Gillespie Primary School
Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
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  • Early Years Foundation Stage

    We have had an exciting couple of weeks in the EYFS, we all worked together as a team to finally complete our new outdoor Mud Kitchen area. Children were so kind and went to the garden centre or local shop with their families to buy......

  • Self care in Reception Class

    This term we have also been learning all about self care. We have been learning strategies to help us regulate our emotions, and working on understanding and recognising what is happening in our bodies. All using a combination of breathing techniques, movement, drama, yoga and Tai......

  • Black History Month

    For ‘Black History Month, Nursery, Reception and Year one had a visit from Winston Nzinga from ‘Spud and Yam’. He did music, singing and story-telling sessions and got all the children involved in a lively performance.  ...

  • 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 and found out if they were made of rock or gas. We took the tube to the science museum where we saw real rockets, and capsules, a model of the moon and we took a trip into space onto the International Space Station. ...

  • 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 rodent. Louisa, the lady who took us around Gillespie Park, took us to the stone circle where we closed our eyes and listened to the noises in the park. We heard the wind, a train and complete silence. Finally we looked on the floor to find as many different coloured leav...