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Global Learning Week

As part of Global Learning Week, Year 4 have been continuing to learn about our Sustainable Development Goal – SDG 13: take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. We have been reading ‘Belonging’ by Jeannie Baker, which is a wordless picture book that shows the changing environment outside a young girl’s window. […]

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Year 4 Visit to the Museum of London!

  On Monday 9th January, Year 4 went to on a trip to the Marvellous Museum of London (just around the corner from the Barbican) to begin exploring this half term’s topic: The Romans. We began the day with a Roman Artefacts workshop where we were able to handle and discuss some artefacts that had been […]

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Year 6 travel back in time to Ancient Benin

On 10th and 14th November, both Year 6 Classes visited the British Museum and Horniman Museum to learn all about the fantastic kingdom of Ancient Benin. At the British Museum, we took part in a fact-filled workshop where we learned all about the plaques of Ancient Benin and the symbolic links to the power of […]

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Traditional Tales

Somebody has been in our classroom, she has curly blonde hair. Who is it…? This half term we are learning about Traditional Tales. We have been retelling stories and using our imagination to change characters.  

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Year 4 Visit the HMS Belfast

This week Year 4 visited the HMS Belfast as part of our WW2 topic on London’s River Thames. After a safety talk from one of the officers, we got to explore around all areas of the naval ship, seeing where the crew would have slept, eaten their meals and their responsibilities. We were able to […]

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Athlete Visit: Serita Solomon

On Tuesday the 11th of October we were very excited to welcome GB 100m hurdler Serita Solomon to Rathfern. Serita and the ‘sportivator’ challenged children to complete a fun and vigorous exercise circuit. It was wonderful to see everyone encouraging each other to persevere, and complete as many exercises as possible. In her assembly, Serita […]

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Macmillan Cake Sale

Charity is extremely important to everyone at Rathfern, and this year we participated in raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Instead of running our own coffee morning, we held a cake sale after school where we sold cakes, biscuits and other sweet treats. Parents and carers were extremely generous and donated lots of goodies for […]

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Oxford Circus Class get Curious with Copper!

For the last 2 weeks, Oxford Circus Class have had 2 art workshops with an Art teacher to help us research, draw and paint cats for the new reception area of our school. We began by researching cats and looking at images of them. We used these to help us sketch our own cats, reflecting […]

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