Category: News

Year 10 Careers Fair

“On Thursday 23 January Year 10 had the exciting opportunity to look into potential future schools during their Careers day. We visited Forest School which was filled with stalls, each stall representing a different college/university. Many other schools were also taking part. As we approached the stalls, we were introduced…

Animal Art in Years 2 and 3

Years 2 and 3 joined together to create a variety of animals in Art. The children were put into mixed groups with children they would not usually have the opportunity to work with. Each animal had a different theme to it. One group created a Pop Art cat, another used…

A Human Number Line

Mrs Allen’s Year 2 Maths group have been looking at how to predict where numbers go on a number line when there are only a few numbers on it to begin with. They went into the playground with whiteboards and the children were all given a different number and had…

The Life-cycle of a Butterfly

Year 2 have been learning about the butterfly life-cycle in their Science lessons. They created their own version of the life-cycle using different pasta shapes to represent each stage. The children then created their own butterfly art, including a stained-glass butterfly and a butterfly created by symmetrical painting. Both classes…

Connaught House Assembly

Connaught came together on Tuesday for the first time this term. The focus of the assembly was community and growing. The assembly was prepared by the two senior house captains, Hannah and Nydia (unfortunately they were unable to deliver the assembly so Christian stood in for them). They talked about…

Finding Shapes at Normanhurst School

Some of Year 2 have been learning about the properties of 2D shapes in their Maths lessons. They have been using their powers of deduction to work out how many sides and vertices each shape has, and then testing each other about the different properties of the shapes. We also…

Year 2 Visit Pizza Express

Year 2 went to Pizza Express to learn all about how they make their pizzas. They learnt about how they make the dough rise, the special recipe tomato sauce they use, and the tasty mozzarella to top their pizza. Each child had the opportunity to make their own, which included…

Football and Tag Rugby Games

Normanhurst have been involved with some exciting football and tag rugby matches recently. 16 Jan – U15 Football, St Nicholas’ Our U15 boys football visited Saint Nicholas School, Old Harlow for their first football fixture after the Christmas break where they came up against strong opposition. Our side, playing against…

Inter House Gardening Project

This week the inter house gardening project was launched. The pupils will be designing a range of movable vegetable beds in their design and technology lessons. The pupils will work collectively as house groups to grow a range of vegetables in beds that they have designed and made themselves from…

Year 8 Meet Reception

Year 8 have been developing pop up books as part of their 2D-3D design and technology project. They have explored illustration, graphic design and layout as well as pop-up techniques to create an 8 page, fully illustrated pop-up book in response to the story of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, the feisty…