At Alderwood we have been using our local offer to enhance the learning experience our pupils receive here through various trips such as year 2 visiting the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. This brought to life the pupils’ learning as they have been looking at the great explorer ‘Scott of the Antarctica’ within their History unit of learning.
Wanda on the moon!
Following a brief interruption by Ofsted the children and staff at Wingfield have resumed their focus on this term’s whole school project: science learning inspired by a visit to the Peter Harrison Planetarium in Greenwich Park. During the visit children from all year groups took a tour of the Universe and experienced the wonders of the night sky with expert commentary from real astronomers.
At Willow Dene, one of our Core priorities for 2019-20 is firmly focussed on the school’s wider community responsibility:
To develop Willow Dene as a hub which advocates and models healthier lifestyle choices for families taking into account the complex barriers caused by the social and environmental context within the community.
At Horn Park, Forest School plays an important part in the learning experience of every child across the school. Through a hands-on experience in an outdoor learning environment, it develops their understanding of the natural world whilst building confidence and self-esteem.
Last week was a very busy week for school visits at South Rise. To support this term’s science learning, focused on electricity, Year 4 visited the Science Museum.
Halstow primary school children have been busy over the last few weeks, practising for the Christmas performances. Each year group will be performing two shows to their parents and carers and the ‘Performance Season’ started this week, with exceptional shows from both Year 5&6 and reception children.
The Compass Parent Forum, held its first meeting of the academic year last week. Parent representatives from across our seven schools attended the meeting, hosted at Alderwood Primary School.
Last week at South Rise, our Year 3 children visited the Transport Museum in Covent Garden. The trip was planned to support their unit of learning ‘On the Move’ which focuses on different transport systems and how they are developed based on the needs of a community. The children travelled into London by train, which…
At Wingfield results at all key benchmarks this year have been incredible and that is testament to the complete drive and determination of all the staff at Wingfield. Our Year 6 performance of ‘The Lion King’ this week again is a statement of our intent and drive – as a school we are committed to ensuring our learners have full access to the arts as part of our curriculum offer.
The Summer term is proving to be another busy term for us here at Willow Dene! With so much going on it was hard to choose what to share! Have a read below to find out what the second half of the Summer term has in store for us and what we have already managed to squeeze into this busy final term!