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07 Jul Y2 visit Highgate Woods

First we walked a long, long way along a path. It took a long time but it was good for our muscles! Half way there we had our beautiful snack on the old train platform. When we got there we ate our lunch. It was...

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06 Jul Inclusion Cricket – Lords

On Thursday 23rd June I took a very excited cricket team to the Capital Kids cricket finals at Lords. The team had been training hard for the last 3 months with Denise to learn this specialised cricket game. The game itself relies on teamwork and no...

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21 Jun Lab_13 in the press

The sweet taste of science "In the summer of 2015, children at Gillespie Primary School in north London, UK, made international news with a double-blind controlled trial that concluded that manuka honey is not effective in preventing colds and minor illnesses. The trial, funded by the...

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25 May Summer Fair Fun

Friends of Gillespie organised another successful Summer Fair on Saturday 21st May. Fun was had by all families and we even managed to stay dry!...

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24 May Year 4 Science Experiments

Last Thursday, we conducted an experiment where we wanted to find out which chocolate would melt fastest. These were our results: Aero: 1:30 dark choc: 1:44.22 Oreo choc: 1:53 white choc with rice crispies: 3:09 milk choc: 2:06 Most of us thought that the white chocolate would melt fastest but we...

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23 May Girls cricket Wray Crescent

With just a few lunchtime sessions under their belts and an hour with Denise, the Gillespie Girls cricketers headed off to Wray Crescent on Friday 20th May. There were 7 schools there on the day and we were split into 2 groups. In ours were Canonbury...

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20 May An ACE day….

On Wednesday 18th May, Zac, Naomi, Nojus and Mila from Year 4 went to the Islington Tennis Centre to take part in the Islington Year3/4 Tennis tournament. The talk on the short tube ride to Caledonian Road involved some pretty intense discussions about the type...

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19 May Boys Cricket – Wrays Crescent

Friday 13th is usually unlucky for some - but not for the Gillespie cricket team! After  year 6 decided to celebrate the end of SATs with their class, some noble year 4&5's stood in to be the new Gillespie cricket team. We trained for 4 lunchtimes...

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17 May This Girl Can…and she did!

It is with great delight that I write this blog to say that our lovely Louise completed the London Marathon. A few of us here (Mark, Lyn and myself) know only too well how much time, effort (both mental and physical) and sheer hard work...

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