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STEM week in the Junior School

The return after the February half term will mark the start of STEM week in the Junior School. With a theme of ‘future technology’ the week will explore how the Earth’s resources are being used to power the planet and what the future holds in terms of renewable energy. Across the Junior school we will

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Year 6 egypt learning

During this term Year Six have been enjoying learning about Ancient Egypt. As part of our learning we have participated in lots of exciting interactive learning.  During our learning about how the Ancient Egyptians farmed the land by the River Nile we created our own model shadufs. These are an invention that was used to

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Year 6 class assembly

On Tuesday 24th January 2017,  Year 6 led a class assembly on ‘The Amazing Human Machine.’ This gave them the opportunity to share their recently gained knowledge of the workings of the human body with the rest of the school. This has been part of the new Year 6 science curriculum based on the workings

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Year 4 Ancient Greek Feast

As part of their Ancient Greek Topic, the girls were invited to create an authentic and homemade Greek dish. We invited Alexander the Great (Mr O’Brien) to the banquet and all enjoyed each other’s delicious food. The girls thoroughly enjoyed trying honey and sesame pancakes, hummus, lemon cake and olive bread. The delicate presentation was

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A visit from the Samaritans

On Tuesday 31st January, Year Six were pleased to welcome a member of the Samaritans to come and talk to them about listening. This session was to support their involvement with younger girls as well as to help them with their own friendships. John presented a brilliant, interactive session which really got the girls thinking

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Penguin Outing to the Toy Museum

Mrs Clayson, Mrs Wood (teaching assistant) and Dr Hogan (parent helper) took the girls from Penguin class to visit the Brighton & Hove Toy Museum on the 2nd February.  It was the girl’s very first school trip and the class were all very excited!  We spent the morning being looked after by Karen Antoni, who

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Metro Bank Visit

This term Year 6 are lucky enough to be enjoying visits from the team at Brighton’s Metro Bank to help them to begin to understand the concept of banking and money. They have already started to learn the importance of budgeting and how to gain interest on your money if it is in a saving

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JS Christmas Production

Strictly Panto

the Junior School Christmas Production this year was called ‘Strictly’ Panto and all girls in Years  3 – 6 were involved. With the support of their teachers, Mrs Playford in particular, they have prepared and then performed another magical Christmas production. The storyline was based on characters from Traditional Stories auditioning for a ticket to

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Scratch Messiah at The Royal Albert Hall

Over 80 girls and staff went to a life changing event on Sunday 27th November, singing as part of a ‘Scratch Messiah’ at The Royal Albert Hall. The event was organised by Water Aid to raise money and awareness to Africa’s ongoing plight with water shortage and sanitation problems. The day started with an early

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Decoration Day Dazzle

Tinsel, glitter and festive fun was the order of the day for our annual Decoration Day. Parents, teachers and girls worked together to decorate the school in preparation for the Christmas festivities to come. Christmas trees were dressed and the classrooms adorned with an array of decorations created by the girls. Parents and sixth formers

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