Money matters in Maths

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/10/21 at 07:47 AM
​1L have been learning about addition and money in maths lessons this week. Here we are learning whilst having fun ‘shopping’!

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Money matters in Maths

Exciting Experiments in 1L!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/10/21 at 07:33 AM
1L have been learning about materials, their properties and uses in Science this term. We conducted an experiment to test which material would be best if we needed to make a roof. Here we are testing whether materials are strong…

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Exciting Experiments in 1L!

Celebrating Black History in 1L

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 23/10/21 at 07:16 AM
October is Black History Month, so 1L have been talking about the importance of black role models. Since October is also the time of the Harvest Festival and the focus of RE this term has been on Creation, 1L were…

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Celebrating Black History in 1L

Robin Hood Story Performances

Posted by Mr Kearney on 21/10/21 at 08:52 PM
​Over the past few weeks, Year 5 and 6 have been exploring the story of Robin Hood. We have studied a variety of techniques used to create tension in stories. We then turned our hands to writing our own stories…

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Robin Hood Story Performances

Celebrating Black History Month in 5K

Posted by Mr Kearney on 21/10/21 at 08:43 PM
​For Black History Month, 5K have been learning about a range of prominent black Britains, as well as black activists. As part of this work, we looked at the Black Plaque Project website, and had a go at creating plaques…

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Celebrating Black History Month in 5K

Multi Sports

Posted by Miss James on 21/10/21 at 07:52 PM
​This term it has been lovely to see the Children from Years 1 and 2 enjoying the Multi Sports Club. The pupils have said how much they enjoy the club and the games which they play.

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Multi Sports

Pottery in Year 4

Posted by Miss James on 21/10/21 at 03:51 PM
​Today Class 4J had great fun manipulating clay to create their own replica of a Greek Vase. After half term they will be adding their own design, using paint.

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Pottery in Year 4

Black History Month in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 21/10/21 at 12:20 PM
​This week in school the children have celebrated Black history Month. In 4L the children listened to interviews by famous black British men and women and found out how they got to where they are today. We made proud clouds…

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Black History  Month in 4L

Black History Month

Posted by Miss James on 21/10/21 at 12:14 PM
This month the children have been learning about black History and the importance of many key figures past and present such as: Charles R Drew, Winifred Atwell, Janet Alder, Diane Abbot and many more.

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Black History Month

Greek Gods

Posted by Miss James on 21/10/21 at 10:56 AM
This term Class 4J have enjoyed learning about Ancient Greece. They worked extremely hard to create an array of very informative fact-files on the Ancient Greek Gods and Goddess’.

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Greek Gods

6TL in the Wartime Garden

Posted by Mr Lacy on 21/10/21 at 07:43 AM
​6TL walked to Gunnersbury Museum and took part in a Wartime Workshop all about growing food during the War. They looked around the garden, planted seeds, and even sat in a real shelter!

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6TL in the Wartime Garden

4J Inter Hockey Competition

Posted by Miss James on 20/10/21 at 09:40 PM
​This week in Hockey the children were able to put their skills to the test competing in mini matches against their peers. They all used the skills taught over the term very successfully. In addition, the children developed their teamwork…

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4J Inter Hockey Competition

The Joy of Reading

Posted by Miss James on 20/10/21 at 09:22 PM
In Year 4 the children have enjoyed reading a range of books and recording their thoughts in their Reading Logs. It has been a joy to see the children’s passion for reading grow and how it continues to develop.

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The Joy of Reading

Year 6 step back in time

Posted by Mrs Little on 20/10/21 at 07:33 PM
​On Monday Year 6 visited Gunnersbury Museum to experience a World War II workshop. We learnt about daily life in the war: rationing; how to put out fires and bombs; how to wear a gas mark and how to grow…

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Year 6 step back in time

Pottery in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 20/10/21 at 08:32 AM
​In Topic this half term year 4 have learnt about Ancient Greece. They learnt many interesting facts about the states, how Greek homes are different to how they are now in Greece, what food was eaten, the clothes and jewellery…

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Pottery in 4L

Reception Explore Brentford

Posted by Mrs Riley on 19/10/21 at 08:13 PM
​Today, we have been exploring our local area. We went on a walk through the High Street to the canal, where we saw the lock and the canal boats. The children enjoyed talking about the things they saw and were…

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Reception Explore Brentford

2B become inventors

Posted by Mrs Barry on 19/10/21 at 05:12 PM
Over the past few weeks in our topic lessons, the children were set a task in class where they had to think of a new invention. The children started off drawing their invention and then this week we made them.…

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2B become inventors

3C know how to stay safe online

Posted by sbrowne on 19/10/21 at 03:50 PM
​In RHSE 3C have been talking about staying safe online. We talked about how useful and fun the internet is but also that we need to use it sensibly. The children were able to talk about the different things that…

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3C know how to stay safe online

If I had a hammer

Posted by sbrowne on 19/10/21 at 08:26 AM
There has been lot of tapping and banging in Nursery recently. The children have been using hammers to create pictures with tap-tap and then the bigger challenge of trying to drive a golf tee through the skin of a pumpkin.…

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If I had a hammer

5K Dig for Glory!

