Gillespie Primary School
Gillespie Road, Highbury, London, N5 1LH
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  • Year 1 update

    Year 1 have been very busy over the past 2 weeks. I have been sent lots of photos of the work they have been doing from the paper pack I sent home with them. But they have also been super creative. Daisy has made a......

  • 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......

  • 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.  ...

  • 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 ‘Explorers’ topic we went on a visit to the Golden Hinde. The children learnt lots about what it was like to live on board a real galleon! We found out lots of exciting facts about how the crew, ate, slept, fought and expl...

  • 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 from Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding hood, The Gingerbread Man and The Three Little Pig. In science we have been learning about animals and humans. At break time someone ate Carl’s cake!! A little bit l...