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Visit from an evacuee »

Yesterday, Sadie’s grandfather, Bob, came in to Year 6 to share his experiences as an evacuee in World War Two. 
Originally from Gateshead, Bob was evacuated to a village in Yorkshire when he was just 7 years old. First of all, Bob told us his story and then we asked him lots of questions.

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We are composers! »

Year 4 are composing music in ternary form. That means that the same section at the beginning is repeated at the end, making a musical sandwich! This musical sandwich was influenced by the paintings of Turner. Our pieces today were inspired by the sea and our sections were impressions of the Storm,…

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Christingle »

Year 2 are learning all about the religious symbolism in Light. Today we focussed on the symbolism of the Christingle and what it means to Christians. The orange symbolises the world, the red ribbon symbolises Jesus' sacrifice, the four sticks represent the four seasons and the sweets are a sign of…

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Inter Faith Week workshop »

Yesterday, Father Jim and some students from LSE came in to school to deliver a workshop for Inter Faith Week to years 5 and 6.


Each of the LSE students came in to school with an object that represented an aspect of their faith and explained why the object was important to them. They then…

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Year 3’s Amazing Pyjama Party! »

This afternoon, we celebrated our Attendance Award from Term 1 by having a film party. We watched Matilda, which was our core text last term and had a great laugh watching Miss Trunchbull and Bruce.

As a special treat we had some pizza and popcorn and watched the film... in our pyjamas!!!

We had…

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Year 2 Victorian School Day »

Today, Year 2 experienced life as a Victorian School Children. We were met by Miss Wilberforce at the classroom door and were whisked back to 1899! The class discovered what would happen if you were naughty in class, how to sit straight and how children were taught.

We all agreed school is much…

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Remembrance Service 11th November 2016 »

At 11 o'clock today a very moving Remembrance service took place in the St Clement Danes' playground, led by Fr Simon. We remembered all those affected by war and conflict and observed a 2 minute silence.

Ode to Remembrance:

'They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not…

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Maths Parent Workshop »

Thank you to everyone who came along to a very successful maths parent workshop yesterday - there was a real buzz in the school hall! It was a wonderful opportunity to talk about maths strategies, calculations and how maths learning is fun and exciting! Many thanks to Mrs Vale for leading the event…

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Year 4’s Roman History Workshop »

Year 4 had an amazing day with Charlie, our Roman Centurion teacher for the day. We were legionaries, an elite squad of soldiers carrying out real duties that Romans would have undertaken in the past! These included:

  • designing wax coins (one was made into a real silver coin!),
  • building a Roman…

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Remember remember the 5th of November! »

This weekend lots of families will be celebrating Bonfire Night.

In our assembly this morning, we had great fun making our own human firework using our voices in the hall.  We talked about how to stay safe on Bonfire Night and the children learnt these important rules:

* Never touch fireworks!

*…

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Our Superhero Quest »

In the last week of term, our friends Clement and Clementine went missing! As we have been learning about Superheroes and their superpowers, we thought we would go on a Superhero Quest to try and find them. The children donned their capes, prepped their masks and went in search of our class bears.…

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Thank you, Father Simon! »

This week is ‘Thank Your Vicar Week’.  At St Clement Danes, we have taken this special opportunity to say a very big thank you to Father Simon for all he does for our school community!

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Black History Month »

In October we have been learning about a range of inspirational figures such as Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks and Mo Farah. There will be more activities throughout the year which will inspire the children to think about their own contribution to making a fair and peaceful world.

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Year 6 Poetry »

Today, Year Six took part in the Look North More Often poetry project with Cheryl Moskowitz from the Poetry Society.

A Norwegian Christmas tree has been given annually to the people of London since 1947, as a symbol of peace and friendship, in recognition of British support during World War II.…

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Sayers Croft Day Four »

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