Your school needs you! If you have any ideas for new activities or would like to volunteer to help on the day, please get in touch with Ms Steer personally or via email through the office email. Any questions or suggestions? Please come and speak to Ms Steer (Reception teacher) before or after school.
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Science is everywhere you look at St. Margaret’s, from Reception hunting for signs of spring in the garden, to Years 5 & 6 plotting the waxing and waning of the moon. Year 1 have been learning about classification. They’ve used an animal making ‘machine’ to make mammals and have been playing Guess Who in order […]
Read More From Earth to space – Science at St. Margaret’s
Last week, 20 of our Year 5 and Year 6 athletes competed at the Lewisham Sportshall Indoor Athletics Tournament. After competing in a number of track and field events, the children placed 5th in the borough! Not only did the children develop their athletic skills throughout the day, but they showed great determination and teamwork, […]
Read More Year 5 and 6 Indoor Athletics
We had a great day visiting the Golden Hinde to supplement our history learning. Having learned about Queen Elizabeth I and Sir Francis Drake it was interesting to learn more about his special task and what life was like aboard one of his vessels. We experienced what being a sailor/pirate on the Golden Hinde during […]
Read More Year 6 at the Golden Hinde
We have been blown away with the level of support you have all shown and how many volunteer slips have been handed in for International Day. The prizes are still up for grabs and the slips have been transferred to sign up sheets. If you want to add your name to the food or craft […]
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Years 5 and 6 have been studying the effects of temperature, moisture and type of bread in regards to how mould grows. First, predictions were made using prior knowledge of mould and other fungi. Then, the experiments were meticulously planned. Each group only changed one variable, in order to keep the test fair. Some groups […]
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Year 5 have been practising backhand in table tennis. After working on forehand shots for the past few weeks, we were ready to move on to backhand. We even managed to squeeze in a few games! In Year 6, we felt ready to move on to competitive doubles games using both backhand and forehand. We […]
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Years 5 and 6 began to plan and construct their final DT projects this week. The bridges must be able to hold 500g of weight at any point and must be able to stand unsupported – no mean feat when taken into account that they have to be made out of lolly sticks, dowel rods, […]
Read More UKS2 DT – Construction begins!
Wondering what board games you’ll be playing during the holidays? Worry no more – Years 5 and 6 know how to make their own! This week in Science, UKS2 investigated how to make a matching game using card, split pins, wires, a battery and a buzzer or bulb. We first devised questions and answers to […]
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For the past two weeks in RE, UKS2 have been learning about Mary and discussing why she was chosen to be Jesus’s mother. This week, we analysed different depictions of Mary in art and we saw that she is almost always shown wearing a hooded robe and has a halo around her head or body. […]
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