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Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
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01 May Golden Hinde Trip

This term, we have been learning all about explorers! In English, the children have written their own explorer themed stories and they have found out lots of information about famous explorers such as, Christopher Columbus, Sir Francis Drake and Tim Peake. As part of our...

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01 May Science Museum Trip

This half term our topic has been Space. We have learnt about how astronauts get into space, why things float in space and what the astronauts need to live on the International Space Station. We also looked at the different planets in the solar system...

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01 May Chinese New Year Activities

We learnt about the Chinese New Year. We threaded beads onto dragon’s tongues, we danced the lion dance and the ribbon dance, we used red playdough with lucky money, we made marks with chopsticks in red sand and we read the Chinese New Year story....

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04 Jan Traditional Tales

In Year 1, we have been very busy all term learning lots about ‘Traditional tales’. The children have been making story maps and learning actions to help them retell some of their favourite traditional tales. In our class assembly, the children acted out different events...

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06 Dec Boat Trip

As part of the children's London topic they were taken on a river cruise. The children enjoyed seeing many of London's famous landmarks....

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06 Dec Gillespie Park Ecology Centre Visit

For our very first trip, we went on a trip to Gillespie Park ecology centre, to look for signs of autumn. Whilst we were there we collected leaves, sticks, seed and stones and made a house for a tiny animal such as an insect or...

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06 Dec Benjamin Franklin House Visit

On the 28th of November 2017, year 6 went to the Benjamin Franklin museum (his house) as part of our learning about electricity in science. We went to answer Danny’s question about Benjamin Franklin’s kite. We found out many interesting facts about Ben and his...

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