Posted by Mr Kearney on 19/10/21 at 07:45 AM
​On Friday, 5K visited Gunnersbury Museum as part of our topic on The Blitz. While there we took part in the ‘Dig for Glory’ workshop and explored the museum, which including some special exhibits to celebrate Black History Month.

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5K Dig for Glory!

5K Test Their Shelters

Posted by Mr Kearney on 19/10/21 at 06:47 AM
This half term, 5K have been learning about the Blitz. As part of the Topic, we learned about the different types of bomb shelters used at the time such as the Anderson Shelter and the Morrison Shelter. The children then…

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5K Test Their Shelters

Our pupils speak

Posted by Mr Wright on 18/10/21 at 06:37 PM
This half term we have been freed from many of the most restrictive measures that the COVID pandemic required in school. Whilst we still have many control measures in place, the bubbles, staggered starts/finishes and playground zoning have gone for…

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Our pupils speak

Claudia Jones

Posted by Miss Vanos on 18/10/21 at 03:47 PM
Last week, 2V learned all about Claudia Jones! Born in Trinidad and Tobego and moving to the UK when she was an adult, she used her voice (both verbally and through her writing) to fight against racism. She founded Britain’s…

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Claudia Jones

Year 5 Harvest Assembly 2021

Posted by Mr Kearney on 18/10/21 at 07:41 AM
Last Thursday Year 5 led our harvest service, retelling the story of Boaz and Ruth. We explored the importance of generosity and sharing our good fortune with others and linked this to the amazing work of foodbanks across the country…

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Year 5 Harvest Assembly 2021

Virtual Reality

Posted by Miss James on 17/10/21 at 09:19 PM
​Year 4 had great fun this week trying out new modern day technology in the form of VR goggles. They allowed the children to venture deep into the ocean where they swam with sharks and discovered landmarks such as The…

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Virtual Reality

The Water Cycle

Posted by Miss James on 17/10/21 at 09:15 PM
In Science the children have been learning about evaporation and condensation in connection with The Water Cycle. They enjoyed creating their experiment and will hopefully see the results in the next few days.

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The Water Cycle

What’s in our blood?

Posted by Mrs Little on 17/10/21 at 07:55 PM
6KL have enjoyed learning about the Circulatory System during our Science lessons this half term. We have explored what our Circulatory System does; how diet, exercise and other factors can affect its efficiency and this week we learnt what exactly…

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What’s in our blood?

1L are encouraged to dribble in PE!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 17/10/21 at 08:05 AM
1L were very amused to discover that dribbling was not only something babies do, but meant using light touches to control the ball in football. Here they are using different parts of their feet to both control and stop the…

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1L are encouraged to dribble in PE!

Mini Mathematicians

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 17/10/21 at 08:00 AM
It has been a busy week in Maths lessons in 1L. We have been looking at adding and estimating.

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Mini Mathematicians

Friendship in 1L

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 17/10/21 at 07:53 AM
​If you have ever worried about whether your child has friends in school…or how many Yr1 children you can fit on a bench…then look no further! The past 18 months have impacted on everything in our lives, but most of…

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Friendship in 1L

Year 4 Candle workshop

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 16/10/21 at 12:22 PM
​Year 4 had a visit from Rev Sarah Guinness who led a session about why candles are important in the Christian Church. During the session they discussed when candles are used in church, what they represent, when we may use…

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Year 4 Candle workshop

Reception Bake Bread for Harvest

Posted by Mrs Riley on 16/10/21 at 11:52 AM
​This week we have been focusing on the story of ‘The Little Red Hen’ as part of our Harvest celebrations. To end our week, the children had a go at making their own bread. They enjoyed mixing the ingredients and…

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Reception Bake Bread for Harvest

Google Classroom in 6TL

Posted by Mr Lacy on 16/10/21 at 10:40 AM
​We have been practicing using Google Classroom in 6TL . A task was set at school, and the children then completed it at home, and turned it in.

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Google Classroom in 6TL

2B complete a 3D shape challenge

Posted by Mrs Barry on 15/10/21 at 04:17 PM
Over the last couple of weeks, we have been learning about shapes in maths. We started by looking at 2D shapes and naming their properties. We then moved on to 3D shapes and we started to learn how to identify…

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2B complete a 3D shape challenge

Streetdance

Posted by Miss James on 15/10/21 at 03:59 PM
​It was great to see the children enjoying the Streetdance lessons this term. They all seemed to be very motivated and were very keen to teach me some of the dance moves, which they have learnt.

