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  • 13/02/20

    Tower of London

    Year 1 visited the Tower of London for a workshop about the Great Fire of London in 1666. They learnt how the fire started, why it spread so quickly and how it stopped. Then it was time to go to the vault and see the Crown Jewels, admire some impressive crowns and find out about the Queen's coro...
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  • 10/02/20

    Year 3 Portraits

    If you come into school you might recognise some of our Year 3 pupils from their wonderful portraits displayed in our reception area.
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  • 07/02/20

    Spring Blooms

    We're seeing the first signs of Spring in the Cavendish gardens. Do you know the word 'apricity'? Its meaning is 'the warmth of the sun on a chilly day'. Have a lovely weekend everyone!
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  • 06/02/20

    Romans at the British Museum

    Year 3 had a fantastic time at the British Museum adding to their learning about life under the Romans.
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  • 03/02/20

    La Famille

    What a lovely family drawn by one of our Year 1 pupils in her French class. Our pupils learn French with a specialist, native French speaking teacher, from Nursery and throughout the school. In Year 4 we add Mandarin, and in Year 6, Latin.
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  • 31/01/20

    Victorian Day

    Today Year 6 looked back to Victorian times. They arrived dressed for the part, had a breakfast of gruel before beginning their activities such as botanical watercolours and trying a copperplate hand. At break they had fun playing traditional games, and this afternoon they visit The Ragged School Mu...
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  • 28/01/20

    Botanical Art

    Year 3 have been learning about the parts of a plant and the important role the flower plays in reproduction. They looked closely at the inside of a lily, then used different materials to make beautiful annotated diagrams.
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  • 24/01/20

    Lunar New Year

      Happy Lunar New Year! We have been learning about the lunar new year and spring festival, and today our dining hall was decorated for a celebratory meal including a delicious selection of chicken, seafood and vegetarian dishes. If you want to find out more about the festival here are 21 i...
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  • 23/01/20

    Super Tasters!

    Are you a super taster? Year 3 investigated in a two part experiment in their science class. First they tried various foods to see how many they found unpalatable. Then they dyed their tongues blue and counted the taste buds that showed up pink. If you have a lot of taste buds, you may be a super ta...
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  • 20/01/20

    Art Club

    After school Art Club has been studying paintings of poppies and creating their own using acrylics, experimenting with different brushes, different techniques and even their fingers to get the desired effect! They all produced beautiful results: this example is by one of our Year 2 pupils.
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  • 16/01/20


    Year 4 had a great time in their science lesson learning about the surprising properties of non-Newtonian liquids and made their own Oobleck. (If you don't know someone in Year 4 to ask, and you'd like to find out more about Oobleck, there's a video on Youtube that explains it here...
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  • 09/01/20

    Fun on a Frame

    Lessons are in full swing again after the holidays, and Year 2 are having fun on a frame in our gym.
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