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Our little bundles of fluff

27th February 2020

Pancake, Pickles, Salah, Cuddly and Rose have all emerged from their eggs into the world of the Year 1 classroom.  As well as picking up some lessons in animal husbandry the class have been learning about the democratic process.  The children put forward their ideas for what their new charges might be called and then…

Our ducklings have arrived

25th February 2020

Yesterday our duck eggs arrived in Year 1 to much eggcitement!  What a great way to start off the new half term.  The class have not needed to be very patient as already two of the duckling chicks are chipping away at their eggshells in a bid to escape their confinement and take their first…

Fire at St Paul’s Cathedral

6th February 2020

Year 2 had an exciting day out at St Paul’s Cathedral discovering how the Great Fire of London affected the building and the neighbouring area.  In their workshop the children learned how the firefighters of the day put out fires using just heavy leather buckets of water.  There were opportunities to dress up as King…

Tableaux vivant in the National Gallery

3rd February 2020

Year 3 had a lovely day of art and drama at the National Gallery where they were looking for inspiration around tales from Ancient Greece ready for writing Greek myths of their own.  They posed in front of some old masters, recreating the painted images to dramatic effect.  In the morning they were lucky enough…

Parents v Pupils: Competition reigns!

29th January 2020

On a wonderfully sunny but brisk afternoon our Year 6 parents donned their sports kit to take on their children on the football field and netball court.  We were delighted to see so many mums compete in the football matches, although netballing dads were in short supply!  There was a fantastic atmosphere as both sides…

Delicious! Celebrating Chinese New Year

28th January 2020

We celebrated Chinese New Year in the dining room on 27th January with some delicious Chinese cuisine prepared by our own Chef, Miss Scorer.  Sweet and Sour Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry were served with rice and noodles, followed by fruit salad and fortune cookies.  The more adventurous amongst us applied the chopsticks with varying…

Australia Day

24th January 2020

We have been proud to support Harry in Year 6 who asked to lead an initiative to raise awareness of the Australian bushfires.  His knowledge and passion came out strongly in his address to our assembly on Wednesday, which was illustrated with some extraordinary photographs.  Harry showed us where the fires are burning, along Australia’s…

Learning about Chinese New Year

21st January 2020

The Year of the Rat is upon us and to celebrate Pre-Kindergarten have been enjoying a wide range of Chinese activities, from making dragons, window banners and colourful red envelopes.  We were delighted to welcome Mr Hu and Mrs Gao, who taught the class to make dumplings, rolling the dough, adding different fillings, folding them…

We’re going on a bear hunt!

17th January 2020

Pre-Kindergarten have been enjoying the story, We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen.  This week their learning was brought to life when they donned their wellies and set off on their own bear hunt through the school, splashing in puddles, wading through mud, crunching over dead leaves and sticks before finally finding a…

Year 4 at the Tower of London

17th January 2020

As part of their history studies Year 4 enjoyed a lovely day at the Tower of London yesterday.  The White Tower is a truly impressive example of a Norman Fort and the children had the opportunity to re-enact the Norman invasion and the Battle of Hastings!  Everyone was amazed at the sheer scale of some…