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Take One Picture

An exciting week at Avon House has seen the whole school taking part in The National Gallery’s ‘Take One Picture’  project which invites primary schools from around the country to use a picture from The National Gallery collection as inspiration for learning about art and famous paintings.

This year’s focus is the painting ‘Still Life with the Drinking-Horn of the Saint Sebastian’ by Willem Kalf (1653). Continue reading

The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Hungarian and English versions)

On Tuesday, 18th September Mrs King (Richard’s mum) came into one of our Early Years classes to read the Three Billy Goats Gruff to us in Hungarian and English.  Early Years are very familiar with the story and Mrs King taught us some of the Hungarian key words from the story.  We also managed to count to five, say “hello” and “thank you” in Hungarian.  It was great fun.  A big thank you to Mrs King from Foundation 1. Continue reading