School News

Cross Country

On a soggy Tuesday morning, 16 children from Years 1 & 2 took part in the annual Cross Country event at Lloyd Park, run by Croydon Sports. For some children, this was their first time running in the event and feelings of butterflies and excitement were in the air. All of the children started and […]

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Holly Class

Our topic this half term in Holly Class has been colour. We explored making colourful volcanoes with baking soda and vinegar and we blew bubbles in paint and made prints with them. Holly class have also been exploring ways to make 10. We used cubes and part-whole models to write our number sentences.

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Crofton Roman Villa

Year 4 had a very interesting trip to Crofton Villa in Orpington. We learnt how the archeologists discovered the remains of the Roman villa before Bromley council were going to build a car park. We created our own Roman mosaics, learnt about the structure of the Roman army and the Romans were the first to invent […]

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Aladdin Troubles

What a fantastic week it has been for year 6 and 5. On the 9th and 10th July Year 6 performed their production of Aladdin Troubles to their family and friends. The year 6 children all worked extremely hard on the run up to the production. They learnt their lines quickly and sang the songs […]

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Rocksteady

This term we were lucky enough to be able to experience a live music assembly by Rocksteady. This was very exciting for the children, who were able to experience the instruments which they see their favourite artist playing. These were played by our band leader Jack, who was representing Rocksteady in the assembly. The children […]

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Gatton Park

On Tuesday 9th July Year 1 visited Gatton Park in Reigate as part of our Science learning journey topic, with a focus on ‘growing’ and ‘trees’. The day started very excitedly for 30 children, as always when a journey on a coach is involved.The day consisted of 2 sessions, the morning one focusing on trees. […]

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Riddlesdown STEM Workshop

Year 5 had a great day at Riddlesdown Collegiate where we attended a day of STEM (Science, Technology, Maths and Engineering) workshops. During the day, we met ‘Jones the Bones and his Skeleton’ and had a healthy dose of horrible and gory facts all about the human body! We also experienced a science workshop in […]

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Golf

Over the last few weeks, Year 6 have been attending golf lessons at Addington Court golf course. A golf instructor has led our sessions and we have been able to use all their facilities and equipment. After having a few lessons on the driving range, practising our swings and trying out different types of golf […]

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Bridge 4 Schools Workshop

Children in Years 5 and 6 had a very exciting opportunity to develop their Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths skills with a bridge building workshop that visited our school on Wednesday 19th June. The workshop was run by Civil Engineers from a construction company and a design and engineering consultancy.  The children were able to construct a 13m long cable-stayed […]

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STEM Club

This term a new after school club has started at Courtwood. Every Friday after school a group of 12 children meet to be Young Engineers, having fun learning and making different construction projects. So far we have made catapults and had fun seeing who could launch their counter the furthest across the playground. Last week we all needed a […]

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