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Our children take part in many classroom and whole-school enrichment experiences.

Below is a list of just some of the things that pupils have enjoyed in the last two years. Clicking on some of these will take you to a summary of the event and photos. Enjoy!


BAYARDS HILL FIRE-PIT EVENTS: singing and storytelling 

BAYARDS HILL RAISED BEDS: building, preparing, planting, growing, nurturing and harvesting

• BAYARDS HILL BIRD BOX LIVE: observing, discussing, exploring, recording and learning

BAYARDS HILL AIM HIGH DAY:  finding out about professions, trades and apprenticeships

• BAYARDS HILL BIG WORLD DAYS: Rio Carnival , and India meets Britain:  exploring though dance, drama and drumming

PRIMARY PLAYMAKER: writing plays  and experiencing them being performed by professional actors  at the Oxford Playhouse

• PRIMARY DEBATING: learning to debate, through workshops, leading to participation (and prizewinning) in primary debating competitions

LITERACY THROUGH LATIN: broadening Literacy skills through active learning of Latin

BAYARDS HILL SCIENCE WEEK: culminating in the whole-school Science Fair, with KS2 demonstrating to KS1, teachers governors, parents and visiting scientists!

• HEADINGTON STORYTELLING FESTIVAL: creating, organising, hosting and participating in the Headington Storytelling Festival


• OXFORD MUSEUM PARTNERSHIPS: curious creators,  artefacts and art in the classroom, etc.

• BESPACE:  exploration of a special pop-up quiet reflection/prayer space created in our school by a charity

• PAY IT FORWARD DAY:  applying school values of kindness and respect through thoughtful acts