Year 6 are learning all about the ancient Egyptians this half term and this week they have been thinking about mummification. They spent Friday afternoon practising their embalming techniques on fish which was not for the faint hearted as it involved the removal of all the major organs. They will now be able to use their expert knowledge in their writing and perhaps in their future medical careers! For photos and more information about their other topic work please see our Twitter page.
Congratulations to the 5 children who won our art competition and will be visiting the National Portrait Gallery next week to gain inspiration for the acrylic paintings. All of the children will be working to transfer their current painting into acrylics on A2 when they get back and these will then hang in our growing gallery in school.
Well done to Rebecca, Nour. Deeqa, Islam and Nassar- you are really talented artists !
Year 6 enjoyed their first session at local rock and pop school The Rhythm Studio, on nearby Golborne Road. The children will be learning how to sing, play guitar, drums and operate music production equipment over the coming weeks. Parents and carers will be invited to their final concert performance on 8th December. Who knows – we may have the next Jimmy Hendrix here in Bevington!
As part of their new topic “Arctic Adventure” the children and parents in Key Stage 1 came together today to immerse themselves in all things Polar Express! The children all boarded the train in the middle hall and began their journey through the Arctic, ready for adventure. Lots of parents stayed after the opening session and helped out with the learning in class too. Everyone had a great time and they are looking forward to continuing the journey. Have a look at our lovely photos attached below.
As we are working towards becoming an Eco school and we want to save paper to protect the rainforests we will only be publishing our newsletter in the website from now onwards. It will be available in the news letter section under the news tab so please have a look. If you would like us to email out the newsletter to you in future please ensure we have an up to date email address on file for you by contacting the school office. Our most recent edition is below for your information
Year 3 and 4 are studying the War as part of their history and geography topic this half term and yesterday they made soup that would have been common in war time. They chopped and prepared all the ingredients themselves and steamed up Busy Bees in the process! Everyone declared it was delicious- which, as it contained quite a lot of cabbage, was a real result for healthy eating ! They will be using this learning to inspire their writing for the rest of this week.
School councillors will be selling poppies at the gates from Wednesday 2nd November. We have been encouraging all of the children to buy one to help support many charities, including local ones in Ladbroke Grove. Look out for details of our Remembrance assembly next week led by Cherry Class.
Year 5 rounded off their topic work on the Great Barrier Reef with a trip to the London Aquarium on Friday 20th October. They left Ladbroke Grove train station and travelled to the shadow of the London Eye on the Southbank to reach their destination. They were able to see lots of creatures who are native to the Great Barrier Reef including sharks and different varieties of coral. It was an inspiring way to finish their learning for this term and gave them a new perspective on conservation.