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A Visit from Aim Apprenticeships

As part of Year 10 and 11’s ongoing careers education, Aim Apprenticeships came in to speak to the pupils about an alternative post 16 option to sixth form and college. Leah from Aim talked about the varied opportunities pupils have in applying for a work based qualification. Pupils had the…

ISA Art Competition Entries

This year Braeside pupils have worked really hard to produce a really good range of Art-work from Years 5 to 11 to be entered into the annual ISA Competition.  Topics include Hunderwassers London, Weaving, Greek Vases, Puppet Making, Impressionist Landscapes, Observational Drawing, Abstract Compositions, Mono-printing, Self-Portraiture, Model making, Keep-sake Boxes,…

Year 2 Class Assembly

What better way to start a Friday morning than with a class assembly. Year 2 impressed the audience of friends and family with an interactive performance, outlining everything that they have learnt so far this term. From sentence structures in English, to fantastic portraits in Art, it is clear that…

Paper Plate Maths Puzzles

Year 3 were presented with a challenge in Maths of working out what they were meant to do with a paper plate with numbers on it and some thread. Being the fantastic Math’s whizzes they are, they were able to work out that the plates had different times tables on…

Harvest Festival 2018

Friends and family enjoyed a lovely Harvest celebration last Friday in the United Reformed Church, performed by our Junior pupils. The children loved showing off their dance moves to a range of songs including ‘Big Red Combine Harvester’ and ‘Cauliflowers Fluffy’. Each year group performed a poem beautifully, which for…

Having a Mint Time in English

Year 5 have been exploring their new English topic of ‘Instructions’ in their recent lessons. They made peppermint creams as a way of evaluating a recipe. Everyone had great fun and can’t wait to try them!

European Day of Languages

On Wednesday 26 September, Braeside marked European Day of Languages with a special assembly. We explored the importance of languages in improving the next generation’s prospects in light of the changes Britain is facing. We presented research from various business, government and academic organisations highlighting the lack of language skills…

Year 10 Titrations Practical

Year 10 are well into their GCSE Chemistry studies and have just completed their required practical 2: Using titration to investigate reacting volumes. The pupils helped each other to carefully measure volumes accurately using a burette and observe a neutralisation reaction in the flask below. They practiced their technique until…

Upper Kindergarten’s Autumnal Collages

Upper Kindergarten thoroughly enjoyed making an autumnal collage last week using items they had found on a nature walk around the playground.  They were very interested to compare the different coloured leaves and particularly liked the conkers and pine cones.

Year 5 Become Ancient Greek Potters

In the Autumn Term Year 5 will be exploring Ancient Greek pottery.  Pupils have already made a start on this project by making a papier-mâché balloon shape for the initial structure of the vase. They are then going to construct a range of different shapes for the necks and bases…