Category: Classrooms

The latest news from the classrooms

Greek pots design, by Marcelo

Greek pots

I am designing Greek pots. They need to look like authentic ancient Greek pots and have steady handles. I made mine out of a balloon and for the bottom, I cut out a square from a paper plate. Then, we put paper mache on…

Secondary schools by Jessica, Ashley & April

Secondary Schools

In February and March, all the Year 6 students received their offers for secondary school places. Now, all the results are in. The vast majority, 70%, are going to state secondary schools and 30% going to independent schools. Richmond Park…

Strategy, by Sarin

Battleship

The strategy club is run by Mr O’Donnell after school at three fifteen to four fifteen. At strategy club you get to play strategy games like Battleship, Cluedo, Othello and pottery. Around nine children go to strategy and you get to…

Chess with Mr.Scott, by Sarin and Marcelo

Chess Queen

Chess is a famous game because there is no other game like it . There are 24 children in chess club. In one chess board there is one queen on either side; one is black and one is white. The queen…

Beekeeping at Barnes, by Anuli

Beekeepers in Year 3

Earlier this autumn year, Year 3 did some bee keeping.  We had to wear bee keepers outfits. They were all white and had rubber gloves. We had to wear helmuts with mesh to keep us safe from bee stings. It looks a bit like a…

A Play about Conflict, by Marcelo

Year 4 Children as Evacuees

When we started Year 4, we performed a play about conflict. We all dressed up as evacuees from World War II, went on a train to the countryside, and pretended to live in a new place. Evacuees are children who had…

New Drama Club, by Ashley

I’m in Brian’s drama club and it’s so fun. If you peeked into our drama club,  you would see us in partners working on a scene. For example, we pretended one of us was a robber and one of us…

The Handwriting Competition, by Ashley the Aardwark

In the handwriting competition, held the second week of September, we all had a chance to outline an illustration using our neatest handwriting. I created a volcano and I wrote the word “volcano” all around it very small. April did…

iPads! By Malcolm and George

OK guys we have shocking news! Here in the  ICT suite THE iPADS HAVE ARRIVED!! See the evidence in this picture of two children standing with the iPads! iPads could revolutionise the classrooms. With Airserver (a streaming application that stream…

Year 5 Tests: What a bore, by Jack

This half term every year has their exams… We (year 5) have our tests this week, but at least I have my Maths test today. Yesssssssssss! So this week we have had: Spellings, Short Writing, Long Writing, and we will…