Category: International News

The Man who Fell from the Sky, by Jessica and Annabel

Do you know the story of the African man who fell from a plane? Well, the detectives Miss Jessica Lowit (5GS) and Miss Annabel Shone(4M) have uncovered the facts! The man who fell in September 2012 on Portman Avenue in…

Canadian Corner, By Malcolm

Did you know the amount of  square km in Canada to the UK is Canada 9,976,136 and UK 244,820? So the  difference is 9,731,315.8. So you could fit over 40 United Kingdoms into one Canada! 00

This week in history, by Amira

In a new occasional column, I will be writing about history this week. So, 18 years ago, we are in Kobe, Japan. On 17th January, 1995, a massive earthquake hit Kobe. The quake measured 7.2 on the richter scale. Around…

Canadian Blog: The Price of Petrol, by Malcolm

Hello I’m Malcolm and I’m going to start doing a weekly blog on Canada.Did you know the cost of one litre of gas in : Toronto is $1.41 Montreal is $1.47 Vancouver is $1.40 Ottawa is $1.35. Here in London…

An Insiders View of Canadian and British schools, by Malcolm

Well what is the difference between Canadian and British schools? I’ve lived in both places and these are differences I have noticed. For a start the academic levels here are a lot higher. Also,the competitiveness levels here are a little…

Visit by South Korean Teachers, by Florence

A group of  South Korean teachers  came to vist Barnes Primary School on February  1st.  The twelve teachers, including Professor C, came for the day. Year 5w had the chance to speak to three of the South Koreans. In assembly they danced…

Children In Need, by Catherine

On Friday, the 18th of November, something VERY special is happening. You guessed it, Children in Need! Children In Need is a telethon that helps not just children in the UK, but all around the world. On the show they…

The Big BBC Move North, By Catherine and Zoe

Want to visit the BBC, well you better go soon! BREAKING NEWS: Unfortunately, the BBC is moving to Manchester. We interviewed a very peculiar lady, Catherine Freeland. These were her answers: Why is the BBC moving? The BBC is moving…

The Royal Wedding

On the 29th of April 2011 you may see lots of bunting, flags and lots of celebrating for one reason – The Royal Wedding. So today at school we are celebrating by having a red, white and blue day. Red, white…