On Thursday, 10th March Year 1 travelled by tube for their trip to the Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood as part of their History topic ‘Toys from the Past’. Continue reading
On 4th March, Avon House School went to the Green to clean it up for ‘Clean for the Queen’.
We filled a lot of bags with cans, ice-cream wrappers, sweet wrappers, lolly sticks, cigarette packets and much more. Continue reading
This week as part of our transport topic Foundation 1 enjoyed visiting Woodford station and getting on the train. The children were excited to be on the train and watched the view from the windows. Continue reading
This has been a really egg citing week at school. On Monday we took delivery of 8 Nova Brown eggs. The eggs were 19 days old and we were informed that we should see the first of the chicks arrive Wednesday or Thursday. Egg cellent news – we have seven fluffy chicks all chirping away in the library. They are growing quickly and eating a lot. Continue reading
From 29th February to 4th March, Avon House enjoyed a week full of Shakespeare. It was a lovely introduction to his plays and each year group studied a different play. Continue reading
On Saturday, 20th February Tristen, Krishan, Sheni and I were invited to Forest School Cricket Suite to have professional cricket training with James Foster.
This was a great opportunity for us to practice and learn new skills from a professional cricketer in a small group of 16 children from local schools.
James Foster gave us coaching on bowling, fielding and batting which really helped us all to improve our cricket skills.
Next term when we start the cricket season we will make sure we put all we have learned in to our games lessons and competitions.
by Nayan, Year 5
All four houses worked really hard for the annual Inter-House Music Competition with every house producing some excellent performances for the whole house, small group and individual instrumental performances. Continue reading
On Thursday, 25th February, Year 5 made a visit to All Saints’ church as part of their RE lesson. We had been learning about Jesus and his well known parables. At the church, we met Sophie and Liselle, who talked to us about some of the parables Jesus told. They then acted out one of them but with a funny twist! After that we had a go at acting them out. Each group had a bag full of props which we could incorporate into our ‘mini play’. Continue reading
The Avon House hockey team made its debut in a national competition on 11th February, participating in ISA’s UXI Boys’ Championships which were held at the Lee Valley Hockey Centre in the Olympic Park. Continue reading
On 10th February, Years 5 and 6 took part in a workshop with four Year 10 pupils from Forest School. The aim of this workshop was to identify what makes a good community. The Year 10 girls explained the importance of community both locally and globally and the children discussed ways in which we can improve our communities both within school and further afield.