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Category: Educational Visit

Did You Know Florence Nightingale Invented the Pie Chart?!

23rd February 2024

On Wednesday, Year 2 were extremely lucky to meet Florence Nightingale, the heroine of the Crimean War we are learning about this term! Florence told us all about her upbringing and her family, who did not want her to become a nurse. She talked about her travels and had the children pretend to be Greek…

The Lion King

20th February 2024

Year 1 had a fantastic day out for our Spring Term school trip. We started off the day very excited as we hopped on the coach to head for the British Museum. We had the opportunity to explore the African exhibit. Each group had a tick sheet to help them explore the area, the children…

A Visit to a Gurdwara

1st February 2024

On Wednesday 31st January, Year 5 went on a trip to a Gurdwara in Barking. The building was amazing, built with marble. The Guru Granth is a holy book and it takes about 48 hours to read all of it! That’s a long time. After that, we went into the langur hall which is where…

A Visit to City Hall

26th January 2024

On Thursday 25th January, the School Council team had an educational visit to City Hall. We learnt about how The City of London is run and even got the opportunity to sit in on the London Assembly meeting! It was a brilliant and interesting day had by all. We look forward to using our knowledge…

Tales from the Toy Box

13th December 2023

On Tuesday afternoon, Year 1 took part in a toy workshop to support their termly topic of ‘Tales from the Toy Box.’ The pupils had great fun experimenting and playing with different toys from the past. It was a great afternoon that provided a great end to the Autumn Term’s learning.  

Sustainability Council’s Big Day Out

30th November 2023

Wednesday saw Sustainability Council set off early for West London for a spectacular day out at Earl’s Court and the Natural History Museum. The BBC Earth Experience at Earl’s Court saw the Council members experience the beauty and power of the natural world across the 7 continents. Enormous 360° digital screens gave the children an immersive…

Make a Noise with Kindness

16th November 2023

It’s Anti-Bullying Week and Years 1-4 were treated to an amazing and thought provoking theatrical assembly from Open View Education today, with the Anti-Bullying Theatre Show, ‘Make a Noise with Kindness.’ The children met puppet friends Philip and Millie, but when three of Milly’s friends start to bully Philip, she has an important decision to…

Spectacular Sustainability

18th October 2023

Sustainability Council spent Tuesday lunchtime visiting Packford Opticians on Woodford High Road. The council representatives took along 23 pairs of glasses to donate to the glasses recycling programme which the shop runs. Mr Packford gave a talk about how the glasses are recycled and given to people in less fortunate circumstances. Sustainability Council has pledged…

A Visit From Sir Iain Duncan Smith

16th October 2023

Years 5 & 6 had a different experience at lunchtime on Friday 13th October, when instead of finding food in the dining hall, they had the opportunity to question our local MP, Sir Iain Duncan Smith. For just over 45 minutes he answered questions on being an MP, leading the Conservative Party, his achievements and…

Year 2 Church Visit

12th October 2023

As part of Year 2 learning about Christianity, the children went to visit a local church. They learnt about a church being a Christian place of worship and that Christians can worship by praying, singing, teaching, helping and reading. They were interested to look at the different types of Bibles, especially children’s picture Bibles, and…