Bushey and Oxhey Infant School

Educating Today's Child for Tomorrow!

Proud to be part of Bushey Primary Education Federation Federation Headteacher: Mrs M Cooper MA NPQH

Week 1 22.4.19

This week Giraffe Class have been learning:



  • We started the new term by writing recounts about our exciting Easter holidays!
  • We focused on practising our reading comprehension skills.
  • We played a variety of reading comprehension games and answered questions about different texts.
  • We used different strategies to read and decode unknown words.



  • We looked at measure and found out about measuring capacity, length, weight and temperature.
  • We read a variety of different scales to measure in different intervals.
  • We investigated different units of measurement.
  • We practised addition and subtraction by solving a variety of problems.



  • We continued to look at the artist Henri Rousseau and created fact files about his life.
  • We completed our pictures in the style of Henri Rousseau; focusing on his drawings of plants and flowers.
  • We started practising Maypole Dancing with Ms Caperon!
  • We found out about the different methods of seed dispersal and how different plants grow in different places.


What a fantastic first week back Giraffes; well done!


Next week we will continue to practise our reading comprehension skills. We will be using a variety of strategies in maths to solve multiplication and division problems.