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22 Jan Year 2 class trips

In the Autumn term Year 2 have visited the monument and climbed 311 steps to reach the top. They were also lucky enough to get a visit from the fire brigade . They went on a boat trip and saw lots of London landmarks like...

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22 Jan Nursery learning about Diwali and Hanukkah

Last term when it was close to the Christmas holidays Nursery learnt all about Christmas. They made snow flakes, snow balls, Christmas hats and they also had to learn their Christmas song “off I go”. They have also been learning about Diwali and Hanukkah. A festival...

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22 Jan Year 3 & The Rock Cycle

  Year 3 have been doing some interesting learning on the rock cycle. Learning about rocks linked to their topic, The Stone Age. They had a workshop with a geologist called Sophy. First, Sophy talked to them about rocks and they learnt lots of new things....

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16 Dec Christmas fair

Following the amazing show performances yesterday, Friends of Gillespie organised a festive fair in the bottom hall selling cakes, chutneys, mince pies and mulled wine. Children were visited by Father Christmas himself and all were treated to some beautifully sung carols by the Gillespie choir....

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10 Dec Hi-5 Netball Tournament

At the end of November, the netball team took part in the Hi-5 netball tournament at the Sobell Centre. There were 19 schools there on the day. The team played really well on the day. They moved as a group and remembered all the footwork,...

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23 Nov Cricket Lords final

On Friday 20th November the Gillespie cricket team went to play in the Islington finals at the Lords indoor cricket ground. We were playing the best of 3 against Pakeman who were the other winners from the group stage.   When we arrived there was a mixture...

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20 Nov Science in Year 4

Year 4 have had a very exciting week this week with three different science workshops! One of them took place in Lab_13 and focused on physics experiments. The children learned about the planets, how rockets get into space and how electricity works. ​They are going to...

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19 Nov Year 3 class assembly

Thanks so much to everyone who came along to see Year 3's assembly. They worked so hard to learn their lines, project their voices and perform and I am sure you'll agree that they did an amazing job. They loved making their own version of...

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12 Nov Silver Games Mark

I am delighted to say that Gillespie have been awarded a Silver Games Mark for sport which is a fantastic achievement. I would like to take this opportunity to thank those parents who give up their time to do running club and cricket club because it is...

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