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  • Christmas dinner - Willow

    Published 04/12/18

    Willow class made Christmas dinner for parents and staff on Monday. They prepared and cooked the food, laid the table beautifully, took orders and served food to us all. 

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  • Tree Planting

    Published 25/11/18

    Lots of tree planting at Oak View this week - we are planting 119 trees, one for each pupil. Each child can watch their tree grow over the years. Trees courtesy of #woodlandtrust #treesforall

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  • Remembrance Day Assembly

    Published 09/11/18

    Remembrance assembly - pupils made poppies and laid them down on our display. Very proud of our pupil who read at the remembrance assembly. "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:" Click for more video.

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  • Fun with Food

    Published 08/11/18

    Blue class have been exploring new foods as part of the Fun with Food session. These encourage pupils to try new foods that they were perhaps resistant to. 

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  • Assemblies at Oak View

    Published 02/11/18

    Lower school assembly about Halloween and Middle/Upper school assembly about 'differences' - how we are all different and how we respect differences. 

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  • Sensory Day

    Published 19/10/18

    On Thursday the school had a Sensory Day where each class set up a sensory session for other class to visit. The themes were:  

    Projections, sensory worlds & stories, Big Bubbles, Making and playing with playdoh, yoga and relaxation. Bubbles and parachute, Tacpac, Sand/water play, seaside food/smells, Relaxing pamper.

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  • Blue Class out in the Woods

    Published 17/10/18

    Blue class have been making faces in the woods using leaves, sticks and mud.

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  • Conker art in Green class

    Published 11/10/18

    Green class have been making art with natural materials: leaves, pine cones and this week, conkers. 

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  • Essex LA peer review of OV school

    Published 03/10/18

    Essex Local Authority carried out a peer review of Oak View School on 1st October. The reviewers recognised many areas of strength and were very impressed with the school.

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  • Coffee morning and talk about Zones of Regulation

    Published 28/09/18

    On Friday, the school hosted a McMillan Coffee Morning, run by the pupils, and a talk from Ross Burrell about the Zones of Regulation.

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  • Shelley's Walk

    Published 21/09/18

    Every year Oak View has a charity walk in remembrance of Shelley, a Lower School teacher.

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  • ‘very impressed with the school’s clear sense of purpose in preparing its students for life after school. ’

    ASD report Dec 2017

  • ‘Pupils' relationships with adults are excellent, and they learn respect and appropriate behaviour from the staff. Pupils are accepting of each other’s varying needs, and show pleasure in each other’s successes.’

    Ofsted report


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    A very exciting and successful red Nose Day. Raised £319 so far, sold 50 t-shirts to pupils, parents and staff. Well done to Orange Class who ma...

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  • Pancakes in Holly Class

    Lots of class made pancakes today, combining cooking skills with physical skills, learning about traditions and following instructions.

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