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Year 1 Forest Walk

Year 1 recently spent the morning on  Wimbledon Common carrying out some Forest School activities.  They had great fun exploring the environment, including jumping in puddles, which the children happily  took to the extreme!  Having learnt about the artwork and sculptures of Andy Goldsworthy, they then went on a hunt to find interesting leaves and twigs  to […]

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STEM Week Challenges in Year 2

Year 2 have been enjoying the challenges of STEM ( Science , Technology, Engineering and Maths) week, and behaving like proper scientists in their classrooms! They worked  scientifically to change liquids into solids using water and cornflour and then discussed and recorded their observations.   They also watched a demonstration  of how to turn a solid into […]

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Making Goo!

Our theme for STEM Week this year,  (Science,Technology, Engineering and Maths ) , has been Changing States.  For the children in Reception, this involved making pots of coloured slime by mixing  glue, baking powder, contact lense solution and baby oil, with a choice of coloured glitter. They also enjoyed getting messy with chocolate, changing it from […]

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Flamenco and Spanish Drumming

Year 4 had a very exciting morning learning about Spanish music and culture. The day began with a demonstration in the hall where the children found out about different types of  traditional dance and  were also treated to a demonstration of cajun drums.  They  then took part in Flamenco workshops  and drumming sessions – everyone […]