Monthly Archives: February 2010

Transforming Junk into Art

The year 5 students in Mr Stanley’s class are making the skyline of London from various bits of old material. A few of the buildings include the London Eye, Tower Bridge, the BT Tower and Big Ben. We made the…

Is Latin dead?

Some children in year 5 have been taught Latin as an after school club by some boys from St. Paul’s school. Everyone has thoroughly enjoyed latin, but while we are learning Latin, the boys are experiencing teaching 20 year 5…

Teacher of the week: Mr Stanley, by Sam

Mr. Stanley has been teaching Year 5 for the past two years at Barnes Primary School. He is thirty-seven years old. His wife’s name is Jane. He has a son who he wanted to call Dracula, but his choice was…

A Trip to Neasden Temple, by Bea

Last week, all year 5 children travelled on tubes, trains and buses. But where to? To none other than a temple built here in England, where all the marble has been shipped from Italy and the 25,000 pieces of marble…

Supporting Rwanda, by Bea

As you may know, Barnes Primary School is now supporting a school in a poor area in Africa – Rwanda. To find out more, I interviewed Mr Hartley. Mr Hartley, who has been to 55 countries, has never been to…