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Poetry Competition Entries Shout Loudly

6th December 2021

The English Department challenged students in Years 7, 8 & 9 to write a poem of no more than 40 lines with the title ‘My Big Mouth’ as part of a national  ISA competition. There were some truly great entries which we wanted to share here to showcase the talented writers we have in the…

Shaping words and communities with Year 2

28th January 2021

Our Year 2 students have been very busy working on their handwriting, vocabulary and playing with words as part of their topic of Communities. Teacher Kim said: “We have been talking about communities in Year 2 and having tremendous fun exploring our own communities and designing and making an ‘ideal’ community. This has manifested in Lego…

Window Wonders from Year 3

26th January 2021

Students in Sally’s Year 3 class have been changing their view using only paper and scissors! Sally says, “In today’s art lesson, I wanted to do something that would make a virtue out of necessity, in this case being stuck inside. I also wanted to get children to think outside the box – literally.” “These…

It’s beginning to look a lot like (recycled) Christmas!

7th December 2020

In the Lower School – the classrooms are decorated for the last week of term with festive snowflakes, paper-chains, popcorn garlands and twinkling trees. What all these decorations have in common is that they’ve been made out of materials which would have normally been thrown away. Recycled, re-used, repurposed and full of the joy handmade…

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