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Egyptian Mummification Workshop

On Thursday 16th March 2017, Year 6 headed down to Brighton to the Art Museum for an Egyptian Mummification Workshop. This represents a culmination of their history topic this term and allowed the girls to demonstrate their knowledge as well as extend their skills of mummification.   The workshop involved a review of their knowledge

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March Open Day

Dr Ranj from CBeebies and This Morning was a roaring success when he visited our school for Open Day on Saturday 4th March 2017. His friendly nature meant he was a great hit with the younger children and their parents. Dr Ranj was invited to speak as part of the school’s programme on mental health

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Junior School STEM week

This year our annual ‘creative week’ focussed on the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The girls in our school are the engineers and scientists of the future and with this in mind the theme of the week was renewable energy and sustainability. Workshops and activities across the week encouraged the girls to think

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A visit from the Fire Service

Year 5 enjoyed a visit from the fire service just before the February half term. The best bit was sitting in the fire engine. We got to see all of the equipment on board and Pete showed us everything he did and how to work the hoses and different tools.  Some of the equipment had strange

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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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