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Father’s Day Butty and a Brew

14th June 2024

Our ‘Butty and a Brew’ Father’s Day event was as popular as always this morning.  Thank you to all the Dads, Granddads, Uncles and Big Brothers who came to share breakfast and a story with the KS1 children. A big ‘Happy Father’s Day’ to all the Avon House Dads for Sunday!  

Building Bridges

23rd May 2024

A few children from the Prep School spent a week researching, painting pictures of, designing and building new bridges to span the River Thames. After a trip into London to look at existing bridges, they painted the ones they’d seen and made prototypes of their ideas out of rolled newspaper. After this, the children sketched…

Last Litter Pick

22nd May 2024

The Sustainability Council braved the rain for their last Litter Pick of the year on Tuesday. Always looking to “feed the rubbish bag” the Council members found it a lot harder than usual because of the long grass which has been allowed to get out of control on the Green. Undeterred they still managed to…

Building Bridges

16th May 2024

A few children from the Prep School spent a week researching, painting pictures of, designing and building new bridges to span the River Thames. After a trip into London to look at existing bridges, they painted the ones they’d seen and made prototypes of their ideas out of rolled newspaper. After this, the children sketched…

All Rise for the Magistrate

18th April 2024

On Thursday, pupils in Years 5 & 6 had an audience with Dawn Roache, a friend of Avon House and a  Magistrate (Justice of the Peace). She spoke to Year 5 about the dangers of social media and to Year 6 about the consequences of Cyber Bullying. These sessions were full of practical examples and…

London Pulse Netball

16th April 2024

On Monday 15th April, 11 girls from Netball Club, along with Mrs Gleadell and Miss Ioakim went to the Copper Box in Stratford to watch London Pulse v Saracen Mavericks. It was a really close match with some superb netball played by both teams.  London Pulse narrowly beat the Saracen Mavericks 45-43.  It was a…

The Wind in the Knighton Woods

15th April 2024

For this term’s WOW Day, Year 2 were introduced to our new text, The Wind in the Willows, as well as exploring a woodland habitat. We began the day by reading the first chapter of the book, where we were introduced to Mole, Rat, Badger and Toad. We then walked to Knighton Woods and investigated…

Wheelie Good Cycling Skills

25th March 2024

Year 5 had the chance to demonstrate how ‘wheelie good’ their cycling skills are as they took part in our Bikeability course, a cycling training programme on Thursday. Gaining new knowledge and practical skills on how to ‘handle’, repair and look after their bikes, how to be safe and be seen when in the community…

Mother’s Day Celebrations

9th March 2024

We had a lovely Mother’s Day treat last Friday and were so pleased that so many of you could join us for this special celebration. Year 1 Cranes led a wonderful Mother’s Day assembly where the children learnt about what Mother’s Day is and why we celebrate this day. They also shared their own unique reasons…

Worst Ever Litter Pick…in a good way!

5th March 2024

The Sustainability Council endured their worst ever litter pick during today’s lunchtime. It was very apparent, said Miss Whitestone, that the Green was much cleaner than usual with far less litter on it. This of course is a good thing! The Council had to trek all the way up to the shops on the Broadway…