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EYFS children have enjoyed painting, mixing different colours to achieve the desired effect for their art pieces. Take a look at some of our work! 🎨🖌️


Our wonderful Y6 football team played Kent House last week and drew 1-1 ⚽️


In DT, the Y1 children have had lots of fun making prototype puppets. They have used their sewing skills! 🧵🪡


We are so proud of our Y6 pupils, who have completed their SATs tests this week. We celebrated today with an afternoon in Crystal Palace Park! 🎓


EYFS had a lovely day sharing and tasting food from different cultures. They had food from more than 20 nationalities in our Nursery and celebrated that between them, they speak more than 20 languages! Diversity is beautiful!


Y1 have been learning about attachments for fabrics. They have been learning to glue fabrics together, and basic stitching! 🪡


Reception have had an exciting trip to Beckenham Fire Station this half term. They had a tour of the station, the fire engine and even got to practise spraying the hose! 🧯🚒🧑‍🚒


Y6 have been learning about soap carving in their Art lessons this half term!


Last week, Y5 went to visit Westminster Abbey!


Y6 have been making cardboard models in the style of Barbara Hepworth! 🖌️


Today our Y6 football team represented us in their first match against Harris Kent House. Well done boys! 👏🏼⚽️


Last half term, Y1 had a great workshop from Freshwater Theatre about weather and seasons. They also enjoyed acting out different animals found in different area of the world and why they are suited to their environments! 🌧️🌨️🌤️


Last half term, Y3 had an exciting trip to look at London landmarks. They saw Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace and St James’ Park!


Y6 have been learning about rotary, ready to think about the mechanisms they will need for their own mechanical toys!


In Science,  KS1 have been looking at different types of weather and discussing with their partners what type of clothes they would wear in those conditions! ☀️🌤️🌨️🌧️


There has been some amazing writing in Reception this half term."Please help us find Evil Pea" 🫛🥔


Early Years loved learning about St George this week.  St George saved our beautiful princess from a Dragon! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿


Yesterday, Y1 and Y2 had a great day learning how to play the Samba drums! They then performed their music to their parents in the playground at the end of the day! 🥁


It’s comic relief day and we are celebrating by wearing red, as well as telling our favourite jokes and rewarding a ‘humour champion’ 🔴


An amazing session with today to celebrate Science Week 🧪🥼

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Year 6

YEAR 6 - Summer 1

The Year 6 team consists of Miss Cummins (Green Turtle Class), Mr Abiloye (Hammerhead Shark Class), Miss Fenton and Mr Leake. 


Homework   Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings which will be sent home on a Monday. The spelling test will then be on Friday. Pupils will also receive daily arithmetic homework stuck in their homework books to be completed ready for the next day.


PE   In year 6, the PE day is a Monday for both classes. Please ensure that your child comes to school wearing school uniform and they will then change in school.


Trips  This half term we are going to be visiting the The Bank of England on Friday 24th May. On this trip, the children will be taking part in a cinematic workshop about money. We will also be taking the children to Crystal Palace Park on Friday 17th May to celebrate completing their SATs.


Key Times   For Year 6, the school day will begin at 8.00, and end at 3.30 (4:30 on a Tuesday) until Friday 17th May. From Monday 20th May, the school day will return to normal- starting at 8.30 and ending at 3.30. Please ensure your child is on time as we complete morning revision each day. All afternoon boosters will run until 4:30pm and the children who currently attend these will continue to do so until told otherwise.


What are we learning?

English In English, our focus will be Twisted Fairy Tales. These will allow children to put their own creative spin on well-known tales.


Maths  In maths, we will be focusing on geometry and consolidating our KS2 knowledge. We will also have daily arithmetic practice to revise skills taught in previous year groups as well as a daily maths blast allowing children to become more familiar with SATs style questions.


Science   Our topic will be Animals Including Humans in Science. We will focus on the circulatory system and the function of the heart.


History  In History, we will be studying how the city of London has changed over time and learning about some of the key people who brought this change about.


Geography In Geography, we will be learning about Microclimates with focus on line of longitude and latitude.


RE    In RE, we will be exploring the ways in which Jewish people can show their commitment to God.


Art  In Art, we will be learning about Sculpture as inspired by the work of Naum Gabo.


Computing  We will be learning about coding as we attempt to create a playable game.


Mandarin   In Mandarin, we will be learning how to describe our clothes.


PSHE   In PSHE, we will be thinking about our mental health as well as learning about drugs.


PE  In PE, we will be preparing for sports day by practicing our athletics.  


Music   For our music lessons, we will be composing pieces of different genres.


DT   In DT we will be designing and making mechanical toys.