With the news of our Prime Minister’s resignation today, year 6 went off script this afternoon and talked politics. Firstly we talked about the events that lead to Boris’s decision to resign- before learning about the system of the UK government and how it works. We found out that there were some very important cabinet […]
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This week we have been celebrating the Queen’s Jubilee. We have discussed the royal family, and watched parts of the Queen’s coronation .
Read More Reception – Jubilee Celebrations
We hope you have a good time with your family during the VE 75th centenary celebration. Please feel free to send in any photos of your day through Seesaw. A few times to remember tomorrow: 1100 – Two Minute Silence 1500 – Nation’s Toast to the Heroes of WW2 2100 – ‘We’ll Meet Again’ Singalong
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The BBC does like a repeat and for those of you who missed it the first time round, all this week on CBBC is a documentary called Vote for Me, filmed in St Margaret’s Lee in the run up to the general election five years ago.
Read More CBBC Vote for me
We spent this afternoon learning about Anglo-Saxon and Viking Laws and Justice. We found out that courts and trial by jury were used by the Anglo-Saxons, fines by both Vikings and Anglo-Saxons and that we are very glad that punishments have moved on from ordeals and being outlawed! We calculated how much we’d have to […]
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In collective worship this morning, we discussed the recent court decision that he prime minister was unlawful to close parliament for five weeks. We drew parallels to our school council being given £1000 to spend, five weeks to decide how to spend it but no discussion allowed! The children were reminded that the rule of […]
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Year 6 visited Kingswood Halls this afternoon to talk to members of the Darby & Joan Club. We asked them questions about growing up in the war and heard about stories and memories of the past.
Read More Year 6: Talk with Darby & Joan Club
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As you may know, we are taking part in a once-in-a-lifetime art project with the artist and Oscar-winning Director, Steve McQueen, which you can read about here – http://www.tateyear3project.org.uk We had our photograph taken this week and had a workshop with Claire, our photographer. Afterwards, some of the children had more questions about the project […]
Read More A letter from the Tate