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14 01, 2020

Harvesting our Jerusalem Artichokes

By |2020-01-23T17:00:12+00:00January 14th, 2020|Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2019-20|

Year 5s have been busy harvesting the Jersusalem artichokes which were planted back in the spring. The tubers were planted under the soil similarly to how you plant potatoes and the children were thrilled when the stems grew to an enormous height. Here’s a sign from the garden explaining more:


19 12, 2019

The Mind Bending Art of Bridget Riley!!

By |2019-12-19T10:34:09+00:00December 19th, 2019|Art, Year 5 2019-20|

Our  year  5 art curators  have  put  together  a wonderful  display  describing  their  experience  of  working  at  the   Hayward  Gallery  as  guides.  It’s  on  the  top  floor  in  Miss  Thomas’s  room.  Read  about  the  exhibition  and  see  their  spectacular  art  work  and  some  examples  of Bridget  Riley’s  incredible  work  that  she  has  created  over  her  […]

17 12, 2019

Sowing our Wildflower Meadow

By |2019-12-17T20:32:33+00:00December 17th, 2019|Nursery 2019-20, Outdoor Learning, Year 5 2019-20|

Year 5s helped Nursery children to sow the seed for next summer’s wildflower meadow in our wildlife garden this afternoon. They mixed poppy, cornflower and flax seed with sand and scattered it in an area cleared of weeds.

16 12, 2019

Jingle Bells

By |2019-12-16T15:42:55+00:00December 16th, 2019|Music, Year 5 2019-20|

Today The Starlings learned to play Jingle Bells in their music lesson.  All the children had to work in unison to create a wonderful sound.  Just like Starlings… I thought about the mottos which the children wrote at the beginning of the year.

‘Together we can do anything.’

‘Help each  other to achieve together.’


10 12, 2019

Hayward Gallery Takeover Day!

By |2019-12-10T15:59:45+00:00December 10th, 2019|Art, Year 5 2019-20|

Today was the big day for the art curators from year 5 to present the workshop they created to the school visitors to the gallery.  They worked with 7 groups of 30 throughout the day and really enjoyed this unique experience.  They spoke to Miss Thomas and Miss Belgrave who took them there and said […]

10 12, 2019

Bridget Riley Art Curators

By |2019-12-10T08:00:30+00:00December 10th, 2019|Art, Year 5 2019-20|

Eight budding art curators have been working intensively with the producers at the Hayward Gallery to present to other London schools the work of Bridget Riley.  Bridget Riley is famous for her op-art pictures that play with your eyes as well as your mind.  Our Heathbrook curators have explored the history of her work,  they […]