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Tag: cross curricular learning

Here be dragons

21st October 2020

Sara’s Y4 class were excited to show off the work they’ve been doing on Dragons this term. The topic, which has encompassed all aspects of the curriculum, started with the class reading ‘The Boy who Grew Dragons’ by Andy Shepherd. The class bookshelf was stuffed with other dragon-based works so they could immerse themselves in…

Getting brains buzzing with cross-curricular learning in Year 2

7th October 2020

Y2 students in Ilona’s class have been busy bees in this first half term. A project which started out with students looking at masks has led them all the way to our beehives. Students first looked at different sorts of mask and talked about the pros and cons of masks in different areas of life….

Monumental designs
make History

6th May 2020

Y8 students have been looking at the slave trade in their History lessons and designing monuments to remember those who suffered. They were challenged to use materials from around their homes to build models of their designs. Some students then presented their work via video conference to designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick and Andrew Lawrence,…

You CAN judge these books by their (brilliant) covers

16th March 2020

In the Upper School World Book day doesn’t require last minute costume changes and face paint (though we know lots of the students would love that too) – instead we asked older students to design a new cover for their favourite book. Entries came in from across the school but the English Department chose some…

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