Captain Morgan enlists the help of Year 6.

Posted by Mrs Little on 29/11/19 at 02:57 PM
Today Captain Richard Morgan visited school after losing his beloved pirate ship. He introduced himself to the school earlier in the morning, begging for the children’s help in locating his ship and crew. The children responded enthusiastically, wanting to help…

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Captain Morgan enlists the help of Year 6.

3R Balance, Jump and Travel

Posted by Mrs Riley on 29/11/19 at 01:43 PM
This week in PE we have been focusing on three different types of jumps in gymnastics. We looked at tuck jumps, star jumps and pencil jumps and how we land when we jump. At the end of our lesson we…

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3R Balance, Jump and Travel

Nursery visit the living nativity

Posted by sbrowne on 28/11/19 at 08:02 AM
The Nursery children were really excited on Wednesday morning as they got to see the living Nativity. They enjoyed hearing the Christmas story read to them by year 4 and then getting to see and touch a variety of farm…

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Nursery visit the living nativity

Living Nativity

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 27/11/19 at 09:37 PM
Today RL had the opportunity to experience Living Nativity who visited the school.
The children listened to the Christmas story told by some yea 4 pupils and spent time with the visiting animals.
There were some pigs,…

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Living Nativity

Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 4

Posted by Mr Kearney on 26/11/19 at 07:43 AM
It is the final week of Number November and the so, here is the last weekly challenge of the month. Thank you to everybody who have submitted answers already, and if you haven’t done it yet there is still time,…

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Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 4

Imperial War Museum trip

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 26/11/19 at 06:22 AM
On the 11th of November 5P visited the Imperial War museum. We were outside looking at the memorial of the fall of the Berlin Wall when we bumped in to the artist that had painted one of the pieces. He…

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Imperial War Museum trip

How to Catch a Star

Posted by sbrowne on 25/11/19 at 10:49 AM
In Nursery we read the book How to Catch a Star. We decorated salt dough stars using felt tip pens and paint, stuck sequins onto lolly stick stars, tried to catch stars using the magnetic fishing rods and we learnt…

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How to Catch a Star

4L learn about recounts by looking at the news

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/11/19 at 12:50 PM
What better way to learn about recounts for English than to look at newspapers? Here, the class are skimming newspapers and selected articles looking for the main features.

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4L learn about recounts by looking at the news

Pedestrian Skills Training in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/11/19 at 12:39 PM
Road safety is essential, but even more of a priority as the nights draw in. Here are the class learning how to use roads safely. Well done 4L for braving the very cold and wet weather and still managing a…

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Pedestrian Skills Training in 4L

Gymnastics in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/11/19 at 12:29 PM
The new unit for PE is Gymnastics and 4L have been having bundles of fun perfecting jumps, balances and rolls. Here they are apparently defying gravity and moving so fast that even the iPad is having trouble keeping up with…

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4L are proud to share their work

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/11/19 at 12:14 PM
Last week it was 4L’s turn to share their work in the Celebration Assembly. The children used the opportunity to show and discuss work they had completed in topic lessons. Here they are with their sketches, designs and Greek pots.

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4L are proud to share their work

4L are bright sparks!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/11/19 at 12:03 PM
4L have been learning about electricity and conductivity in science. Here they are testing circuits!

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4L are bright sparks!

Rb do P.E

Posted by Mrs Barry on 22/11/19 at 02:32 PM
RB were very excited today because we started our gymnastics topic. Today we got the benches out and the children were encouraged to walk along them and then jump off the end. The children were great at balancing as they…

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Rb do P.E

Last Evening at Sayers Croft

Posted by Mr Kearney on 21/11/19 at 09:53 PM
This evening, all the children took part in the egg drop challenge. The children were tasked with protecting an egg dropped from a height. They were given a selection of materials to choose from, which they had to purchase using…

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Last Evening at Sayers Croft

Sayers Croft - Day 4

Posted by Mr Kearney on 21/11/19 at 05:41 PM
Today was an especially busy day at Sayers Croft. In the morning we hiked up Pitch Hill and in the afternoon we practised using compasses on the wood trail and completed the WWII trail. Here are a few photos photos…

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Sayers Croft - Day 4

Mr Wright Visits Sayers Croft

Posted by Mr Kearney on 21/11/19 at 08:49 AM
Last night Mr Wright came to visit Year 6 at Sayers Croft. We enjoyed playing some games and sitting around the campfire.

