In year 4, we conducted our own fitness tests. We first learned how to measure our pulse, and then exercised intensively for 1 minute. Then, we recorded our pulse every minute for 6 minutes. When we plotted our data on a line graph, we could see how fit we were. We compared our heart rate […]Read More How fit am I?
In science this week, year 4 investigated the function and location of different body parts. We had to stick postits on our partner where we thought that organ was. Afterwards, we draw diagrams using oil pastels to show all the different organs involved in the digestive system. They look very vibrant on black paper.Read More Getting to know our bodies
This morning, Year 5 used their grammar knowledge during ‘The Great Grammar Race’. We recapped the different word classes then thought of as many examples as possible. We then headed out to the playground where we got into four teams. Each child had to run forward, pick up a word and then sort it into […]Read More The Great Grammar Race
Year 6 travelled to Lee Fire Station for eight mini sessions led by the Metropolitan Police about how to be a citizen and stay safe.Read More Year 6: Junior Citizens
This afternoon Year 5 and 6 took part in a workshop on road safety. The show was very engaging and had a very important message about staying safe on the roads of London!Read More The Riot Act
When asked by a girl in Y3, “Why do we grow fruit in school and not pick it?” I knew it was time to get harvesting!Read More Raspberry harvest
Yesterday I attended the Healthy Schools conference and had the pleasure of meeting and hearing from Elaine Wyllie, the former headteacher who started ‘the daily mile’ – a simple but highly effective way of getting children fitter. As you may know, we are piloting various approaches to getting children more active. We are now signed […]Read More The Daily Mile