Wired up

Posted by Miss James on 30/11/22 at 12:02 PM
​In Science the children have been learning about electricity. They are able to describe the difference between an insulator and conductor; giving examples of both. In pairs they were able to create a circuit incorporating a switch to control a…

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Wired up

What is a Shaduf?

Posted by Miss James on 30/11/22 at 11:57 AM
The children in 4J have been learning about the importance of the river Nile and how the Egyptians used irrigation methods to help water their crops. They looked at how Shadufs were use and set the challenge of creating their…

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What is a Shaduf?

New Library Books in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 30/11/22 at 10:38 AM
Wednesday is book changing day for Nursery. The children were very excited today as we had received a new set of books for them to choose from. The children all enjoyed selecting a book to take home and were able…

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New Library Books in Nursery

Christmas Portraits

Posted by Mrs Little on 29/11/22 at 07:33 PM
​This evening many of the staff spent some time decorating the school hall ahead of December. Part of this decoration included ‘Christmas Portraits’, created by pupils in each year group (including Nursery and Reception). Each year was given a key…

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Christmas Portraits

No rent, No room

Posted by Mrs Little on 29/11/22 at 07:29 PM
​Years 5 and 6 have started to read the text ‘Street Child’ in English. So far we have met the Jarvis family, living in Victorian London, and struggling to get by. Today we worked together to create a series of…

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No rent, No room

Ruth Cadbury visits year 6.

Posted by Mr Johnston on 29/11/22 at 08:01 AM
​Year 6 were delighted to welcome our local member of parliament, Ruth Cadbury, to our school. She began by telling us all about her job as an MP before answering questions ranging from Brexit to her thoughts on the Prime…

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Ruth Cadbury visits year 6.

2B Visit Windsor Castle

Posted by Mrs Barry on 28/11/22 at 02:31 PM
Last Friday, 2B had a wonderful school trip to Windsor Castle to help develop and deepen their knowledge on Queen Elizabeth II. We were able to walk around St George’s chapel, where the children were able to pay their respects…

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2B Visit Windsor Castle

2V Explore Windsor Castle

Posted by Miss Vanos on 28/11/22 at 09:59 AM
To enrich our learning about Queen Elizabeth II and Royal Portraits, we went to visit Windsor Castle last Friday. When we arrived, the Royal Standard was flying high, signalling that King Charles III was there! We were able to pay…

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2V Explore Windsor Castle

East Hounslow Athletics Competition

Posted by Mrs Little on 27/11/22 at 03:46 PM
On Friday a group of Year 5 and 6 pupils participated in the East Hounslow Athletics Competition at Chiswick School. Despite the journey there being a bit more complicated than planned due to train cancellations and bus strikes, we made…

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East Hounslow Athletics Competition

Shadufs in 3C

Posted by itadmin on 26/11/22 at 08:11 PM
In Topic lessons we have been discussing the importance of the river Nile. One of the interesting inventions we learned about was shaduf – a device the Egyptians used to access water from the river Nile. Children were asked to…

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Shadufs in 3C

One Plastic Bag

Posted by itadmin on 26/11/22 at 06:41 PM
Class 3L have been looking at a true story from West Africa. The women in a small village worked together to recycle old plastic bags and turn them into beautiful purses. The children wrote instructions on how to do this.

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One Plastic Bag

Year 5 and 6 Maths Investigations!

Posted by dhorry on 25/11/22 at 04:00 PM
The children in Year 5 and 6 absolutely loved working on real world problem solving questions in their pairs. This really highlighted the need to be using our KOMAC method in problem solving questions, so we know exactly what information…

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Year 5 and 6 Maths Investigations!

5H PE Dance routines

Posted by dhorry on 25/11/22 at 03:51 PM
Yesterday In Year 5H the children were learning about combining a range of dance movements to create a sequence. The children were then given the opportunity to perform it to another group and even to the whole class. The performances…

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5H PE Dance routines

Making a Shaduf in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 25/11/22 at 11:44 AM
In Topic this half term the children are learning about the river Nile and why it’s still important today. They have designed and made their own Shaduf which is an invention that was very important in the story of Ancient…

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Making a Shaduf in 4L

Eco Club Become Power Savers!

