How fit am I?

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 […]

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Getting to know our bodies

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.

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The Great Grammar Race

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 […]

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The Riot Act

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!

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The Daily Mile

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 […]

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