11 01, 2019

Discovering Flotsam…..

By | January 11th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Language, Oracy and Literacy 2015-16, Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|




14 12, 2018

Autumn Art at Heathbrook

By | December 14th, 2018|Art, Miscellaneous|

It has been a wonderfully creative term in the art room and pupils have learnt new skills,  discovered and developed their talents and worked with independence and diligence on their art.  We have explored different mediums including sculpture,  working with wire, wood and clay and printmaking.

These are a few examples from the classes I have […]

30 11, 2018

Prepare for the fair!

By | November 30th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2018-19|

It was all hands on deck today, the last Friday before the winter fair.  The Wild Things are preparing to sell a selection of items and were busy sanding, snipping, cutting and tying ribbons.  We’ve still some finishing off to do next week.  Look out for some hand crafted gifts on Friday.



30 11, 2018

This week’s learning in Nursery

By | November 30th, 2018|Miscellaneous|

The children had an amazing time exploring the new and different materials in our Construction zone. They worked together to build an amazing jet plane!


The Big Bad Wolf […]

22 11, 2018

Imagination Lab

By | November 22nd, 2018|Miscellaneous, Science, Year 5 2018-19|

Today in the Imagination Lab we learned about the 4 forces which kept an aircraft in the sky  they were – thrust, gravity or weight, drag and lift.  We were then asked what we thought aircraft would be like in the future.   We let our […]

21 11, 2018

I wonder what robot children do every day…..

By | November 21st, 2018|Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|

Year 5 have been delving into their imaginations and coming up with creative and wonderful ideas about what a child robot might eat for breakfast or what lessons they might do at school. They even used the laptops to hear what a robot might sound like.  Have a look at some of their suggestions.


16 11, 2018


By | November 16th, 2018|Miscellaneous, Outdoor Learning, Wild things, Year 2 2018-19, Year 3/4 2018-19, Year 5 2018-19, Year 6 2018-19|

As we entered the wildlife garden, a very chunky squirrel ran up the tree at the back  we managed to follow it. I wonder what it’s been feasting on  there are a lot of tasty seeds on the ground and still some berries on the bushes


Some […]

12 10, 2018

This Week’s Learning – week beginning 15/10/18

By | October 12th, 2018|Miscellaneous|


Based on our literacy text ‘A Long Walk to Water’, we will be creating persuasive posters in order to encourage people to donate money to a water charity.



This week will be using rounding to help us estimate our answers to addition and subtraction questions. We will also continue to use inverse operations to check our […]

1 10, 2018

Steve McQueen’s Tate Project

By | October 1st, 2018|Miscellaneous, Year 3/4 2018-19|

Oscar winning film maker, Steve McQueen is in the middle of an exciting new project involving every Year 3 child in London. At Heathbrook, we were lucky enough to be able to take part and today we welcomed the Tate Britain staff to our school to take a photograph of us all.

You can find more […]

28 09, 2018

Trying Out Different Drawing Techniques

By | September 28th, 2018|Art, Miscellaneous, Year 5 2018-19|

We did some sketches of the London skyline.  We tried to create different effects by using our pencils in different ways like holding our pencils at the top so we lose some control of the line we create and also drawing with our non-dominant hand.

We were inspired by looking at two different artists,  Ken Done […]