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Maths Tarsia Jigsaw Puzzles!

Year 10 pupils recently competed to complete a Maths jigsaw. Pupils were given small triangles with questions on multiplying decimals and their corresponding answers on them. The challenge was to place them back to back in a bid to form a hexagonal jigsaw. Winners, Amaarah and MacKenzie, gained house points…

Year 5 Trip to the British Museum

Year 5 had a fantastic day out at the British Museum, looking at the Ancient Greek artefacts and  taking part in a workshop about Greek Temples. Pupils got to use the new Samsung Discovery Centre where they used the latest technology to build their own temples with the same constraints…

Jeans for Genes Day 2018

Junior and Senior Braeside pupils raised money for Jeans For Genes charity last week by wearing non-school uniform with an item of denim. The charity committee were responsible for promoting the event and collecting donations and everybody took part – including staff. Ms Moon / Ms Salam conducted an assembly…

Year 9 Recruit for WW1

Pupils in Year 9 have been exploring the context to World War 1. As part of their homework, they created some really authentic looking recruitment posters. They had to think about the materials that would have been used in WW1, the audience that they were targeting (young men) and consider…

Year 4 Ancient Egyptian Workshop

Year 4 become archaeologists last Friday, investigating the discovery of an Ancient Egyptian pyramid. The class looked carefully at the artefacts discovered to work out who the pyramid may belong to. In the end the class found out that the evidence they had uncovered suggested the pyramid belonged to a…

Incredible Observational Drawings

Year 9 are currently drawing objects to feature in their Surrealist compositions. Everyone was very impressed with Ayla’s observational pencil study of a glass perfume bottle. It included a huge amount of tones, detail and highlights. Well done!

Year 10 Leaf Tissue Studies

Practical Science lessons are already in full swing at Braeside. In a Year 10 lesson, Amaarah took a photo of her light microscope image of a cross section of a leaf, magnification x 100. The pointer identifies the Palisade mesophyll layer and the spongy mesophyll is clear underneath with plenty…

Dinosaurs Invade Year 3!

Year 3 are having a fantastic time settling into their new class, and already they have had a busy start. Everyone was very excited to show off their summer projects which they had been working very hard on. The projects were all to do with the first topic of the…