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Streetdance

Harvest gifts

Posted by Mrs Little on 14/10/21 at 08:22 PM
We would like to say a huge thank you for your response to our Harvest Festival food collection this morning. The generosity shown is amazing and we have collected an enormous amount of food that will be a blessing to…

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Harvest gifts

Reception become superheroes!

Posted by Mrs Riley on 14/10/21 at 07:15 PM
​In PE today the children took on the role of superheroes trying to escape from the scary Mrs Freeze! They explored how to move safely in a space and had to stop and freeze in a superhero pose when directed.…

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Reception become superheroes!

Nursery find out that autumn is here

Posted by sbrowne on 14/10/21 at 10:41 AM
The Nursery children really enjoyed our walk around the park to look for signs that autumn has truly arrived. They spotted red, yellow, brown and orange leaves and enjoyed watching them fall from the trees. They also spotted some mushrooms…

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Nursery find out that autumn is here

VR Goggles

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 13/10/21 at 03:23 PM
4L had fun this week experimenting with the new VR Goggles. Children experienced swimming with sharks, going inside a volcano, going to Mars and the Moon, visited an Ancient Egyptian tomb, they went to London at night, visited the Great…

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VR Goggles

Marcus Rashford Visits 3B (sort of!)

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 13/10/21 at 08:20 AM
Yesterday, Class 3B were learning about Marcus Rashford. They did some sketches of him to celebrate his work campaigning for support from the Government with Child Poverty. We promised you that we would show you the finished portraits, well here…

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Marcus Rashford Visits 3B (sort of!)

3C play a tune

Posted by sbrowne on 13/10/21 at 08:10 AM
3C have been enjoying their music lessons over the past few weeks. They have been learning to play along with a song called Let Your Spirit Fly. They are getting very good at hitting the correct notes at the correct…

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3C play a tune

Celebrating Black History Month in Class 3B

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 12/10/21 at 07:56 PM
​For Black History Month, Class 3B have been learning all about Manchester United and England Football player Marcus Rashford. They learnt about his life, and how his mum struggled to feed him and his siblings as he was growing up.…

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Celebrating Black History Month in Class 3B

P.E in 5K

Posted by Mr Kearney on 12/10/21 at 11:20 AM
This half term, 5K have been working on ball skills. The children have worked hard to develop coordination and control. As the term has progressed, have also tried to complete each skill with more speed. With each step, the children…

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P.E in 5K

2V Learn All About Patricia Bath

Posted by Miss Vanos on 11/10/21 at 05:09 PM
As part of our celebration of Black History Month, 2V learned all about Patricia Bath this afternoon. Born in 1942 in Harlem, New York City, she grew up passionate about science and helping people. She became an ophthalmologist (someone who…

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2V Learn All About Patricia Bath

1L get creative with collage

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/10/21 at 12:53 PM
Topic this term has included both geography and art and design. This week we looked at the seasonal work of two artists, Cherimanov and Koutny. Here we are attempting to recreate the warmth of Josef Koutny’s work “Late Summer’. Did…

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1L get creative with collage

Sand Mark Making in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 11/10/21 at 09:15 AM
The Nursery children have been practising their early mark making skills by using combs and brushes in the sand. They made circles, spirals, lines, and even some letter shapes in the sand.

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Sand Mark Making in Nursery

Ancient Greek Fashion

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 11/10/21 at 08:19 AM
In their Topic work this half term, Class 3B have been learning about the Ancient Greeks.Part of their learning was to look at the clothes that were worn by the Ancient Greeks. To show the different types of clothes, the…

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Ancient Greek Fashion

5J in outer space!

Posted by Mr Johnston on 10/10/21 at 06:40 PM
As part of our science topic on space, 5J went to the park to explore the relative sizes of the planets and their distances from the sun. As you can see, Mercury is the closest (represented by a blueberry!), and…

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5J in outer space!

And what happened next?

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 09/10/21 at 12:28 PM
Recalling a story and the order of events is crucial to understanding stories. The children in 1L have been listening to familiar fairy tales before attempting to sequence them correctly. This has provided a wonderful opportunity for children to participate…

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And what happened next?

Could the future of computing be in 1L?

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 09/10/21 at 11:56 AM
In computing, the children have been learning the language of computing through the iPad. Learning how to access the camera and programs, create and store documents and use ‘Pages’ have been part of lessons this term. Lessons are cross-curricular, so…

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Could the future of computing be in 1L?

Testing Times in 6TL

Posted by Mr Lacy on 09/10/21 at 09:38 AM
​This week 6TL tested their shelters. After creating the strongest shelter possible, we dropped 2kg on all of them. Here are the results.

