Hoxton Garden Primary School

Hoxton Garden Primary School


Chess Champions & Sports Day!

Chess Champions!  Year 3 &4 have been having weekly chess lessons and last week, six children competed in the Chess in Schools chess competition at Millfields Primary School. After an intense day of competition, our very own chess champion Anir from Poppy Class finished in 2nd place out of 70 children! Well done!   Sports […]

Year 4 have been working with artist Charlie Damigos to create a dinosaur installation for our school corridor. As part of the journey to the final piece,  Lilac and   Poppy class visited Crystal Palace Dinosaurs. They explored and saw a collection of over 30 Victorian dinosaur statues created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins. The children used […]


Children from Year Four entered a quad competition at Mile End Stadium. They competed in the 100 and 400 metre race. They also took part in the standing long jump and the 50 metres shuttle relay. The children had a great time. Well done to those who took part.  

Visit To Leyton Great Hall

This half term, Poppy and Lilac classes visited Leyton Great Hall where they took part in an orchestra workshop. Apollo orchestra played a number of pieces and in the second part of the day, children were able to see the instruments up close in small groups. Both classes also learnt about improvisation when Apollo asked […]

Day 4 in Spain!

On Thursday the children were lucky to have a lie-in (7:30 instead of 7:00!). Breakfast in the self catering appartment was a hands on affair with volunteers washing up.  Next followed a long day of sightseeing strolling through the Plaza Mayor – the most important square in Madrid, then onto the Mercardo San Miguel with […]

Day 3 in Spain!

Day 3 – morning After arriving at school for the second day the children got straight down to work continuing their story boards for an explanation of the language lessons they have had in class. Once the storyboards were complete, they moved on to creating an online animation application through POWTOON.  It was great to […]

Day 2 in Spain!

Day 2 – morning.   Everyone woke up on time ready for school excited to start the day.   The first session was a fast game of hockey to break the ice.  It worked!  Then it was down to beginning the collaboration of the Erasmus Key Action 2 project – Sports and its benefits.  They […]

Day 1 in Spain!

Day One: Yr5 study Visit to Spain It has been a long, tiring but exciting day for the Language Ambassadors.  Everyone arrived on time ready to begin their Spanish adventure. At the airport Olivia was in charge of keeping an eye on the departure board.  Nicola and Yar were responsible for leading everyone to the […]


Thank you for supporting families week. Our school hall was packed with grandparents for our special afternoon tea with many cakes consumed and teapots refilled. We were also very busy  for our ‘significant female’ in school morning session. Thank you to all the mums and other significant female family members who came.  


We have bought a set of brand new school bikes and started to run our first cycle training sessions which will see all year 4 and 5 children  receive national standard cycle training between now and Christmas. Fourteen year 4 children started their level 1 training, two of whom were complete beginners who got riding […]