Year nine have had a great first day of their activity week. Treetop Trek in the afternoon followed by a pub tea and skimming stones on Coniston Water. Finished off the day with a quick game of rounders.
At Oakhill, we make field trips a core part of the Geography curriculum for every year group. The field work is designed to bring classroom learning into focus and to test our understanding in the real world. This year our summer field trips have been: Year 7- an assessment of [...]
Year 4 tried to find some shade in the soaring temperatures last week and took themselves on a scavenger hunt in their maths lesson. Once they had calculated the answer to some negative numbers questions they then had to try and find the clues that were scattered around the garden [...]
Our prep team gave the orienteering a brilliant amount of effort with two of our pairs finding 19 of the 20 check points! Unfortunately, with 21 teams entered it all came down to timing and we just missed out on the silverware! Regardless the team showed great Oakhill spirit working [...]
This morning Mrs Smith took 8 pupils to participate in the annual borough orienteering competition at Wilson’s playing fields. Our 4 mixed pairs worked excellently together, coming in second position out of 10 schools, only 2 check points behind the overall winners! This is an excellent result and as we [...]
We are very proud of Ella in Year 2 who went to her first football training session last week and came home with the Player of the Day trophy. Well done Ella you might play for Blackburn Rovers one day!!
ReAct Academy of Theatre Arts visited the Prep school today, to deliver a Disney's Aladdin workshop. ReAct Academy have been running their Ribble Valley branch in Whalley for over ten years, with weekly theatre classes and holiday clubs held at The Village Hall. This year their summer school will an [...]
A team of Oakhill mountain bikers enjoyed an excellent finish to the half term break with a group ride from Hurstwood near Burnley over the moors to West Yorkshire and the hills above Hebden Bridge. The sunshine made for an excellent day out, and the hills provided some challenging climbs [...]