Wow! Year 5 and 6 had a fantastic Friday in Greenwich last week, learning all about time and space at the fantastic Royal Observatory. We moved between the past and future by crossing over the Prime Meridian line and climbed up to explore the largest optical telescope in the … Continue reading
A big big thank you to all of you who were able to come along and celebrate the end of our amazing topic with us this morning. I know the children really appreciated the time to show you the work they have produced and collaborate with you on some new work! From the … Continue reading
Week 2 of our new topic and things are really starting to roll along nicely. Last week saw Birch class produce some outstanding poetry based on their experiences at Thorpe Park the week before. Their vocabulary choices and use of shape patterns helped them compose poems with real energy and imagination. We look forward to … Continue reading
Many thanks to all those who came along to our Mexican afternoon last term. The children were really proud to show you their work and their dance moves! Below are a few select pictures from our creative preparations, including making our Day of the Dead paper skulls and our Sugar Icing decorations. We hope you … Continue reading
Wow! What a term and what an Express event! Year 5 and 6 have been working hard for the last 6 weeks on their topic ‘Hola Mexico!’ This afternoon we finished off with a Mexican extravaganza, with the children performing the Mexican hat dance, singing La Cucaracha, eating ‘day of the dead’ bread and Mexican sugar cookies … Continue reading
As the excitement rises towards next Friday’s Hola Mexico Express event, Year 5 have been energetically practising their unique Mexican Hat dance ready to perform for all our visitors (joining in is mandatory). Learning the dance over the past few weeks has been a lot of fun and a superb way of getting the heart … Continue reading
Year 5 and 6 had an amazing time on Tuesday when they took part in a steel drumming workshop. The children learnt to play the drums brilliantly and then finished the day by performing to the rest of the school.
Year 5 had an amazing day in London on Monday! After a walk to look at Big Ben and the London Eye, we had lunch in the glorious sunshine on the South Bank. After this we were lucky enough to visit the Houses of Parliament and have a tour – a once in a lifetime … Continue reading
Year 5 did amazingly well today when showcasing thier newly developed clarinet skills. After working hard all year to learn a range of songs on the clarinet, they performed brilliantly today. A big thank you to all the parents that came in to watch, it was lovely to see so many of you in the … Continue reading
Year 5 had a busy morning this morning completing their minibeast sculptures. Some amazing creations were made from junk modelling materials. A big thank you to all the parents that braved the paint and came into class to help.