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17 Mar Reception – ‘Our World’

Reception's new topic is 'Our World'. They have been learning about The World in a series of activities and included parents! Parents and Grandparents have been bringing in food and artifacts from their birthplace or ancestral countries, into the class for children to try, look and...

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17 Mar Year 5’s bring a parent day

In year 5 the children made plans to write the 'missing chapter' from a book called 'The well of sacrifice'. The class have read this book and at the end, felt like the story was not finished. So Ian set them the task of writing...

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11 Mar London Youth Games – Football.

The London Youth Games is where the best teams from every London borough get to play each other in a competition.  The majority of competitions that we enter feed into the youth games. All 33 London boroughs have a team entered in every sport and on Wednesday 9th...

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08 Mar Cricket Regional Finals

Having won the Islington cricket tournament, Gillespie went to the Regional Finals at the Play On sports Centre in Whitechapel on Tuesday 1st March. We were in a group with Grasmere (Hackney) and Greenleaf (Waltham Forest.) During our warm up session we got to observe the...

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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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