A Dramatic Day in Year 3

We had a brilliant time yesterday immersing ourselves in the world of Victorian England, courtesy of Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost, which we are really looking forward to seeing at the Unicorn Theatre today. First of all, we talked about progress and inventions and looked at technology through the ages. Then it was time to […]

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Take-down poetry in Year 3

We have got off to a fighting start (not literally!) to the half-term in Year 3. We finished writing our Muhammad Ali-inspired take-down poetry and battled with our partners to see who could perform their poem with the most attitude and expression. There were some fierce put-downs showing real creativity and imagination. The crowd were […]

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Black History Month in Year 3

We’ve learned an awful lot about Black History this month – the origins of Black History Month, why it is so important, what it means for us all as citizens of the world and how we can learn from lessons of the past. Together with Year 4, we have focused on Black sportspeople and their […]

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The Empire Windrush

This week, as part of our Black History Month celebrations, Year 5 have been learning about The Empire Windrush. We discussed why people may have moved from the Caribbean to the UK after WW2 and talked about some of the difficulties as well as the positives. As part of our learning, we read a poem […]

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A visit from a fire engine

Year 1 were very excited to discover that Blue Watch from Lee Green fire station had brought their fire engine along for us to see today. The children all got a chance to spray a hose and climb in the fire engine, as well as see some of the equipment that the fire fighters have […]

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Bread Making in Year 2

We have had such a fun time pretending to be Thomas Farriner this morning in Year 2. Everybody worked very hard and learned about the key ingredients needed for making bread. We also now know the verbs kneading and proving! Luckily, the fruits of our labour in bags ready to share with families after school.

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Year 5 & 6 Anderson Shelters

After learning about the importance of bomb shelters during WW2, the children were set the task to create their own versions using a range of materials. They worked in pairs to plan and make model shelters and evaluated the structural successes and failures throughout the project so they could learn different techniques from one another. […]

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