Category: News

Year 3 Forest Trips

Year 3 enjoyed their afternoons out in Epping forest, climbing trees and making dens. It was lovely to see a lot of team work between the children in order to build their den from large logs and tree branches that they collected from around the forest. They also had the…

Peter and the Wolf

Year 2 have been studying ‘Peter and the Wolf’ by Prokofiev. This is a great piece to introduce children to different instruments. On Zoom calls the pupils were introduced to the flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and the French horn. They even had a special appearance by a senior pupil, showing them how…

Normanhurst Virtual Music Concert

Normanhurst Virtual Music Concert

A summer term would not be complete at Normanhurst School without summer concerts. The lockdown has unfortunately prevented us from holding our usual events, but we did not want our families to miss out on a musical finale to the year. Mrs Jones has been working with pupils remotely this…

School Games Recognition Success

We are very pleased to announce that we have received the a School Games Recognition certificate for our commitment to the School Games programme in the Autumn and Spring terms 2019/20 before lockdown. Each School Games Mark application is divided into four sets of questions. They cover the following basic…

Graphic Communications Classroom Posters

In preparation for GCSE Graphic Communications, Year 9 students have been designing a classroom resource that can be used to communicate the key terms, skills and knowledge of the GCSE course. Students were challenged to work by hand and then convert to a digital design. They researched the individual elements…

Eva Prepares For GCSE Fine Art

Eva in Year 9 has made an exceptional start to the preparation for her GCSE course. Working from home she has participated in online exhibition visits and tours and created a range of individual work for the project Collections and Obsessions. Eva has worked independently to build her skills and…

Shapes With 3P

3P have been learning all about shapes, angles, turns and tessellations. They spent a week completing many activities including drawing their own 2D shapes, building 3D shapes with magnets and a game of Simon Says. The children particularly enjoyed their lesson on building 3D shapes with magnets; many different shapes…

Newsletter July 2020

Read our July Newsletter, filled with plenty of photos and information from our classrooms, as pupils returned to school, a Normanhurst sports report, and much more…

Year 8 Cambodia Work Results

Year 8 pupils have been doing cross curricular work learning about Cambodia this half term. In Science, they researched the Captive Breeding Program at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre and competed to write articles about their views on Captive Breeding. There were some very good entries from both forms,…

Head Girl and Head Boy Final Speech

Our current Year 11 Head Girl and Boy give their final leaving speech. Usually our Head Girl and Boy would give their final address during our Speech Day events, but this year they have had to go virtual, and have done a fantastic job.