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Year 3 Geologists

Year 3 have been investigating the different rock types, classifying rocks as igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic, and then grouping rocks between natural or man-made. We are lucky enough to have a number of samples of the different types of rocks, so the class could get hands-on, investigating and feeling the…

Mini London Marathon Champion

Hamza took part in the Mini London Marathon last weekend as part of the Waltham Forest team. In order to qualify he had to attend his local Parkrun, and those with the best times were selected for the Waltham Forest team. The course was three miles long, stretching from London’s Old…

Mallow and Marsh Workshop

Yesterday, Julia Crorkin from Mallow & Marsh came to Normanhurst to work with the Junior pupils. She explained what the confectionery company was, what her role as Accounts Manager was and let them try (lots) of samples. The children designed their own food product and had to decide who they…

Year 1 Emirates Aviation Experience

On Friday 20 April Year 1 enjoyed their trip to the Emirates Aviation Experience and cable car ride. The children learnt all about the Emirates Airbus A3080, the largest passenger plane in the world! Their tour guide Rebecca taught them all about the how the plane is powered, how many passengers…

A Great Start to the Tennis Season

The Normanhurst boys Year 7/8 tennis team won their first match of the season in the English Schools team tennis competition against St. Paul’s Way School last week. They won all 6 of their matches which included  2 doubles and 4 singles. This was a great start to the season…

Art Al Fresco

Year 4 took advantage of the beautiful weather on Friday by taking a walk up to Chingford Plains. They took with them their art pads and some oil pastels to recreate the images of nature and the landscape around them.

‘Under the Sea’ Art Lessons

Year 5 had their last ‘Under The Sea’ Art lesson last week and they finished off  the topic by decorating fish trinket boxes. The pupils had the extra challenge of designing their box on both the outside and inside. They tried to make the outside resemble a well-known fish and…

Year 3 Leaf Weaving

Year 3 have recently been learning a new skill in class… the art of weaving using leaf shapes.  Additionally, the children grasped a stronger knowledge of how leaves change throughout the year by using different coloured paper for different seasons. It was challenging to start with, but after a lot…

Easter Egg Donations 2018

Once again the Hestia charity are very thankful for the generosity of our pupils and parents. Before Easter, Malachi asked pupils to donate an Easter egg for children who have been affected by domestic violence. Overall, he delivered 160 eggs to the Hestia Domestic Violence Refuge, so many that mothers…