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23 Oct Sporting Success!

[gallery ids="19166"] I am delighted to say that both Sammy D and Tyler made it through the Islington district football trials and will now play for Islington. We can't wait to hear how they get on in the team. A huge congratulations to both boys -...

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19 Oct Y3 Rocks & Minerals workshop

We had Sophy, a geologist from UCL, come in for the day on Thursday 15th October. We learnt all about rocks and soils in the morning and in the afternoon we learnt about fossils. Some of us would now like to be Geologists!...

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19 Oct Lab_13 Jamboree

Families whizzed around Clissold Park on Sunday, at the Lab_13 Jamboree to raise funds to keep Gillespie's Lab_13 going with it's Resident Scientist Carole Kenrick. Mark led the pack and children rode bikes, scooted and skated. To look at how much we have raised so far or...

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16 Oct British Land Cricket Competition

It is days like Wednesday (14th October) that make me so proud. One of my aims at Gillespie was to introduce cricket to the school and get all year groups playing it. I knew last year that we had a strong group in year 5 so...

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02 Oct Islington Primary League Cup Winners!

It was an absolute pleasure to see the boys play on Friday. They showed real determination and amazing sportsmanship. I couldn't have been prouder. I arrived during the Ashmount game in the group stage and really didn't think we'd made it through the group. But...

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02 Oct Eid workshops part of Black History Month

We launched Black History Month yesterday with a special visit to the school from Claire Ali who led interactive workshops and story sessions with pupils in classes across the school focusing on Eid and the pilgrimage to Mecca. Claire also took a whole school Assembly...

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28 Sep Harvest Festival Assembly

In Friday's assembly children talked about what Harvest Festival is and the importance of it; with Reverend Stephen Coles from St Thomas's Church. Families kindly donated lots of dried and canned foods which were given to a local Food Bank....

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23 Sep Year 6 and the Victorians

In year 6 we have been learning about Victorian life.   Workhouse Punishments If you refuse to work you will be committed to prison for 28 days. If you were disorderly at prayer time you got locked up for 24 whole hours on only bread and water. Fighting in school...

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