Gillespie Primary School
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  • Gillespie Park Ecology Centre Visit

    For our very first trip, we went on a trip to Gillespie Park ecology centre, to look for signs of autumn. Whilst we were there we collected leaves, sticks, seed and stones and made a house for a tiny animal such as an insect or rodent. Louisa, the lady who took us around Gillespie Park, took us to the stone circle where we closed our eyes and listened to the noises in the park. We heard the wind, a train and complete silence. Finally we looked on the floor to find as many different coloured leav...

  • Storytelling Workshops

    The children were treated to some storytelling assemblies and workshops this week which you can see they all thoroughly enjoyed....

  • Christmas Show

    The children performed wonderfully in this year's show based on the story 'A boy called Christmas'....

  • 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,......

  • Extra Activities

    As part of Reception’s learning they do sub- topics or activities which help them maintain basics skills. These are some of the most popular ones which I will tell you about now. In I.C.T, Reception have been learning how to control Bee-Bots, which are small......