Our year sixes have finished baking the bread, and have really 'risen' to the occasion!They've followed the DT process step by step, conducting market research and creating prototypes, and many have spiced theirs up with garlic and paprika!


Step 2 of Year 6's final bread products: seasoning added and bread shaped ready for another prove 🥖


Today Year 6 are making their final bread products as part of their D.T learning this half-term. They have started off with a basic bread dough which has been kneaded and left to prove. Keep checking on here for updates 🥖


Year 3 made their final super salads today to complete their D.T learning for this term! How delicious do these look? 🥗


Year 6 went on a local area walk of Penge today to link in with their geography topic. They stopped at various points to discuss the history and also looked out for some of Penge's famous street art!


We had such an amazing maths week this week, topping it off with a fun maths dress-up day today. Thank you to everyone who took part 🥳🎊


Miss Simmons introduced Maths Week today - our year sixes shared some of the reasons why Maths is so important, and we found out about our Maths competitions for this week!Looking forward to seeing how everyone dresses up for Maths Day on Friday! 🧮➗➖➕


KS2 are having a special e-safety assembly by Jack Fowler on the federation cyber-security team 👩‍💻


Today we are wearing spots in support of Children in Need. Thank you so much to everyone who gave in a donation to help this amazing cause 🧸


Amazing guys! Thanks for sharing and supporting Odd Socks Day and Anti-Bullying Week 2023! 🧦🙌❤️


Today, Year 1 Rhino Class had a great time creating collage poppies to commemorate Remembrance Day. They used the techniques they have learned in their art lessons this half term including overlapping, crumbling, and tearing 🎨


Thank you to everyone for wearing their odd socks today to celebrate everyone's differences! What a way to kick off Anti-Bullying Week 🧦


Here are our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors supporting in assembly by reading sharing poetry


This week we are focusing on Kindness and anti-bullying, led by our year six ambassadors. Today we're wearing odd socks to remind us that differences are good!


Look at how exciting our Reception learning is today!


Get your best odd socks at the ready as on Monday we will be having Odd Socks Day to celebrate everyone being unique. This day will kick off Anti-Bulling week. We can't wait to see your odd socks! 🧦


This week our nursery children have been busy creating their own firework pictures using a range of media and materials 🎆


Look how brilliantly our strings ensemble are coming along!


In art this week, Year 6 created their own photomontages inspired by the work of Deborah Roberts 🎨


In D.T this week, Year 3 have been finding out what makes the best salad dressing by mixing different quantities of lemon juice and oil 🥗

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Year 4

Autumn 2
Welcome to Year 4: 
Manatee and Takin Class 


Miss Parmar is teaching Takin Class and Miss Rahman is the class teacher in Manatee Class. 

Welcome to Autumn 2. We hope you find the information below useful. This information will help you support your child at home with the organisation of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 


Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings and read for at least 30 minutes each day. Children will learn times tables and access Times Tables Rock Stars on Also, children will access their Computing assignments on Purple Mash  


In Manatee Class, PE days are Monday and Wednesday.  

In Takin Class, PE days are on Wednesday.  


Swimming will continue to be on Wednesday afternoons until 29/11/23 

Key Times 

For Year 4, the school day will begin at 8.30, and end at 3.30.  



What are we learning? 


In Literacy, we will be reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, marvellously imaginative classic story, which has been loved by generations of children. We will learn how to write captivating setting descriptions, adverts and poetry. We will also focus on A Pebble in my Pocket by Meredith Hooper, where students will practice writing explanation and information texts. 


In Maths, we will begin by practicing addition and subtraction with exchanges. We will then begin learning how to measure the area of a shape. Finally, we will begin a unit focusing on multiplication and division, where children will learn how to multiply and divide numbers up to the 12x tables. 


In Science, we will compare and group materials together according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases. We will observe and record how the substances change state. Also, we will learn how to identify evaporation and condensation and discuss their part in the water cycle.  


Tectonic plates, earthquakes and volcanoes will continue to be the subject of our geographical learning for this term. We will be using maps and atlases to locate countries and describe their features, as well as exploring the advantages and disadvantages of living near volcanoes. 


In History, we will continue to learn about Ancient Greece and use artefacts to investigate Greek legacy: education, democracy, Olympics, architecture and alphabet. 


In Religious Education we will learn about Christianity, Christmas and Christingles. 


We will use and combine a variety of software (including internet services) to write for different audiences, design and create an animation - using 2Create in Purple Mash. 


In art, we will be learning about collage, exploring the work of Jiri KoláÅ™ and Man Ray. We will focus on the visual element of shape.  


In French, we will be discussing numbers, birthdays and Christmas.  


In PSHE we will be thinking about relationships, bullying, culture and diversity. 


In PE we will be learning Swimming, Football and Cross-Country running skills.  


Children will continue learning singing skills. Also, we will listen and appraise music using comparisons of rhythm, pulse and tempo.  


In DT we will design, create, and evaluate packaging for biscuits! 


How can I help at home? 

One of the ways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 20 minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital, and children should be confident in their times tables by the end of year 4. 

Children have logins for Purple Mash and Times Tables Rock Stars – please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Mrs Borecka or Miss Mir, or you can arrange a meeting at the school office. 


Miss Parmar and Miss Rahman.