Art for the Ages!

From prehistoric cave art to the Impressionist flourishes of Monet, from Stonehenge to the ‘inside-out’ modern curiosity of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, Year 3 have traversed centuries to fill our classroom, and our minds, with wonder!

YEAR 2- CHRISTINGLE

In RE, we learnt about the importance of the Christingle Celebration in the Christian Faith. In small groups, we made our own Christingle which is made of an orange, a lighted candle, a red ribbon and dried fruit and sweets on cocktail sticks. We found out the meaning of each part. 1. The orange is […]

Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the EU’s programme to support education, training, youth and sport in Europe. St. John’s Walworth C of E Primary School is participating in an Erasmus + project with other partner schools in Europe: Czech Republic, Spain, Poland and Finland. The project’s name is Kalokagathia, Healthy soul in a healthy body. Our goal for […]

SATs Prep Advice

Here are a few useful websites for parents and carers of year 6 pupils: Loads of Maths games on a range of Mathematical concepts. https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm This site has loads of Maths games which help to practise a range of skills. http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html This site is useful for grammar and spellings http://www.herewardprimary.co.uk/grammar-punctuation-spelling/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/english/spelling_grammar/ https://www.bbc.com/education/subjects/z826n39 SATS 2019 DATES: […]

Reception 2018-19

A very warm welcome to all our new Reception children who have started school this term. We are very proud seeing you settling in to the routines of school so well. It didn’t take long for you to make yourselves at home! We would also like to thank all parents for the support we receive from […]

Breaking News: Plant Update

If you’ve been following our Year 3 blog, you will remember we planted cress, pumpkins, tomatoes and beans, half put in a cupboard and half on the window sill. We watered them all regularly and, well, look at the photo for results! Our window plants are thriving, juicy from water, well fed, with large open […]

Cultural Fusion: Bajan Origami Flying Fish

  Today, Years 4 and 5 visited the Year 3 classroom for International Week. They tried to combine Japanese origami with the Bajan culture of carnival, flying wish, rhythm and movement by making paper flickers/spinners out of the Barbadian Flag. Here is the link to the Festival Flying Fish Flicker showing what should happen if […]

BOOOOM!

With a lot of baking soda, a load of washing-up liquid and a gallon of vinegar (with just a smidgen of food colouring), Year 3 succeeded in creating a volcanic eruption as tremendous as Mount Vesuvius. Well, almost… We had an intrepid morning, out in the hot sun, working and observing as a team. We […]