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Science with Dr James Baker »

Last week, Dr James Baker came in to school with Mr Daniel Bentham (our Chair of Governors) to do some fun science demonstrations.
Dr James Baker is a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Biology at University College London.  He spoke to years 5 and 6 about the importance of science and then showed them…

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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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‘Romeo and Juliet’ Adaptation »

Last term, Year 5 wrote some brilliant adaptation stories of 'Romeo and Juliet' after studying Shakespeare's dramatic text. Anastasia read out the beginning of her story in assembly, so here is the long-awaited full story, as promised by Mrs Abrahams...

Forbidden Love


It was night time, and the…

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Yr 5 Science Taster Lesson »

Today, Year 5 went on an exciting trip to Westminster City School. We participated in a hands on science lesson led by Mr Chen in a specialist science lab. We tested PH levels in different substaces and even conducted flame tests in which we identified particular metal solutions. Don't worry…

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Year 5 Trip to The Rambert Building »

Yesterday, Year 5 were lucky enough to get a snapshot into the life of a Rambert dancer and we saw how their magnificent dance productions come to life. We participated in a dance workshop as well as collaborating in small groups to design and make costumes, props and set designs for our own dance…

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Year 5 Smart Gym »

SmartGym is an exciting technology-enabled model which teaches core life skills to young people. Year 5 have been chosen by the Anna Freud Centre to take part in this research-based programme to see how it affects our resilience, focus and concentration inside and outside the classroom. The…

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Years 5/6 Athletics Trip »

Last week, Years 5 and 6 participated in the inter schools athletics competition at Queen Mother Sports Centre. We entered in a variety of track and field events and showed excellent sportsmanship throughout the day. Congratulations to all involved!

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Year 5 Trip to Buddhist Centre »

As part of the Buddhism topic, Year 5 attended the Buddhist Centre in West London. The children were calm and respectful at all times which impressed Pranjadevi very much! Year 5 meditated and learnt about the life of Buddha and what it means to be mindful.

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Tim Peake’s Space Walk »

This afternoon St Clement Danes watched LIVE as Tim Peake became the first British Citizen to walk in Space!!

We were very worried when Tim Peake was told that his safety tether may have snagged …and then hugely relieved when Mission Control said he could proceed as all was well. Phew!

Once Tim…

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