Black History Month in Year 3

We’ve learned an awful lot about Black History this month – the origins of Black History Month, why it is so important, what it means for us all as citizens of the world and how we can learn from lessons of the past. Together with Year 4, we have focused on Black sportspeople and their […]

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The Empire Windrush

This week, as part of our Black History Month celebrations, Year 5 have been learning about The Empire Windrush. We discussed why people may have moved from the Caribbean to the UK after WW2 and talked about some of the difficulties as well as the positives. As part of our learning, we read a poem […]

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Courageous inspiration

On the way to Greenwich park last weekend, I walked across the Heath and saw a young girl wrapped up warm, with a stall. When I got closer, I realised she was a Year 4 pupil from St Margaret’s. She was selling models made from conkers and she told me about how she was raising […]

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Investigating with dominoes

We’ve used lots of Maths investigation skills this week. Firstly, we had to come up with a way of checking that we had a full set of 0-6 dominoes. Patterns and counting were the key to being successful, though lots of us were baffled until we worked out that dominoes can be used two different […]

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RE Quality Mark – GOLD!

We were delighted to have been awarded the RE Quality Mark Gold for our RE teaching and learning. A quote from the assessment report: The school’s RE programme of study carefully blends the best of the old syllabus with the diocesan one. Deep thinking is promoted through excellent use of Philosophy for Children. As a […]

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Year 5 & 6: Jamaican Patties 🇯🇲

As part of Black History Month celebrations, the children made healthy vegetarian Jamaican patties. They worked in groups to create a shortcrust pastry, cut and cooked the vegetables for the filling, and secured them with a fork crimp. We also learnt about the history of Jamaica and how the Cornish Pasty influenced this Jamaican classic!

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