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!Read More Year 5 & 6: Jamaican Patties 🇯🇲
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 […]Read More Salad design
In this lesson, Year 6 counted their resting BPM, and BPM after strenuous exercise. We used Busy Things to create comparison bar charts for the people in our group. We will make conclusions and evaluations next week.Read More Year 6: Investigating heart rates
Year 6 spent the afternoon shooting some b-ball as part of a London Thunder taster session. We learnt about healthy eating and fitness, completed drills and played mini games.Read More Year 6: London Thunder Basketball
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 […]Read More Free half term swimming lessons!
Year 3 are continuing to learn about teeth and how to keep them healthy. On Monday, we devised a fair test to investigate which drink was worst for your teeth out of the following: orange juice, cola, coffee, water and milk. We used eggshells to represent teeth, put them in 100ml of each liquid and […]Read More Which drinks are bad for 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 […]Read More How well do we clean our teeth?
To kick off our science topic (the digestive system) we have been learning all about the first stage of digestion – chewing. Using mirrors, we investigated the inside of our own mouths, to see the different types of teeth we have. From incisors to wisdom teeth, we discovered why our teeth are different, and even […]Read More Say CHEESE!
Year 6 have spent the week learning how to cycle safely on the roads. They all learnt a range of skills and demonstrated them brilliantly out and about – we’re all super proud!Read More Year 6: Bikeability
The final stage of our PT project has been making a video for our clients in order to demonstrate exercises and stretches and to help inform them about the muscles being used. The children have come to appreciate quite how much work is involved before you go anywhere near a camera! Casting, scriptwriting, storyboarding, blocking, […]Read More Lights, Camera, Action! Fitness Films