Class 3 - Year 5 and 6 'we shine brighter together...'
Mrs King, who has worked at Oaksey School for 22 years, as a Teaching Assistant and MDSA
retired at the end of Term 1, 2020.
She has worked for a long time with the older children and was given a special send off (Covid style) on the last day of term. Class 3 had written a poem for her remembering all the things she has done for the school and the children.
Click here to read the poem - and thank you very much Mrs King - we shall all miss you!
As part of 'Share A Pencil Day', Class Three spent the morning considering inequalities within our society as well as across the globe. To experience what it is like to recieve an education without our range of resources, the children, in pairs, shared one piece of paper, a pencil and a whiteboard. They were tasked with writing a story about inequality using the prompt '...Gerald just couldn't stop laughing...' The pictures beneath show the children listening to Gabi and Reuben's story 'The Refugee'
Today, a new girl appeared within our school. Her name was Bella, or so she thought. She was unusual. She was different. Her deep brown eyes would stare intently at Mrs Hughes, our teacher, lost in a foreign world. A foreign language. Bella couldn't read or write. She was practically mute, and deaf from the sounds of bombs erupting in her home country of Syria....