Window artwork

I’m a bit behind with sharing Year 3’s wonderful artwork. As well as writing poetry inspired by Jeannie Baker’s Window, we used collage to create a view that we would like to see from our window, were we one of the characters in the book. Interestingly, there wasn’t a car, lorry or building site to […]

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Brazilian Art

Not everyone had the chance to see our fantastic International Day Art based on the pop art picture ‘Children of the World’ by Brazilian artist Romero Britto, so here is another chance. The children made brilliant use of pattern and colour and the results are fantastic.

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International craft

Last week, year 4 had fun finding out about South African culture for international week. We looked at the patterns and colours used by the Ndebele people and used them to inspire our own key rings using buttons. Check out our pencil cases and backpacks to see our creations

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International Music Celebration

Today Mr Brown took the school on a musical journey around the world with plenty of whole school singing, a Romanian solo, a Hungarian duet, Spanish guitar and piano and clarinet solos. We were rocked around the world with a violin solo and three highly accomplished drummers from Y6 kept the beat from start to […]

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International Day Art

This Friday is International Day at St Margaret’s! Year 5 have learnt a little about Russia and have created their own versions of St Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow. I have been so impressed by their collaboration in particular!

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Mini meteorologists in Year 3

As part of our Rainforests topic, we have been studying climate and weather and learning the difference between them. We then split into pairs to research the weather in tropical areas of the world. Each pair was given a city or area which they had to find on a map of the world. We then […]

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Celebrating Diwali in Year 3

There was a party atmosphere in Year 3 on Monday as we continued to investigate and discuss whether celebrating Diwali at home and in the community brings a sense of belonging to a Hindu child. We listened to Diwali party songs and the classroom became a riot of colour as we made diya lamps and […]

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