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Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
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06 Jun Climate Change Protest 24/05/19

As part of our Big Wide World topic and, more specifically, our learning on climate change, Year 6 attended a climate change march on 24/05 from Islington Town Hall to Highbury and Islington Station and then a rally in Highbury Fields. This was arranged by ‘Clean Air...

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06 Feb Year 3 learning rainforest poetry

In English, we have been learning about rainforest-inspired poetry. In small groups, we learned verses of ‘Over in The Jungle’ by Marianne Berkes off by heart. We practised using expression and actions to make our performances lively. Then, we performed the poem for children in...

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06 Feb Year 3 at Kew Gardens

Year 3 visited Kew Gardens to learn more about plants and animals of the rainforests. We took part in a workshop and compared the climate of Kew Gardens inside and outside of the Palm House. This helped us to understand and compare how the light, humidity,...

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20 Dec Boys football

So far in the 2018-19, the boys football team have played in one competition, a friendly against Ambler, and two after school matches. Our first friendly match of the season was against Ambler school. It was a pretty tough game but in the end we won...

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20 Dec Girls football

[gallery ids="24487,24488"] The first matches we ever played were at a tournament, where we came 3rd place overall. A few weeks later, we started playing in a league on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We played a school called Montem and beat them 8-0. Sameera (Y6) played in...

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20 Dec Year 3 learning

Year 3 have been learning about rocks, fossils and soils. We recreated the rock cycle using chocolate to represent the different stages. We made igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. It was so much fun! [gallery ids="24483,24481,24480,24479,24478,24477,24482"]...

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08 Nov Y1 Learning

In year 1 we have been learning lots of new things. In Science we are learning about 5 different categories of animals. Birds, mammals, fish, amphibians and reptiles. You can see that we have made clay amphibians and reptiles. We made our bodies move like...

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08 Nov Y5 ‘Take One Picture’ Project

Year 5’s assembly was based on the National Gallery’s ‘Take One Picture’ project. They wrote scripts of what they thought the characters in the picture were feeling, and then composed music to accompany these. Finally, they put it all together as a show in their...

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08 Nov Y5 at the Science Museum

Year 5 were one of the very first classes to visit the new Sun Gallery at the Science Museum. They learned lots that linked to their topic on ‘Earth and Sun’. [gallery ids="24379,24380,24381,24382,24383,24384,24385,24386,24387"]  ...

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07 Nov Y4 Slime

In year 4 we made cornflour slime. We made it out of cornflour, water and food colouring. We wanted to see if slime was a liquid or a solid. First we put the cornflour on the table, and added a little bit of water. Then...

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