Oak have had a lovely afternoon at the Royal Albert Hall, taking part in their Classical Spectacular concert aimed specially for schools. You may remember that last Friday Oak worked with Albert’s Band, and this afternoon they saw all the instruments and musicians all on show on the big stage! An inspirational experience for all.
Birch class put their best riverdance foot forward this morning, with an assembly all about St Patrick’s Day. We learnt all about the origins of the saint’s day, and the history of St Patrick himself. Birch taught us about the symbolism of the shamrock, as well as discussing the myth surround the pot of gold at the rainbow! Thanks to parents, friends and family members who came.
Year 5 have had a truly scientific Wednesday, with both classes visiting world class scientific institutions. Sycamore visited the Royal Society and learnt all about the contributions that Islamic civilisations have made to scientific discovery. Meanwhile Mulberry visited Imperial College and got to grips with the latest research in one of the university’s laboratories. It was a day which spanned millennia! Head over to Twitter for photos.
Thank you to the visitors from one of our local High Street banks ( we don’t like to advertise!!) who came in today for the first of a series of sessions with children in Key Stage 2. They are coming in to help us all learn about why it is important to manage our money better. This is something we can really relate to in these times of austerity. Definitely important future life lessons here! Thanks to Mr Collett for organising this as part our PSHE curriculum. It is invaluable!
We had a lovely visit today from our Italian teacher colleagues. They come to Bevington every year to learn about the way schools in London teach their pupils. They also bring us lots of ideas and the opportunity to go back and see how school works in their classrooms. It is fascinating to understand the international perspective on education. Learning together as always!
We were very excited to host lots of friends and colleagues from other local schools today as part of our work towards becoming a science learning hub. The science lab look brilliant- thanks to Miss Brown and the science ambassadors hard work and we are looking forward to even more fun experiments and super science learning in the future.
We had a wonderful music session today from Albert’s band who are a group of musicians from the Royal Albert Hall. Oak class got a chance to try out lots of fantastic instruments and the rest of Key Stage 2 got to listen to some very bouncy tunes! What a lovely way to end the week.
Thank you to Magnolia class for their lovely assembly today celebrating their families. They thought about how much they inspire us and how grateful we are to have them. And as a bonus they had also made all their parents some delicious brownies to show their appreciation. How tasty!
‘The second installment of seasonality day happened yesterday. All classes explored the gardens to find signs of spring, including looking for bud growth on trees, mini beasts roaming around and listening out for birds singing. The classes compared what they saw to what they discovered in winter and looked at how the gardens had changed. All classes produced some lovely work including a bunch of informative flowers created by Oak class. It was a lovely day!’
We had the usual fantastic turnout for parents’ evening today. Lots of parents stopped to say that they find the conversations really helpful in supporting their child at home and in knowing what they will be learning next in school. Thanks to all parents who obviously care passionately about their children’s education. We are all lucky to have you !