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Year 6 Stubbers Adventure Day

Year 6 have commenced their activities days which took place at Stubbers Adventure Centre in Upminster.  When we arrived we were taken to our hut, which was our base for the day, and were given our safety instructions and our rota for the day’s events.  We were put in two…

Year 1 Maths Fun!

Today Y1 Daly investigated related number facts with a partner. They explained to their partner how to record 2 addition and 2 subtraction sums. Then we made  up our own calculations using the tens frames and the part-whole model and explained our working out  to the whole class. It was…

Year 1 Go Pond Dipping

In science year 1 have been exploring the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates. They recently went on a bug hunt around the school, looking for and finding various invertebrates. This week they did some pond dipping and found and identified some water louse, pond snails, and many more tiny invertebrates.

Upper Kindergarten Classroom Fun!

Upper Kindergarten Dawson have been designing their new display board.  The board is their “Summer” board where they have been thinking of all the things that they associate with this season.  They have lots of sunshine of course, ice-cream, ladybirds, butterflies and flowers.  They have really enjoyed talking about their…

Beautiful Library Artwork

We take great pleasure in show casing and renewing the artwork pieces in the library, because as in the words of Miss Crick “we have very talented artists in the school” and therefore we would like to celebrate these diverse and varied talents. The children in Year 4 have been…

Year 4 Get Their Hands On Anglo Saxon Pottery!

The children in Year 4 had a fantastic Anglo-Saxon workshop today lead by Catherine Hammond from the Waltham Abbey District Museum. The children were able to handle replicas from the museum and discuss in groups what they revealed about life in the past. Catherine was very impressed with the children’s…

Haileybury Arts Virtual Challenge

The Year 6 artwork pieces that were submitted into the Haileybury Virtual Arts Challenge have been very well received. Each of the 8 children whose pieces were entered into the challenge received a certificate for taking part. Well done to Emily, Sorrel, Maria, Neve, Ben, Stanley, Felix and Ralph! Haileybury…

Year 1 Make Art From Nature

Y1 have been learning what sculpture is. They have loved looking at and discussing the work of Scottish born Andy Goldsworthy who sells his work worldwide. They loved collecting natural objects and working collaboratively or on their own. Lots of discussion, evaluation and redesigning went on during the making process….

Year 2 Sunflowers Have Grown So Tall!

During their Science lessons both year2 classes have been looking at how plants grow. Understanding what a plant needs to grow well. They then had to plant their own sunflower seed and over the following 4 weeks they had to observe and record the changes that occurred. All the pupils…