Entries by Zara

Lansbury Lawrence school visit to Buttercup Primary

As part of the Tower Hamlets Linking project, the Year 6 children from Lansbury Lawrence spent the morning with our Year 5 and 6 children. They were given a group task to make the tallest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows. This task encouraged the children to communicate and reason with each other. We ended the […]

2019 Sports day at Buttercup primary!

As always the children displayed great teamwork, sportsmanship and perseverance! Well done team 1 for achieving the most points and becoming the overall champions of the day!

Refugee week– Friday 21st June 2019

Refugee week in KS1 culminated in a workshop run by Ummey Shah and Sima Dorasat from Human Relief Foundation. The children participated in a group activity where they shared their knowledge and understanding of refugee week. They were shown a video with information about the responsibility of communities and importance of helping those in need. […]

Buttercup visit to Sonali Garden 2019

As part of charity week, the school chose to gift our local elderly residents of Sonali Gardens (Sheltered accommodation) gift bags of food to enjoy. The children brought in food items to contribute towards the food bags. They were received with lots of smiles and gratitude. We hope this act of charity continues and the […]

KS1 International week

KS1 loved International week! This is always a wonderful theme week to discover a new country or a learn a great deal about a country we already know. This week also allowed us to celebrate our cultural differences and shared similarities and values. We explored the country of Bangladesh! we found out fascinating rich history […]

International week assembly at Buttercup Primary

To end the week, a special assembly was organised, where each class presented new information about the country they learnt about. They shared facts, artefacts, languages and  art work that they worked on over the week and for homework. We celebrated similarities and differences in the most perfect way and took away new knowledge that […]

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 […]