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Key Steps Gymnastics Competitions

Key Steps Y5/6- February 14th

Mr Boston and Mrs Godsell entered 2 teams into this competition; Oakwood Stars and Oakwood Sparkles. Both teams represented the school with pride and determination and supported and encouraged each other throughout. The competition was at an unbelievably high standard. However, Ruby achieved 3rd position on the vault.

The teams achieved 5th (Oakwood Sparkles) and 6th (Oakwood Stars) position out of the 8 teams that competed on the day.

Well done girls, we were truly proud of you and the determination and

teamwork you demonstrated throughout. 


Key Steps Y1/2- February 7th

Mr Boston's gymnastics team have again brought back the bling, with 2nd and 3rd place medals for vault.

The team also gained a very well deserved 5th place out of 10 teams.

Values bands were awarded to:

Kedar- Passion    Poppy- Self-belief      Reinee- Teamwork    Izzy N- Respect   

Izzy M- Determination             Bella- Honesty

Key Steps Y3/4- January 31st

A huge congratulations to Mr Boston and his team of Y3/4 gymnasts, who competed against 11 other schools this morning on the floor and vault. We were immensley proud of the determination and self belief they all demonstrated.

They also returned with a host of; values bands, medals for 2nd and 3rd positions on both floor and vault and overall the entire team gained 3rd position and were presented with a bronze medal each.
A fantastic achievement. Well done!


In assembly they were presented with Values bands for:

Lily-Mae- Passion    Olivia- Self-belief      Malika- Teamwork   Lily H- Respect   

Bella- Determination           Chloe- Honesty


Dance Coaching

This term the teachers have gone Dance crazy and specialist Dance Coach, Tanya Tominey from the Move More team, is working with Classes 6 and 9 and their Class teachers to improve their Dance skills.

Why not ask your children to tell you what they've done in Dance this week!

Autumn 2018

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PE Assistant

Oakwood are pleased to welcome Sam Lane, who will be with us on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons for the entire year. Sam has been working alongside class teachers in lessons, at clubs and providing some additional active opportunities at lunchtimes, whilst also providing some welcome support behind the scenes regarding our developing PE curriculum. Look out for Miss Lane around school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Football Team

Mr Hepworth is leading a team of year 5/6 pupils as part of the Oakwood Football Team. They are currently in the process of completing some of their league matches. Oakwood won their first match. 

We wish them the best of luck as they progress through the league. 

Cross Country

This term Miss Spencer is leading a group of long distance runners as part of the Oakwood Cross Country Team. They have four cross country meets throughut the year, including: 

Race 1 - Newlands Rugby Club 

Race 2 - St Edwards Schoool 

Race 3 - Cheltenham College 

Race 4 - St Edwards School. 

The children have completed the first two races and represented the school well. They worked really hard to complete the course and showed lots of determination and effort. 

We wish them the best of luck as they begin to train for the future races in the Spring Term!

Just watch this space to find out what our first event of the new year will be......

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