10 Jun

Cross country

On the 6th of June, 25 children represented St. Andrew's at the Thame Partnership Cross Country event. The event had four races, which were mixed year groups. They raced against five other schools, with at least 35 children in each race. They made the school very proud, each child put in a…

29 May

Year 3

The Year 3 children experienced life as evacuees this term. They learnt all about what it was like to be at school during the Blitz, how to put out an incendiary bomb, and what a 1940s house looked like inside. The children also showcased their amazing technology skills to visitors. They…

19 May

Year 2

This term in Year 2 our literacy work was based on Roald Dahl’s book, George’s Marvellous Medicine. The children have enjoyed writing descriptions and creating their own potions! The theme of Marvellous Medicine also continued to our Topic unit, where were learnt about the work of Florence…

8 May

Year 3 & 4 Girls' Football Tournament

On Wednesday the 1st May, the year 3 and 4 girls football team attended a competition representing St Andrew's. The girls were quick to gel together, creating a fantastic team. They played courageously and left all they had out on the pitch, winning one game and losing two. Unfortunately, the…

2 May

Pupil-Led investigations

Pupil-Led Investigations & Science Poster Competition 2024

Throughout British Science Week, students across the school engaged in pupil-led investigations, working in teams to explore their own scientific ideas and questions. These experiments focused on the five key enquiry skills: observing…

14 Apr

Year 3

The children have created their own scientific experiments this term, focusing on the key components of scientific investigations. They looked at what needed to be controlled within their experiments and even made predictions on what they thought might happen. The results were then recorded and…

30 Mar


EYFS have been exploring, observing and investigating. We discovered that we can create rainbows with felt tip pens, kitchen roll and water. 

Conditioner and cornflour were combined to make Moodough. After lots of stirring and kneading it eventually formed a soft, smooth dough. As it crumbled,…

30 Mar

Year 5

To support their studies of the Victorian Era, the children in year 5 went on an exciting and inspiring visit to the Chiltern Open Air Museum. They had a chance to travel back in time, and try their hand at brick-making, toy-building and rag-rug weaving. The children thoroughly enjoyed this…

28 Mar

Year 2

Year 2 have had a fantastic term! They started off by enjoying a great trip to the story museum where they learnt all about what it takes to be a storyteller. They were able to make up their own stories and re-wrote them when back in school. We celebrated Easter in many different ways in school.…

27 Mar

Year 6

This term year 6 have been exploring the theme of time in science. We have experimented with how quickly different types of chocolate melt, as well as seeing how long it takes for Oobleck (slime) to turn into a solid! Rather messy!!

We have continued our study of the wizarding world of Harry…

27 Mar

Science Club

Science Club March 2024

Year 3 & 4 had lots of fun at Science Club! The children were so enthusiastic and engaged every single week, actively bringing their own investigation ideas to sessions. We looked at a variety of pupil-led investigations ranging from ‘What material makes the best lava…

17 Mar

Year 4

Sparkle and Shine Show!

Year 4 really did 'sparkle and shine' during their performance this term. The children worked incredibly hard at learning all of the lyrics. A huge well done to all of the singers, glockenspiel players, soloists, boomwhacker players and dancers! It was a wonderful…