Year 5 organised a cake sale today to raise money for the BBC’s Children in Need appeal. The children designed posters to advertise the sale and made some of the 250 cakes on sale in their cookery class at school and at home.
We started this week with a real bang as we celebrated Diwali. Mums from all classes dressed in saris as our weekly assembly looked at the celebrations and traditions surrounding this event. Continue reading
In 2012 Vintage Classics, in conjunction with the Young Times in the Times, launched a nationwide competition for a 7 to 12-year-old to draw the cover artwork for a new edition of ‘The Railway Children’ by E. Nesbit. Dame Jacqueline Wilson and illustrator Jez Alboorough were amongst the judges looking to find the best design. Continue reading
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
This week the Eco Council helped Mrs Geisler to collect the massive amount of bags that children and staff had brought in for the Bags2school collection.
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