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Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
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Gillespie Primary School | 2016 February
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29 Feb Sports Hall Athletics Medal Success

Since January Years 3 & 4 have been put through their paces in PE. They've been timed in a range of track events including sprints, relays and hurdles. They've also had their field skills put to the test and each of them has had their...

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29 Feb Year 4’s Bring a Parent to School Day

On the 28th of January our parents came in to school to take a look at our learning. When they came, we converted fractions to decimals in maths. Our parents were really stuck! Our bring a parent to school day was a great success. All of...

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29 Feb Year 3’s Bring a Parent to School Day

For year 3's bring a parent they did some 'lets think' maths. It was a problem solving maths lesson. They used their parents as talk partners to help them solve the problems. Djann says,"it was fun because the parents helped. There's nothing to improve about it." Marwa...

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25 Feb Water Marbling Certificate of Excellence

Lucy & John (Year 3) attended an awards ceremony this week at Islington Town Hall for the beautiful and skilled work they have produced in 'Water Marbling' After School Club. The Mayor presented them each with a certificate of excellence. Well done John & Lucy! [gallery...

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12 Feb Follow Explorer Nick Carter

Hi! It's now past four in the morning. We've just finished creating and uploading the last video update of this adventure. It was a very hard last day, not helped by getting totally lost in the big city. We made it though. I hope you enjoy...

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05 Feb Year 3 & the rainforest

This term, year 3 are learning about the rainforest. They are also doing the rainforest in French and were using French dictionaries to translate words. They also learnt which countries with rainforests speak French. In class, Year 3 have been looking at Oenone Hammersley's nature paintings and creating their...

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05 Feb Art in Year 2

Year 2 have really enjoyed all of the art that they have done so far in this year. They have learnt about pointillism and made some brilliant paintings of London landmarks that they saw on their boat tour, including the London eye and big Ben. After learning a...

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01 Feb Year 4 visit the British Museum

On the 22nd of January we went on a fascinating educational school trip to the British Museum to find out more about this term's theme; the Ancient Greeks. We split into groups of 5 so that we could move around the museum quickly and it would...

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01 Feb Year 5 get The Unlimited Space Agency accounts

Year five children got a surprise post from Jon Spooner Director of Human Spaceflight Operations! The children were amazed to be contacted with someone who knew and has met Tim Peak. Ian and the class set up their accounts and started on their first mission. They had to...

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