Tag Archive for Mr. Hartley

The House System, By Malcolm

I interviewed Mr. Hartley about the House System we have at school, where we are divided into one of four houses – Mortlake, Bank, Beverly and Castelnau. How do you chose who goes in each house ? “Jo [Patience] does…

School Uniform Changes, By Rosie and Zoe

As you all know, Mr. Hartley and Ms. Jepson have decided to make a slight change to our school uniform. Mr. Hartley has reminded us that we aren’t allowed to wear any accesories including: bracelets, necklaces, nail varnish and other garments.  We are interested to know…

Old to New… By Catherine and Rosie

During the Christmas holidays,  Mr. Hartley was busy working on our new website. This exciting new website was launched on Monday the 17th of January. We (the school journalists) gave our views on how to improve it, and those changes were made. There…

World Book Day! By Bea and Mimi

On Thursday, March 4th, it was World Book Day, but as a school we celebrated on Friday, 5th March. Every child was allowed to dress up as their favourite character from a book. Roughly 10% of year 5 is a…

No New Class, by Bea

We currently have two classes in each year. As you may know, the school was planning to add a new “bulge” class to reception because of the number of children needing a primary place in Richmond Borough. But… we would…

Coping with an Extra Class, by Mimi

As many students know, next September a third class is coming into reception. The nursery is to be moved, but where to? Like the art studio in Key Stage 2, a temporary building will be built in the summer holidays…

Safe Fun, by George

There have been many improvements to our playgrounds in the past couple years, though safety remains a concern. “I think the playground is safe but could be safer, “ said Claire, Millie Seymour-Hignett’s learning assistant. Some children have witnessed other…

The House Cup, by Michael

It was the happiest moment of probably everyone’s life in Bank House when they won the House Cup. Since when were Bank so amazing at the Tug of War? Who knows? But it has made them level with Mortlake for…