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Category: School News

The Solubility of Sugar

3rd February 22

In Form VI Science, we have been investigating how sugar dissolves. Each group chose their own variable: water colour, sugar type, water amount or water temperature. It was really interesting to see how solubility changed (or not!).

Form IV Forest School

2nd February 22

Form IV had a fantastic outing at Forest School today. We went on a bird scavenger hunt, created muddy face designs on trees, developed out whittling skills and even made bird feeders! We had a lot of fun and learned so much at the same time.

Form I Weekly News 5th January 2022

7th January 22

Welcome back everyone and Happy New Year! We couldn’t wait to get back to school and quickly set to work writing a brief Holiday News in our Activity Books before Assembly. In English, we tried so hard to listen carefully to our friends’ best bits of the holidays and recall them in a Speaking and…

Form I Weekly News 12th December

15th December 21

Welcome to our last Weekly News of the year! On Monday, we had a fantastic start to the Christmas week with The Christmas Carol pantomime. We laughed, cheered, shouted, danced and clapped along to a simple, but extremely funny version of Charles Dickens’ tale. We joined Nursery, Reception and Form II in the Seagull Studio…

Form I Weekly News 6th December

10th December 21

We were so excited to be wearing our Christmas jumpers on our last week of the term! We were productive straight away in our Busy Books, writing about our super outfits and drawing ourselves. In English, we loved hearing about a very grumpy Innkeeper in the story Jesus’ Christmas Party and made a simple Nativity…

Swimming Success

30th November 21

We were delighted to have 4 swimmers who won through the District stages at the ISA London North Gala to swim at the Olympic Pool in Stratford. Our Form V swimmer came second in 50m freestyle and a bronze in the Year 5 relay final.

Form IV investigate shadows

29th November 21

In Form IV, we are learning about space. We are looking at how shadows change during the day depending on where the sun is in the sky. Thankfully we had some sunshine today to draw around some shadows – we just hope it doesn’t rain before we get to do the next part of our…

Form III test rock strength

22nd November 21

Today in Science, Form III performed the scratch test on rocks to test for hardness. We are trying to find the best rock to build a statue out of.  

No Pens Day in Form IV

17th November 21

We had a lot of fun in Form IV on No Pens Day. We used cereal to help us learn about factors in Maths and worked with a partner to identify factors in a game. In English, we used our drama skills and acted out the story we’ve been studying in English. It was a…

This Week in Form II

12th November 21

This week in English, Form II have been learning how to write instructions.  We have learnt about bossy verbs and the use of time connectives such as ‘firstly, next and finally’.  On Remembrance Day we followed instructions on how to make poppies.  We listened very carefully to detailed instructions and were very proud of our…

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