Posted by Mrs Little on 24/11/22 at 08:49 PM
The Eco Club met again this week, and it was fantastic to come back together. This week we focussed on the importance of reusing materials where possible to save on waste, and how we can repurpose everyday objects to make…

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Eco Club Become Power Savers!

Stonehenge Fun

Posted by Mrs Riley on 24/11/22 at 08:44 PM
Today in the Horrible Histories Club we explored the myths surrounding Stonehenge and the people who built it. We looked at it’s location, the landscape around the area and thought about how the Stone-Age people managed to move the rocks.…

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Stonehenge Fun

Year 1 Learning About 3D Shapes

Posted by nleanage on 24/11/22 at 04:37 PM
​Year 1 have been learning about 2D and 3D shapes in Maths. We learned the names of different shapes and what makes a 2D shape different from a 3D shape. Today we looked at the number of faces in 3D…

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Year 1 Learning About 3D Shapes

Year 1 Practising their Reading

Posted by nleanage on 24/11/22 at 04:24 PM
Year 1 have been working hard on learning their phonics sounds and increasing their fluency when reading. The children have been reading in pairs and practising their red words. They’ve read the story a few times to increase their fluency…

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Year 1 Practising their Reading

5H Coding

Posted by dhorry on 23/11/22 at 03:59 PM
In Year 5H, we had lots of fun coding this afternoon. Some of the children may already overtaking Mr Horry’s coding skills!

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5H Coding

Making an Egyptian shaduf

Posted by itadmin on 23/11/22 at 01:31 PM
This week Class 3L have been thinking about what the River Nile is like today. One thing that the farmers still use it for is irrigation. Some farmers still use the old technique of using a shaduf to transfer water…

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Making an Egyptian shaduf

5H Dissolving experiment

Posted by dhorry on 23/11/22 at 08:07 AM
Yesterday afternoon, the children were testing some substances to see if they would dissolve in a water solution. We had to ensure it was a fair test, so the amount of water we used for each substance was the same.…

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5H Dissolving experiment

Summarise

Posted by Miss James on 22/11/22 at 11:38 AM
In the next few weeks the children will be creating their own newspaper article, therefore have been analysing articles looking at their features and what information they contain. For this task the task the children had to read an article,…

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Summarise

What is bullying?

Posted by Miss James on 22/11/22 at 11:33 AM
The children have been learning about what bullying is and what they should do if they or someone else is being bullied. The children where given a scenario, which they then performed as role play demonstrating what the individuals should…

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What is bullying?

Numbers

Posted by Miss James on 22/11/22 at 11:29 AM
It has been great to see the children taking part in events this term such as Number November. The children all made such a great effort with their costumes and enjoyed showing iff their designs during the maths parade.

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Numbers

5H observing St Paul’s site

Posted by dhorry on 21/11/22 at 03:44 PM
This afternoon in 5H, we were investigating the original Victorian features of the St Paul’s site. The children were really focussed in their investigation and even gave reasons to why some of the changes had been made. The children I’m…

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5H observing St Paul’s site

6L’s Last Day at Sayers Croft

Posted by Miss Vanos on 20/11/22 at 09:23 PM
It may have been our last day but it was still as fun-filled as the others! After packing up our rooms and leaving them spotless, our activities started with team games. One was where we had to pass 3 bean…

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6L’s Last Day at Sayers Croft

Odd Socks and Glockenspiel in 3C

Posted by itadmin on 20/11/22 at 08:42 AM
This week in school we have been marking Anti-Bullying Week. In 3C we have been talking what bullying is, what it is not. We discussed few scenarios where children had to decide if it was bullying or not. At the…

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Odd Socks and Glockenspiel in 3C

Anti-Bullying Week 2022

Posted by Mrs Little on 19/11/22 at 03:54 PM
This week in school we have been marking Anti-Bullying Week. Children across the school have been reflecting on various issues, from discussing ‘what makes a friend’ to considering what we should do if we experience or witness bullying. Another focus…

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Anti-Bullying Week 2022

5K Maths Detectives

Posted by Mrs Little on 18/11/22 at 07:12 PM
This morning 5K were tasked with completing a ‘Maths Mystery’ with a partner. The mystery contained a range of clues that the children had to use different maths skills to solve, eliminating suspects one at a time. I was really…

