School News

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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Computer Club

This term has seen the start of our lunchtime computing club for Year 3 but it’s not being run by a teacher! The club is actually being run by our 14 new Digital Leaders with Miss Eastmond on hand to help if needed.  The Digital Leaders are taking it in turns to teach a group […]

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Chinese New Year

The children were treated to a special menu for Chinese New Year on Tuesday 5th February.  Our special menu was; Sweet Chilli Chicken or Vegetable Spring Roll, served with Steamed Rice and Oriental Mixed Vegetables, followed by Orange Drizzle Cake.

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NSPCC Danceathon

All 220 children and staff took part in their sponsored danceathon for the NSPCC. Miss Bird (Year 6 teacher) put in an heroic effort leading 2 and a half hours of fabulous dancing! All the children gave 100% effort and had fun along the way whilst raising awareness for a very important cause. We look forward to receiving completed […]

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Fabulous Behaviour!

During the recent Year 6 Whitgift week, the class travelled to and from Whitgift school on the local buses. We were delighted to hear from a 73 year old gentleman who was travelling on the bus with Year 6, on their return from Whitgift on Wednesday afternoon. He wanted to pass on how impressed he […]

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