School News

Year 4 The Shard

On Tuesday 26th February, Year 4 went to The Shard as part of our geography city study of London. We travelled by train directly to London Bridge. After travelling up one of the fastest lifts in the country, we saw the fantastic landmarks of London. The children discussed the different landmarks, the history and the purpose of them. After […]

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Year 3 Science Museum

On Wednesday 27th February, Year 3 went to visit the Science Museum up in London. In Science the past half-term we were learning all about forces and magnets. The Science Museum had a great ‘Feel the Forces’ workshop that demonstrated laws of motion and different forces. We saw and got to participate in lots of experiments. After lunch, […]

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Year 6 Natural History Museum

On Thursday 28th February, year 6 went back in time and met scientist Alfred Russell Wallace at the natural history museum. He told them all about the theory of evolution and how he was one of the scientist that enabled  Darwin to publish his theory. The children were able to explore the museums evolution section […]

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Wise Owl and Ripple Awards

Today we presented our Wise Owl awards to two children per class, who the teachers have picked as having been super role-models and worked exceptionally hard during the previous half term. These children received their Wise Owl award and ribbon to be worn on their school uniform. We also presented our RIPPLE certificates for the […]

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The Big Schools’ Birdwatch

The Big Schools’ Birdwatch is now complete! Just before half term, on a rather damp and cold Friday morning, our intrepid Birdwatch Champions ventured outside to see how successful our supply of bird food had been. The children waited patiently and quietly and over about half an hour they saw pigeons, blackbirds, crows, seagulls and even a couple […]

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SEP Table Tennis

Children from Year 3 have been attending a table tennis event at Forestdale Primary school, every Wednesday afternoon for the last 4 weeks. The event has been organised as part of the Selsdon Education Partnership with Forestdale, Gilbert Scott, Quest Academy and John Ruskin. The children had great fun using the table tennis facilities at […]

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Year 6 Macbeth Artwork

Year 6 have produced some beautiful pencil drawings of characters from Shakespeare’s play, “Macbeth”. The class have been studying the text in literacy lessons and worked with Mrs McCormack to create their fabulous drawings. Everyone put in a huge amount of effort and the attention to detail, care and creative imagination that was used by […]

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Year 2 Oxygen Trip

On Thursday 14th February, Year 1 went on a school trip to Oxygen trampoline park. Our Science topic this half term has been all about animals, including humans and we have been looking at the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Whilst at the trampoline park we carried out an interesting science investigation. We wanted to […]

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Active Trail

We are thrilled to be able to reveal our new Active Trail in the junior playground. The trail runs around the edge of the playground, featuring hot spots where the children can skip, stretch, run, jump, spin, balance etc to help keep them entertained, active and healthy at break and lunch times. The money was […]

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Safer Internet Day

Tuesday 5th February was Safer Internet Day and the theme was ‘together for a better internet’. The whole school took part in lessons and activities throughout the week ranging from class assemblies and quizzes to sharing e-safety tips and debating what we would do in different online scenarios. The aim was not only to educate […]

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