My Work Experience at Elemental Cars

Last week we arranged for our Head boy James H, in Year 9 to spend the day at Elemental Cars where he not only got to experience something that he is passionate about but also gained some invaluable work experience. Read his blog spot and hear all about how he got on… On Monday the… Read More »

Teacher Feature: Dr Sarah Silvester

At Boundary Oak School we are very proud of our exceptional teachers and staff. Throughout the school, from Pre-School through to our GCSE subject specialists in the Senior School, our award-winning staff are largely to thank for the fantastic success of our school and its pupils. We felt it was therefore imperative that you get to… Read More »

Teacher Feature: Mr James Polansky

At Boundary Oak School we are very proud of our exceptional teachers and staff. Throughout the school, from Pre-School through to our GCSE subject specialists in the Senior School, our award-winning staff are largely to thank for the fantastic success of our school and its pupils. This week we talk to Academic Deputy Head, James… Read More »

Mathematics: Using percentages to increase quantities

Mathematics: Using percentages to increase quantities At Boundary Oak School, we work towards embedding a love for learning in all of our pupils, in all that we do, something we feel vital in aiding a child’s engagement and progress. In Mathematics, Year 7 have been working on inverse relationships with Mr Polansky.   This card… Read More »

Swimming success for Y6 pupils

Sporting success in Year 6, Boundary Oak School Boundary Oak School pupils Charlie H and George L, both in Year 6, have achieved great success over the past year, competing with swimming club Fareham Nomads. Charlie and George came first in the recent national arena event and second in the Junior Cup. The Fareham Nomads youngsters… Read More »

Making memories with our best friends: Senior Team-Building Blog

In October, Year 8 and 9 headed off to Southampton Watersport and Activity Centre (SWAC) for three days of team-building challenges and leadership activities. Memories were made from their time together that they will treasure forever. Head Girl Eva S and Head Boy James H share with us some diary extracts from their time away…  Eva’s team-building memories…… Read More »

#LovetoRead Desert Island Books, Miss Fownes

Inspired by the #LoveToRead campaign run by the BBC and BookTrust, some of the staff from Boundary Oak School share their Desert Island Books. In our second post of this series, Head of English and Pastoral Deputy Head Miss Fownes, shares with us her top Desert Island Books… The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole by Sue Townsend At thirteen years old, Adrian Mole… Read More »

#LoveToRead – Desert Island Books, Mrs Hounslow

Inspired by the #LoveToRead campaign run by the BBC and BookTrust, some of the staff from Boundary Oak School share their Desert Island Books. In our first post of this series, GCSE English Teacher Beth Hounslow shares with us her top Desert Island Books… I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith This enchanting story is one about a seventeen year… Read More »

Boundary Oak’s Blue Boy in London

My Work Experience in London by Jacob K, Y8 Tiring, exhilarating, amazing, nerve-racking, crazy, exciting, emotional, proud; all words to describe my two days work experience in London. I joined a cast of professional actors, musicians and composers who were rehearsing, filming and then performing a play to theatre managers. My role was as The… Read More »

Titanic enthusiast visits Boundary Oak School

Tim Maltin, an old school friend of Mr Stewart and serious Titanic enthusiast came to Boundary Oak on Tuesday to hold two assemblies on the reasons ‘Sinking of The Titanic’. He explained the importance of finding subjects or topics that really interest you, and doing detailed research and seeking first hand accounts of historical events. Having… Read More »

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