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Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
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25 May Summer Fair Fun

Friends of Gillespie organised another successful Summer Fair on Saturday 21st May. Fun was had by all families and we even managed to stay dry!...

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24 May Year 4 Science Experiments

Last Thursday, we conducted an experiment where we wanted to find out which chocolate would melt fastest. These were our results: Aero: 1:30 dark choc: 1:44.22 Oreo choc: 1:53 white choc with rice crispies: 3:09 milk choc: 2:06 Most of us thought that the white chocolate would melt fastest but we...

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23 May Girls cricket Wray Crescent

With just a few lunchtime sessions under their belts and an hour with Denise, the Gillespie Girls cricketers headed off to Wray Crescent on Friday 20th May. There were 7 schools there on the day and we were split into 2 groups. In ours were Canonbury...

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20 May An ACE day….

On Wednesday 18th May, Zac, Naomi, Nojus and Mila from Year 4 went to the Islington Tennis Centre to take part in the Islington Year3/4 Tennis tournament. The talk on the short tube ride to Caledonian Road involved some pretty intense discussions about the type...

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19 May Boys Cricket – Wrays Crescent

Friday 13th is usually unlucky for some - but not for the Gillespie cricket team! After  year 6 decided to celebrate the end of SATs with their class, some noble year 4&5's stood in to be the new Gillespie cricket team. We trained for 4 lunchtimes...

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17 May This Girl Can…and she did!

It is with great delight that I write this blog to say that our lovely Louise completed the London Marathon. A few of us here (Mark, Lyn and myself) know only too well how much time, effort (both mental and physical) and sheer hard work...

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10 May Traditional Tales in Nursery

Last term Nursery learnt about traditional tales. They  had learnt about the three billy goats gruff, the gingerbread man and Goldilocks and the three bears, plus many more. They enjoyed lots of watching of the stories, reading and learning lines off by heart. Some children said: Haroon: ”I like learning about the gingerbread man...

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10 May Year 4 Reading Buddy

Over the course of the year, year four have been reading with a buddy from year one to help them improve their reading skills along with the year ones reading skills. “I enjoy reading with year one because I enjoy watching them develop as readers” said...

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10 May Life-cycles in Reception

This term Reception’s topic is Life Cycles. This means that they are learning about the different stages of growth in different animals. Specifically, they have been looking at the life cycles of tadpoles and caterpillars. To do this, the class has a tank for tadpoles, and...

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