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5K Maths Detectives

Anti-bullying presentations

Posted by dhorry on 18/11/22 at 04:25 PM
​This afternoon, the children in 5H created their very own PowerPoints, posters and other forms of media to show the importance of Anti-bullying week. They used research as well as tips and phrases we learned in assembly today. STOP stands…

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Anti-bullying presentations

Year 5H Maths investigation

Posted by dhorry on 18/11/22 at 04:21 PM
​Year 5H loved their Maths investigation task this morning. In this challenge, the children needed to apply taught skills to solve clues and wittle down a list of names to just one. They really took this challenge and loved pushing…

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Year 5H Maths investigation

Year 2 remember those who have fallen

Posted by Mrs Barry on 18/11/22 at 02:47 PM
On Monday, Year 2 went to pay their respects to those who have lost their lives in conflicts all over the world. We made our own poppies and contributed to a class wreath that we laid down. We are hoping…

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Year 2 remember those who have fallen

Anti bullying week in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 18/11/22 at 12:01 PM
This week in school we have celebrated anti bullying week. The week started on Monday with children and staff wearing odd socks to celebrate that it’s ok to be different. In 4L we discussed what bullying is and how it’s…

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Anti bullying week in 4L

First recorder lesson in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 18/11/22 at 11:48 AM
​Last Friday 4L had their first recorder lesson in school. The lessons are taught by an experienced music teacher who works for the Hounslow music service. The children were taught how to hold the recorder correctly, how to blow into…

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First recorder lesson in 4L

Paper Plate Owl Babies

Posted by sbrowne on 18/11/22 at 11:37 AM
This week Nursery have been reading the story Owl Babies. The children particularly enjoyed using paper plates to make owls. Miss Browne and Miss Weeks were really impressed with how independently the children worked whilst creating their owls.

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Paper Plate Owl Babies

6L’s Penultimate Sayers Croft Day

Posted by Miss Vanos on 17/11/22 at 11:52 PM
This morning, we completed team challenges where we had to use logic, teamwork and communication skills to solve really tricky puzzles. After, we participated in a drumming workshop. Our hands were quite sore after! After lunch we did climbing and…

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6L’s Penultimate Sayers Croft Day

6J’s Fourth Day at Sayers Croft

Posted by Mr Kearney on 17/11/22 at 10:45 PM
​Our fourth day at Sayers Croft was another busy one. In the morning we visited a Celtic Roundhouse and got to handle a range of replica weapons used by the Celts and by the Romans. In the afternoon, we took…

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6J’s Fourth Day at Sayers Croft

Messages from Sayers Croft

Posted by Miss Vanos on 17/11/22 at 10:36 PM
Today, some children wanted to write a short message to their families at home, telling them about one of their favourite memories and all the fun they are having!

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Messages from Sayers Croft

Off with his head!

Posted by Mrs Riley on 17/11/22 at 09:09 PM
Today in the Horrible Histories Club we went back in time to the Tudor period. We learnt that during the reign of King Henry VIII, the noblemen found a unique way of passing bad news on to the king. They…

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Off with his head!

Reception Celebrate Birthdays

Posted by Mrs Riley on 17/11/22 at 09:00 PM
This week we have been thinking about how birthdays are celebrated. We began by reading ‘Kipper’s Birthday’ and by sharing how we have celebrated our birthday’s at home. We talked about the items associated with birthdays such as candles, cakes,…

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Reception Celebrate Birthdays

Year 1’s Road Safety Week

Posted by nleanage on 17/11/22 at 04:23 PM
Year 1 have been thinking about how everyone can stay safe when they’re on the road. They creatively thought about making separate roads just for pedestrians, gates along roads, tunnels and bridges, automatic blinkers, and even invisible cars!

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Year 1’s Road Safety Week

Year 1 Anti-Bullying Week

Posted by nleanage on 17/11/22 at 12:11 PM
This week Year 1 have been learning about how to be a good friend for anti-bullying week. They listened to a positive song with different ways that they can be kind, then they thought of their own ideas about how…

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Year 1 Anti-Bullying Week

6L’s 3rd Sayers Croft Day

Posted by Miss Vanos on 16/11/22 at 09:40 PM
We had another great day. We started with a fascinating ‘World War 2” walk, where we learned about Sayers Croft’s role during the war as an evacuation centre for boys from a local secondary school. We sat in the surviving…

