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8 01, 2020

First ukulele lesson for Year 2s

By |2020-01-09T11:46:55+00:00January 8th, 2020|Music, Year 2 2019-20|

After an overwhelming number of Year 2 children wanting to learn the ukulele, we have decided to include some ukulele sessions into their music lessons. We started today and it was very impressive how quickly they picked up on playing the instrument.

Children who have already learnt skills on the ukulele helped us take the role […]

19 12, 2019

The Little Prince

By |2019-12-19T13:10:13+00:00December 19th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Year 2 2019-20, Year 3 2019-20|

Yesterday Year 2 and 3 enjoyed a trip to the Omnibus theatre in Clapham to watch The Little Prince.

Renaya said she enjoyed going “because it wasn’t on a screen, it was acted out.Abbas said “I felt strange because of the fog which made it look magic”.
Annabel said “their acting was interesting because they went to […]

16 12, 2019

Yrs 1& 2 Magical Traditions around the World

By |2019-12-18T15:16:19+00:00December 16th, 2019|Miscellaneous, Music, Year 1 2019-20, Year 2 2019-20|

Years 1&2 kick started our Magical Traditions with a song about different Father Christmas’ across the world followed by songs from Australia, Ukraine and Columbia. Our Year 2’s sang in Spanish for the first time and did a fantastic job of it too.

It was great to see their learning come alive on stage!

13 12, 2019

Fun in the garden

By |2019-12-13T11:21:15+00:00December 13th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, PSEH, Year 2 2019-20|

When we explored the garden this week we took inspiration from our Magical Tradition show. We focused on 2LS’ story from the Ukraine.

We really enjoyed making our own spider webs and took these home to help decorate our homes over the Christmas period.


KODAK Digital Still Camera […]

17 10, 2019

Little Red Author Visit – Bethan Woollvin

By |2019-11-22T14:19:01+00:00October 17th, 2019|Language, Oracy & Literacy Blog, Nursery 2019-20, Reception 2019-20, Year 1 2019-20, Year 2 2019-20, Year 3 2019-20, Year 4 2019-20, Year 4 updates, Year 5 2019-20, Year 5 updates, Year 6 2019-20, Year 6 updates|

Today we were very excited to welcome Bethan Woollvin to Heathbrook. After three weeks of studying her traditional tale twist Little Red, we were ecstatic to be able to have Bethan visit us and share her journey into writing and illustration with us. We were very lucky to have workshops, assemblies and a book signing […]

9 10, 2019

Parachute fun

By |2019-11-22T14:19:03+00:00October 9th, 2019|Outdoor Learning, Year 2 2019-20|

The Nightingales had lots of fun today collecting leaves and placing them in the middle of the parachute and seeing how they moved and fell when we moved the parachute.
After we had finished experimenting with different ways to move the parachute and seeing how they moved in the wind we made sure to put them […]