Entries by Zara

Visit to the New Zealand Embassy

Our children visited the New Zealand embassy for a private event  on Friday 22nd March. They took messages of love and solidarity together. The children read out messages, sang nasheeds and recited Qur’an to the team. The children were given a wonderful surprise by the Embassy staff who sang to our children too. It was […]

Year 3 and 4 trip to Kew Gardens

Year 3 and 4 visited Kew Gardens as part of their science topic on how plants grow as well as our current Topic subject on Where does our food come from? The children had an amazing time and had an unforgettable experience seeing plants and trees they have never seen before including some of the […]

Exploring London with Muslim History tours

Britain has a Muslim heritage dating back 1300 years. Muslim heritage is all around us evident in outstanding design and architecture, science, hidden gems, historical mosques and so much more! Our children have been studying the book ‘A walk in London’ by Salvatore  Rubino, which explores all of the historical landmarks of London and their […]

Slime making in Year 3 and 4

Year 3 and 4 investigated what slime is and how to make it. The question was, is slime a liquid or a solid? They found that slime is a non-Newtonian liquid, which means that the viscosity, or resistance, of the liquid changes as you apply a stronger force. If you rest your hand on the surface […]

Experiment a rocket‎ by KS1

This week in ‘Science Week’ our super scientists in year 1 & 2 have been learning all about Isaac Newton and Neil Armstrong’s discoveries. We have been learning about Neil Armstrong’s exploration to the moon. In science we have been learning about Isaac Newton’s discoveries and theories on his 3 laws of motion. The children […]

Science week visitors – January 2019

We were really lucky to invite a midwife, an optician and an electrician who are all friends of the school to come in and share their journeys of how they came into their careers with the children. They brought in equipment and shared what science related  topics they needed to study for their jobs. The […]

Science Boffin show – January 2019

Our Science boffin Olly,  mesmerised the children with a fun filled science show that included  different experiments testing their observation skills. The children were amazed by seeing 3 small quantities of chemicals making such a huge amount of toothpaste fit enough for an elephant. The Bernoulli’s principle was shown, where a stream of air travelled […]

Year 1 and 2 trip to the London Aquarium

The Year 1 and 2 children went to an exciting trip to the London Aquarium, some of the children experienced being on a train for the first time and were very thrilled! Upon arrival the children had a workshop which cross curricular linked their science, geography and art topics. They also discussed the wonders of […]

Year 5 and 6 trip to The Metro Bank

Following from the workshops that the Year 5 and 6 children experienced  with the staff from Metro Bank, they were invited to visit the Cheapside branch in the City of London. The children got the opportunity to see inside a real vault and had a tour of the whole bank. They even got to meet […]

Metro Bank with Year 5/6

The Metro bank ran workshops with our Year 5 and 6 children. They learnt about how the bank takes care of money and how to manage their own money e.g. through budgeting and saving.  The last workshop will be a visit to the bank where children will see the different kind of jobs that are […]

KS1 Shopping centre-Money week

For Maths week, our class made maths hats, explored various aspects of the wonders of Maths and focused on Money. We culminated the theme week with a usual ks1 epic style dramatic role play. The children created their own shopping centre. We role-played real life scenarios like lining up at the bank, saving money ,calculating […]

Year 3 and 4 Tuck shop

As part of year 3 and 4’s design and technology project, the children designed and made their own healthy sandwich snack. On Wednesday, we turned our classroom into a sandwich tuck shop and sold all the products to the rest of the school. We sold each sandwich for 20p and we managed to raise an […]

Maths hat competition

As part of Maths Money week, we ran a Maths hat competition. We were blown away with the creativity and enthusiasm shown by the children. Thank you to all that entered. May the best hat win!!!  

Able Writers’ Day

Two children from Year 6 were chosen to take part in a special workshop with one of the UK’s leading performance poets, Neal Zetter. Neal shared his poems with the children and encouraged them to write their own poems about ‘Seasons’ using metaphors and similes. In the afternoon children worked in groups to write and […]

Anti Bullying Week – KS1

Year 1 & 2 worked productively from gaining valuable knowledge in class and external organisations i.e. Human Relief Foundation who delivered an important lesson speaking about the effects our words and actions can have on others. Children designed superhero costumes and learnt about sharing and spreading love and treating each other fairly.  Year 1 & […]