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*****WHAT's NEW!*****

Summer '23

Move More Athletics

Come and support our KS2 Athletics Teams at The Prince of Wales Stadium on Friday 16th June- 5-7:pm.

Move More SEND Panathlon

In June, we have been invited to attend this event at Oxstalls Sports Complex.

All Stars Cricket Club

Our All Stars Cricket Club, starts Wednesday 7th June. It is great to see how many children enjoyed this last year and have signed up again. We can't wait to get started and improving our Cricket skills again.

Move More Tri Golf

After half Term a team from Y3/4 will be celebrating and utilising the Tri-Golf Skills they have learnt in lessons at this tournament.

Move More Quad Kids

A team of 8 year 3 and 4 pupils will attend this event at Tewkesbury School.

Team Rubicon- 23rd-25th May

In the final week of term we are looking forward to welcoming Team Rubicon into school. Look out for your child's session with them. We have tried this year to include some exciting active experiences that will motivate and enthuse your children to continue after the experience is over.

Move More Archery Tournament


On Monday a team of 8 Y5s will attend this tournament.

The team had a brilliant afternoon. They learned about the equipment and how to shoot the arrows during the first part. They then completed a number of games and challenges, scoring points. Mrs Hunt and Mrs Gibbins were so proud of their teamwork, respect and determination. Well done, the team were awarded third place medals. Congratulations,


Y5/6 Move More Key Steps Gymnastics


Next Thursday our Y5 team will compete in Move More gymnastics competition. They are all currently working hard to learn and polish their routines.

An outstanding effort from the entire team yesterday. We are so proud of you all girls. They represented themselves and the school with determination, passion, respect and were so supportive and encouraging of one another.

Holly said, 'I had fun. Everyone tried their best.'

Georgia - ' Lacey was so powerful on the vault. I think that she will win a medal'

Nell said that Daisy's floor routine was amazing. It was neat and flowed. I think she will come first on floor.


The team overall were awarded 2nd place out of the 6 teams that competed. Very well deserved.

A special mention to: Lacey-3rd on vault, Nell- 2nd on vault and Daisy- 2nd on floor.


Y1/2 Move More Key Steps Gymnastics

Another outstounding performance today, this time from our Year 2 gymnastics team who performed in the Key Steps competition this morning. The entire team showed incredible self-belief, confidence, concentration and control whilst perfoming.

They were awarded 2nd place, silver medal in the team event. Well done!

Freddie achieved 2nd place on vault and Hanna 2nd place on floor. A massive congratulations to the team.

Y3/4 Move More Y3/4 Key Steps Gymnastics

We could not be more proud of Mr Boston and Miss Haines' Y3/4 gymnastics team this morning. We were so impressed with their determination, concentration, self belief and good sportsmanship!

We are very pleased to say that the team came first in the overall competition, with a massive congratulations to Rebeca, who came first overall for her floor routine. 

We are super proud of them all!



The ream had a fantastic morning. These were some of their thoughts:

Lacie- I was really proud to get my feet up onto the vault. I didn't think that I could.

Evie- I enjoyed doing my floor routine most, I was happy I did my forwatd roll.

Mia- I liked the vault best.

George- I was surprised when we got a medal.

Rebeca- I really enjoyed performing my floor routine.


Y5/6 Move More Sportshall Athletics

A team of 18 athletes attended the Sporthall Athletics at Cheltenham College. The team competed in a range of running, throwing and jumping events and were excellent ambassadors for Oakwood School, demonstrating the School Games Values of Passion, Teamwork and Respect. A massive well done to you all. 

CPD delivered by Move More Coach Alex Dowson

This term, Move More coach Alex Dowson is delivering a series of handball lessons to Sycamore and Chestnut classes. Alex is really passionate about handball as a sport and the children are loving getting involved in something new and improving their skills whilst their teachers are learning aswell.

Spring '23

PE days

We have introduced a Class PE day this term- watch out for your child's PE day. This day will be a fun packed day where children will have opportunities to:

  • Apply learnt skills in a performance/ tournament.
  • Apply similar skills in a new or different sport/activity.
  • Apply tactics and rules.
  • Play honestly.
  • Work collaboratively.

Move More Tag Rugby Tournament, March 23


Huge congratulations to those Y5 and Y6 pupils who competed in the Move More Tag Rugby Tournament today. There were 40 teams there from different schools. We played in 7 matches throughout the day and really improved our communication and teamwork in each game we played.

Oakwood were awarded bronze medals in recognition of their fairplay and respect throughout the day. Well done to you all, you were true ambassadors of the School Games values.

Callum was also recognised for his determination and respect and AJ for self-belief. 


'It was really fun actually.' - Teller.

' All of the teams were really positive and supportive. We tried our best.' Holly 

'I enjoyed scoring tries.'- David

'We improved a lot and started to really play as a team.' - Lacey

I also received a lovely message from a Mum letting me know that her child came home saying that they had the best time and that the team really worked together well.

BMX Academy with Mike Mullen, March 23

Wow! Oakwood has been bustling with determination and encouragemet this week. Mike Mullen and his growth mindset on wheels have been at Oakwood for 2 days. Mike's passion is not just to teach BMX but to help people to improve their mindset, confidence and wellbeing. To build belief, find courage, boost resilience and unlock hidden potential. Tuesday morning started with a whole school assembly, where Mike talked about the  achievements he has made in his life and the power of 'yet!'

He also wowed us with some tricks and jumped over Mrs Haddon and Mrs Hill.