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Testing Times in 6TL

1S Count More or Less

Posted by Miss Scott on 08/10/21 at 07:52 PM
​We have been very busy in our Maths lessons. The children have been counting forwards and backwards using cubes, counters, number lines and hundred squares. This week some of the children spotted a pattern when finding 10 more on a…

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1S Count More or Less

Poetry in 2B

Posted by Mrs Barry on 08/10/21 at 04:02 PM
This week in our English lessons we have been learning about poetry. ​We talked about what a rhyming word is and the children looked a variety of rhyming poems. The children were encourage to look for and then circle the…

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Poetry in 2B

Swimming lessons

Posted by Mrs Little on 07/10/21 at 04:33 PM
6KL are loving their weekly swimming lessons at Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre. Their confidence alone has grown so much in the past 3 weeks and they are learning and refining key skills for swimming and survival in the water. It…

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Swimming lessons

Official Opening of Water Fountain

Posted by Mr Wright on 07/10/21 at 03:35 PM
This morning Year 3 joined the wider community to celebrate the reopening of the restored Victorian water fountain in St Paul’s Recreation Ground. The Friends of St Paul’s Recreation Ground, St Paul’s church, Brentford School for Girls and the Heritage…

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Official Opening of Water Fountain

Balancing in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 06/10/21 at 03:42 PM
In PE 4L are learning all about controlling their bodies when holding various balances and about coordination.​ Children were balancing on elbows, hands, heads and legs.

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Balancing in 4L

Winter has come to 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 06/10/21 at 02:04 PM
In Topic, we have been looking at the painting ‘Winter in the Village’ by Alexey Cherimanov. We have looked closely at the painting and the different brush strokes and colours used by Alexey Cherimanov. We then had a go at…

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Winter has come to 1S

PE with 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 06/10/21 at 01:57 PM
In PE, the children have been learning to perform an underarm throw at a target. To begin with, they practised how to perform the movement, making sure they stepped forward before releasing the bean bag. After some practising, the children…

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PE with 1S

Reception Investigate Homes

Posted by Mrs Riley on 04/10/21 at 08:05 PM
​This week we shall be thinking about our homes. We shall be talking about the type of home we live in, what rooms there are in our homes and what we do at home. To begin our week we went…

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Reception Investigate Homes

Black History Month 2021

Posted by Mrs Riley on 04/10/21 at 07:36 PM
In today’s assembly, Mr Wright began our Black History Month celebrations and introduced the famous musician, Louis Armstrong. The children found out about his early life, the difficulties he faced due to segregation and how he used these experiences to…

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Black History Month 2021

Reception Phonics Workshop

Posted by Mr Wright on 02/10/21 at 06:25 PM
Last week, Mrs Riley held a phonics and reading workshop for parents. During the workshop she explained how phonics and early reading are taught in the school. Mrs Riley recorded the workshop for parents who were unable to attend. I…

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Highwayman found guilty in trial shock!

Posted by Mrs Little on 02/10/21 at 01:40 PM
​This week in our English groups we concluded our learning on ‘The Highwayman’. We took everything we have learnt about characters and ran a trial for them, sharing evidence and statements about their potential criminal charges. The children were very…

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Highwayman found guilty in trial shock!

The Trial

Posted by Mr Lacy on 02/10/21 at 09:04 AM
​6TL have been looking at the famous poem ‘The Highwayman’. They reviewed the story, and put the characters on trial for their crimes. They then created a news report on the verdict of the case!

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The Trial

Reading Workshop for Parents

Posted by Mr Wright on 01/10/21 at 04:05 PM
On Wednesday this week Mr Lacy, our English subject leader, led a couple of workshops for parents explaining how we teach reading throughout the primary age range. Mr Lacy made a recording of the workshop for parents unable to attend.…

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Fine Motor Skills in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 01/10/21 at 03:54 PM
In Nursery we do lots of activities to help the children to promote their fine motor skills. This is vital to help them develop their pen grip which will ensure neat and fluent writing in later years. The children have…

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Fine Motor Skills in Nursery

The Family Book in 3C

Posted by sbrowne on 01/10/21 at 03:47 PM
In 3C during RHSE lessons we have been reading The Family Book by Todd Parr. The children have learnt that there are lots of different kinds of families. They have learnt that all families are different and all families are…

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The Family Book in 3C

World Record Holders!

Posted by Mr Wright on 01/10/21 at 02:41 PM
This week we received confirmation that our school, alongside 604, 408 others, is an official World Record Holder. Earlier in the year, pupils from our school participated in a postage stamp design competition. This turned out to be the largest…

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World Record Holders!

Seasons in 2B

Posted by Mrs Barry on 01/10/21 at 08:15 AM
2B have been learning about the different seasons in our topic lessons. We have talked about how the environment and weather changes throughout the seasons. In our most recent lesson, the children were very excited as they painted their own…

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Seasons in 2B
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