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GCSE Presentation Evening

We had a lovely evening last night celebrating with our GCSE class of 2017. The pupils, their families and staff chatted and caught up about the pupils’ new sixth forms and colleges, before the girls were presented with their GCSE certificates. The pupils’ grades were incredible this year and this…

Braeside’s Little Pizza Chefs

Reception had a very exciting day yesterday when they went on a trip to the local Frankie and Benny’s restaurant! The children had the opportunity to make their own pizzas, including spreading the dough, adding the sauce and sprinkling on the cheese. The trip was part of the continuing topic…

Where Do Your Donations Go?

As part of their learning  about Harvest, the Juniors were visited by Heather who helps to run the Loughton branch of the Epping Forest Foodbanks at St Mary’s Church. Heather spoke to the children in their assembly and told them what will happen to all the food that was donated…

Harvest Time!

Harvest time has come around again and the Junior children celebrated by showcasing a wonderful array of songs and poems to a packed audience.  Pupils loved showing off their ‘Vegetable Samba’, while other songs included ‘I Can See Cherries’ and ‘The Farmer Gathers His Hay Today’ by the Infants. Each…

Harvest Bakers!

Year 1 have been busy making and kneading dough to make bread ready for Harvest. The children were taught the meaning behind Harvest time in which we give thanks for a successful Harvest and food is donated and given to those in need. Bread can be pretty tricky to make…

Sowing Seeds in Science with Year 5

Year 5 have been very busy in Science learning all about plants. This term the pupils had the opportunity to plant seeds which included sunflower, iris, sage and garlic chives. It was a messy job making sure that the seeds were sitting in enough soil and ensuring they were going…

Salt Dough Diva Lamps

Year 2 have  been making salt dough recently by mixing salt, flour and water together and then kneading it into a firm dough. Once the dough was made the children had a go at modelling it into Diva Lamps as part of their learning about Diwali, the Festival of Light….

The Code Cracking Cipher Challenge

This term Braeside pupils in Year 6 to 11 will be taking part in an exciting new House competition. Mrs Alahi took an assembly to explain to everyone what they should expect. The competition is run by The University of Southampton and is called the Cipher Challenge. Pupils have to…

Year 5 Flower Dissection

Year 5 have been enjoying some very interactive Science lessons recently. They especially enjoyed dissecting sunflowers which enabled them to study the individual parts that make up the plant. The children were equipped with a magnifying glass so they could get a closer look at petals, seeds and leaves, and…