Our very first Heathbrook Fringe Festival was a great success! Our chosen acts performed an impressive range of talents, with everything from rap to dance, singing to mime, play performances to magic tricks!
This week, we are focusing on non-fiction writing in Literacy. As we are enjoying our class mascot PeeWee so much, we are learning all about Kiwi birds in order to create fact files.
We began by using a technique called dictogloss to help us to recall, retain and record information about kiwis.
Today, we grouped facts into sections […]
World Book Day was a great success across the entire school last week. Linda Jones visited us from The Children’s Literacy Charity (Literacy Lab) head office to read to and play games with the children the charity supports. As you’ll see from the photos below, the children really engaged with World Book Day, dressing […]
We are delighted to announce that our first ever Heathbrook Fringe Festival was a huge success.
Year 3/4 wrote reviews after the show which I think say it all! Through our performances, we have learnt skills that are truly invaluable.
A huge thank you to everyone for such amazing efforts in what has been a fantastic week!
As part of our human body topic, we have been learning about the skeleton.
We were very lucky to have Karly offer to visit us to teach us about Leonardo Da Vinci’s skull sketches. We looked at replica skulls and then used charcoal to do our own still life drawings. The charcoal really emphasised the dark […]
We are continuing to focus on poetry this week, with a specific focus on the works of Joseph Coelho.
We began reading his poem I am a Writer and worked in groups to annotate it, ensuring that we understood the language and vocabulary. We learnt the meaning of words like artery, collide, nib and refract.
We then practised rehearsing the poem in […]
We were fortunate enough to welcome a poet to our school yesterday as part of our whole school Poetry Week. Adisa is an award-winning performance poet who came to work with us all through assemblies and workshops.
We had a fantastic time engaging with his poetry and using the skills he taught us to try and […]
Years 3 & 4 put on an amazing show filled with singing, dancing and musical groups. The concert was based on their autumn topic ‘Loving London’ where they shared historical facts on London linked in with musical interludes.
They performed numbers such as ‘Simply having a wonderful Christmas time’, Winter Wonderland and their own version of […]
Year 3/4 had a wonderful trip to the British Museum today. We went following a term’s topic on the Stone Age to find out more about Prehistoric Britain.
We got to use iPads as we walked around that gave us tasks and questions to consider and discuss.
Thank you to everyone that came with us!