Entries by Zara

Year 6 First Aid training day 2018

Year 6 were taught important first aid skills that will help them in the future. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed practising CPR and all gained a basic first aid certificate.  

Year 3 and 4 trip to The Soanes Centre

As part of their Science topic Habitats, the students went to the cemetery park which boasts  a wealth of diverse habitats, including open grassy glades, deciduous woodlands and freshwater. The children experienced a rich variety of plants and animals and they conducted a survey of the flora and fauna of 2 different habitats.  

Year 5 trip to The Natural History Museum

The Year 5 children went to the David Attenborough studio at The Natural History Museum and took part in a workshop that looked at classifying organisms. All living organisms are  classified into groups based on very basic, shared characteristics. Organisms within each group are then further divided into smaller groups. The children looked at clues […]

International Week – KS1 Skype with a Turkish school!

During international week. Year 1 & 2 learnt all about Turkey. The vibrant culture, the rich history and mouth watering food! The children had the opportunity to enhance their understanding of this wonderful country further during a special live Skype call with a grade two class in Turkey. We connected with Ukeb school in Izmir […]

International Day Assembly

Assembly Key stage 1 and 2 children met together and shared their new found knowledge about the countries they studied. Year 1 and 2 shared information about Turkey. Year 3 and 4 shared facts about Iraq and the Year 5 and 6 children talked about North and South America. The children celebrated the wonderful diversity […]

Year 1 & 2 Trip to Tower of London

Year 1 & 2 had a fantastic day exploring the magnificent Tower of London.  Linking with their topic of Castles, children had opportunity to see features of a castle first hand and enhance their learning of key events in British history. Here are some highlights!      

Fire Safety Awareness

Fire safety awareness for the children. Prevention Cause of fire in the home and how to avoid them Detection The importance of a working smoke alarm. Escape what to do in the event of fire and how to keep safe.

Zoo 4 You

To end the term for KS1 and the Early Years on the topic Animals & Habitats , the staff booked in a special treat and invited the zoo into their classrooms. All the children were excited and had the chance to touch and hold many different animals. It was a very educational experience. the following animal were brought in […]

CSI in Year 5&6

Teachers brought the book alive ‘a beautiful lie’ and allowed the children to become forensic crime scene investigators for the day putting their skills to use!        

Science week

This year the school celebrated the wonderful world of science with a packed exciting week ! The following topics were studied in depth and enjoyed thoroughly by all the children and teachers : Foundation – Ocean life and electricity KS1 – plants and growth ( microscopy) Years 3/4 : Fossils and Fuels  ( material    change […]

Oxford Royal Microscope Society

Through an initiative of the Oxford Royal Microscope society our school took part in getting to understand a specialist area of interest in science ‘ microscopy ‘, The school had successfully applied to take part and had received a case of microscopes and many resources and samples for study for our budding scientists here at […]

Science Museum Shows

We have had a visit from the science museums outreach team this Wednesday as part of our Science week, the day started off with a whole school assembly on the Greatest Hits show which had included all of the Science Museum’s favourite demos from rockets to ‘magic’ tricks, instant ice cream to earth-shaking bangs.  This […]

Year 5 & 6 Trip to Victoria & Albert Museum

Our trip to the V&A was very exciting alhamdulillah! The children were amazed with the different clothing worn throughout history, especially the difference between men and women’s attire for different occasions.  They had the opportunity to dress up and experience not only the past’s clothing but also got to understand what went on in their lives! Here […]

Maths Week -27th November to 1st December 2017

This Year during maths week everyone at Buttercup had been planning on a spectacular maths event. From hats competition to projects! The Early years unit explored the ocean ,counted fish and learnt about the different size and weight of sea life creatures that exist under water. Ks1 and Ks2 took part in an event that […]

Safety Week – 18th September to 22nd September 2017

Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officers – Reach out to Children at Buttercup Primary School Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officers (THEO’s) made two visits to the Buttercup Primary School on Cannon Street Road last week in efforts to reach out to the younger community, amid a planned ‘Safety Week.’ Deputy head teacher Shaheda Khanom contacted Tower Hamlets Council […]