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Category: Whole School News

Form IV create continuous data

7th February 22

We have been looking at different data sets in Form IV and decided to collect our own continuous data: hops over time! We had to pick one leg and hop for two and half minutes – now our legs are sore! We did create some lovely line graphs from our raw data though.

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.

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 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…

Art News

15th October 21

On Thursday, the 7th of October the ISA (the Independent Schools Association ) held their annual regional art competition. I was delighted to be able to enter some of our children’s work. I am also thrilled to say that we were awarded two first places  and two seconds. We got a first for a beautiful…

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