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Using our New iPads!

It was with great excitement that Year 5 became the first class at Normanhurst School to use the brand new iPads donated by the NSPA. The class felt very lucky to have been given enough iPads to be able to use one each, and quickly put them straight to great…

A History of Chingford

Year 5 worked hard over the summer researching the history of Chingford. Each pupil presented their project to the rest of the class. Using powerpoints, print outs, hand written and decorated projects – one of which included a photographic report of a tour of our town – the pupils proudly…

GCSE Results 2019

Once again, Normanhurst is celebrating an excellent set of GCSE results for Year 11 pupils. 89% of grades achieved were at grade 4 or above, equivalent to a previous grade C or higher, with a quarter at grades 7-9, equivalent to the previous grades A*or A. The pupils achieved particularly…

Year 7 and 8 Trip to London Zoo

Pupils in Years 7 and 8 had the opportunity to go on a trip to ZSL London Zoo on Monday 1 July. The trip was organised to support part of the Biology curriculum, and pupils had the opportunity to study the adaptations and behaviours of various animals in their habitats. …

Floating Classroom Trip

Last month, Years 3 and 4 travelled to Paddington to board a barge, on which they had the opportunity of experiencing the Floating Classroom, a unique learning experience. They learnt all about the animals and plants that live around the canal area in Paddington and even navigated their way through…

Year 10 Work Experience and Careers Day

During the Summer Term Year 10 pupils are given the opportunity to experience the ‘World of Work’ through a one-week session of work experience from Monday 24 June until Friday 28 June. This has proved to be very successful over a number of years. In order for the experience to…

LSO Connect Project

During May and June seven of our musicians were given the chance to take part in the LSO Connect Project with the Walthamstow Youth Orchestra. The musicians met for rehearsals after school to practise pieces from Bizet’s Carmen and Elgar’s Enigma Variations. They were joined at each rehearsal by professional…

TfL Safety and Citizenship Workshop

During the Summer Term, TfL visited Year 6 and informed them about their options of travel and how to be safe and punctual whilst they are travelling around London during their Senior years. Children asked a lot of questions and enjoyed a very engaging workshop.