […]

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King's Oak Primary School
Dickerage Lane
New Malden
Surrey KT3 3RZ