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Once upon a time…

The Queen was sewing by her window and as three drops of blood fell on her sewing, she said, “O, how I wish I had a daughter with skin as white as snow, cheeks as red as blood and hair as black as ebony”. Working collaboratively in groups as storytellers and performers, we retold the […]

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Class Vs Class Competitive Matches

At the end of each games topic, pupils will have the opportunity to use their skills in a competitive match against the other class in their year group. It is something that the children enjoy preparing for, as they acquire and improve sport specific skills throughout the term. Competitive experiences like this help children to […]

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KS1 Multi-Skills Festival

On Wednesday the 3rd of April a group of KS1 children attended a Multi-Skills Festival at Sydenham School. There was lots of fun activities for us to take part in. We worked out how to walk with the giant feet, we scored lots of Hockey goals, and some of us managed to slide our Kurling […]

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Victorian Experience

‘Last week when we came in, our classroom looked very different. I felt shocked! Where was the carpet? It had gone! We had to pick names at random from a pot. My name was Abigail. We started off with Arithmetic,  seated in rows of 4. Girls on one side and boys on the other – […]

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We explored microhabitats in the school grounds, recording our observations as we navigated our way around. We wanted to understand that most of the living things we observed live in these microhabitats because they are suited to them. These habitats provide for their basic needs. When we finished making our observations, we returned back to […]

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Rathfern Rainforest

Year 2 was once again enthralled by an amazing workshop led by Dave from Raptorxotics. We learnt about the habitat of animals that live in the rainforest from the Forest floor all the way up to the Emergent layer. We found out that most plants live up high in the treetops because the umbrella of […]

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Lights, Camel, Action!

Last week Year 1 and Year 2 put on a showstopper Nativity called ‘Lights, Camel, Action!’ The Bethlehem Broadcasting Company recorded a dazzling dance show to celebrate the special occasion of Jesus’ birth and the cast was jam-packed with nativity celebrities. There were exceptional performances from the children who shared this miraculous story with a new […]

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Performer Reflections

Year 2 wanted to share some of their reflections on learning their lines and performing on stage to a sea of people in the audience. Learning lines: ‘I used my imagination to draw pictures and wrote them out so that when I said my lines I could imagine them. – Kelvina ‘At home my brother […]

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