On Tuesday, the whole school had assemblies and workshops from the NSPCC about speaking out and staying safe. The children learnt about the different types of abuse and all they different adults they can tell if something has happened. The children were all very engaged in the workshop and presented sensible ideas.
Last week members of Cedar and Elm went to Southfields for a Badminton tournament. The children all showed great sportsmanship and lots of skill.
Well done to the children who represented St.Anne’s.
What a week we had! For many of the children, this was their first time away from home, but they had so much fun they didn’t want to come home!
On the first evening we played Ambush!
“It was so fun playing in the dark woods and Miss Johnston scared Miss Beard” – Kacey
On the first day we had:
Aeroball, trapeze, sports games and Raft Building.
“I faced my fear on the trapeze and jumped off the top!”- Declan
In the evening our activity was Campfire!
“I loved eating the marshmallows and learning the camp songs”- Jemima
On the Second day we had:
Giant swing, challenge course, jacob’s ladder and buggy building
“Giant swing was my favourite, lots of people screamed!” -Zamira
In the evening our activity was Quiz night
“I loved the music round and we won the quiz!”- Rayann
On the third day we had:
Rifle shooting, Zip wire, Abseiling, Orienteering
“I really enjoyed rifle shooting, I even hit the bull-eyes”- David
In the evening we had the DISCO!!
“The disco was so fun”- All the children
The final day we had:
Climbing and sensory trail.
” Sensory trail was so scary because we were blindfolded!”
In Elm class we have been have been discussing the meaning behind remembrance day. We have got into the mindset of a soldier and written descriptive pieces and poems. The children have all been very thoughtful and shown great compassion.
On Monday Elm and Cedar were lucky enough to have someone come and visit from the Museum of London to do a Black History workshop. The children learnt all about the Black History of London and even wrote beautiful poems about it.
Such an interesting workshop to end our Windrush unit on!
On Monday Elm and Cedar had a problem solving workshop getting prepared for a competition at Explore Learning. They spent the morning thinking of different ways they could solve problems and whether their was more than one possibility whilst putting their teamwork skills to the test!
The children all enjoyed the session and are ready to apply their problem solving in maths more…
This week Elm class started their new topic based around Crime and Punishment through the ages. We are going to be looking at all different periods of History and comparing the crimes and punishments.
To start our topic off, we were all arrested! We arrived into our classroom to police sirens and had to have our pictures taken and give our finger prints. We learnt all about why the police take fingerprints and what other ways they can collect evidence.
We are excited to learn more…
Today we took a time portal back to the Victorian period and we learnt all about what it would have been like to be a poor Victorian child, living in Southwark. We discovered what chores children were made to do and how often they go to wash! The children also got to immerse themselves into school life with Victorian teachers; they learnt the three R’s and bible studies. Afterwards, we visited Borough market and the ship by the docks where many of the Southwark Victorian children may have worked!
We had a fantastic day to finish off our Victorian topic!
Celebrating all the different cultures our school represents is one of our favourite things to do!
On Wednesday we had a day full of dress up, learning about different places and eating delicious food!
Each class did a country-focus study and created fact files about the culture; they also created beautiful art work that the children were able to take home for their parents!
Elm looked at India, Cedar looked at Jamaica, Pine looked at Ghana, Willow looked at Australia, Olive looked at Japan and Oaks and Acorns looked at England.
After school, we all had so much fun eating foods from other countries, putting on a fashion show and dancing with our friends and family.
Thank you to all the parents that brought in food and joined us after school, we really appreciate it!
This year were are getting more active and these four amazing children are leading the way! You will see them running sporting activities at lunchtimes and helping the team at sports tournaments being fantastic roles models!
The leaders are: