Over the last few weeks, we were lucky to have some headteachers visiting from South Africa. We got to ask them lots of questions about their rural schools and their lives. We learnt about Nelson Mandela and his work to overcome Apartheid. As part of the visit, our visitors joined in with our Global Café. […]
This term, Year 5 have been studying Rivers. We started off our topic with a trip to Creekside Discovery Centre in Deptford. We got to wade in Deptford Creek – part of the River Ravensbourne, which is one of the tributaries of the Thames. We found out about the history of the area and got […]
Todays dance/gym lesson was based on World Water Day. We discussed how World water Day is directly linked with STG 6 (Sustainable Development Goal 6) – ‘To ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all’. Children then studied George Lyon’s Poem about World Water Day, and brainstormed how we could use it […]
On Tuesday 26th February, Edith Nesbit Gardens class visited Shakespeare’s Globe. We did a workshop about ‘The Scottish Play’! In class, we discovered the link between Edward the Confessor (the Anglo-Saxon king) and Macbeth – Malcolm III helped Edward the Confessor to defeat Macbeth! We had a great day.
Congratulations to the Year 5/6 Sports Hall Athletics team who competed against 19 other Lewisham schools in the hope of representing the Borough at the London Youth Games. The team came in 2nd place in the morning competition, and 3rd place overall once the afternoon competition had taken place and the results of the two […]
This Half-Term Year 5 have been learning about Bridges in Gymnastics. We have explored ways of making a range of different bridge shapes, by ourselves and working collaboratively. We have discovered that we can make our bridge shapes more interesting by performing them on different body parts, on different levels, and by traveling in them. […]
Shakespeare Schools Festival is fast approaching and the children in Friendly Gardens class have been hard at work. We’ve learnt our lines, we’ve ordered our costumes, we’ve made our props. There’s only one more thing we need… YOU! We need an audience to come and watch us. If you are interested in purchasing tickets, we […]
Over the past couple of weeks, Year 5 have been writing their own Star Wars inspired play scripts. We loved being able to get into character, especially during the battle scenes. Check out some of our amazing learning!
How do you make a good project? You PLANET! Last week, we brought you projects from Friendly Gardens class. This week, we would love to share the outstanding projects from Edith Nesbit Gardens! It is clear that our children spent a lot of time planning and making these projects, so take a few minutes to […]
Over the summer holidays, children in Year 5 have been working hard to create some outstanding projects. This week, check out these projects from Friendly Gardens class. Looking for Edith Nesbit Gardens’ projects? Check back next week! Roddy made a Big Space Junk Quiz using the facts he’d learnt about our Solar System. Marley […]