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26 Apr French café

In April we made a French café in our classroom for our parents and we made croissants and served them as if we were waiters. We had a mini French lesson beforehand to teach the adults some French so that we could serve them in...

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26 Apr 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 robots...

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26 Apr 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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20 Apr BBC Ten Pieces II

On the 3rd of May Year 4 and Year 5 will be visiting the Barbican concert hall to watch an exciting musical performance.   We will be watching a live orchestral  performance of the BBC Ten Pieces II  which aims to inspire young people to get creative...

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11 Apr Arsenal’s Inter-Schools competition.

For the past 4 weeks some lucky year 4 children have been playing football at Arsenal's Hub on a Wednesday after school. The focus of the inter-schools competition is enjoyment and sportsmanship and Gillespie displayed it in abundance. The Arsenal coaches were fantastic and encouraged all...

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11 Apr Cross Country: Finsbury Park

The Cross country event is one of the toughest events in the sporting calendar. It's muddy, it's a long way and there are a LOT of children! For our year 4's it was their first time competing in the event and they were outstanding. Six of our girls...

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11 Apr Year 3 Science

In science, Year 3 have been learning about the human body and plants. In this topic about the human body, they have learnt about the different muscles they have. They have also learnt how their muscles work and what they're used for. Their P.E. linked to their...

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22 Mar Year 4’s Ancient Greek projects

We had been given a homework project to do about Ancient Greek city states, where we could present it in anyway we wanted: paintings, models, information texts and anything else we could think of. We had six weeks to complete it and had to hand...

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17 Mar Year 1 learning

This year, Year 1 have been doing lots of new learning like going to the Museum of childhood, learning how to use ABC animation and celebrating explorer day! On January, year 1 went to Bethnal green to visit the 'Museum of childhood' to look at old toys. Year...

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