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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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01 Feb Reception Junior Mathematicians!

Reception have been doing some basic maths this week. They have been trying to identify the corners and sides of shapes on the carpet with their teacher, Steph. They then used lolly-pop sticks and elastic bands to make shapes. Some of them even made pictures...

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27 Jan Davies Cup Inner City London competition

It was with great excitement that we met at school on Saturday 23rd January. The boys arrived early and got their kits on (with Sammy D being fashionably late) and we set off for the Douglas Eyre sports Centre in Walthamstow.   I had spoken to other schools...

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22 Jan Year 6 and the Theater of Law

Aear 6 got a amazing opportunity to go to the Royal Courts of Justice. There they were able to have a tour of the premises, act out a crime scene, meet a real judge, learn about the architecture and look at what used to happen...

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22 Jan Year 4 visit the Natural History Museum

  On 10th November Year 4 went on a fascinating school trip to the Natural History Museum. Investigate The first workshop we went to was called 'Investigate' where we could roam free and touch everything in the room which made it extremely involving and unique. This was...

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