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12 09, 2019

Year 5 Researchers

By | September 12th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Miscellaneous, Year 5 2019-20|

Year 5 have demonstrated their skills in research as they worked in groups to find out information about the buildings and history of London.   They have shared some fascinating facts already …


Did you know that the London Eye has 32 pods but there is a pod 33?  The reason – there is no pod […]

3 07, 2019

Way Home Performance

By | July 3rd, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2018-19|

Today lots of the year 5 children performed an excerpt from our literacy text- The Way Home.  The children interpreted their piece in many different ways focusing on intonation, sound effects, drama and music. They worked in small groups and performed in front of each other and adults including Nina who was very impressed with […]

28 06, 2019

The Way Home

By | June 28th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 5 2018-19|

Today in Literacy the children worked in groups to perform a section of the book we are reading—Way Home. They considered the authors use of short sentences, long sentences, vocabulary, punctuation and grammar and how that affected the drama and sense of danger and excitement in the story. They worked together to add elements to […]

6 06, 2019

Reception this week!

By | June 6th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Mathematics, Outdoor Learning, Reception 2018-19|


20 05, 2019


By | May 20th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Year 3/4 2018-19|



Our latest reading of Varjak Paw has informed us that mysterious ‘vanishings’ are occurring all over the city. Cats are repeatedly going missing without a trace.


More information can be found by watching the following reports:



IMG_9125 from Heathbrook on Vimeo.