This week, Year 6 are discussing whether the World Cup is fair or not. In Maths, we are looking at FIFA rankings, relative incomes and other statistics to establish how fair the competition really is. In Literacy we are debating the same question but also talking about gender equality with regard to worldwide participation in […]Read More Year 6 debate – is the World Cup Fair?
So many bugs so little time! Reception had great fun lifting logs and pond dipping. We even had lunch in a beautiful woodland and met some pigs and chickens. Thank you so much to all our volunteers for making it such a peaceful and happy day 😃Read More Reception goes to Eltham Environmental Centre
Year 5 began the day as archeologists – handling historical artefacts found in the river and trying to work out what industries they matched to. We then learnt more about the history and geography of the area and created field sketches of the river Ravernsbourne. In the afternoon, we had the chance to wade in […]Read More Year 5 at Deptford Creekside
Today Zoolab visited Year 3 to teach them about creatures in the rainforest. Among the visitors were a snake, gecko, giant snail, tarantula and a giant cockroach. The children got to touch the animals and ask questions to find out more about them.Read More The day the rainforest visited Year 3…..
We had a great day in the sun yesterday completing an orienteering course in Peckham Rye Park. We learnt how to take a bearing with a compass and identified map legends/symbols before heading off in groups in search of posts. First, we practised skills in the playground… Then we found posts and emoji faces… It […]Read More Year 5 Orienteering
Year 3 have been investigating ingredients which come from the rainforest. Some of these (spices, bananas, sugar and chocolate) have been used to bake a delicious rainforest cake. I hope you enjoyed the slice sent home!Read More Rainforest Cake
Year 6 will be learning about the Maya this term and we began our exploration of this fascinating civilisation by looking at magnificent Maya cities. Not having thousands of tons of stone to hand (or several decades in which to construct them) we had to use Lego to build our replicas!Read More Building Maya cities in Year 6
In Geography lessons this term, Year 2 have been learning about maps. To build on our treasure maps from last week the children were tasked with mapping the playground in pairs. After some debate, most pairs agreed on their labels!Read More Mapping the playground in Y2