Lockdown Learning In Year 5

Lockdown Learning In Year 5

At the Olive Tree School we encourage a love of literacy – using talk for writing strategies, our children are given the opportunity to experience and discuss a range of high-quality texts. The children in Year 5 have recently looked at autobiographical writing...
Learning About Ancient Egypt in Year 4

Learning About Ancient Egypt in Year 4

This term we have been learning about Ancient Egypt. The class has been introduced to an explorer, Emily Sands and her team, who has taken them on a tour of Ancient Egypt on the hunt for the lost tomb of Osiris.  They have learnt about hieroglyphics and the Rosetta...
The Success of the No Mobile Phone Rule

The Success of the No Mobile Phone Rule

At The Olive Tree, teachers had watched how secondary pupils would increasingly spend their breaktimes and lunch hours on their mobiles, in that disconcerting way that many young adults have of sitting together while being apart.   Staff began to be concerned by the...
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