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RD Trip to Colchester Zoo

RD had a great time on our school trip to Colchester Zoo.  We enjoyed getting on the coach and looking our for road signs when near to the zoo. We also saw horses, sheep and cows in the fields along the  motorway, when looking out the window. At the Zoo we saw lots of animals […]

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Pond Dipping!

Do you know that we have a pond in our playground? We visited our pond with Mac our gardener. We looked at the tadpoles that live in our pond and the other animals that live and thrive within this environment. It was so exciting to be able to look at these special animals and talk […]

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Year 3’s Photo Frames

Year 3 have worked hard this term at looking at different types of structures. We used this knowledge to design and create our own photo frames using cardboard. We had to think carefully about the structure of the photo frame to ensure that it stood up on its own. Photo frames are usually on display […]

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Music week Carl Orff

This week was music week. Year 4 studied the German composer Carl ORFF (1895 – 1982)​. ​He invented a new approach to music education which is still followed in many parts of Europe. One of his most famous pieces is ‘O’ Fortuna​’ Carmina Burana – ‘O fortuna’ . It was written in 1937​ ‘Carmina Burana’ is a huge piece for orchestra, three choirs and about nine soloists based […]

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Finding Treasure in Neverland!

We had a visit from Peter Pan, Tinkerbell and Captain Hook! We were so excited to meet them all and play games with them. The people from Perform did a drama workshop with us and showed us how to use our imaginations to improvise. We looked for Peter Pan’s Treasure and found it hidden with […]

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Making photo frames

In year 3 we have been investigating a range of ways we can create free-standing photo frames. During our design and technology lessons we used cards, paper, glue and sticky tape to experiment different ways we can make a 3D shape stand with extra reinforcement. We used various techniques such as folding paper, twisting the card, […]

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RD Drama Workshop

RD had a brilliant day today taking part in a drama workshop. We got to meet Peter Pan and go on a journey with him, flying all the way to ‘Neverland’. We met mermaids on the silly rocks and had a little sit on them ourselves, the rock made: Mia turn into a dog; Archie […]

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Sainsbury’s Summer Club

Premier Education have partnered with Sainsburys to deliver six weeks of Summer Clubs at Manor Junior School, Barking.  At a cost of £7.50 per day (including a fresh and free school lunch provided by Sainsbury's) this is a great opportunity for families.

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Our European Neighbours

Year 4 have just finished our topic on European Neighbours. In 4J each group researched a different country. We found out so much information using the internet and our topic books. Watch out parents/carers, the children will soon be asking to visit one of these countries for a  little break.  

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Perfect Pizzas by 5T

5T has a had a fantastic day creating Perfect Pizzas from our DT unit in Pizza Express Romford.   5T had fun learning and understanding the different ingredients that pizzas are made from. Children created their own margarita pizza and were able to explain each ingredient.   What we liked best about our trip to [...]

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