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6L’s 3rd Sayers Croft Day

6J’s third day at Sayers Croft

Posted by Mr Kearney on 16/11/22 at 05:10 PM
Our third day at Sayers Croft started off on the high ropes course as well as at the team challenge. We then explored the WWII trail and got to go into a real air-raid shelter. The highlight of the day…

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6J’s third day at Sayers Croft

Horrible Histories Club

Posted by Mrs Riley on 16/11/22 at 11:43 AM
Last Thursday, the Horrible Histories Club focused on inventions and battles during the Ancient Greek time period. We created our own water clocks using plastic bottles and stop watches and found out about the story of the Trojan horse. The…

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Horrible Histories Club

Reception have fun in the mud

Posted by Mrs Riley on 16/11/22 at 11:30 AM
Last week we spent time developing the mud area in our garden and teaching the children how to use the wet weather clothing. They had a fantastic time exploring the herb jars that were kindly donated by Mrs Barry, finding…

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Reception have fun in the mud

6L’s Second Sayers Croft Day

Posted by Miss Vanos on 15/11/22 at 09:51 PM
​We woke up bright and early and had a lovely breakfast of toast, boiled eggs, bacon, sausages, pancakes (with syrup), fruit and cereal! Then we went into the Sayers Croft Celtic Roundhouse and learned about how Celts lived, hunted and…

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6L’s Second Sayers Croft Day

6L’s First Day at Sayer’s Croft

Posted by Miss Vanos on 15/11/22 at 06:58 PM
Yesterday by mid-morning, 6L had arrived safely at Sayer’s Croft! They had an excellent first day. First they made their beds and unpacked. Then they built dens out of sticks and a tarpaulin. During this activity, they had to use…

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6L’s First Day at Sayer’s Croft

A very wet day at Sayers Croft!

Posted by Mr Kearney on 15/11/22 at 05:13 PM
​Despite the rain, we have had another fun day at Sayers Croft. In the morning we ‘rescued’ Wilson during our search and rescue activity. We also took part team games, the blindfold trail, went through the mazes and practised using…

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A very wet day at Sayers Croft!

Drama in 5H

Posted by dhorry on 15/11/22 at 08:02 AM
For our writing this week, we were re-enacting well-known stories/tales and adding a twist to the endings. The children loved it and really got into characters as you can see. Even Mr Horry was rather shocked at some of the…

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Drama in 5H

Safe Arrival at Sayers Croft

Posted by Mr Kearney on 14/11/22 at 10:29 PM
We have arrived safely and enjoyed a great first day at Sayers Croft. After making our way to our dorms and making our beds we took part in orienteering and shelter building activities. Attached are a small selection of photographs…

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Safe Arrival at Sayers Croft

Year 1 and the Three Little Pigs

Posted by nleanage on 14/11/22 at 01:12 PM
Last week Year 1 continued learning about traditional tales in English. They studied the story of the Three Little Pigs and worked hard to remember each part of the story so that they could retell it. The children then put…

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Year 1 and the Three Little Pigs

Poetry Readers in 3C

Posted by itadmin on 12/11/22 at 12:18 PM
There was a lot of poetry reading and poems writing in 3C this week. The children were listening to different sounds of water – water dripping, waterfall sounds, rain falling and the sounds of a storm. Every Friday is a…

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Poetry Readers in 3C

Watermans Park Planting

Posted by Mrs Little on 11/11/22 at 08:52 PM
Today the School Council Representatives from Years 4 and 5 were invited to take part in a special planting event at Watermans Park. The event was to help launch the recently developed park and playground and was run by the…

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Watermans Park Planting

Comparing Numbers in 2B

Posted by Mrs Barry on 11/11/22 at 04:32 PM
As we are now in our second week into Number November, the children were asked to compare different amounts. Children were then asked to compare a variety of representations, including real life objects. They were encouraged to use the vocabulary…

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Comparing Numbers in 2B

4L celebrate Number November

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 11/11/22 at 11:50 AM
Last week as a school we celebrated Number November. 4L enjoyed dressing up in maths mufti and taking part in the parade where all the children were able to show their fabulous costumes to each other. In class the children…

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4L celebrate Number November

4L celebrate Black History month

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 11/11/22 at 11:37 AM
To celebrate black History month this year the children were learning about famous authors. 4L researched some different famous authors and then all voted to produce work about the famous author Malorie Blackman. They enjoyed listening to some stories she…

