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Year 7 Flower Dissection

Year 7 continue their Biology lessons on the topic of ecosystems. They are learning about flowers and pollination, therefore to further their knowledge they dissected roses to observe the male and female parts inside. Some of the pupils were surprised to find both male and female parts inside each flower…

Action Aid Fundraiser

The whole school gathered together today to raise money for their chosen charity, Action Aid. The four Houses, Bronte, Fry, Nightingale and Mason all took part with different activities including a cake sale, and a variety of games including ‘Splat the Rat’ and ‘Guess how many sweets in the jar’….

School Council Meetings

Mrs Copeman recently had a meeting with the Junior School Council. The meeting was to inform the Council of the chosen ides put forward to her about the new playground equipment that is soon going to be available. The items are going to be bought thanks to a donation from…

Year 5 Experiments

Just before the half term, Year 5 enjoyed a hands on Science Lesson. The aim of the lesson was to test a variety of liquids to find out  which was the runniest. Once each pupil had performed the experiment, they had to careful record their findings on their graphs. Year…

A Very Musical Assembly

Our young musicians work so hard in their musical instrument lessons, it is always lovely when they are given the opportunity to showcase what they have been learning. On Friday 2 February, the children took to the stage and performed on their various instruments. It was great to see how…

Epping Forest Youth Council Visit

On Wednesday  31 January pupils had a visit from Diane Gilson-Butler of Epping Forest Youth Council. She came to talk to Years 8, 9 and 10 about how to apply to become a Youth Councillor. Pupils were given candidate information and nomination forms which they were asked to complete in…

A Busy Week for Lower Kindergarten!

Last week Lower Kindergarten were focusing on settling in and being happy at school. So far all of LK are beginning to settle in very well! Their topic is mini beasts and last week the children loved looking into slimy snails! They listened to the story of ‘Snail Brings The Mail’,…

Year 4 Trip to the V&A Museum

On Wednesday 7 February, Year 4 had a fantastic time exploring the V&A Museum and it’s different treasures. In the morning the pupils completed a literacy based session where they used various works of art to inspire story ideas and build exciting vocabulary. In the afternoon they explored artefacts from China,…

Fun in Lego Club!

Children love attending Lego club after school on a Monday. In addition to having fun with their friends, it gives them the opportunity to be creative and build models they can be proud of. Using Lego bricks is also a great opportunity for building fine motor skills and the bricks…

Science Live!

On Friday 2 February Year 11 pupils travelled to the Apollo Victoria to take part in ‘Science Live!’ a series of annual events for GCSE Science pupils around the UK. The show began with Professor Jim  Al-Khalili encouraging the pupils to consider the real possibility of time travel and how,…