Year 1 – Brazilian Carnival

Families, friends, children and teachers gathered yesterday afternoon to witness our first ever Whitehall Park Brazilian Carnival. The children in year 1 have been learning about Brazil and life in the rainforest surrounding the Amazon. They have learnt about traditions within the Brazilian culture and throughout the term they have prepared masks, drumming sequences and dances to showcase their learning. …

Year 1 trip to Paradise Wildlife Park

Year 1 enjoyed an exciting day visiting Paradise Wildlife Park in Broxbourne as part of their research into animals that live in and around the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. They were excited to see white lions, zebras, tigers, meercats, bats, llamas, monkeys, birds and so much more! They learnt about different foods that the animals eat and how they move …

Reception class visits the Natural History Museum

For the finale of our ‘Dinosaur Invasion’ topic, we took the children to the Natural History Museum so that they could consolidate their fantastic learning throughout the half term. The children have really enjoyed learning facts about all the different dinosaurs, comparing them and presenting their findings in a range of different ways. The children particularly loved comparing the sizes …

Building Update 14: 9th May 2016

The new temporary administration block is in position and operational and the dining hall has been moved from its previous location increasing the amount of playground space on the top playground.  We have also walked around the site and identified any areas of concern which have been  put right by our contractors ExtraSpace Solutions. The planning permission required ExtraSpace Solutions …

Science and Engineering Day 2016

On the 9th May 2016 we celebrated our first of many Science and Engineering Day. It was a huge success as we had support from volunteers at the Department for Climate Change who helped to set up resources for the day and supported learning on the day. Children worked in their houses to compete against each other for points. They …

Brazilian Beats

Year 1 have been learning about Brazil this half term. As part of their learning they have been having Brazilian Beats lessons with Steve using different recycled products such as water bottles and bins, just like Stomp. They are preparing some music ready for their Brazilian Carnival on 24th May.