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4L celebrate Black History month

Lest We Forget

Posted by sbrowne on 11/11/22 at 11:09 AM
Today in Nursery we have been learning about Remembrance Day (or Poppy Day). We had a special Phase Worship when we learnt about the importance of the 11th November. The children then took part in a variety of Poppy themed…

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Lest We Forget

Pupil Premium Trip to the Library

Posted by Mrs Heyhoe on 10/11/22 at 01:36 PM
Today, a group of Year 1 children went to visit Brentford Library. They enjoyed choosing books and had lots of fun listening to books being read aloud. The children also made their own bookmark. We met the librarian…

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Pupil Premium Trip to the Library

Nursery enjoy the parachute

Posted by sbrowne on 10/11/22 at 10:22 AM
In PE this week Nursery enjoyed using the parachute. They practised spacing themselves out around it and then running around the circle when their colour was called. They also raised it high up into the air before moving inside the…

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Nursery enjoy the parachute

Year One’s First Week Back!

Posted by nleanage on 10/11/22 at 08:29 AM
Year 1 had an exciting first week back! We have been looking at the different seasons in Science and went for an Autumn walk to look for signs of Autumn. The children found leaves that have fallen and changed colour.…

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Year One’s First Week Back!

Eco Club: Small steps, big impact

Posted by Mrs Little on 09/11/22 at 08:48 PM
Today we held our first fantastic session of Eco Club. Pupils from Years 2 and 6 came together to begin to learn about the environmental issues in the world and how we might be able to make small changes in…

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Eco Club: Small steps, big impact

Number November in 6L

Posted by Mrs Little on 09/11/22 at 08:35 PM
6L enjoyed launching Number November last week. We wore costumes that linked to numbers in lots of different ways and took part in a range of problem solving activities throughout the morning. We look forward to lots more Maths challenges…

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Number November in 6L

2V’s Artwork for Black History Month

Posted by Miss Vanos on 08/11/22 at 07:11 PM
Before half term, 2V learned about Malorie Blackman, a British author who is passionate about writing books for young people that tackle racial issues. We carefully sketched her portrait and added colour using oil pastels. Look at our lovely artwork!

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2V’s Artwork for Black History Month

5H Testing properties of materials

Posted by dhorry on 07/11/22 at 02:28 PM
​This afternoon in 5H we have been testing properties of materials. We have looked at permeability, magnetism, transparency, flexibility and hardness. The children really enjoyed testing this particularly permeability (opposite to waterproof).

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5H Testing properties of materials

Nursery make Divas

Posted by sbrowne on 07/11/22 at 10:09 AM
Nursery have been learning about the festival of Diwali. As part of their learning the children make Divas. First they shaped the clay into the lamp. Once the clay was dry and hard the children added coloured paint and sparkles.

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Nursery make Divas

5H The Beatitudes

Posted by dhorry on 04/11/22 at 05:02 PM
Year 5H were learning the beatitudes this afternoon and had to place them in order of importance. We were discussing the meaning of a blessing and why these are so important.

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5H The Beatitudes

Number November in 2B

Posted by Mrs Barry on 04/11/22 at 02:28 PM
This month is Number November for the children of St Paul’s. Every morning we start the day with a maths problem solving activity for the children to try and complete.Today 2B were very excited to dress up and take part…

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Number November in 2B

Number November in 6J

Posted by Mr Johnston on 04/11/22 at 11:28 AM
​To celebrate maths mufti day in 6J, we had a go at working out maths puzzles. There were some tricky ones, but we showed resilience to work out the answers - including Mrs Dickinson!

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Number November in 6J

6L ‘bust a move’!

Posted by Mrs Little on 02/11/22 at 11:19 AM
This week in 6L we enjoyed our first Dance lesson in PE. The session started off with us warming up to the ‘Cha Cha Slide’. We then used these movements and our own to learn how to create sound and…

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6L ‘bust a move’!

Nursery and Reception Sports Fun!

Posted by Mrs Riley on 02/11/22 at 09:59 AM
Today, a group of Nursery and Reception parents (and their children) took part in the first of our Stay and Engage sessions led by our Sports Impact Coach, Peter Whitfield. The children had a great time playing a selection of…

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Nursery and Reception Sports Fun!
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