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5 04, 2019

Literacy Lab Spring Egg Hunt

By | April 5th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog|

This week we were delighted to welcome visitors from Haggie to host a Spring Egg Hunt in our wildlife garden for the children who benefit so much from Literacy Lab (The Children’s Literacy Charity).

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4 04, 2019

Putting a roof on our pitch

By | April 4th, 2019|PTA, Sport|

The final touches are being made to our parent led all-weather pitch project. The roof netting, to keep balls inside and respect neighbours, has been added this week. It was admired by school governors on one of their regular premises walk arounds!

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2 04, 2019

Model of Westbury Estate masterplan

By | April 2nd, 2019|PTA|

We were delighted to welcome staff from St James to one of our regular PTA Coffee Mornings. They brought a model of the Westbury Estate masterplan and answered questions relating to their two developments which have begun on the Wandsworth Road.

Parents requested for the model to stay in school for more parents and carers to […]

21 03, 2019

Planting Competition on the Main Road

By | March 21st, 2019|Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2018-19|

Representatives from JC Decaux launched an amazing competition with pupils today. JC Decaux own the corner bed in front of their billboard on the main road (Wandsworth Road) by our school. Andy and Tom have challenged the children to landscape garden the flower bed using their problem-solving and outdoor learning skills!

The ex-Heathbrook parent who had […]

19 03, 2019

PTA Gardening Together

By | March 19th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, PTA|

Lots of families enjoyed one of our regular Gardening Together sessions on Saturday despite Storm Gareth and strong winds!

They planted summer bulbs, sieved compost, chopped wood, checked in on the frogs and newts and much much more…

11 03, 2019

Even more plants in our playground!

By | March 11th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, School Council Blog|

The School Council sub-committee responsible for the learning environment have been considering ways to further improve our ‘exceptional environment’ (Ofsted 2016). In response to the huge amount of sowing and planting, particularly of flowers this year, they decided to share these in the playground by moving unused planters from behind our nursery.

The School Councillors’ next […]

6 03, 2019

Helping Nursery children to plant strawberries!

By | March 6th, 2019|Nursery 2018-19, Outdoor Learning|

Our Year 5s have been sharing their outdoor learning skills with our Nursery children. Back in the summer they collected and potted up lots of strawberry runners (baby plants) from last year’s strawberry plants [see final photo below].

Now it’s time to plant them, so the Year 5s gave up their playtime to select their strongest […]

6 03, 2019

Spring Bulbs around Tyre Island

By | March 6th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, School Council Blog, Year 5 2018-19|

As part of their outdoor learning Year 5s have been learning about planting and displaying spring bulbs. This week they created this stunning arrangement around tyre island in our playground for everyone to enjoy at drop off, pick up and through the day too!

It was the result […]

25 02, 2019

Pupils Takeover the Southbank!

By | February 25th, 2019|Year 5 2018-19|

On Monday 18th February in the half term holidays 15 pupils from year 5 did work experience at the Southbank Centre.  What a busy day it was with so much to learn!  They were put into 5 teams and they worked at five different work stations.  The Scoop Shop was the favourite and had our […]

22 01, 2019

Instrumental Practice

By | January 22nd, 2019|Music|

Our focus for Be the Best you can Be! this half term is Resilience. What better way to demonstrate this than with the help of two of our violinists showing off their perseverance at one of their weekly instrumental sessions?!

We really value our music lessons here at school and it is wonderful to see the children […]