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Newsletter February 2020

Read our February Newsletter, full of photos and information on Year 1’s ‘A Visit to China’ Geography topic, various trips out and news from the Senior Science Department and Art & Design Department, plus lots more…

Valentine’s Day at the Spinney

Lucy very kindly paid a visit to the Spinney Care Home to play the violin to the residents who live there for Valentine’s Day.  The management of the Spinney wanted to treat their residents with something that they all love for Valentine’s Day. They all loved listening to Lucy play…

Year 1 ‘Chinese Art’

The Year One Geography topic; ‘A Visit to China’ enabled the class to explore different artistic techniques. Dragon Puppet: the children decorated dragons, added googly eyes and lolly sticks to make their puppets. Chinese Lanterns: we discovered how easy these are to make, as long as you fold and cut…

Year 1 Enjoy A Chinese Feast

‘A Visit to China’ topic could not possibly be complete without sampling the cuisine. Year 1 were invited to the Chingford Chinese Restaurant on Station Road for a typical ‘Chinese Experience’ by the friendly owner, Ken, a former pupil of Normanhurst School. We were all very keen to try the…

2A ‘Strictly Come Writing’ Assembly

The 2A class assembly was called ‘Strictly Come Writing’. We based it on this because the children in 2A really enjoyed watching Strictly Come Dancing and we tried to incorporate this theme with VCOP and writing. We had judges, contestants and hosts. There were also a few songs too, we…

Year 2 Have Fun Learning With iPads

Year 2 had exciting lessons using the school iPads across their English and Science classes. They started using the BBC Bitesize website to complete two grammar games ‘Small Town Superheroes’ and ‘Karate Cats’. For this, they had to complete different challenges related to the English curriculum to become a grammar…

Year 6 Visit TATE Modern

After proudly displaying their great artwork in Oaktree Schools Art Exhibition in January, Year 6 visited TATE Modern in order to widen their perspectives in art. They had the opportunity to look at various styles of some very famous artists. In class, Year 6 studied works of B. Riley and…