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Understanding the Circulatory System

Pupils in Year 10 have been studying the topic of the Circulatory System in their GCSE Biology lessons. They had the opportunity to dissect a lambs heart in order to further their understanding of this organ. This enabled them to identify the chambers, main vessels and valves inside the heart.

Investigating the Gunpowder Plot

Year 2 have been learning about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. Both classes became newspaper reporters for the day and were given the opportunity to visit the cellar under the Houses of Parliament that stored the gunpowder. They had to investigate the scene to see if they could work…

Hamma Bead Club

Monday lunchtimes in Mrs Taylor’s classroom is a busy time. 14 children enjoy designing and making intricate patterns using hamma beads. Some children design, make and complete a hamma bead pattern each week and others choose to make a more detailed pattern over several weeks. Whatever the choice the end…

Lower Kindergarten Weekly Walk

The children in Lower Kindergarten have been taking a weekly walk along Station Road and visiting different shops. They have already visited the bakers shop, a supermarket and the fruit shop. One of their favourite visits was to Carole Langleys, the flower shop. They were very pleased to see the…

Year 7 Safety Hazards Lesson

As an introduction into secondary school Science, Year 7’s spent their first weeks in the laboratory learning about hazards and safety in the lab. During this lesson, Year 7 were using chemicals in various practical activities to learn about how to handle chemicals with varying hazards.

House Music Competition 2019

This morning children from Reception to Year 11 took part in the annual House Music Competition, a highly anticipated event in the school calendar. Warren and Connaught House have both been putting in a lot of time and effort for rehearsals and today it really paid off. The Houses battled…

Year 7’s Scientific Discoveries

In Year 7 Science pupils observed the cooling of stearic acid. The class were set with the challenge to answer the following questions: When a substance cools down and reaches a temperature below its melting point, it will change from a liquid to a solid. But what happens during this…

Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month this year, Normanhurst School invited two aspiring Olympic 2020 athletes to come in and discuss their journey through sport and their inspirations. During in the whole school assembly, we were joined by basketballer Melita Emanuel-Carr, a Silver medallist in the Commonwealth Games, and Will Saunders,…