Chartwell food tasting

Thanks to all the parents and carers who came along to our catering food tasting. As a regular eater of school dinners, I can confirm that what was on offer was a good indicator of what the children are offered as part of their menu cycle. Thanks to the wonderful Funke, Bola and all the […]

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Well-being room makeover

We are redesigning the room behind the library, formally known as the rainbow room. We want to make it a calm space for children to relax and have some quiet time, as well as a place for play therapy. Our budget for this is small and we are looking for any contributions of the following: […]

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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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Salad design

In food technology enrichment today, we designed our own salads. Alongside the designing, we had to chop, slice and grate in preparation for making our masterpieces. It was also a great opportunity for children to try new foods – nearly everyone in the group tried spinach and sugar snaps – many of them for the […]

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Free half term swimming lessons!

Lewisham Swimming:  Free Top-Up School Swimming Lessons In partnership with Saxon Crown and Fusion Lifestyle, funded by Lewisham Council, free school top-up swimming sessions are available to students at Lewisham primary schools. The sessions are provided to help swimmers achieve the National Curriculum standard in swimming, which requires children to swim competently, confidently and proficiently […]

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How well do we clean our teeth?

Year 4 have been learning all about the digestive system, starting at the beginning… the mouth. This week we investigated how well we brush our teeth. First of all, we brushed our teeth as normal, and then we used special tablets (plaque disclosing tablets) to show up any areas of our mouth that hadn’t been […]

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