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Mr Wright Visits Sayers Croft

Sayers Croft - Day 3

Posted by Mr Kearney on 20/11/19 at 05:34 PM
We have had another great day here at Sayers Croft. In the morning we visited the high ropes and the climbing wall and in the afternoon we all got to try out archery, bouldering and ballista. Here are a few…

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Sayers Croft - Day 3

Year 3 and 4 Travel Back in Time

Posted by Mrs Riley on 19/11/19 at 08:42 PM
Today Years 3 and 4 took part in the most amazing Greek workshop! Our day started with a storytelling session where we learnt about Cronus and his wife Rhea and the story of their enduring love. As well as finding…

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Year 3 and 4 Travel Back in Time

Pedestrian Training

Posted by Miss James on 19/11/19 at 08:09 PM
The children in Year 4 took the streets to learn a valuable lesson in pedestrian safety. They learnt how to cross the road safely and made aware of dangers on the road. It is always important to learn how to…

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Sayers Croft - Day 2

Posted by Mr Kearney on 19/11/19 at 06:05 PM
We have had another action packed day here at Sayers Croft. The children have taken part in activities such as the blindfold challenge, building shelters and search and rescue. Later today we will be going on a night walk. Here…

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Sayers Croft - Day 2

Sayers Croft Update

Posted by Mr Kearney on 19/11/19 at 09:15 AM
After a good night’s sleep and a hot breakfast we are ready for a busy day ahead! To see more photos, please take a look at the gallery.

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Sayers Croft Update

Sayers Croft - Day 1

Posted by Mr Kearney on 18/11/19 at 05:26 PM
We have arrived safely at Sayers Croft. As well as getting settled in our dorms, we have already taken part in orienteering and team building activities. Here are some individual photos from today. If your child’s photograph does not appear…

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Sayers Croft - Day 1

3R are Money Makers

Posted by Mrs Riley on 18/11/19 at 01:32 PM
This week in 3R we shall be focusing on money in our Maths lessons. Today we have been finding amounts using exact change and we set up a shop to practice paying for objects with the exact amount. We looked…

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3R are Money Makers

Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 3

Posted by Mr Kearney on 17/11/19 at 07:02 PM
Number November is now more than half over, and it is time for another weekly challenge. Thank you to everybody who have submitted answers already, and if you haven’t done it yet there is still time! Remember to keep checking…

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Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 3

2K Visit Syon House

Posted by Mr Kearney on 17/11/19 at 06:51 PM
On Friday, 2K visited Syon House as part of our Topic on Houses and Homes. The children were impressed with the beauty and grandeur of the house and really enjoyed exploring its different rooms and learning some of the home’s…

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2K Visit Syon House

1S Take a Trip to Syon House

Posted by Miss Scott on 17/11/19 at 06:42 PM
In Topic, the children have been learning about Houses and Homes. Our class trip to Syon House gave the children the opportunity to explore a home much different to ours, and learn about its history. During the day, we all…

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1S Take a Trip to Syon House

2V Explore Syon House

Posted by Miss Vanos on 16/11/19 at 11:44 AM
As part of our Topic “Houses and Homes” 2V went to visit Syon House, a home a great deal different than any of ours! The children explored the undercroft leftover from the days where there was a large abbey on…

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2V Explore Syon House

RB experiment with Skittles

Posted by Mrs Barry on 15/11/19 at 03:29 PM
As our topic is colour this term we had an interesting science lesson this week. We explored what happened to skittles when we add water to them. We put the skittles in a circle on a plate and then slowly…

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RB experiment with Skittles

Whatever Next

Posted by sbrowne on 15/11/19 at 01:13 PM
This week Nursery have been reading the book Whatever Next by Jill Murphy. The children have really enjoyed this story and have enjoyed role playing parts of the story and retelling it using small world resources. By the end of…

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Whatever Next

4L get into the true spirit of Christmas!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 13/11/19 at 09:00 PM
As you know, 4L decided to make a class shoe box for the ‘Link to Hope’ charity shoebox appeal.
Thanks to your very generous donations, we were able to contribute not just one shoebox, but two! What a…

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4L get into the true spirit of Christmas!

