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20 12, 2018

Christmas Classics

By | December 20th, 2018|Art, Reading and Writing, Year 3/4 2018-19|

Liz from Teach-it-Through-Drama dressed up in Victorian finery to present the Charles Dickens classic “A Christmas Carol.”  We were introduced to the colourful characters in the story,  the mean and miserly Scrooge and his humble but caring clerk Bob Cratchit.  These were admirably played by George and Jayden.  We met ghosts with rattling chains,  lost […]

22 05, 2018

Magical world of Winnie lands in our playground!

By | May 22nd, 2018|Outdoor Learning, Reading and Writing|

We are very grateful to the Victoria and Albert Museum for donating these stunning (and enormous!) trees from their recent Winnie-the-Pooh exhibition. The children love playing around them and we’ve had lots of incredible positive comments from parents, carers and visitors.


28 02, 2018

Parents and Carers involved in our Reading Festival

By | February 28th, 2018|Reading and Writing, Reception 2017-18, Year 1 2017-18, Year 2 2017-18|

“It was such a thrill to read with the children – it made my day”.

6 02, 2018

‘Beyond Literacy’ Performs at Omnibus!

By | February 6th, 2018|Reading and Writing, Year 2 2017-18|

To round up a wonderful project with the Omnibus Theatre in Clapham, last Sunday was the day we got to go and watch our very own plays performed on stage by professional actors and actresses.

We have worked hard for the last few weeks to create our own show, directing professionals to act it out.

Our families […]

25 01, 2018

James and the Giant Peach acting!

By | January 25th, 2018|Reading and Writing, Year 3/4 2017-18|

This week, Mr Howell’s Year 3 Guided Reading group read through a James and the Giant Peach playscript. We then had the opportunity to act it out, ably supported by our wonderful narrators! Enjoy!

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18 01, 2018

PTA Book Sale

By | January 18th, 2018|PTA, Reading and Writing|

Big thanks to all the parents who helped out with our PTA Parent Volunteer Readers’ book sale which raised over £130 for our library makeover. Books cost just 20p so we are delighted that some 650 books found new homes! A group of our parent and carer Volunteer Readers have also been instrumental in making […]

10 01, 2018

‘Beyond Literacy’

By | January 10th, 2018|Reading and Writing, Year 2 2017-18|

We are very fortunate to have been offered workshops from the Omnibus theatre following our visit to see Zeraffa Giraffa in December.

We are working in groups to create our very own play that, once finished, will be performed on stage at the Omnibus theatre for us all to watch!

We have already worked together to think […]

17 11, 2017

Poetry Performances

By | November 17th, 2017|Reading and Writing, Year 5/6 2017-18|

This week we have been looking at Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes and looking at patterns within the poems and analysing poetic devices.

We have looked at the rhythm and rhymes within two of our favourite poems and performed them with lots of expression, zest and an amazing beat.