4L learn about Greek Pottery

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 13/11/19 at 07:58 PM
4L spent a week learning about Greek pottery. It was a great cross-curricular activity allowing the children to incorporate history, art and design technology into their learning. It began with the children learning about the significance and design of Greek…

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4L learn about Greek Pottery

5J Remember

Posted by Mr Johnston on 11/11/19 at 03:59 PM
Today class 5J visited the Imperial War Museum as part of our World War II topic. We saw many interesting artefacts and learned a lot about the everyday experiences of people during the war. At 11 o’clock we also stopped…

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5J Remember

2K Walk to Brentford War Memorial

Posted by Mr Kearney on 11/11/19 at 03:54 PM
In recognition of Remembrance Day, 2K walked up to the Brentford War Memorial to lay a wreath that we made in class. We spent some time walking around the memorial and discussed how there are memorials like this in villages,…

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2K Walk to Brentford War Memorial

2V Pay Their Respects

Posted by Miss Vanos on 11/11/19 at 03:43 PM
To mark Remembrance Day, 2V visited the local war memorial. This week we had some discussions about what Remembrance Day is, what poppies symbolise and the awful loss of life that war brings. We created a poppy wreath, each of…

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2V Pay Their Respects

Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 2

Posted by Mr Kearney on 11/11/19 at 08:01 AM
Welcome back to the Number November weekly challenge. Thank you to everybody who have tried week 1’s challenge, and if you haven’t done it yet there is still time! Remember to keep checking back each week during Number November for…

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Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 2

How Tall?

Posted by Mr Kearney on 11/11/19 at 07:50 AM
How do people measure things that are very tall, such as trees or tall buildings? Is there a way we could work out the height some of the trees in the park or even the height of the church? This…

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A celebration at the end of the War!

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 10/11/19 at 09:18 PM
In 5P the children planned a celebration for the end of World War II. They watched the announcement made by Winston Churchill that the German army had surrendered, and chose to plan either a street party, a parade or to…

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A celebration at the end of the War!

3M makes Greek Pots

Posted by Miss Mayor on 10/11/19 at 05:58 PM
In Topic, 3M have been learning about the importance of pots and vases in Ancient Greece. We have looked at how the pots were made, decorated and what they were used for. Having designed their own Greek pot earlier in…

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3M makes Greek Pots

3R Produce Pots

Posted by Mrs Riley on 10/11/19 at 09:41 AM
This week in Topic, we have been learning about pottery used in Ancient Greece. We found out about the different types of pottery, including water vessels and decorative serving plates, and how they were made. We found out that it…

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3R Produce Pots

RB go on an autumn walk

Posted by Mrs Barry on 08/11/19 at 03:38 PM
We have been learning about colour this week so yesterday we ventured outside to go on an autumn walk around St Paul’s Park. The children were excited to point out the different signs of autumn that they saw. The noticed…

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RB go on an autumn walk

A Roll of the Dice

Posted by Mr Lacy on 08/11/19 at 09:42 AM
Class 6 enjoyed playing dice games as part of Number November.

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A Roll of the Dice

Colour walk

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 07/11/19 at 09:19 PM
This week in RL we are learning all about colours. The children have listened to the stories Elmer, the mixed up Chameleon and Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you see?
We’ve made collaged Elmer elephants, mixed up Chameleons…

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Colour walk

An explosive week in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 07/11/19 at 12:52 PM
This week Nursery have been learning about fireworks. We have watched videos of fireworks and talked about their shapes, colours and patterns. We have made fireworks pictures using a variety of different media and techniques including marbles and paint, cut…

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An explosive week in Nursery

5P love to read

Posted by Mrs Morgan on 07/11/19 at 10:12 AM
In 5P we love to read. We have set up a couple of mini book clubs so that the children can share their experiences of their books with their friends. This is a really valuable experience which helps with reading…

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5P love to read

RL study Mo Farah

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 05/11/19 at 09:29 PM
To celebrate Black History Month RL and RB studied the famous athlete Mo Farah. He is a British distance runner who won gold medals in the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
He was born on March 23rd 1983 In Somalia.…

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RL study Mo Farah

Seeing Double in 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 05/11/19 at 02:09 PM
Number November has begun and 1S have gone Maths mad! This week the children have been looking at how we double numbers. They have been using different objects to help them do this - cubes, counters and even animals! It…

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Seeing Double in 1S

Measures Monday

Posted by Mrs Little on 05/11/19 at 08:13 AM
Number November has started very well in Year 2- today in our Maths group we enjoyed learning about measuring using a variety of equipment. We explored how to use rulers, metre sticks and measuring tapes to find out the length,…

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Measures Monday

Year 5/6 Girls Football

Posted by Miss James on 04/11/19 at 08:54 PM
After half term the Girls football competition was able to go ahead, as previously it had been postponed due to rain. The girls from year 5/6 played extremely well in all their matches developed both attack and defence skills. Sadly,…

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Year 5/6 Girls Football

Fractions

Posted by Miss James on 04/11/19 at 08:49 PM
4J have been working hard getting to grips with fractions. They have been using their timetables skills to calculate equivalent fractions. Then they were really challenged when simplifying fractions, were their knowledge of division facts was put to the test.

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Fractions

Black History Year 4J

Posted by Miss James on 04/11/19 at 08:32 PM
Throughout October Class 4J have been celebrating Black History Month and learning about many British men and women who have helped to make changes over the years - from poetry to politics. We decided as a class to focus on…

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Black History Year 4J

Maths Fashion

Posted by Miss James on 04/11/19 at 08:24 PM
This term the children from year 4 used their imaginations to create an array of stylish outfits, which contained numbers. We had number hats, football shirts and even maths super heroes. The children enjoyed creating their outfits and seeing what…

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Maths Fashion

Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 1

Posted by Mr Kearney on 04/11/19 at 07:46 AM
Each week during Number November, a weekly challenge will be posted to the school website. Children may solve the problem at home and return them to their class teacher. At the end of the month a prize will be given…

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Number November Weekly Challenge - Week 1

Number November in RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 03/11/19 at 09:09 PM
As a whole school we welcomed the start to Number November by having a maths themed mufti day. The children came to school dressed representing different mathematical areas.
We had a whole school assembly where the children all had…

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Number November in RL

Fireworks

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 03/11/19 at 08:58 PM
RL have had a busy week learning about Diwali and firework night.
The children learnt that Diwali is the festival of light and what some people do when celebrating the festival. Using clay the children made divas and then…

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Fireworks

RL’s first PE session

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 03/11/19 at 08:47 PM
On Wednesday RL had great fun taking part in their first PE session.
The children learnt about using the hall space safety and played some new games including, what’s the time mr wolf? duck duck goose, traffic lights and…

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RL’s first PE session

Maths Mufti Day

Posted by Mr Kearney on 03/11/19 at 07:30 PM
On Friday, all children were invited to take part in Maths Mufti Day and come to school dressed in maths or number themed costumes to kick start Number November. We had a human dice, rulers, dominoes, cards and even our…

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Maths Mufti Day

2K learn about Ruby Bridges

Posted by Mr Kearney on 03/11/19 at 07:11 PM
As part of our learning for Black History Month 2K learnt about Ruby Bridges. Ruby Bridges was the first black child to attend a desegregated school in Louisiana. We thought about what school might have been like for her at…

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2K learn about Ruby Bridges

Mary Seacole

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 03/11/19 at 04:25 PM
This week in Class 1B we have been looking at the life of Mary Seacole as part of our Black History Month celebrations.
Mary Seacole was a nurse during the Crimean War who set up a hospital called the…

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Mary Seacole

Smartie Maths

Posted by Miss Mayor on 03/11/19 at 04:00 PM
In Maths we have been learning about fractions. On Friday, 3M used smarties to find out the fractions of the different colours in their tubes.

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Smartie Maths

Splish, Splash, Splosh!

Posted by Miss Mayor on 03/11/19 at 03:51 PM
Earlier this week in 3M, we were looking at onomatopoeia poems about water. What better way to identify the different sounds of water than to experiment with it? Check out the photos of the great fun we had!

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Splish, Splash, Splosh!

4L explores an aspect of black history

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 02/11/19 at 07:43 AM
In recognition of Black History month, 4L examined the life of British-Jamaican poet Benjamin Zephaniah. They thoroughly enjoyed watching him recite his poem ‘Talking Turkeys’ before analysing it, to look for the features of poetry they have begun learning about…

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4L explores an aspect of black history

RB celebrate Number November

Posted by Mrs Barry on 01/11/19 at 01:09 PM
Today RB celebrated the start of Number November by dressing up for maths mufti day. The children had great fun completing different mathematical activities. Their favourite were threading beads to make a repeated pattern, answering addition questions on the whiteboard…

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RB celebrate Number November
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